Celebrity Baby Names: Boys’ names for girls

June 27, 2013 Linda Rosenkrantz
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Not that this is something completely new.  After all, way back when, Diane Keaton named her daughter Dexter Dean, Kelsey Grammer had girls called Spencer and Mason, and Miley Cyrus’s parents named their next daughter Noah.  But lately the trend of celebrities giving their female offspring completely male— not unisex— names has been wildly escalating.  Here are some of the most extreme gender-benders. (And if you haven’t already, be sure to check out our great new graphic showing just where every unisex name stands on the boy-girl spectrum.)


A surprising presidential choice by Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard for their baby girl. With Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated movie last year, the name Lincoln was very much in the air, and certainly in the past there have been other presidential surnames used for girls—Madison, Taylor—but still…


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