Unique baby names... weird? wonderful? Unusual? Call it what you will but naming your baby something 'out there' is crucial for the A-List.
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Parents:Whitney Port & Tim Rosenman
Name explainedAlthough Whitney has shared most of her pregnancy experience on her blog, The Hills' star has not written about her son's unique name yet. According to most baby name websites, Sonny is just a cute spelling of son - she does call her husband Timmy, so that might just be it.
Parents:Erin McNaught & Example
Name explainedThe beautiful name is an Italian variation of the Roman family name Ennius. Famous people with the name include Quintus Ennius, one of the greatest Latin poets, and Ennio Morricone, an Italian composer and orchestrator. Looks like this kid is already on his dad's path to spitting some lyrics.
Sir & Rumi
Parents:Beyonce & Jay-Z
Name explainedJay Z opened up about the unique names of their twins, during an appearance on the Rap Radar podcast. About the baby girl's name, Rumi, he said: “Rumi is our favourite poet, so it was for our daughter,” as for the boy, Sir, Jay commented: "Sir was like, man, come out the gate. He carries himself like that. He just came out, like, Sir."
Parents:Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder
Name explainedAlthough the new parents haven't spoken up about their baby girl's unique name, Bodhi is Sanskrit and means enlightenment. The lovely name is also the same of Megan Fox's 3-year-old son.
Parents:Binky Felstead and Josh Patterson
Name explainedAside from being a country, India is Sanskrit for river. The Made in Chelsea baby will also be sharing her unique name with Chris Hemsworth's and Elsa Pataky's 5 year-old daughter.
Parents:Lucky Blue Smith & Stormi Lee
Name explainedAccording to Nameberry.com, Gravity is "the force that pulls everything towards the centre of the earth." Cute.
ParentsSteven Gerrard & Alex Curran
Name explained:Former Liverpool player, Steven Gerrard, took to Instagram to share the jolly news of the arrival of his baby boy Lio George Gerrard. Lio's unique name is believed to be an homage to the Argentinian football player Lionel Messi. Gerrard is a big fan of Messi, having described him last year as "the best there will ever be" - after an epic win of Barcelona over Celtic in the Champions League.
ParentsLiam Payne & Cheryl Cole
Name explained:After having a hard time deciding on a name, the couple finally chose Bear. The reason for the unique name is still unclear, but Cheryl and Liam did have an interaction with TV survival guy Bear Grylls - who congratulated the new parents on the name choice. Liam then called him “a boss”, and said he hopes his son turns out to have “an ounce” of his “courage”.
Lea de Seine
ParentsBradley Cooper & Irina Shayk
Name explained:Although the new parents haven't spoken up about the origin of their baby girl's name, it definitely has some French roots. Bradley studied in Aix-en-Provence during his college years and is proficient in the language.
ParentsBenedict Cumberbatch & Sophie Hunter
Name explained:According to The Daily Mail, the couple chose the name Hal Auden Cumberbatch after the poet, WH Auden, with Hal the name made famous by Shakespeare as a nickname for the young Henry V.
Montague George Hector
ParentsGeri & Christian Horner
Name explained:The pair paid tribute to Geri's close friend George Michael in a moving tribute to the tragic singer. The newborn is called Montague George Hector Horner. it's believed the little boy will be called Monty for short. The name Montague is a French baby name, and it means 'pointed hill'. Make of that what you will.
Parents:Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna
Name Explained: Rumour has it Rob picked the name because it has always been his “dream” to have a child of his own. An insider recently revealed that “Dream was Rob's favourite name because it was always his dream to have a baby.” We guess it makes sense then…
Parents:Carice van Houten and Guy Pearce
Name Explained: Carice van Houten, who plays Melisandre in Game of Thrones has recently given birth to a baby boy with her partner Guy Pearce, and the name is very sweet. Monte, derive from the French name Montague, is described by Nameberry as an "old-fashioned nickname-name that's reclaiming a certain amount of dash and charm”. We really love it.
Parents: Jamie and Jools Oliver
Name explained:It's not yet known if the name 'means' anything in particular, but we expected the Olivers' fifth born to have an unusual name. Little River joins his siblings Daisy Boo, Petal Blossom, Poppy Honey and Buddy Bear.
Parents: Candice Swanepoel and Hermann Nicoli
Name Explained:Candice's hubby Hermann Nicoli is originally from Brazil, just like their baby's unique which has an indigenous background.
