Every parent dream of naming their children unique yet befitting but when it comes to Celebrities, you can find some of the most unusual and weird names. From Pilot, Sailor to Camera and Ennis, find 70 Unusual names celebrities choose for their kids.
While most of the names have a sentimental origin backstory and reason behind them, you can find some bizarre reasons & publicity stunt names in the list, which will leave you scratching your head. After reading the article, please give few minutes, commenting your pick as the weirdest baby names as well as the one you think might catch up as a popular name in upcoming years.
TOP 20 UNCOMMON CELEBRITY BABY NAMES
1. Sno FilmOn Dot Com: Son of American rapper Chief Keef
Back in 2015, Controversial American Rapper Keith Farrelle Cozart aka Chief Keef named his new born son “Sno FilmOn Dot Com”, inspired by his record label, FilmOn Music. The baby literally has the name of a website.
2. Camera: Daughter of Former Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Arthur Ashe is known as the first African-American tennis player to win the men’s singles at Wimbledon and at the U.S. Open. In December of 1986, Arthur and his wife Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe adopted a daughter and named her “Camera Ashe”, because of Jeanne’s passion for photography.
3. Moxie CrimeFighter: Daughter of American magician Penn Jillette
Famously known American Magician Penn Jillette, from the show “Penn & Teller: Fool Us”, and his wife Emily Jillette named their daughter “Moxie CrimeFighter”. While many know the word “Moxie” as a soft drink brand, designated as the official soft drink of Maine State of US; Penn tells that the word has Yiddish roots, related to word “chutzpah” – meaning the ability to face difficulty with spirit and courage. Penn amusingly tells that her middle name “CrimeFighter” will come in handy if she ever come against the law.
4. Indio, Avri Roel & Exton Elias: Children of actor Robert Downey Jr.
Indio Falconer was born on September 7, 1993, to Robert Downey Jr. and his former wife, Deborah Falconer. He was named after Indio city in Riverside County, California, known for hosting “Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival”. He also has 2 other children with now wife Susan Downey: Son – Exton Elias and Daughter “Avri Roel”. While “Exton” is taken from middle name of Susan’s great uncle and was derived from the name of several villages in the Midlands, Elias is a biblical name that means “The Lord is my God.” His daughter’s name first 2 letters “RO” – are for “Robert Downey Sr.” & Susan’s mother “Rosie”, while the last two letter of Roel, “EL’ – pays homage Ironman’s mother “ELsie” & Susan’s father “Eliot”.
5. Huckleberry and Marmaduke: Sons of British adventurer Bear Grylls
Edward Michael Grylls also known as “Bear” Grylls from the TV show “Man vs Wild”, is a British adventurer married to “Shara Grylls”. Their sons are named “Huckleberry Edward Jocelyne Grylls” and “Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls”. Huckleberry actually refers to several different plants that grow in n the Pacific Northwest region of the United States and In the Old West being a huckleberry meant you were game, up for anything. Marmaduke is a masculine name of Old Irish origin, interpreted as meaning “follower of Saint Máedóc”.
6. Pilot Inspektor: Son of American actor Jason Lee
Mallrat and Alvin & the chipmunks fame actor Jason Lee and his now ex-wife Beth Riesgraf of “Leverage” fame named their son “Pilot Inspektor”, after the 2000 released song “He’s Simple, He’s Dumb, He’s the Pilot” by band Grandaddy.
7. Bristol, Piper, Track, Willow & Trig: Children of American politician Sarah Palin
Former governor of Alaska and reality TV personality, Sarah Palin, named her children Bristol, Piper, Track, Willow & Trig after Bristol Bay area (where the family fishes), Piper PA-18 Super Cub aircraft (popular in her state), Track was born during the Track season, Willow community near her family home and Trig is Norse that means “true” and “brave victory.
8. Egypt: Son of American singer-songwriter Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz named their first son: Egypt Daoud Dean. The reason being the life altering trip she took to Egypt when she was very close to a complete breakdown in her life. The name Daoud is a boy’s name of Arabic origin. In Islam, Dāwūd is a messenger of Allah.
