Celebrity Baby Names: Boys’ names for girls

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.)


Judah is not only the biblical son of Jacob, but also the daughter of musician Ziggy (born David Nesta) Marley—and the only one of his six children not to have a gender-specific name. Similarly, Alexis Stewart made her mom Martha the grandma to a little girl named Jude.

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