Celebrities Who Gave Their Kids Goth-Inspired Names

By Elise Sole

The word “gothic” probably makes you think of black clothing and dramatic makeup, however, these romantic baby names popularized by celebrity parents will stop those stereotypes

Gothic names have so much potential and the following celebrity parents can guide you in your selection

Foo Fighters musician Dave Grohl and his wife's younger daughter is named Ophelia, whose name means "serpentine" and "help."

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling named their first daughter Esmeralda after one of their favorite literary characters in an 1831 French gothic novel

Alanis Morissette and her husband gave their daughter Onyx a beautiful goth-inspired name that means "black jemstone"

Hayden Christensen and Rachel Bilson love Disney movies so naming their daughter Briar Rose after Princess Aurora in Sleeping Beauty makes sense to us!

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith chose the name Willow for their second child. The name means "slender" and "graceful" and is associated with willow trees

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott chose mysterious names for their children, daughter Stormi, born in 2018, and son Wolf, born in 2022

Harry Potter star Rupert Grint and his partner Georgia Groome chose the name Wednesday for their daughter who was born in 2020

Shawn Johnson East and Andrew East share son Jett, who has a unisex goth name that means jet black, due to the gemstone's color

Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn have a daughter named Lyra Antarctica

Joel Madden and Nicole Richie named their second child Sparrow James Midnight, a name that oozes gothic style

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