18 Worst Baby Names Chosen By Celebrities

In the world of celebrities, where individuality and creativity are celebrated, it should be no surprise that even when naming their children, they sometimes veer off the beaten path.

Data Gathering

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Names.org put together a list of the “Worst Baby Names Chosen By Celebrities” by involving over 9,000 people worldwide.

Celebrity Babies

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They asked these individuals for suggestions and rankings of names that they felt were unusual for celebrity babies.

The outcome is a collection of distinctive celebrity baby names that have become well-known for their uniqueness.

Worst Baby Names

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Come with us as we delve into 20 intriguing baby names selected by celebrities.

We’ll explore some of the most unconventional, confusing, and sometimes just plain strange names famous parents have chosen for their children.

18. Moon Unit 

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Born on September 28, 1967, Moon Unit is the eldest daughter of American musician Frank Zappa.

17. Moxie Crimefighter

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The magician Penn Jillette’s child goes by the unique name Moxie Crimefighter.

16. Pirate

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The offspring of Korn’s lead singer, Jonathan Davis, carries the name Pirate.

15. Blue Ivy

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The iconic duo Jay Z and Beyonce named their daughter Blue Ivy.

14. Saint

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s son is named Saint West.

13. Rocket Zot

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Sam Worthington and Lara Bingle named their child Rocket Zot because “they just liked it!” a source told PEOPLE.

12. Boomer

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Looking for something different and something cool, Michael Phelps named his son Boomer.

11. Diva Thin Muffin

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Frank Zappa’s daughter answers to the name Diva Thin Muffin.

10. Stormi

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Media personality Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott’s daughter is known as Stormi Webster.

9. Kulture

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Cardi B and Offset’s daughter is named Kulture Kiari Cephus.

8. Tu

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The daughter of Rob Morrow and Debbon Ayer is called Tu Simone Ayer Morrow. Tu Morrow, what a name!

7. Banana

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English actor Christian Bale playfully nicknamed one of his children Banana, along with another called Burrito.

6. Blanket

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Blanket is the nickname of the son of Michael Jackson and a surrogate. Blanket’s real name is Prince Michael Jackson II.

5. Chicago

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s daughter goes by the name Chicago West.

4. Pilot Inspektor

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American actor and filmmaker Jason Lee’s son bears the name Pilot Inspektor.

3. X AE A-Xii

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One of the richest men on the planet, Elon Musk, initially named his son X Æ A-12 but later had to change the name to remove special characters and numbers. There have been conflicting explanations regarding pronunciation.

2. Apple


The daughter of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin is known as Apple Martin.

1. North

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s daughter is named North West. North is the elder sister of their son, Saint West.

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Caitriona Maria is an education writer and founder of TPR Teaching, crafting inspiring pieces that promote the importance of developing new skills. For 7 years, she has been committed to providing students with the best learning opportunities possible, both domestically and abroad. Dedicated to unlocking students' potential, Caitriona has taught English in several countries and continues to explore new cultures through her travels.

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