Celebrity Names Blog

Jon & Kate Plus Ei8ht: The Hottest Show & Names on Television

Meet the most famous family in America -- Jon & Kate and their 8 children. Though in its fifth season, this TLC reality show documenting Jon and Kate Gosselin's life with a set of twins and sextuplets has recently become a national phenomenon.  Newsday reports that 9.8 million people watched Jon & Kate Plus Ei8ht 's season premiere on May 25!  And no wonder this family is catching people's attention: if you think one baby is hard work, imagine 8 voices, 16 hands and 80 toes to keep track of all at once!  Not to mention keeping all the names straight.

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Mercy Becomes Madonna's New Ray of Light

Madonna may have lost a husband earlier this year, but she has gained a daughter.  After a battle in the Supreme Court of Malawi, Madonna has won the right to adopt Chifundo "Mercy" James according to Yahoo! News.  Congratulations to Madonna and Mercy!  As with her other children

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NEW BABY ALERT: A son for Hank Azaria

NEW BABY ALERT: A son for Hank Azaria

Hank Azaria and girlfriend Katie Wright welcomed Hal Azaria into the world on Saturday June 6, 2009.  The first child for both Hank and Katie, Hal arrived a little earlier than expected.  But no worries, Hank's rep tells People that, "He was premature but he's healthy and strong. Everyone is happy."  We are happy to hear that, and happy about this name choice.  Hal's been off the top 1000 chart lately, but for years the name spent some quality time near the top. 

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Kelly Announces New Baby and Kendra Announces New Pregnancy

According to People.com, famous Hugh Hefner ex and Girls Next Door star, Kendra Wilkinson, has announced she is expecting a baby along with soon to be husband, Hank Baskett.  Unlike most other celebs, the stunning blonde has already given some insight into the baby's name!

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Summer Baby Season: Forecasting Names on the Way

Summer Baby Season: Forecasting Names on the Way

From the putting green with Annika Sörenstam to the set of Ugly Betty with Ana Ortiz, there are a lot of pregnant celebs out there this summer.  Which means -- lots of new names about to enter the scene.  Who's at home making name lists?

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NEW BABY ALERT: A Max for Lance and a Cassius for Bobby

Lance Armstrong and his girlfriend, Anna Hansen, have a reason to celebrate.  People.com reports that the couple welcomed a new possible Tour de France winner into their household Thursday night:

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Tony Name Awards

Geoffrey Rush, Marica Gay Harden, James Gandolfini – names familiar from the big screen but this year shining on marquees up and down the Great White Way and now nominated for Tony Awards, the theatre world's Oscar.  This Sunday night the red carpet awaits, and we'll see if Tony voters go for the more well-known (Jane Fonda) or lesser-known (Josefina Scaglione) stars of Broadway.  We’ll leave decisions based on acting to the Tony voters, but how about in the name department?  For this round, we’ll just consider first names in leading roles for plays and musicals.

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Update: Kenzo Makes Three for Kimora

According to theinsider.com, Kimora Simmons and Djimon Hounsou have released the name of their baby boy.  Welcome to the world Kenzo Lee Hounsou!  As was predicted in our New Baby Alert, the famous couple appear to have been influenced by

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NEW BABY ALERT: Kimora Lee Simmons and Djimon Hounsou Welcome Baby Boy!

NEW BABY ALERT: Kimora Lee Simmons and Djimon Hounsou Welcome Baby Boy!

Kimora Lee Simmons and Djimon Hounsou welcomed a boy on Saturday morning, May 30, 2009.  How do we know this?  Well, in addition to the official word given to E! Online by Kimora’s rep, we have Kimora’s tweets from the birthing room!  The Phat Fashions CEO and star of E!’s reality show, Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane, kept active on Twitter during labor, even sending along aTwitPic.  She wrote, “Having contractions now! Ooo-wee!  It’s like WHOA!  Love & Light, KLS.”   This is the first boy for Kimora, who has two daughters with Russell Simmons – Ming Lee, 9, and Aoki Lee, 6.

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Adriana and Gisele Walk the Name Runway

According to USMagazine.com, supermodel Adriana Lima and her husband, Marko Jaric, are expecting a baby!  This couple already has quite an interesting mix of names in the fold.  Adriana is from Brazil, but the name Adriana ranks high right here in the United States.  According to BabyNameWizard.com, Adriana is currently ranked

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