Celebrity Names Blog

Bryan Adams Hops Into Fatherhood at 51 With Easter-Inspired Name

Bryan Adams Hops Into Fatherhood at 51 With Easter-Inspired Name

Bryan Adams has become a first-time father at the age of 51. The Canadian singer/songwriter, who's best known for hits like "Summer of '69" and "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You," and his assistant-turned-girlfriend Alicia Grimaldi welcomed a daughter on the Friday before Easter. The Christian holiday inspired the baby's middle name: Mirabella Bunny Adams.

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Popular Baby Names 2010: Has Elvis Really Left the Building?

Popular Baby Names 2010: Has Elvis Really Left the Building?

Elvis may have left the list of Most Popular Baby  Names in America in 2010, as the Associated Press reported earlier today, but just like his most famous namesake, we're not so sure the King's really gone. Yeah, you heard us, we're stirring up a little Elvis Lives On! movement here at NameCandy.com.

While Elvis has never been a super-popular name choice in the United States, it has been in the top-1000 names as long as the Social Security Administration has been t

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2010 Was the Year We Gave Greyson a Chance

2010 Was the Year We Gave Greyson a Chance

One of the fastest-rising names in 2010 most popular was Grayson. Not only does the name sound right, nestling in nicely with Bryson, Mason and Chase, but it had a kick-start in the form of Greyson Chance. 

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'Teen Mom': Baby Name Taste Maker

'Teen Mom': Baby Name Taste Maker

Forget the Kardashians; the hottest names in America are Maci and Bentley, courtesy of MTV's 'Teen Mom.'

Khloe & kompany may be baby name style movers, but the true Queen of Name Style at the moment is Maci Bookout, the 'Teen Mom' star from Tennessee with the son named Bentley Cadence.

In 2010, Maci was the fastest-rising name for girls, and Bentley was the fastest-rising name for boys. Maci was born from a soap opera, while Bentley may just be the most controversial name in America.

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Hottest Baby Names of 2010: Keeping Up With the Kardashians

Hottest Baby Names of 2010: Keeping Up With the Kardashians

If it seems like the Kardashians are everywhere these days, well, that just may be the case.  They've even shown up in a big way on this year's list of Most Popular Baby Names.

Two of this year's hottest baby names (as calculated by running the Social Security Administration's annual list of Most Popular Baby Names through the proprietary Baby Name Wizard Hotness formula),Mason and Khloe, are brought to us courtesy of reality television's Kardashian family. And a third Kardashian name, Lamar, is rising surprisingly fast.

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Most Popular Baby Names 2010

The most popular baby names in America have been revealed.  We could go into the details, but seriously, let's just cut to the chase!  

Click "Read More" to View the 20 Most Popular Boys' Names and 20 Most Popular Girls' Names.

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Mariah Carey's Baby Names: Monroe & Moroccan

Mariah Carey's Baby Names: Monroe & Moroccan

Mariah Carey's twins are named Monroe and Moroccan Scott Cannon, the singer has revealed on Twitter. And guess what? We called it.

Monroe isn't a surprise. Not only does the name perfectly match current celebrity trends (See: Jason Schwarzmann's infant daughter Marlowe), it also honors Mariah Carey's love of Marilyn Monroe. As for Moroccan? This fits celebrity trends, too. Last year, Alicia Keyes chose Egypt for her son. Earlier this year, Mike Tyson actually chose Morocco

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Will Mariah Carey's Choice Make "M" Names Cool Again?

Will Mariah Carey's Choice Make "M" Names Cool Again?

Mariah Carey has already had influence on baby names. Will her choice to give her newborn twins names that begin with "M" help make "M" names cool again? M names for girls have declined sharply in popularity since the 1880s

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Antonio Sabato Jr.'s New Son Gets 22-Letter Hawaiian Middle Name (But Who's Counting?)

Antonio Sabato Jr.'s New Son Gets 22-Letter Hawaiian Middle Name (But Who's Counting?)

Aloha to Antonio Sabato Jr.'s new son: Antonio Kamakanaalohamaikalani Harvey Sabato III. The one-time underwear model welcomed his third child over the weekend -- his first with his singer girlfriend Cheryl Moana Marie. While baby Antonio gets his first name -- a Roman family name meaning "priceless" -- from his Italian born father and grandfather, the standout name on the baby's birth certificate is clearly Kamakanaalohamaikalani. Find out more about the Hawaiian name, which is in tribute to Cheryl's roots in the 50th state.

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Of Twitter News & Typos: Obama Vs. Osama

Of Twitter News & Typos: Obama Vs. Osama

What a difference one letter makes. If you tuned in to Twitter around 11 pm ET last night, you might have caught the news that the President of the United States had been shot and killed. That's right. Representatives from at least two reputable news organizations (MSNBC and ABC News) posted Twitter tweets that said "Obama has been shot and killed." 

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