Worst celebrity baby names

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I realise that naming a baby can be difficult. You need to consider how the name is pronounced, what the meaning of the name is and whether or not it will be made fun of when your child goes to school. It seems that celebrities have their own sets of rules when it comes to naming kids though. Who really knows why they make the decisions they do?

Why THAT name?


I took to Facebook and asked our fans why they think celebs give their children really strange names. Here are their thoughts, do you agree?
  • They love attention and the more weirs the name, the more attention they get. - Georginah
  • Because they are always high on drugs, can't even give a child a name. - Nonela
  • While I sympathise with people wanting to be individuals, I always feel sorry for the kids who have to live with unusual names. Parents should really think about the way other kids may treat their kids because of their name. - Kath
  • Because why fit in when you can stand out? Their kids, their choice. Who are we to judge what they name their kids? - Sharlene
The worst celeb names

Here are some of the most awful celebrity kid's names we could find on the Internet.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
Daughter:
North West

Holly Madison and Pasquale Rotella
Daughter: Rainbow Aurora Rotella

Levi Johnston
Son: Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston
Daughter: Breeze Beretta Johnston

Beyonce and Jay-Z

Daughter: Blue Ivy Carter

Jermaine Jackson and Hazel Joy Gordy
Son: Jermajesty Jermaine Jackson

Jason Lee and Beth Riesgraf
Son: Pilot "Standard" Inspektor Riesgraf Lee

Penn Jillette and Emily Zolten
Daughter: Moxie CrimeFighter Jillette
Son: Zolten Penn Jillette

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin
Daughter: Apple Blythe Alison Martin

Jamie Oliver and Juliette Norton
Daughter: Poppy Honey Rosie Oliver
Daughter: Daisy Boo Pamela Oliver
Daughter: Petal Blossom Rainbow Oliver
Son: Buddy Bear Maurice Oliver

Robert Rodriguez and Elizabeth Avellán
Son: Rocket Rodriguez
Son: Racer Rodriguez
Daughter: Rebel Rodriguez
Son: Rogue Rodriguez
Son: Rhiannon Rodriguez
 
Shannyn Sossamon and Dallas Clayton
Son: Audio Science Clayton

Alicia Silverstone and Christopher Jarecki
Son: Bear Blu Jarecki

Rob Morrow and Debbon Ayer
Daughter: Tu Morrow

Bob Geldof and Paula Yates
Daughter: Fifi Trixiebell Geldof
Daughter: Peaches Honeyblossom Geldof
Daughter: Little Pixie Geldof

Paula Yates and Michael Hutchence
Daughter: Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily

Toni Braxton and Keri Lewis
Son: Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis

John "Cougar" Mellencamp and Elaine Irwin
Son: Speck Wildhorse Mellencamp

Jonathan Davis and Deven Davis
Son: Pirate Howsmon Davis
Son: Zeppelin Howsmon Davis

Arthur Ashe and Jeanne Moutoussamy
Daughter: Camera Moutoussamy

David Duchovny and Téa Leoni
Son: Kyd Miller Duchovny

Woody Allen and Mia Farrow
Son: Satchel (He later changed his name to Ronan)

Frank Zappa
Daughter: Diva Thin Muffin Zappa
Son: Dweezil Zappa
Daughter: Moon Unit Zappa

Why do you think celebs give their kids ridiculous names?
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