Celebrity Names Blog

Jack Is Back, But Where Did Kiefer Come From?

Jack Is Back, But Where Did Kiefer Come From?

With the return of Jack Bauer in 24: Live Another Day, we revisit the story of Kiefer Sutherland's unusual name.

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It's a Girl for Kerry Washington!

It's a Girl for Kerry Washington!

It's a girl for Scandal actress Kerry Washington and her husband Nnamdi Asomugha!  Kerry, her husband, (and all of her costars on Twitter!) were happy to announce the birth of Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha on April 21st.

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David Arquette is a Daddy Again!

David Arquette is a Daddy Again!

Congratulations to David Arquette and girlfriend Christina McLarty on welcoming a beautiful baby boy,Charlie West, into the world.  Charlie West was born in Los Angeles on April 28, 2014 at 12:35pm, weighing 8lbs and 7oz.  

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Sutton, Tyne And Beowulf: The Best Names Of The 2014 Tony Awards

Sutton, Tyne And Beowulf: The Best Names Of The 2014 Tony Awards

To some, the Tony Awards are a great celebration of the best in theater this season. To us, they are yet another opportunity to look at some of the most interesting names in the performing arts.

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Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis Welcome Otis!

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis Welcome Otis!

Actress/Actor couple Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis welcomed their first, a boy, on Sunday April 20th, 2014.  Olivia announced the birth of Otis Alexander Sudeikis on Twitter with a photo of her cuddling their newborn.

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Drew Barrymore Names Daughter Frankie -- Another Blast From The Past

Drew Barrymore Names Daughter Frankie -- Another Blast From The Past

Drew Barrymore and husband Will Kopelman welcomed their second daughter, Frankie Barrymore Kopelman, on Tuesday.

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Justin Bartha And Wife Lia Bring Baby Asa To The Girls' Side

Justin Bartha And Wife Lia Bring Baby Asa To The Girls' Side

The actor's daughter, Asa Charlotte Bartha, born last week, gets a gender-bending first name and an ultrafeminine middle one.

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Winston Elba is winning everyone over!

Winston Elba is winning everyone over!

Congratulations to Golden Globe winner Idris Elba and girlfriend Nalyana Garth on welcoming a beautiful baby boy, Winston, into the world.  Winston Elba was born on April 18, 2014 and Idris instantly tweeted the incredible news of his son's birth stating, “My Son Winston Elba was born yesterday..Truly Amazing :-).”  He attached this tweet with a raw and stunningly beautiful photo of Winston grabbing unto his father’s finger. It's a breathtaking representation of the unity between a father and  his son. 

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Chelsea Clinton is Expecting!

Chelsea Clinton is Expecting!

If you have your news alerts turned on like we do, you likely had a flurry of activity on your phone yesterday afternoon with breaking news revealing Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy announcement.  It's always exciting when someone with a household name announces a pregnancy, but Chelsea Clinton's announcement is particularly exciting to us at Name Candy, because she's also practically naming royalty -- at least partially responsible for making the name Chelsea one of the most popular names of the early 90s.

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Could 'Gone Girl' And 'The Goldfinch' Inspire A New Generation Of Gillians And Donnas?

Could 'Gone Girl' And 'The Goldfinch' Inspire A New Generation Of Gillians And Donnas?

Gillian Flynn gives a boost to Team "Hard G," while Pulitzer-winner Donna Tartt could revive her name from the ashes. Is one of these the next "Harper"?

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