Sienna’s Unusual Baby Name, Plus The 20 Strangest Celebrity Baby Names
Although Sienna Miller and Tom Struttidge having been trying to keep the birth of their baby as under the radar as possible, it’s only a matter of time in the Twitter era before the news gets out. Although the famous couple have yet to confirm the name of their daughter, Sienna’s sister Savannah did just that when she tweeted, “Marlowe I love you…..” Although there’s no word yet on the significance of the name, it seems as though Sienna and Tom have followed the Hollywood tradition of selecting an unual moniker. As we await the meaning of Marlowe, here are 20 of the strangest celebrity baby names of recent history.
Harper Seven Beckham
Parents: Victoria and David Beckham
A week after he and wife Victoria Beckham welcomed their first daughter into the world, David Beckham posted a series of videos on his Facebook page in which he explains the meaning of his daughter’s unusual name: “Seven, you know, a lot of people have assumed its just because of my shirt number that I wore for many years and part of it is because I had so much luck around wearing that number, wearing it for England, wearing it for Manchester United. The other reasons behind Seven was because it symbolises spiritual perfection, the Seven Wonders Of The World, seven colours of the rainbow and in many cultures around the world it’s regarded as a lucky number.” And as for the “Harper” part, David explained: “‘A lot of thought goes into our children’s names and Harper was a name that we’ve loved for a long time for a couple of reasons. One reason is Harper’s an old English name which we loved and one of the other reasons was Victoria’s favourite book is To Kill A Mockingbird and the author was Harper Lee. It’s a very strong, passionate book. That’s where Harper came from.”
Parents: Jay-Z and Beyonce
Jay-Z and Beyonce have kept quiet about the meaning of their first child’s name, and we didn’t expect anything less from the notoriously private power couple… but that doesn’t mean we can’t guess its significance. We’re inclined to believe that Blue Ivy was named after Jay’s album Blueprint and Beyonce’s album IV.
Parents: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
Keith Urban insisted that he and Nicole Kidman chose the name Sunday for their daughter because: “When you don’t have someone in your life, Sunday is the loneliest day… It went from being sort of the most dreaded day of the week for us to being the most joyous day, because we just had a family.”
Sparrow James Midnight
Parents: Nicole Richie and Joel Madden
“My worry raising a son in Hollywood is, what will he have to struggle for? I wanted to give him a name that he’s going to have to stand up for,” said Joel Madden, of his son Sparrow with Nicole Richie.
Parents: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin
Gwyneth Paltrow named her baby after the forbidden fruit at the suggestion of her late father, Bruce Paltrow.
Parent: Michael Jackson
Okay, so his actual name is Prince Michael II. Michael Jackson claimed the nickname that became his youngest son’s moniker was actually inspired by the idea that his son was blanketed in love.
Parents: Courteney Cox and David Arquette
“It’s sort of an abbreviation of ‘COurtney COx’ … ‘CoCo’,” Arquette has said.
Parents: Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy
“For those wondering, Bingham is my mum’s maiden name and Bing Russell was Kurt’s dad. Family connections all round!” tweeted Bellamy after Bing’s birth.
Bardot Vita, daughter of David Boreanaz
Audio Science, son of Shannyn Sossamon
Jermajesty, son of Jermaine Jackson
Pilot Inspektor, son of Jason Lee
Sage Moonblood, son of Sylvester Stallone
Bluebell Madonna, daughter of Geri Halliwell
Tu Morrow, daughter of Rob Morrow
Bronx Mowgli, son of Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz
Rocket, son of Robert Rodriguez
Hermes, son of Kelly Rutherford
Shiloh Nouvel, daughter of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
Blue Angel, daughter of The Edge
Wondering who will be the next celebrity to pick an unusual name for her offspring? Check out RSN’s Hollywood’s Most Famous Pregnant Stars.
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