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Best and worst celebrity baby names of 2011

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What is the best celebrity baby name?

Celebrities didn't disappoint this year with unique, cool and yes, even wacky, baby names. From Bingham to Flynn, check out our pick of the best and worst celebrity baby names of 2011.
Delilah (Kimberly Stewart and Benicio del Toro's daughter)

Delilah

Best celebrity girl name
Flynn (son of Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr)

Flynn

Best celebrity boy name
Bear blu (son of Alicia Silverstone and Christopher Jarecki)

Bear Blu

Worst celebrity baby name

Best celebrity girl names 2011

2011 proved to be an amazing year for celebrity baby girls, with some of our favorite A-listers, including Victoria Beckham and Mariah Carey, welcoming daughters into their families. Our favorite celebrity girl name of the year was a tie -- with the winner being Arabella Rose (Ivanka Trump's daughter) and Delilah (Kimberly Stewart and Benicio del Toro's daughter). Here are more celebrity girl names that stood out as the best of the year.

  • Monroe: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
  • Amaya: Mariska Hargitay
  • Gemma: Kristin Davis
  • Clover: Neal McDonough
  • Penelope Athena: Tina Fey
  • Indiana: Ethan Hawke
  • Harper Seven: Victoria and David Beckham
  • Willow Sage: Pink and Carey Hart
  • Joni: Zac Brown of Zac Brown Band
  • Coco: No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal
  • Faith: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
  • Mirabella Bunny: Bryan Adams

Best celebrity boy names 2011

Celebrities this year loved naming their sons old-fashioned names, as well as Western or cowboy names. The celebrity boy names that topped our list this year were Flynn (son of Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr) and Kannon (son of actor Kevin James). Kate Hudson's baby boy, Bingham, was one name that grew on us and also makes the best boy name list. Check out more top names of the year below.

  • Kase: Jewel and Ty Murray
  • Hudson: Lindsay Price and Top Chef Curtis Stone
  • Rex Harrison: Niki Taylor
  • Moroccan: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
  • Skyler: Rachel Zoe
  • Mason: Ne-Yo
  • Marcelo: Ali Landry
  • Arlo: Toni Collette
  • Weston: Jenna Fischer
  • Colt: Big & Rich singer John Rich
  • Felix: Elizabeth Banks
  • Leo: Penelope Cruz and Javier Barden
  • Waylon "Blackjack": Drea de Matteo and Shooter Jennings

Worst celebrity baby names of 2011

KISS singer Paul Stanley makes the worst celebrity baby name list for naming his daughter a name that is not weird, but too ordinary! He named his daughter Emily, which is pretty, but it is way too popular and ordinary for a rock star, don't you think? We were also disappointed when one of our favorite actresses, Natalie Portman, named her son Aleph. And we still aren't quite sure what Alicia Silverstone was thinking by naming her son Bear Blu. Who else made the list? Check it out below.

  • Cree: Tia Mowry
  • Spike: Mike Myers
  • Xander: January Jones
  • Agnes Lark: Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany
  • Hattie: Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott
  • Cleo: Friends star David Schwimmer
  • Genesis: Viola Davis
  • Zuzu: Top Chef's daughter Tania Peterson
  • London: Dr Phil's grandson, Jay McGraw's son
  • Kroy Jagger: Real Housewives of Atanta's Kim Zolciak
  • Mosley: Daughter of Petyon Manning
  • Jude: Martha Stewart's granddaughter

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