celebrity baby names 

Britney dropping in popularity as a baby name

It may only be coincidence, but as Britney Spears rose in popularity from bubblegum princess to queen of pop, so did the popularity of the baby name "Britney." In the early 90s, it enjoyed top 10 status, even reaching a respectable number four. Even...

Drea de Matteo has a baby girl

Back in June, actress Drea de Matteo said that although she didn't know for a fact, she was fairly certain the child she was carrying was a girl. This, she said at the time, was because she was getting so fat. I have never heard weight gain...

Jamie Oliver gets Shiloh Pitt's name really wrong

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver may be famous for creating mouthwatering delicacies, but this time he has put something a lot less tasty in his mouth: his foot. According to the Daily Star, during a phone conversation with Angelina Jolie, Oliver had a...

Elisabeth Rohm's baby name a dream come true

Law & Order actress Elisabeth Rohm and her fiance Ron Wooster thought they had the perfect name picked out for their daughter, who is due in April. But one night, a rather unusual dream caused them to rethink their choice. "In the dream I was...

What rhymes with 'Mastropietro'?

Actress Jill Hennessy is due to give birth to her second son any day now and she and her husband Paolo still haven't settled on a name. She tells People, "I honestly wish I had a good name picked out right now. His last name is Mastropietro and we're...

Another unusual celebrity baby name

You would not expect Anthony Kiedis to give his kid an ordinary name, would you? Earlier this month, the Red Hot Chili Peppers' frontman and his girlfriend Heather Christie became parents to a son they named Everly B. Now we know what the B stands...

Charlotte Church needs new girl name

Welsh singer, Charlotte Church has to go back to the drawing board for a new girl name for her unborn child, due in just a couple of weeks. Because British television personality Myleene Klass just named her newborn Ava, Church feels that she needs...

Jack White a daddy again

Jack White, from The White Stripes (not to be confused with the Colgate's dental product "White Strips") welcomed a new member to the band Tuesday with the birth of a new son. Colors have played an important role in the White's household: ...

The names they choose

The New York Times tries to clue us into why celebrities pick unusual names for their babies. The article points out a few I'd not heard of, like Jason Lee's son Pilot Inspektor Riesgraf-Lee and touches on Gwyneth Paltrow's name choices. (Did you...

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