9. Audio Science & Mortimer: Sons of American actress Shannyn Sossamon
Known for her role in TV shows like Wayward Pines & Sleepy Hollow, Shannon Marie Kahololani “Shannyn” Sossamon and children’s book author Dallas Clayton named their first born son Audio Science. She also has a second son named “Mortimer”, derives from the Latin words “mort” meaning die and “mer” meaning sea.
10. Destry: Director Steven Spielberg’s Daughter
American Fim director Stephen Spielberg and actress Kate Capshaw named their youngest daughter “Destry Allyn Spielberg” in 1996. Destry is a girl’s name of English origin meaning “warhorse”. Interestingly, Spielberg also directed the 2011 released movie “War Horse”. “Destry Rides Again” is also a popular novel of 1930, which was adapted for a film of same name in 1939 starring James Stewart.
11. Sage Moonblood, Seargeoh and Sistine: Children of Sylvester Stallone
Rocky star Sylvester Stallone children names are Sage Moonblood, Seargeoh and Sistine. Late “Sage Moonblood Stallone” name means “one who has attained wisdom”. The meaning of Seargeoh is “servant” and her daughter name “Sistine” is based on “Sistine Chapel”, the official residence of the pope.
12. Ennis: Son of Actress Kirsten Dunst
Spiderman fame actress Kirsten Dunst and Breaking Bad fame fiancé Jesse Plemons named their first baby boy “Ennis Howard Plemons”, after finding the name online. Ennis is also a town in Texas where Jesse’s from and a county in Ireland. “I know what Ennis will be called. Just stick a P in front of it”, she acknowledged the unusual name in a talk show.
13. Oonagh: Daughter of Amber Heard
Auaman fame American film actress Amber Heard named her daughter “Oonagh Paige”. In Irish folklore, Oonagh was the Queen of Fairies, with long, golden hair that flowed to the ground. “Paige” is a homage to her late mother “Paige Parsons”.
14. Gravity & Rumble Honey: Daughters of American Model Lucky Blue Smith
The fashion model named his first daughter “Gravity Blue”, with Miss Teen USA 2009 – Stormi Bree. He also named her second daughter “Rumble Honey”, with wife “Nara Pellman Smith”.
15. Rocket Zot, Racer & River: Sons of Australian actor Sam Worthington
Avatar & Clash of Titan fame actor Sam Worthington and model Lara Bingle Worthington named their three sons Rocket Zot, Racer and River. “Rocket” was named in honor of his maternal grandfather, while his middle name “zot” was nickname of Lara’s late father.
16. Kal-El: Son of Hollywood Actor Nicolas Cage
American actor Nicolas Cage and his now ex-wife Alice named their son “Kal-El Coppola Cage”, as in Superman’s original name on Krypton. They wanted a unique but American name and being a fanboy of Comics, Cage find the name most suitable.
17. Bodhi, Noah & Journey River: Sons of American actress Megan Fox
Jennifer’s Body & Transformer fame Hollywood actress Megan Fox have 3 sons – Bodhi Ransom Green, Noah Shannon Green, and Journey River Green with ex-husband “Brian Austin Green”. All 3 names represent her spiritual quest where Bodhi means “awakening”, Noah is a biblical name that means “wandering” and same goes for Journey River.
18. X Æ A-12: Son of Centibillionaire Elon Musk
Canadian Musician “Claire Elise Boucher” aka Grimes and Billionaire husband Elon Musk named their first child: X Æ A-12. Their son’s first name is “X”, after the variable x and midlle name is “Æ A-Xii”, after Archangel 12, the name of one of his beloved planes. Their son name is pronounced “”X-Ash-A-Twelve”” and he also has a nickname ‘Little X’.
