A BOY named Phaedra
Peaches Geldof and her husband Thomas Cohen have welcomed their second son, Phaedra. He joins older brother Astala. Peaches is the daughter of the Boomtown Rats musician Sir Bob Geldof and the late Paula Yates. Phaedra arrived on April 24th which would have been her mother's 54th birthday. Peaches is thought to have named her new bundle of joy after her favourite band Tangerine Dream's 1974 album, Phaedra
This is one "celebrity" couple that isn't afraid to use more feminine choices for their sons. What do you Berries think about the name for a boy?
I don't like it, but I say yay for Peaches! She's awesome. She comes from a family who isn't afraid to name their kids what they want:
Peaches Honeyblossom, Fifi Trixibelle & Tiger Lily.
And I'm sure he's as cute as his mama.
Ummmm. It's interesting. I want to say I hate it, but it fits right in with the family so it works.
Still wouldn't name my son Phaedra, but in Spanish there's a saying that roughly translated means "colors were made for different tastes."
Who doesn't love a baby?
If you're going to choose a girl's name for a boy, use something that isn't so feminine-sounding. Phaedra has been a girls name for thousands of years. If you are going to do this, I recommend an unpopular name with little history that doesn't, in most cases, end in A.
Interesting... But Phaedra is a fave of mine for girls.
So using something with thousands of years of use on the opposite gender only works when naming girls?
Originally Posted by elrock13
I'm not fond of Phaedra but I love that Peaches is willing to buck the trend.
Not my favorite, but it definitely fits with the rest of the family.
I don't like Phaedra (or Astala, for that matter) for a boy or a girl. Didn't she announce that'd be his name six months ago?
Considering Phaedra is a prominent FEMALE figure in mythology? No. Just...no.
Still think it's odd on a boy but there definitely has been worse celebrity baby names.
It's so lovely that he was born on Paula's birthday, I'm sure that means a lot to Peaches.