What’s Your Strange and Unusual Baby Name IQ?
We can only speculate what Apple Martin, Pilot Inspektor Lee, or Moxie CrimeFighter Penn might name their children. But we can take a look at the names that the bizarrely-named have chosen for their own offspring. And remember, sometimes the most outrageous monikers spring from the folks with the most ordinary names.
Question 1 of 14
Actress Busy Philipps (born Elizabeth Jean Philipps) explained to Bonnie Hunt, "After having grown up with a nickname, there is no way I'm naming my kid one thing and calling her something else." The Cougar Town actress named her daughter…
Busy Philipps and husband Marc Silverstein were inspired by the name Birdie after listening to a radio program about Lady Bird Johnson.
Question 2 of 14
Long before he was the bassist and trumpet player for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Flea was a fan of jazz. He named one daughter Clara and his second daughter:
Michael "Flea" Balzary had daughter Clara with first wife Loesha Zeviar in 1988, and daughter Sunny Bebop with model Frankie Rayder in 2005.
Question 3 of 14
Rap singer and actor Ludacris (real name: Christopher Brian Bridges) has a daughter named:
Ludacris has a daughter named Karma, which means "destiny" in Sanskrit.
Question 4 of 14
Moon Unit Zappa, daughter of the famed Frank Zappa, and her husband, Matchbox Twenty drummer Paul Doucette, named their daughter:
Moon Unit Zappa and ex-husband Paul Doucette have one daughter named Mathilda Plum Doucette.
Question 5 of 14
British adventurer and Man vs. Wild host Bear Grylls (real name: Edward Michael Grylls) does not have a son named:
Grylls has three sons with wife Shara: Jesse, Marmaduke, and Huckleberry.
Question 6 of 14
Singers Ginuwine and Solé have two children named:
|Destiny and Aria|
Dream and Story
In addition to daughters Dream and Story, Ginuwine has an older son, Elgin Jr., and Solé has daughters Cypress and De'jan from previous relationships.
|Sonnet and Lyric|
|Cadence and Calypso|
Question 7 of 14
What did street artist Shepard Fairey—most famous for his "HOPE" portrait of Barack Obama—name his children?
|Jasper and Haring|
|Rose Red and Snow White|
|Winnie and Christopher|
Vivienne and Madeline
"HOPE" artist Shepard Fairey, whose full name is Frank Shepard Fairey, went the traditional route and named his daughters Vivienne and Madeline.
Question 8 of 14
Singer Erykah Badu does not have a child named:
Twitty Milk. Erykah Badu has three children: Seven Sirius Benjamin, Puma Sabti Curry and Mars Merkaba Thedford, but alas, no Twitty Milk.
Question 9 of 14
Singer M.I.A. (real name: Mathangi Arulpragasam) named her son with Benjamin Bronfman:
The full name of M.I.A.'s son is Ikhyd Edgar Arular Bronfman.
Question 10 of 14
Basketball player Allen Iverson has a pretty normal name. Perhaps that's why he named two of his children:
|The Answer and the Question|
|King and Lord|
Messiah and Tiaura
Allen Iverson, known as The Answer, has five children, including sons Allen II (or "Deuce") and Isaiah and daughters Tiaura, Messiah, and Dream.
|Marquis and Duke|
Question 11 of 14
Former lead guitarist for Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver founder Slash (real name: Saul Hudson) and his wife, Perla Ferrar, have two sons. Their names are:
|Cash and Cary|
London and Cash
Slash has two sons named London Emilio and Cash Anthony.
|Cash and Benjamin|
|Crash and Cash|
Question 12 of 14
Which rock offspring has kids named Zola Frank and Ceylon Indira?
Frank Zappa named his son, Dweezil, after his wife's oddly curling pinky toe. Hospital staffers refused to put Dweezil on the child's certificate, forcing the Zappas to temporarily name their son Ian Donald Calvin Euclid before legally changing his name to Dweezil at the age of 5. Dweezil has two daughters, Zola Frank and Ceylon Indira.
|Donovan Leitch, Jr.|
Question 13 of 14
David Bowie's son has been called each of the following names EXCEPT:
Major Tom is an astronaut character who appears in several David Bowie songs. As a child, Duncan Zowie Haywood Jones was called first Zowie, then Joey, before being known as Duncan Jones. Jones kept his father's original surname and currently works as a film director.
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