55 Celebrity Baby Names We Wish We’d Thought of First

Picking a name for a child can be intensely personal — and unfortunately, the name-choice process often invites a lot of unwelcome feedback from other people. Baby name trends come and go, and one of the reasons for that is that celebrities introduce us to some really excellent name ideas on a regular basis. Yes, celebs definitely have a reputation for picking some out-there baby names that people love to make fun of, but every now and then, they just get it so right.

There's no shame in getting inspired by a celebrity baby name and stashing it away for your own future children. Whether you started considering fruit names after Gwyneth Paltrow named her daughter Apple or ran through all the colors of the rainbow when Beyoncé named her daughter Blue, we won't judge.

For every beyond-weird celebrity baby name, there's a cool and beautiful one we would totally name our own kids. Like these.

A version of this article was originally published in August 2016. 


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