January Starbabies: Ocean Clark Gable and Art O’Dowd

January Starbabies: Ocean Clark Gable and Art O’Dowd

By CaraMichelle

Each month, CaraMichelle curates a complete list of celebrity baby names, going much deeper than the A-listers who are likely to make headlines, and unearthing some interesting international choices.

Noteworthy in January:

Clark Gable lives on, in the name of his first great grandchild, Ocean Clark Gable

Two Viviennes–now becoming the most popular spelling of the name

A new short nickname name: Chris O’Dowd and Dawn O’Porter‘s boy Art

A place name pair for Nick and Vanessa Lachey, as Brooklyn joins Camden

Retro twins Betty and Billy (full names below)

The complete list of January baby names chosen by celebrities:


Beau (Rosie Marcel and Ben Stacey)

BrandyWyne, sister of Richard (Mellie Stanley)

Brianna (Joel Campbell and Maria Fernanda Cascante)

Brooklyn Elisabeth, sister of Camden (Nick and Vanessa Lachey)

Caroline Olivia, sister of Ava and Lucy (Eli and Abby Manning)

Devi (Mohit Suri and Udita Goswami)

Emma (Guillaume Cote and Heather Ogden)

Georgia Scarlett, sister of Isaac (Anna and Craig Harrison)

Indy Rae, sister of Breeze (Levi Johnston and Sunny Oglesby)

Maggie (Sonia Kruger and Craig McPherson)

Novalee Reign (Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra)

Persia Athena (Darius and Amani Vassell)

Scarlett Ruth (Mallary Hope and Ryan Dokke)

Sidney Aoibheann (Vanessa Carlton ad John McCauley)

Sira, sister of Alma, Grecia, Luca, and Thiago (Pepe and Yolanda Reina)

Sofia, sister of Ella (Kristan Bromley and Shelley Rudman)

Vivienne Helena (Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus)

Vivienne Margaret, sister of Theodore (Ali Larter and Hayes MacArthur)

Yolana, sister of Matilda (Jana Kirschner and Eddie Stevens)


Andre (Lukas Rosol and Michaela Ochotska)

Archie Thomas, brother of Ava (Josh and Courtney McCrone)

Art (Chris O’Dowd and Dawn O’Porter)

Chase, brother of John (Brad and Tori Fiorenza)

Dashiell Julius William (Bryan Singer and Michelle Clunie)

Francis Michael, brother of Stephen and Daniel (Joe and Dana Flacco)

Jax Bracy, brother of Ben (Renee Oteri Maynard and Bracy Maynard)

Jett Isaac (Shane Savage)

Kenric Justin II (Sonequa MartinGreen and Kenric Green)

Leo Robert (John and Laura Degenkolb)

Logan Ryan, brother of Nylah (Jennifer Hoffman Fowler and Ryan Fowler)

Matteo Oliver, brother of Nicolo, Isabel, and Camilla (Stanley Tucci and Felicity Blunt)

Ocean Clark (Kayley Gable)

Robin (Kimi Raikkonen and Minttu Virtanen)

Roman Elias (Jayson Brunsdon and Aaron Elias)

Samuel Arrow (Missy Higgins and Dan Lee)

Samuel Hugh, brother of Taylor (f) (Greg and Katheryn Blewett)

Sasha, brother of Milan (Shakira and Gerard Pique)

Tatum (Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky)

Taylor Ethan, brother of Elsie (Piper O’Neill and Jordan Green)

Wilfred Otto (Natalie Pinkham and Owain Walbyoff)

Zion, brother of Jordan (f), Ryen (f), Zoey, and Durrell, Jr. (Durrell “Tank” Babbs and Zena Foster)


Elizabeth AnnBetty and William DavidBilly, siblings of Leo (David and Lisa Campbell)

Jacqueline and Valentine (f) (Tom Boonen)

About the Author

Linda Rosenkrantz

Linda Rosenkrantz

Linda Rosenkrantz is the co-founder of Nameberry, and co-author with Pamela Redmond of the ten baby naming books acknowledged to have revolutionized American baby naming. You can follow her personally at InstagramTwitter and Facebook. She is also the author of the highly acclaimed New York Review Books Classics novel Talk and a number of other books.