19. Bronx Mowgli, Jagger Snow & Ziggy Blu: Children of American singer Ashlee Simpson
Ashleey Simpson and ex-husband Pete Wentz has 1 son together named Bronx Mowgli, after the Jungle book character. She also has 2 son with husband Evan Ross named “Jagger”, after English singer Mick Jagger and “Ziggy”, after Grammy Award-winning Ziggy Marley (oldest son of musical icon Bob Marley). Ziggy is a baby boy name of German origin and means “victorious protector.”
20. Golden, Zillion Heir, Powerful Queen, Moroccan Scott & Monroe Cannon: Children of American Rapper Nick Cannon
Nick Cannon has 1 daughter & 1 son with singer Mariah Carey Named: Monroe and Moroccan Scott, after Marilyn Monroe & Moroccan décor. He has 1 daughter & 1 son with Miss Arizona USA 2010 Brittany Bell, named Powerful Queen Cannon & Golden ‘Sagon’ Cannon. He fathered twin boys Zillion and Zion with Abby De La Rosa and son Zen with model Alyssa Scott.
50 Other Unusual Celebrity Baby name includes:
|Celebrity Parents||Unusual Children Names|
|Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn||Lyra Antarctica|
|Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale||Zuma Nesta Rock|
|Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban||Sunday|
|Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo||Geo Grace & Dusty Rose|
|Zooey Deschanel||Charlie Wolf & Elsie Otter|
|Jamie Oliver and Juliette Norton||Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela, |
Buddy Bear & Petal Blossom Rainbow
|Emily Ratajkowski and Sebastian Bear-McClard||Sylvester Apollo Bear|
|Leighton Meester and Adam Brody||Arlo Day|
|Uma Thurman and Arpad Busson||“Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence”|
|Eddie Murphy and Nicole Mitchell||Zola|
|Kate Hudson||Ryder, Bingham & Rani Rose|
|Liv Tyler||Sailor Gene|
|Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis||Otis Alexander|
|Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes||Amada|
|Demi Moore and Bruce Willis||Rumer, Scout & Tallulah Belle|
|Forest Whitaker||Ocean, Autumn, Sonnet & True|
|Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin||Apple|
|Benji Madden and Cameron Diaz||Raddix|
|Cardi B and Offset||Kulture Kiari Cephus|
|Joel Madden and Nicole Richie||Harlow Winter & Sparrow James Midnight|
|Usain Bolt||Thunder Bolt|
|Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie||Pax, Zahara & Shiloh Nouvel|
|Paul Walker||Meadow Rain|
|Kate Winslet||Bear Blaze|
|Thomas Wesley Pentz aka Diplo||Lockett, Lazer & Pace|
|Rob Morrow||Tu Morrow|
|Christopher Jarecki and Alicia Silverstone||Bear Blu|
|Kim Kardashian and Kanye||North, Saint, Chicago & Psalm|
|Liam Payne and Cheryl Tweedy||Bear Payne|
|Alanis Morisette||Winter Mercy, Ever Imre & Onyx Solace|
|Tom Fletcher||Buddy Bob and Buzz Michelangelo|
|Beyoncé and Jay Z||Blue Ivy, Rumi & Sir|
|David & Victoria Beckham||Brooklyn, Harper Seven & Cruz Beckham|
|Frank Zappa||Moon Unit, Dweezil, Ahmet Emuukha & Diva Muffin|
|Jena Malone||Ode Mountain|
|Romee Strijd and Laurens Van Leeuwen||Mint|
|Ciara||Future, Win & Sienna Princess|
|Busy Philipps and Marc||Birdie Leigh and Cricket Pearl|
|John Mellencamp and Elaine Irwin||Speck Wildhorse|
|Spike Lee and Tonya||Satchel|
|Toni Braxton||Diezel and Denim|
|Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock||Remington & River Rose|
|Erykah Badu||Seven Sirius, Puma Sabti Curry & Mars Merkaba|
|Michael Hutchence and Paula Yates||Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily|
|Geri Halliwell and Christian Horner||Bluebell Madonna & |
Montague George Hector Horner
|Jamie and Jools Oliver||Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela, |
Petal Blossom Rainbow,
Buddy Bear Maurice and River Rocket