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Parents: Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green
Name Explained:No explanation from the stars as of yet but we're thinking they definitely wanted to be extra unique with their third baby boy.
Parents: Kristina Rihanoff and Ben Cohen
Name Explained: The gorgeous Slavic name comes from the word "mil" which means "gracious", "pleasant" or "dear". Kristina and Ben have said they'll be shortening it to Mila. *So* lovely.
Onyx Solace Morissette-Treadway
Parents: Alanis Morrisette and Mario "Souleye" Treadway
Name Explained:No explanation from the happy couple as yet, but let's face it, they named their first child Ever Imre, so it's no surprise that they chose a unique name for their baby girl.
Lula Rose Gardner
Parents: Liv Tyler and Dave GardnerName Explained: No reason has been given from the new parents, but it's believed that Lula means “lady princess” which let's face it, is just really very cute.
Parents: Natalia Vodianova and Antoine Arnault
Name Explained: The Biblical meaning of Roman is 'strong' and 'powerful', so many that's why they chose it. Either way, we really like it.
Amada Lee Gosling
Parents: Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes
Name Explained: Baby Amada was named after Mendes' grandmother. It means 'beloved' in Spanish.
Trixie Grace Willis
Parents: Emma and Matt Willis
Name Explained: Trixie means 'bringer of joy' in Latin. How lovely. Isabelle, six, and a son, Ace, four.
Remington Alexander Blackstock
Parents: Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock.Name Explained: Although the name hasn't been officially explained, Ellen DeGeneres is taking all the credit. The TV host tweeted Kelly: "Congratulations @Kelly_Clarkson & @BBlackstock! Remington Alexander is here! I'll call him Remy for short." Kelly wrote back, "thank you!!! We're calling him Remy as well :)."DeGeneres responded with a very valid question—"So you're saying I named him?" How funny.
Kit Joseph Rooney
Parents: Wayne and Coleen RooneyName Explained: Baby Kit joins older brothers Kai and Klay as the third K in the Rooney family. Making like the Kardashian's, Wayne and Coleen?
Parents: Michael Bublé and Luisana LopilatoName Explained: There hasn't yet been an official statement on the meaning of the name, but after a big of digging, we've found out that Elias means "Yahweh is my God" in Latin. Yahweh is national god of the Iron Age kingdoms of Israel.
Parents: Kim Kardashian and Kanye WestName Explained: No official explanation has been given but rumour has it that Kim and Kanye chose the name because he was a "blessing" after such a difficult pregnancy.
Elsie Otter Pechenik
Parents: Zooey Deschanel and Jacob PechenikName Explained: No explanation given.
Arlo Day Brody
Parents: Leighton Meester and Adam BrodyName Explained: No explanation given so far but how cute does it sound?!
Parents: Blake Lively and Ryan ReynoldsName Explained: Blake revealed their unusual choice: "It's a family name, and I liked having a boy's name [myself] so I thought I'd pass it along."
Silas Randall Timberlake
Parents: Jessica Biel and Justin TimberlakeName Explained: JT's mum gave away where her grandson got his unusual name. "Silas Randall Timberlake! Named after my father and my son! Life is beautiful and we couldn't be happier! God bless you all and thanks for all the congrats!" she wrote.
Otis Alexander Sudeikis
Parents: Olivia Wilde and Jason SudeikisName Explained: No explanation given by Olivia and Jason, but Otis comes from German male name 'Oda', meaning "prosperity and fortune".
Sailor Gene Gardner
Parents: Liv Tyler and Dave GardnerName Explained: No explanation given but we find it kinds cute.
Briar Rose Christensen
Parents: Rachel Bilson and Hayden ChristensenName Explained: In typical celeb fashion, the pair didn't name their new bundle of joy something boring and ordinary, but they named her after a Disney princess - Briar Rose. The unusual name originates from the 1959 classic Sleeping Beauty, and also from the original Grimm Brothers fairytale in 1812. Briar Rose was the name given to Princess Aurora by the three fairies, to shelter her from Maleficent's curse. It was also the original title of Sleeping Beauty.
Titan Jewell Witherspoon.
Parents:Kelly Rowland and Tim WitherspoonName Explained: All Kelly's giving us is this: "The dad picked out the name. It has to do with family." Over to you, Tim!
