Celebrity Names Blog

Eric Church Welcomes a Son with a Southern Name

Popular country singer Eric Church, his wife Katherine, and their older son Boone McCoy Churchwelcomed a new little boy into their life in February!  Much like his older brother's name, Boone, the youngest Church's name, Tennessee Hawkins Church, whom they plan to call Hawk, is decidedly Southern in nature.  While that might not seem surprising coming from a country music star who named his first son Boone, it may be the first sign of a new trendy name among celebrity babies and potentially beyond.


Carrie Underwood Gives Baby a Name Straight From the Bible

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Country singer Carrie Underwood has given birth! She and her hockey star husband, Mike Fisher, announced the great news on Instagram and also shared the baby's name.


Sara Gilbert’s Baby Name Is Perfect For a Little Genius

World, welcome the newest member of The Talk family! Co-host Sara Gilbert and her wife Linda Perry welcomed their first child, a son, over the weekend. The little guy, who made his first appearance on today's episode of the CBS show, also has quite the scholarly name. Gilbert and Perry named their baby boy Rhodes Emilio Gilbert Perry.


Liv Tyler's Baby Name Announcement Causes Waves

When we found out Liv Tyler gave birth a few days ago to another little boy, we couldn't imagine the soft-spoken actress giving him a name that wasn't as sweet as the one she gave her 10-year-old son Milo. Tyler and her boyfriend, sports agent Dave Gardner, welcomed their baby six weeks early and have yet to post a photo of the angel, but Liv announced his nautical name with a sweet Instagram photo.


Will The Oscars Send This Baby Name Soaring?

With the Oscars upon us, it's time for an annual tradition here at NameCandy: searching the nominees for the next celebrity nominee to inspire a naming trend.  In the past, names like Reese and Charlizehave spiked after Oscar wins from Reese Witherspoon and Charlize Theron, and this year the Best Actress category also has the potential to send a name soaring up the popularity chart.


Blake Lively's Real Baby Name Is About As Far From Violet As It Gets

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The world's most beautiful baby has yet to grace us with her presence, and parents Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds continue to stay mum on her name. Until now. A source has just revealed to E! News that the couple has chosen a very trendy name for their baby daughter.


Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Baby Name -- or Not?

The Internet has been buzzing over recent reports that Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively's new daughter was named Violet.  The rumor has been floating around since early January, when someone claming to work for the hospital where Blake Lively delivered "let it slip" that they were caring for her and baby girl Violet.  Lots of fans had positive comments on their new daughter's name, assuming she would join the ranks of many celebrity baby Violets, lead by Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's daughter Violet.  But -- not so fast, Ryan Reynolds seems to have put that rumor to rest.


Shakira Picks a Baby Name That's Bound to Be Popular


Singer Shakira has given birth to a boy! It's her and hubby Gerard Piqué's second son, and all seems well with the growing family, who are currently in Barcelona. We've even heard word about the baby boy's name: Sasha.


Edward Norton's Secret Baby Name Revealed

Almost two years (two years, people) after welcoming their first child, Edward Norton and wife Shauna Robertson are finally revealing their child's name. According to US Weekly, sources say that the couple are parents to a 22-month-old son named Atlas


Rider Strong Welcomes Baby With Colorful Name

It looks like our little Shawn Hunter is all grown up! Get this: Rider Strong, star of Boy Meets World, is now a dad! The actor welcomed his first child -- a son -- with wife Alexandra Barreto and gave the little guy quite a colorful name.