Celebrity Baby Names
Celebrity babies are famous for having unique names. Tap through this spectacular list of celebrities who’ve recently had babies to find some baby name inspiration for your baby boy or girl.
James and Kimberly Van Der Beek
Congratulations to actor James Van Der Deek abd his wife Kimberly on the birth of their third child! The baby girl, named Annabel, joins sister Olivia, born in 2010, and brother Joshua, born in 2012. Despite now being a busy mom of three, Kimberly told BabyZone that her parenting philosophy is to keep things simple.
Prince George has a new playmate! Zara Phillips, eldest granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, and her husband, former rugby star Mike Tindall, welcomed a daughter on Jan. 17. The baby girl, named Mia Grace, is George’s cousin and 16th in line for the throne. Phillips, an Olympic silver medal-winning equestrian, and Prince William are only a year apart in age and are close enough that he asked her to serve as godparent to the future King of England!
Congratulations to Shameless star Shanola Hampton and her husband Daren Dukes on the birth of their daughter. The baby girl, named Cai MyAnna, is the first child for the couple.
Dancing with the Stars pro Anna Trebunskaya is dancing into 2014 with a new baby! The Russian dancer and boyfriend, actor Nevin Millan, welcomed daughter Amalya on Jan. 18 via home birth. She is the first child for both.
Talk about a surprise! Emmy-award winning actress Laura Linney kept her pregnancy a complete secret until after the birth of her baby boy, the first child for Linney, 49, and her husband Marc Schauer. The boy, named Bennett Armistead, got his distinguished name, in part, from author Armistead Maupin—Linney is a fan and has starred in several adaptions of his works.
What’s “8 lbs., 1 oz. of pure love?” Nikita star Devon Sawa‘s baby boy! Sawa and his wife Dawni welcomed their new addition, named Hudson, on Jan. 9. He’s all grown up now, but audiences may remember Sawa as a child actor—he appeared in 90s favorites Casper, Now and Then, Little Giants, and Wild America.
Kirsten Storms and Brandon Barash
General Hospital stars Kirsten Storms and Brandon Barash ended 2013 as newlyweds and have started 2014 as new parents. The couple welcomed daughter Harper Rose, the first child for both. Harper joins a pretty exclusive name club—the name was chosen by David and Victoria Beckham, rocker Dave Grohl, Neil Patrick Harris and others for their daughters.
Edyta Sliwinska and Alec Mazo
Dancing with the Stars pros Edyta Sliwinska and Alec Mazo are trading in dips and turns for diaper duty! The couple has welcomed their first child, a boy named Michael Alexander. With all of the wacky and wild celebrity baby names out there, it’s nice to see a return to the classics!
Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams plays a doctor on TV—and now he plays dad in real life! Williams and his wife Aryn Drake-Lee welcomed their first child together in early December, a daughter named Sadie. We hope she got her dad’s famous eyes!
Tennis star Lindsay Davenport was an ace on the court and now she’s an ace at baby names! Davenport, 37, and her husband Jonathan Leach have welcomed their fourth child, a girl named Haven Michelle. The newest addition joins stylishly-named siblings Jagger Jonathan, born 2007, Lauren Andrus, born 2009, and Kaya Emory, born 2012.
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