Celebrity Names Blog

Let it Go! Frozen's Secret Treasure Trove of Names

Let it Go! Frozen's Secret Treasure Trove of Names

If you have or spend time with anyone with Children, by now you've probably watched Frozen no fewer than a dozen times.  Do you think you know all there is to know about names and naming ideas in the film?  If so, have you watched all the credits?  If not, you might be missing a hidden gem in the world of baby naming!

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Josh Holloway and Wife Yessica Welcome Hunter Into the Family

Josh Holloway and Wife Yessica Welcome Hunter Into the Family

Though most people may think of him as the incorrigible Sawyer from the twisted land of Lost, actor Josh Holloway is just "Dad" to his recently expanding family. And after revealing to Entertainment Tonight in November that he and his wife Yessica had “another one on the way”, the couple finally announced the arrival of their second child Hunter Lee (born in February). The couple’s four-year-old daughter Java Kumala is already rocking an interesting name, and now she’s joined by her younger brother with an equally cool moniker! 

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Top Five Most Outlandish Celebrity Baby Names of All Time

Top Five Most Outlandish Celebrity Baby Names of All Time

Celebrities have been giving their children unique names for as long as celebrities have been in the public eye.  It’s almost like a right of passage and after the controversial “North West” baby naming it seems that celebrities have no limits when naming their children.  Then again, standing out and being unique is so much better than just another name in the crowd.  Here is a list of the top five most outlandish celebrity baby names of all time. 

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Shailene Woodley, Bear Winslet, Ansel Elgort: 'Divergent' Names We Love

Shailene Woodley, Bear Winslet, Ansel Elgort: 'Divergent' Names We Love

If you hadn't heard Shailene Woodley's name before this month, chances are you've heard it every day since.

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A Scandal-ous Set of Names!

A Scandal-ous Set of Names!

Did you see Scandal this Thursday? The show, created by Shonda Rhimes, is one of the hottest shows on TV, not to mention *the* hottest show on Thursday night.  What's more: it's a virtual gold mine of cool names.  If you know anything about Shonda Rhimes, that shouldn't surprise you, as we've been writing about Shonda Rhimes ahead-of-the-trends naming style for her children for years.  While we're all anxiously awaiting the arrival of Scandal star Kerry Washington's baby and baby name announcement, let's delve a little further into the names featured in Scandal.

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Busy Philipps Discusses her Daughter’s Names on the Today Show.

Busy Philipps Discusses her Daughter’s Names on the Today Show.

Monday, March 10, 2014 actress Busy Philipps sat with Hoda and Kathie Lee on the Today Show discussing the unique baby names she and husband Marc Silverstein named their two daughters,Birdie Leigh, 5, and new born eight-month old Cricket Pearl

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Veronicas Are Having A Moment (Take That, Betty!)

Veronicas Are Having A Moment (Take That, Betty!)

March is shaping out to be a big month for famous Veronicas: Veronica Mars, the pint-size former high school P.I., has been resurrected from the ashes of her TV show for a fan-funded movie in theaters on March 14. The following week, Veronica Roth, author of the blockbuster Divergent novels, will see her first novel on the big-screen.

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Another Bale Babe On the Way!

Another Bale Babe On the Way!

The star of American Hustle, who just lost out on an Academy Award last week, seems to have a bigger trophy in his future. Actor Christian Bale and his wife, Sibi Blazic, are expecting their second child.

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Rosie Pope's Fourth is a Girl!

Rosie Pope's Fourth is a Girl!

Longtime a fan favorite among everyone at NameCandy, Pregnant in Heels star Rosie Pope and her husband Daron welcomed their fourth child, Bridget Monroe Pope on March 6, 2014.  Bridget is also welcomed by her siblings, brothers James Roderick (J.R.), Wellington (Wells) Reade, and big sister Vivienne Madison.

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Jacinda Barrett and Gabriel Macht Welcome Luca!

Jacinda Barrett and Gabriel Macht Welcome Luca!

It’s another Luca in the world! Suits actor Gabriel Macht and his wife Jacinda Barrett (who is a familiar face to old-school Real World fans out there) welcomed another little one into their happy home. The family has chosen the name Luca for their latest addition, and they posted the first picture of the baby on Twitter on March 4. 

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