Category: Celebrity Names

12 Celebrity Place Names Worth Visiting

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Savannah, London, Brooklyn. In 2016, that might be your list of places to visit next year, or maybe it’s your kindergartener’s new class list. Place names have gone mainstream, and plenty of parents are borrowing baby naming inspiration from the map. Celebrity parents are no exception – in fact, they’ve introduced some intriguing options for our sons and daughters. Here are a dozen of the best starbaby place names worth visiting.

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July 2016 starbabies

By CaraMichelle

Once again, Cara has produced an incredibly comprehensive international list of new celebrity babies.

Among the highest profile arrivals: Liv Tyler‘s Lula Rose, Alannis Morissette’s daughter Onyx Solace, Emily Blunt and John Krasinski’s Violet, and the late David Bowie‘s first grandchild, Stenton David.

Here’s the compete list:

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7 Great New Hidden Treasure Names

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By Eleanor Nickerson

I was lucky enough recently to visit Bath for a weekend break to celebrate a good friend’s birthday.

Among many other treasures there I noticed a carved block bearing the name “Cornelianus.” The impact and permanence of the stone struck me for a moment; how one name, carved centuries ago indelibly into rock, has survived and is still seen today. Cornelianus may no longer be used as a given name, but for this particular Cornelianus, his name endures.

Sol – Back when the Roman baths were at their apex, the great temple courtyard featured two buildings facing each other across the altar dedicated to the moon goddess Luna and the sun god Sol. Lovely Luna is at #146 in England and Wales, 110 in the US and on the rise. Sol, in contrast, languishes down at #988 over here and is not even in the Top 1000 in America. In many ways this is surprising. It’s a short and punchy name – a style which is fashionable at the moment but isn’t so entirely unheard of as to make it weird.

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Baby Names Inspired by Olympians

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By Pamela Redmond Satran

The names of some Olympic greats get a second chance at stardom as popular baby names. The Russian name Nadia, for instance, vaulted from nowhere to Number 360 in the US in 1976, after Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci charmed the world and won three gold medals. And American skier Bode Miller nudged his unusual name along with the original Sanskrit Bodhi back onto the Top 1000 for boys.

This year, the baby name possibilities introduced by Olympic athletes are more varied and fascinating than ever. Our picks for the dozen Olympic names most likely to make it to the baby names popularity list:

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Olympic Baby Names: The Flag Bearers

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By Lauren Der

Carrying their country’s flag into the Olympics opening ceremony is a great honor for any athlete. Many of the bearers have won medals in previous Olympics and are hopefuls this time around again. Most are big stars in their home countries, some internationally—representing the US this year, for example, is swimming champ Michael Phelps.

Here are some of the more interestingly named flag bearers from other countries.

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