2016 Was THE Year Of Ultra Cool Celebrity Baby Names

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As this year is nearly at a close we thought we’d revisit some of the celebrity babies that were born AND their often unusual names. For a while there, it seemed like there was at least one a day.

From Luna Legend to Dream Kardashian, here’s a snippet of the long list of 2016 celebrity babies and their oh so funky names!

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Michael Buble

Michael Buble and his gorgeous wife, Luisana Lopilato, welcomed their second son, Elias, on the 22nd. What started out as an awesome year, turned sad when Buble shared the devastating news of his eldest son’s cancer. Three-year-old Noah is having treatment at the moment.

Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks welcomed her first child, a boy, on the 27th. The America’s Next Top Model beauty used a surrogate for her son, York. Sharing the first picture in February.

This is the Happiest Valentine’s Day of my life. York, Daddy, and I send you so much love.

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Rose Byrne

Aussie actress and funny girl Rose Byrne and her actor husband Bobby Cannavale welcomed their first son together on February 1st, naming him Rocco.

Heather Morris

With complete glee, this Glee actress welcomed her second child on the 11th. Sharing her news via Instagram, she also shared her excitement at being able to birth her son, Owen, via VBAC after her first baby was born via c-section.


James Van Der Beek

The actor most known for his role as Dawson in Dawson’s Creek, James and his wife welcomed their fourth child on the 23rd. A little girl by the name of Emilia.


Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson had her second baby, Remington (and her tubes tied) on the 12th. She also made sure there would be absolutely no accidental pregnancies by making her husband get a vasectomy.

Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen and legendary singer, John Legend, welcomed their first baby together on the 14th. Little Luna has brought so much joy to the couple and us. They love sharing their happiness on social media.

Happy birthday, beautiful papa.

A photo posted by chrissy teigen (@chrissyteigen) on

Nick Carter

On the 19th Backstreet Boy Nick Carter welcomed his first boy, Odin Reign.

Eva Mendes

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are pretty good at keeping a secret. News broke of her pregnancy only three weeks prior to her giving birth to her second baby. On the 29th they welcomed daughter, Amada Lee.


Michael Phelps

The 31-year-old Olympic gold medalist welcomed his first child, Boomer, only months before the games in Rio this year. Born on the 5th, this boy has one of the cutest names!

Kerri Russell

Kerri Russell welcomed her third child, Sam, on the 30th. Although third for her, it is her husband’s first baby.


Ginnifer Goodwin

Ginnifer had her second baby with husband, Josh Dallas, on the 1st. Naming him Hugo, it’s the second boy for the couple.

Emily Blunt

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski welcomed their second daughter in early June. Her exact birth date isn’t public knowledge but we do know that her name is Violet.

Alanis Morissette

Morissette gave birth to a girl, Onyx, on the 23rd.

Audrina Patridge

Audrina and her Aussie husband had their first baby together on the 24th. A little girl by the very cute name, Kirra Max.

My baby love

A photo posted by Audrina Patridge (@audrinapatridge) on


Nicky Hilton

Hotel heiress Nicky Hilton and husband James Rothschild welcomed a little girl, Lily Grace on the 8th.

Liv Tyler

This American beauty welcomed her third child, Lula Rose, on the 10th. She even travelled with her precious bundle when she was only 7-weeks-old.


A photo posted by Liv Tyler (@misslivalittle) on


Megan Fox

The TMNT actress welcomed her third lot of testosterone into the house on the 4th. Little Journey River was a BIG surprise after her and Brian Austin Green announced they had separated.

A photo posted by Megan Fox (@the_native_tiger) on


Blake Lively

Although we don’t know the exact date, we do know that Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds welcomed their second child, Ines, in September. Attempting to keep everything a secret, Ryan accidentally let the cat out of the bag about the gender of the baby, sending Blake a sweet apology after the fact.


Kerry Washington

Kerry welcomed her first child on the 5th, Caleb Kelechi.

Candice Swanepoel

Victoria’s Secret supermodel Candice Swanepoel welcomed her first baby. Anaca was born on the 7th.

Olivia Wilde

Wilde and Jason Sudeikis welcomed Daisy Josephine on international day of the girl, aka the 11th. 


Blac Chyna

Blac and Rob Kardashian welcomed their first little bundle of delight on the 10th. With a super cute name, Dream Kardashian. 

Mila Kunis

Notoriously private couple Mila and Ashton were the first ones to announce both the gender AND name of their second baby, Dimitri, born on the 30th.


Mick Jagger

The 73-year-old rocker fathered his eighth child on the 8th. Jagger and 29-year-old ballerina girlfriend named their son Deveraux Octavian Basil Jagger. Probably the coolest name around. 

Jarryd Hayne

Although we don’t know many details on the birth of his first child, we do know that Hayne is now the proud father of a little girl.

All praise to god above, for he never makes mistakes!!!! #daddysgirl

A photo posted by Jarryd Hayne (@jarrydhayne38) on

What an absolute baby boom! We wonder how many celebrity babies will be born in 2017!!

Still trying to find a good baby name, have a read of what’s expected to be HOT next year.


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