Celebrity Names Blog

Jimmy Kimmel Expects Baby Number Three!

Jimmy Kimmel Expects Baby Number Three!

Jimmy Kimmel announced on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that he and new wife, Molly McNearney, are having a baby!  The couple married last July after meeting on the late-night host’s show Jimmy Kimmel Live! where McNearney is a staff writer for the show.  This is Kimmel’s third child and McNearney’s first and the couple couldn’t be happier. 

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Lupita Nyong'o: The Latest Oscar Nominee With A Name (And Everything Else) We Love

Lupita Nyong'o: The Latest Oscar Nominee With A Name (And Everything Else) We Love

Oh, the double-edged sword of the best supporting actress Oscar nomination: Some women are feted for the season as the next big thing, only to suffer from backlash to the hype forever after. Some simply enjoy the recognition after years or decades of toiling away in the shadows. And some, like this year's odds-on favorite Lupita Nyong'o, we hope, are deservingly launched into stardom.

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Bodhi Fever: Celebrity Baby Name Edition

Bodhi Fever: Celebrity Baby Name Edition

Celebrities are known for picking up-and-coming names, often before they've reached their peak popularity.  So it isn't that surprising to hear a celebrity announcing the birth of their son Bodhi.  What is surprising is that not one, but two baby Bodhis were born within a week of each other!

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Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen Celebrate the Arrival of Son Sid

Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen Celebrate the Arrival of Son Sid

He's finally arrived! It's a little boy for Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen, the actors welcomed Sid Biggs into their family on February 15, at 5:33 p.m. In an adorable Instagram update filled with humor (but would we expect anything less from this couple?), Jenny Mollen writes, "Sid Biggs. Full head of hair, huge penis, 10k twitter followers. #babybiggs."

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Josh Gad Welcomes Second Daughter Isabella Eve into the World!

Josh Gad Welcomes Second Daughter Isabella Eve into the World!

Josh Gad and wife Ida Darvish welcomed a new baby girl, Isabella Eve on Monday February 17.  This is the couple’s second daughter since wedding in 2008.  Ava Tanya age 3, is a new big sister to Isabella Eve.

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Will Simon Cowell's Son Eric And Other New Offspring Rule The Next Generation Of TV?

Will Simon Cowell's Son Eric And Other New Offspring Rule The Next Generation Of TV?

It's been a busy winter for what we can only assume will be the next generation of reality TV stars. Simon Cowell announced the birth of his son, Eric Philip, on Friday, February 14, via Twitter. 

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The Young Hazel: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski Welcome A Girl

The Young Hazel: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski Welcome A Girl

Acting couple John Krasinski and Emily Blunt welcomed a little girl over the weekend. The Office alum and big screen actress have named the little one Hazel Krasinski.  The proud father tweeted the news yesterday morning. They have not announced a middle name so far. 

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It's a Boy for Owen Wilson!

It's a Boy for Owen Wilson!

Owen Wilson is a daddy again!  Wilson and personal trainer Caroline Lindqvist welcomed a baby boy, Finn Lindqvist Wilson, on January 30, 2014.  Finn is the second child for Wilson, who also has a two-year-old son, Robert Ford Wilson

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Jared Padalecki and Genevieve Cortese Reveal Their New Baby's Name

Jared Padalecki and Genevieve Cortese Reveal Their New Baby's Name

Recently Genevieve Cortese broke the secrecy around her and her Supernatural star husband Jared Padalecki’s newest baby name by tweeting “@jarpad and Shepherd watching some late night #supernatural". Though Shepherd is a slight surprise considering they kept with a classic moniker for their first son, Thomas, the name has been widely embraced (and the super-adorable picture accompanying the tweet doesn’t hurt either!).

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Baby Names in the News

Celebrities make waves with baby names like Kal-El Cage and Bronx Mowgli Wentz, but creative naming doesn't stop at the Hollywood borders. Each year, a handful of names surprise and inspire us from news stories across the nation. The people behind them have had their 15-minutes of fame because of their naming style alone. Here are the latest headline-grabbers that have us intrigued!

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