Quite a number of rugrats were born in celeb-ville in 2016. We take a look at the names bestowed upon the little tykes.
Everyone knows her by her dad's stage surname, but Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's baby girl is officially Luna Simone Stephens. The name Luna is Latin and means "moon". Simone, a French name, has a simple meaning: "heard".
Most of us know the Lively-Reynolds babies seldom have their pics posted to social media, but we caught a glimpse of their gorgeous babies after Ryan received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Reynolds has said quite a bit about being a father, and absolutely dotes on all his girls. The name Ines is considered a derivative of Agnes. Saint Agnes was a popular Christian saint in Rome and the name meaning is "pure, chaste, or holy".
Dream Reneé Kardashian:
This baby girl was born into a world of reality television. Her first name, Dream, is pretty straight forward. Her dad, Robert Kardashian jr, said she was a dream come true. Blac Chyna's actual name is Angela Renée White and she bestowed her middle name on her daughter too. Renée is French in origin and means "reborn".
The vocal actor Olivia Wilde and her hubby, Jason Sudeikis, welcomed their second child into the world and named her Daisy. The name is derived from an old English term referring to the "day's eye", but it's also the name of a flower. The name is further considered a pet name for Margaret or the French variation, Marguerite.
Although Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green went through a separation period, they reunited for the latest addition to their brood. The name choice, however, is a little tricky to go into because they're common words in the English language. There is no doubt that Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green have found a deeper meaning in these words.
Dimitri Portwood Kutcher:
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher's second born has a little bit of mom and dad in his name. Dimitri, a name which is Russian in origin, means follower of Demeter - the Greek god who kept watch over the fertility of the Earth. Kunis was born in the Ukraine and speaks Russian fluently. The little one's second name is said to pay homage to Kutcher's step dad, Mark Portwood.
TV's favourite fixer/scandal actress, Kerry Washington, brought her baby boy into the world late last year. Caleb, a biblical name, means "whole hearted" or "devotion to God" in Hebrew. Kelechi, a name which finds its roots in Nigeria, means "Glory to God" in one of the Nigerian languages, Igbo.
Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky:
Hillary Clinton may have lost out to Donald Trump, but she became a grandma again! Chelsea Clinton and hubby Marc Mezvinsky had a baby boy and named him Aidan. The name is Irish in origin and means "little and fiery".
Fast and the Furious actor Jordana Brewster and hubby Andrew Form welcomed their second born through surrogacy. The name Rowan is Scottish and Gaelic in origin and means "little red-haired one". It is also considered a nature name, seeing that it's a name of a small tree.
Amada Lee Gosling:
Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes had their second baby girl last year. Both the Mendes-Gosling kids have "Amada" in their full name. Their first born, Esmerelda, has it as her second name. Amada has Latin and Spanish origins. The Latin version means "she who loves God" and the Spanish variation of the name simply means "loved". Lee is a common English name which means "meadow" or "pasture".
Remington Alexander Blackstock:
This little guy is Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock's second and last born because Kelly swore she would never put herself through pregnancy again! His name, however, is rather interesting – perhaps his parents either liked firearms or typewriters very much! The name, however, is English in origin and means "place on a river bank" or "from the raven estate or farm". Alexander, on the other hand, is a powerful name. It is Greek in origin and means the "defender of man", like Alexander the Great.
Theodore James Kushner:
This little guy is the second son of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. At first glance, his name sort of screams president, reminding us of Theodore Roosevelt, along with the numerous other James's who found themselves as Commander in Chief of America. Theodore is Greek in origin and means "gift of God". James is English and considered a derivative of Jacob, which is Hebrew. Jacob means "supplanter", which essentially means "to supersede and replace" or "to overthrow". This kid's name packs a serious punch.
Frances Laiz Setta Schenkkan:
Deadpool's girl and Gotham's James Gordan had a baby girl. Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie's little one has a pretty traditional name (the numerous family names included), but she's named after Ben's mom. The name Frances is Latin and could either mean "from France" or "free person". It is the feminine form of Francis.
Rocco Robbin Cannavale:
Annie and Spy cast members and couple Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale welcomed their baby boy into the world in 2016. His name, Rocco, is Italian and Germanic in origin and means "rest". The little one's second name, however, is cute because it pays homage to Byrne's dad, Robin, and to Bobby because Robbin is a derivative of Robin and Robert, which means "fame bright".
Michael Bublé and his wife Luisana Lopilato gave their second-born son a name which is Greek in origin and is a variation of the Hebrew name, Elijah, which means "Yahweh is God".
Freddie Reign Tomlinson:
The One Direction member and girlfriend Brianna Jungwirth's little bundle has a pretty traditional name. Freddie is shortened version of Frederick, a name which has origins in Germany. It means "peaceful ruler". Reign, however, is one of those ordinary English words which have special meaning to the parents. The word reign speaks to being a leader, to holding office, to being a ruler - which means his first and second name basically bear the same meaning.
Joshua Bishop Kelley Jr.:
He's Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley's first biological child and their first son. The name Joshua is Hebrew in origin and means "the Lord is my salvation". Bishop, however, is considered an occupational name and it is someone who is a senior member of the Christian clergy. The little one is named after his daddy.
Jameson Moon Hart:
Surely Pink and hubby Carey Hart's son was a great surprise. His first name is English in origin and simply means "son of James". It seems Jameson's folks took a page out of John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's book and stuck with the moon theme. We're sure their son would be a bit bothered had his second name been "Luna" though.
Valentina Angelina Jonas:
The one Jonas brother who focused on family life and settling down, rather than building his solo career and incessantly pumping iron had another baby and it was another baby girl. Her first name, Valentina, is Latin in origin and is the feminine version of Valentine. The name means "strength and health". Her second name, Angelina, is Greek, Italian, Spanish and Russian. It is a diminutive of Angela and it means "angel".
Lulu Rose Gardner:
What a name! Liv Tyler and hubby David Gardner had a baby girl! Her first name could be considered a diminutive of Lucy or Louise and means "pearl". Her second name, Rose, is Latin in origin and simply means "flower".
Onyx Solace Morissette-Treadway:
Interesting name for this little one. Onyx is a birthstone in the Zodiac for Leos and December's birthstone. The word is Greek in origin, but means "fingernail or claw". It's also been said that onyx is a protective gem.
A rather traditional name for Russell Brand's daughter. Brand and his partner, Laura Gallacher, decided to raise her gender neutral. Mabel is a derivative of Amabel which is Latin in origin and means "lovable".
River Rocket Oliver:
This little guy is the fifth child of celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, and his wife Jools. Most of us know Jamie and Jools not only for the food, but for the outlandish names they give their children. Their youngest wasn't left out, but he didn't get it as bad as his siblings. Much like those celebs who have used common English words to name their kids, there must be something of great significance in this little tyke's name.
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