When a couple is expecting, part of the preparation for the blessed event is coming up with potential names for the new family member. While this whole process can be exciting it can also be rather challenging especially when mum and dad are having difficulty coming to an agreement on a name. Many names end up coming about from some sort of special inspiration. This is especially true for some of the names that celebrities have given their children.


First time mom Khloe Kardashian, like her sisters, came up with a unique name for her daughter.  True, born April 12th of this year, was actually inspired from a family name. According to reports, the father of Kardashian momager, Kris, was Robert True Houghton. Khloe wanted to pay homage to her family and chose this unique name. She also liked the symbolic nature of the name which means purity.

Harper Seven

The youngest child and only daughter of David and Victoria Beckham, was christened Harper Seven Beckham. Both the first and middle names of the child do hold some unique meaning for the super couple. Victoria’s favourite book is To Kill a Mockingbird which was written by Harper Lee.  The middle name, Seven, eludes to her father’s football number when he played for Manchester United. The older Beckham children, Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz also have special meaning behind their names.


The eldest son of actor Matthew McConaughey and his wife, Camila Alves, was named based on a reference from the Bible. Levi was born at 6:22 pm which represents McConaughey’s favourite bible verse, “If thy eye be single, thy whole body will be full of light”.  This verse comes from Matthew 6:22. Another name for Matthew in the Bible is Levi.

Axl Jack

When pregnant with her son, Fergie woke up from a rather exciting dream where she was at a concert featuring three iconic music legends, Jim Morrison, Bob Marley and Axl Rose. It was her son’s first kick that woke Fergie from this dream. Sharing his first kick with then husband, Josh Duhamel, she also went on to tell about her dream. Duhamel, after considering the names of all three musicians, came up with Axl Jack for their unborn son’s name.

Winnie Rose

The daughter of jimmy and Nancy Fallon was named not for the beloved bear from children’s stories but rather a special place for the couple. Every summer the couple vacationed at Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire and later became engaged at the site. The name of the lake provided inspiration for the child’s name as well as Fallon declaring that the little girl is also a “win” for the couple.

When considering a name for your own bundle of joy, think about one of these celebrity baby names or perhaps think outside the box for a special name inspired by your life.



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