Celebrity Names Blog

Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley Welcome Nancy Leigh aka Naleigh

Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley Welcome Nancy Leigh aka Naleigh

It's official. Katherine Heigl is a mom. Last week the actress announced her plans to adopt a little girl from Korea whom she planned to call Naleigh, in tribute to her mother Nancy and her sister Leigh. The baby name community was abuzz with chatter about the invented name Naleigh.  As we

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The Office Premiere & Creed Bratton's Real Name

Tonight at 9/8c the hit comedy show The Office returns with its sixth season premiere.  Looking to the names filling Dunder Mifflin, Creed Bratton continues to catch our eye.  That is both actor and character name, as actor Creed Bratton plays character Creed Bratton.  But, unbeknownst to many, William Charles Schneider is this actor's given birth name.

Why might he have gone in for the switch?

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Update: Lauren London Says Lennox Samuel Is Not Her Baby's Name

Update: Lauren London Says Lennox Samuel Is Not Her Baby's Name

Following reports in the press (including here on NameCandy.com) that Lauren London and Lil Wayne had named their newborn son Lennox Samuel (or Samuel Lennox, depending on the source), the new mom is stating the stories are simply not true.  Via

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The Beautiful Life's Claudia, Raina, Sonja and Marissa

The Beautiful Life's Claudia, Raina, Sonja and Marissa

If you have ever wanted to know how top models in New York City live, tonight you can find out by watching the premiere of the CW's new show The Beautiful Life.  We will certainly be watching, but we will be watching to see if the models' names match

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New Baby Alert: Amanda Beard Welcomes Blaise Ray

New Baby Alert: Amanda Beard Welcomes Blaise Ray

Olympic swimmer Amanda Beard and husband Sacha Brown, a photographer, welcomed their first child, a son, on September 15, 2009, according to PEOPLE. The baby boy is named Blaise Ray. Blaise first appeared in the

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New Baby Alert: Lauren London and Lil Wayne Welcome Lennox Samuel Ari

New Baby Alert: Lauren London and Lil Wayne Welcome Lennox Samuel Ari

Rapper Lil Wayne (ne Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.) and actress Lauren London welcomed a baby boy September 9, 2009. Lennox Samuel Ari Carter is a first child for London, and joins sister Reginae and brother Dwayne Michael III, Lil Wayne's

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New Style Runway Names

Fashion Week marches on in NYC this week and NameCandy.com's Name Lady is on the case with the latest in hot-off-the-runway names.  Valentino, Gianni and Chanel have all broken into the top 1000 in recent years. Can you guess the

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Is a Krystal Ball in Congress's Future?

Yes, it's true: 27-year-old wife and mother, Krystal Ball of King George County, Virginia is mounting a campaign to be the youngest woman elected to Congress.  We did a double-take when we read the candidate's name.  Isn't this the nightmare scenario every parent imagines when they are choosing a baby's

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Katherine Heigl To Adopt Naleigh

Katherine Heigl To Adopt Naleigh

In an appearence on Ellen today Katherine Heigl announced her plans to adopt a baby girl from Korea.  The nine-month old will be named Naleigh, a tribute to Heigl's mother Nancy and her sister Leigh.  (Heigl also has a sister, Meg, who was adopted from Korea in the 1970s).

While the name Naleigh may be a one-of-a-kind choice for

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Henry Michael: Born 9/9/09 at 9:09am Weighing 9 Lbs. 9 Ounces

Though the baby's name is not out of the ordinary -- Henry Michael -- everything else about this baby's birth is truly extraordinary. The New York Times reports that Henry Michael Berendes was born on the ninth of September in the year 2009 -- that's 09/09/09.   Then he came into this world at exactly 9:09am.  And as if that's not enough on the nine front, little Henry Michael weighed in at 9 pounds, 9 ounces.

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