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Classic Celebrity Baby Names

We love to make lists of outlandish celebrity baby names, from Apple to Pilot Inspektor. But how about the countless celebrities who stick to the classic baby names? We're not just talking about Will and Kate, either. These classic baby names have appeared in first place on high profile birth announcements in the last few years,, surprising and delighting us with their traditional take on naming a 21st century celebrity kid.

  • Abraham

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    Abraham is among the most classic baby names that's still widely-used today, popular for its references to both the Bible and American history. The Biblical... Read More 

  • Adelaide

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    Adelaide is now heading straight uphill on the coattails of such newly popular sisters as Ava, Ada, and Audrey, and in the company of Adeline and Amelia. It was chosen by actress Katherine Heigl... Read More 

  • Adrienne

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    A long-integrated French feminine form of Adrian, now overshadowed by the a-ending version, but still a valid option, with considerable substance and dignity—though these days more... Read More 

  • Agnes

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    Agnes, though it was the third most common English girls' name for four hundred years, has long been stuck in the attic. But now it looks like Agnes was so far out it's just about ready to come... Read More 

  • Albert

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    Albert has acquired a new gloss as one of the top royal baby boy names, a serious upgrade from its serious, studious image (think... Read More 

  • Alexander

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    Alexander has been in the Top 25 since 1991. The noble Alexander has led to the popularity of so many spinoffs, such as Alex, Zander, Xan and Zan -- not to mention all the female versions -- that... Read More 

  • Alexis

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    Alexis, a one-time exclusively-boys’ name, was more popular than its sister Alexandra for quite a while, but last year Alexandra was the more Read More 

  • Alice

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    Alice is a classic literary name that's both strong and sweet, which got a big bounce via Tina Fey's choice of the name for her daughter. Alice has experienced a recent surge in popularity along... Read More 

  • Alma

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    Alma is a somewhat solemn, soulful name that had a burst of popularity a century ago, then faded into the flowered wallpaper, and is now finding its footing once more.

    In addition to... Read More 

  • Amelia

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    Amelia, a lovely Victorian name, is one of the hottest girls' names as an update to the overused Emily and Amanda. Amelia emerged as the top British... Read More 

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