Wyatt Isabelle Kutcher.
Parents: Ashton Kutcher and Mila KunisName Explained: Ashton revealed in an interview the name choice was kind of random: "We were going to a Lakers game and I've got name Tourette's. I just started listing off anything and everything that I saw. I was like, 'Sign! Truck! Wall! Door!' She's like, 'Shut up!' I'm like, 'If you don't accept my bad ideas, you'll never accept the good ones.' Then I was like, 'All right I've got a really dumb idea. What about Wyatt?' She goes, 'That's it.' I was like, 'Really? I did it?' She was like, 'Yeah, that's it.'"
Parents: Lil KimName Explained: None given from the famously outspoken rapper, but we think the regal moniker is related to Kim's nickname, Queen Bee.
Frankie Barrymore Kopelman
Parents: Drew Barrymore and Will KopelmanName Explained: No explanation yet, but we think Frankie is a super cute name for a girl! Interestingly, Drew's last name is her baby's middle name.
Booker Jombe Parker
Parents: Thandie Newton and Ol ParkerName Explained: We're not quite sure - but Booker is an English name meaning scribe. It could also be a reference to Booker T. Washington, an American who was born in slavery, and became a dominant figure in African-American history.
Apollo Bowie Flynn Rossdale
Parents: Gwen Stefani and Gavin RossdaleName Explained: Apollo is of Greek origin, and in Greek Mythology refers to the god of light, music, and poetry. Dad Gavin has also explained that the middle names come from he and Gwen’s mothers’ maiden names.
Bodhi Ransom Green
Parents: Megan Fox and Brian Austin GreenName Explained: Bodhi in Buddhism is the “understanding possessed by Buddha” in regards to the “nature of things.” Or in simpler terms, enlightenment.
Parents: Kate Winslet and Ned RocknrollName Explained: No explanation given but the actress follows in the footsteps of Alicia Silverstone who called her son the same name.
Axl Jack Duhamel
Parents: Josh Duhamel and Fergie Name Explained: This is an homage to Fergie's favourite band, Guns 'n' Roses, and its lead Axl Rose. "One of her career highlights has been performing and recording with Slash - so Axl makes perfect sense," a source close to the singer revealed.
Parents: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Name Explained: Kris Jenner gave us the explanation for her grand-daughter's directional moniker, saying: "The way [Kim] explained it to me was that North means highest power and she says that North is their highest point together."
Cricket Pearl Silverstein
Parents: Busy Philipps and Marc SilversteinName Explained: No explanation given. Maybe she's just a fan of the sport?
Parents: Rochelle Wiseman and Marvin Humes Name Explained: According to the internet, the ‘Alaia’ part of The Saturdays and JLS star’s baby girl's name means 'joyful'. The ‘Mai’ part of the name means ‘ocean or elegance’.
Rex Rayne Wood
Parents: Fearne Cotton and Jesse WoodName Explained: No reason given but the name is definitely suitable for rock 'n' roll aristocracy.
Milan Piqué Mebarak
Parents: Shakira and Gerard PiquéName Explained: The pair were very forthcoming with the meaning behind their chosen name, writing: "The name Milan (pronounced MEE-lahn), means dear, loving and gracious in Slavic; in Ancient Roman, eager and laborious; and in Sanskrit, unification."
Livingston Alves McConaughey
Parents: Matthew McConaughey and Camila AlvesName Explained: No reason given, although it could be a nod to Matthew's Scottish roots.
Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy
Parents: Claire Danes and Hugh DancyName Explained: No reason has been given yet.
Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson
Parents: Uma Thurman and Arpad "Arki" BussonName Explained: No reason has been given yet for Uma's daughter's unusual moniker but, according to her PR "Each name has a special reason and meaning to her mother and father."
Tennessee James Toth
Parents: Reese Witherspoon and Jim TothName Explained: Reese spent her early childhood in Nashville, Tennessee so we can only imagine that she wanted to share some of her southern heritage with her new baby!
Theodora Rose Williams
Parents: Robbie Williams and Ayda FieldName Explained: No explanation has been given but Robbie did talk about how he chose the name before Ayda gave birth: "I do have a semi sort of celebrity name but it's not Apple-esque. It's a very solid old-school name. Really old-school. I think I only know one other of this name, but you've got to see the child before you go, 'Yeah, that's her name.'"