Category: Celebrity Names
By Abby Sandel
But what about B? Lately it’s the letter making baby name news. It’s nowhere near unseating the almighty A, but the first initial B ranked a respectable eighth for boys and ninth for girls, as of the most recent count.
Let’s take a look at some of the best of the Bs, from the classic and the understated to the bright and the bold.
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Leonardo is handsome Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish form of Leonard. There’s a lot to love about this name with its smooth “o” ending.: Leonardo has the majestic meaning of “brave lion,” and comes with the lovable nickname Leo. Current ranking is Number 114.
The holiday month just past brought a big bounty of celebrity baby name announcements.
The most highly anticipated was that of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s second child, a boy named Saint, reputedly because they considered him “a blessing.” Another aspirational choice was Cam Newton and Kia Proctor’s boy Chosen Sebastian.
Other A-listers made more traditional pics, such as Dwayne Johnson’s Jasmine Tom Arnold’s Quinn Sophie and Kelis’s Shepherd. Bristol Palin joined the new Sailor/Saylor trend with daughter Sailor Grace.
Here’s the complete list.
Let’s ring in the New Year with some notable names associated with the month of January. As the first month of the year, January is a time of new beginnings, and offers a plethora of name inspiration. Explore these January namesakes that range from a dancer, to a gemstone, to a Nobel Peace Prize winner.
By Abby Sandel
Celebrity baby names were everywhere during the last few weeks of 2015. Saint West’s arrival dominated headlines, but plenty of other high profile families welcomed babies from Thanksgiving through the New Year.
These birth announcements came too late to be part of our story on the most influential celebrity baby names of 2015, but some of them could have an impact on what we name our children in the coming years.
As is so often the case, the names range from Top 100 favorites to up-and-coming possibilities to whoa, that’s definitely a celebrity baby name. And yet, this is one of those round-ups where every name seems ordinary, too. I wouldn’t be surprised to meet a kiddo called Lawson or Augustus or Quinn, not in Hollywood, Nashville, or here in the Washington DC ‘burbs.
Let’s take a closer look at nine of the most appealing birth announcements from late 2015.