15 Celebrity Baby Names That Sound The Most Unusual But Kinda Cool At The Same Time

For most parents, their children are the most precious, most beautiful, most unique beings that life can give them. Those children deserve the world, and a name with a special meaning or with a nice ring to it, of course. Celebrities certainly have a lot of creativity when it comes to naming their kids. How can we ever forget Elon Musk’s son’s name?
But joking aside, some celebrities had quite cute and unique ideas for their baby’s name. Read on and find out who has the coolest names for their babies, and who is just plain ridiculous.

1. Beyoncé And Jay-Z's Daughter Is Named Blue Ivy Carter


Beyoncé And Jay-Z's eldest daughter was born on January 7, 2012. There were many rumors about her middle name Ivy, and most of them believed that the name was chosen because Beyoncé and Jay-Z were obsessed with the number four.
Come to think of it, the queen bee and her husband do share many things related to the number 4. They married on 4 April 2008, have matching tattoos of the roman numeral for four – IV on their wedding fingers, and their birthdays are also both on the 4th day of the month. So maybe that was why they chose Ivy for their daughter’s middle name?

2. Cardi B And Offset's Daughter Is Named Kulture Kiari

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Cardi B and Offset had their first child together in July 2018. When asked why she chose the name Kulture, Cardi B shared that she let her husband pick the name for their baby and she really liked it. Fans suspect it might be a reference to Migos’ last two albums Culture and its successor Culture II. As for the K in “Kulture”, the famous female rapper just replied “anything else woulda been basic.”

3. Ed Sheeran And Cherry Seaborn Named Their Daughter Lyra Antarctica

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Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn's first daughter was born in late August 2020. Her full name is Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran. Lyra can be seen as a musical name as it means "lyre, harp" in Greek. It’s also the name of a small constellation.
As for the middle name “Antarctica”, the parent explained that they went to Antarctica in 2019 as it was the only continent that Ed hadn’t been to. Their trip was so mesmerized that they decided to use it for their daughter’s middle name.

4. Benedict Cumberbatch And Sophie Hunter Named Their Son Hal Auden

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Hal Auden Cumberbatch was born on March 3rd, 2017. In an interview with The Daily Mail, the couple explained their idea for naming their baby. They named him after the poet WH Auden, and the “Hal” was inspired by Shakespeare’s nickname for the young Henry V.

5. "Cosmo" Is The Name Of Scarlett Johansson And Colin Jost’s Son

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Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost welcomed their son in August 2021. Colin Jost’s mother wasn’t a big fan of the name at first, saying that she didn't quite understand it, but later changed her mind about it. According to Nameberry, Cosmo is of Greek origin and means "order, beauty."

6. "Stormi Webster" Is What Kylie Jenner And Travis Scott's Daughter Called


Born on February 1st, 2018, Stormi Webster is the eldest child of Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott. Her name is a version of Stormy in Old English. As it's quite an unusual name for a baby girl, but people with names with stormy imagery are said to be a "powerful force" just like their name. And it has a nice ring to it too.

7. Katy Perry And Orlando Bloom's Daughter Is Named Daisy Dove

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Singer Katy Perry and actor Orlando Bloom’s daughter, Daisy Dove Bloom, was born on Aug. 26, 2020. While Daisy is a quite common name, the combination of her first and last name is what makes it special. In an interview with Jimmy Kimmel the famous singer explained her reasons behind the name, saying "Daisy, to me, means pure, purity, Dove means peace and Bloom feels like it means joy.”

8. Nicole Kidman And Keith Urban Named Their Daughter Sunday Rose

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When asked about his daughter’s name, Keith Urban explained that they named her “Sunday” because they really liked the day of the week. “It went from being sort of the most dreaded day of the week for us to being the most joyous day because we just had a family,” said Keith. The second part of the name, Rose, was chosen to honor Keith’s grandmother.

9. Uma Thurman And Arpad Busson's Daughter Is Named Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence

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It’s not every day that we get to hear such a unique name like this. Uma Thurman’s second daughter with Arpad Busson is usually called Luna, but her birth name is Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence. That’s quite a mouthful! The reason behind this name is because Thurman’s first daughter Maya thinks that her mom would probably not be having any more children, so she should put all the names she likes together to name her second daughter.

10. "Kal-El" Is The Name Of Nicolas Cage And Alice Kim's Son

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Every hardcore Superman fan knows his birth name, the one he was given on the Krypton planet, is Kal-El. This is also the name of Nicolas Cage and his now ex-wife Alice's second son. Alice wanted an exotic name, but it also needs to be American and stood for something good. Cage went with it and together they named their son after the beloved DC superhero.

11. Alicia Keys And Swizz Beatz's Son Is Named Genesis Ali Dean

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Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz’s sons have rather uncommon names, especially their second son Genesis Ali Dean. The boy was born on Dec. 27, 2014. His name is a Biblical baby name that means “beginning.”

12. Usain Bolt And Kasi Bennett Named Their Son Thunder Bolt

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Usain Bolt has three children, but his sons have the coolest names, especially Thunder Bolt. It’s not hard to see the word play here. His eldest daughter also has a quite badass name too: Olympia Lightning.

13. Katie Holmes And Tom Cruise's Daughter Is Named Suri

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Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise welcomed their daughter in 2006. The couple explained the choice for her name after the announcement of her birth. “It means ‘Princess’ in Hebrew or ‘Red Rose’ in Persian,” Katie revealed.

14. Kelly Clarkson And Brandon Blackstock Call Their Daughter River Rose

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Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock's daughter was born in 2014. Kelly opened up about how the name was chosen and turned out the first part of it was quite random. "We were going back and forth on what to name her. And I like androgynous names,” the singer said, “We live on a river, so it really wasn't that creative. We were outside on our balcony, and we both looked at each other and were like, 'What about River? That's kind of cool.'"
The second name, Rose, was inspired by Kelly’s mother's maiden name.

15. Emma Roberts And Garrett Hedlund’s Son Is Named Rhodes


Emma Roberts and Garrett Hedlund’s first son was born on Dec. 27, 2020. Roberts has shared many aspects of her pregnancy. She was the first-ever star to pose pregnant for the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine. Rhodes means "where roses grow" in Greek origin. What a beautiful name indeed!
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