Celebrity Names Blog

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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Mike Myers Welcomes Sunday on Friday

Mike Myers Welcomes Sunday on Friday

Actor/Comedian Mike Myers and his wife Kelly welcomed their second child on Friday April 11th.  Their new daughter, named Sunday Molly Myers, is the little sister of their son, Spike Myers.

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Get Into Spring With Fresh Monikers

Get Into Spring With Fresh Monikers

Now that spring is sufficiently in the air, flowers are blooming and grills are firing back up–there’s a refreshing sort of feeling all around. People are emerging from their houses, strolling down sidewalks and relaxing on park benches, excited to be back out in the world after the long winter. In honor of this magical time of year we’ve gathered a bevy of baby names inspired by the loveliness of these upcoming sunny months.

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Saved By the Baby!

Saved By the Baby!

Saved By the Bell alum and 90’s teen heartthrob Mark-Paul Gosselaar and wife Catriona McGinn, welcomed their first child this past September.  Dekker Edward Gosselaar is Gosselaar’s third child,Ava Lorenn, 7, and Michael Charles, 9.  

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David Krumholtz Introduces Baby Pemma Mae

David Krumholtz Introduces Baby Pemma Mae

The Men at Work actor and wife Vanessa Britting named their daughter Pemma Mae. So what does her name mean?

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Neal McDonough Welcomes #5!

Neal McDonough Welcomes #5!

Actor Neal McDonough is a dad again! On March 31, 2014, he and wife Ruvé welcomed their fifth child, a son named James Hamilton McDonough.  Their youngest son James joins four other siblings: Morgan Patrick, Catherine Maggie, London Jane, and Clover Elizabeth.

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Snooki's Preggers!

Snooki's Preggers!

The Jersey Shore reality star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and fiancé Jionni LaValle are expecting!  The couple had their first child, baby Lorenzo almost two years ago and are ecstatic over expending their happy Italian family.  Snooki stated that they’ve been trying to conceive for quite some time in order to ensure their children are around the same age and grow up together.

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Regina Spektor and James Dishel Have a Baby Boy

Regina Spektor and James Dishel Have a Baby Boy

This past Tuesday the fabulous singer-songwriter Regina Spektor and her husband of three years Jack Dishel announced the arrival of their latest family member via Regina’s Facebook page. Though the pair managed to remain super private throughout the pregnancy, they did divulge that the fact that they “can report that he’s super CUTE!!!”

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