Celebrity Names Blog

Messi Banned? Argentina Town Outlaws Naming Children After Soccer Star

Messi Banned? Argentina Town Outlaws Naming Children After Soccer Star

Lionel Messi's hometown of Rosario isn't down with a mess of kids named after him.

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Scarlett Johansson's Daughter Has an Equally Colorful Name

Scarlett Johansson's Daughter Has an Equally Colorful Name

The actress and her French journalist fiance pick a grandmotherly name for their first child.

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Beyond Serena: Our Favorite Women's Names From the U.S. Open

Beyond Serena: Our Favorite Women's Names From the U.S. Open

Outside of the Olympics, few sporting events give us such an up-close-and-personal view of international athletes like the U.S. Open. In these early days of the tournament, we're going to take a look at our favorite, less prominent women's names on the singles draw.

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Bronx Mowgli has a Sibling! What's his Name?

Bronx Mowgli has a Sibling! What's his Name?

Bronx Mowgli is a big brother!  Pete Wentz's son celebrated the arrival of his half sibling.  The baby, whose parents are Bronx's dad, Fall Out Boy member and his girlfriend, model Meagan Camper, arrived on Wednesday August 20th.  How did Pete Wentz, who drew waves when he and Ashlee Simpson announced the name of 5 1/2 year old Bronx, top that?  By going all-out with a virtue name, of course.

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Christina Aguilera Picks A Girl's Name In Tune With Nature

Christina Aguilera Picks A Girl's Name In Tune With Nature

The singer's second child and first daughter, Summer Rain Rutler, was born on Saturday.

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Savannah Guthrie's Daughter is Here!

Savannah Guthrie's Daughter is Here!

TODAY show co-host Savannah Guthrie and her husband Michael Feldman announced the arrival of their first child, a daughter, born early on August 13th.  The happy parents kept the gender of the baby a surprise until birth -- though Guthrie admitted that she thought she was having a boy and was surprised when they shouted "It's a girl!" in the delivery room.

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Is Eva Amurri Martino's Baby's Name Really That "Unusual"?

Is Eva Amurri Martino's Baby's Name Really That "Unusual"?

New grandma Susan Sarandon did say her granddaughter wouldn't be named after a vegetable!

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Metta World Peace's Newest Name Change!

Metta World Peace's Newest Name Change!

Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, is changing his name again!  The newest name choice? "The Pandas Friend", in honor of his new contract with a team in the Chinese Basketball Association.  The name change was announced on Twitter in a series of tweets from the basketball star.  Interestingly enough, as of the time of this blog post, he hadn't changed his Twitter handle away from @MettaWorldPeace.

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Rebecca Minkoff's Daughter Gets A Rock Star Name

Rebecca Minkoff's Daughter Gets A Rock Star Name

Bowie Lou Bellour's name has a certain musical lilt to it.

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What is Kelly Rowland Planning to Name her Son?

What is Kelly Rowland Planning to Name her Son?

Kelly Rowland and her husband Tim Witherspoon are expecting a baby boy!  Aside from a cute Instagram post announcing Kelly's pregnancy the family had been mum on any details about the pregnancy, like Kelly's due date.  That all changed this week, beginning with an "oops!" on Fox411, where Kelly accidentally let it slip that she and her husband were expecting a boy.

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