The Best (and Worst) Celebrity Baby Names of 2012

From the supremely weird to the brilliantly creative.


Celebrity baby names have long been a source of entertainment and inspiration. This year is no exception. Check out our roundup of 2012's best and worst celebrity baby name trends.

The "What were they thinking?" baby names

What would a list of 2012 baby names be without its share of celebrity weirdness? Imagine going through life with the name Bastian Kick, Kash Kade, Romy Hero or Clover Clementyne!

For boys:

  • Bastian Kick – son of Suburgatory actor Jeremy Sisto and wife Addie Lane
  • Callaway Lane – son of Chudney Ross and beau Joshua Faulkner; grandson of Diana Ross
  • Caspian – son of actress Neve Campbell and partner J.J. Feild
  • Kash Kade – son of The Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kim Zolciak and Atlanta Falcons husband Kroy Biermann
  • Princeton Harris – sixth son of singer Anthony Hamilton and wife Tasha
  • Rocky James – son of actors Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze, Jr.
  • Tennessee James – son of actress Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth
  • West Yantz – son of country crooner Randy House and wife Jessa Lee

For girls:

  • Blue Ivy – daughter of music moguls Beyonce and Jay-Z
  • Breeze Beretta – daughter of Alaska's Levi Johnston and wife Sunny Oglesby
  • Clover Clementyne – daughter of 7th Heaven alum Barry Watson and Samantha Who? Actress Natasha Gregson
  • Fox India – daughter of Take That singer Mark Owen and wife Emma Ferguson
  • Gray Audrey – daughter of former Blossom star Jenna Von Oy and husband Brad Bratcher
  • Halcyon Juna – daughter of Crazy, Stupid Love actress Beth Littleford and husband Rob Fox
  • Keeva Jane – daughter of How I Met Your Mother actress Alyson Hannigan and husband Alexis Denisof
  • Maple Sylvie – daughter of actor Jason Bateman and wife Amanda Anka
  • Olive – daughter of actress Drew Barrymore and husband Will Kopelman
  • Olive Pearl – daughter of country star Jake Owen and wife Lacey Buchanan
  • Romy Hero – daughter of Kick-Ass actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson and artist and film director Sam Taylor-Johnson
  • Saskia – daughter of House star Anne Dudek and husband Matthew Heller

Baby girls with boy names

A lot of celebs jumped on the bandwagon to give masculine first and/or middle names to their daughters. Love it or hate it: What do you think of the trend?

  • August Luce – daughter of The Office actor Oscar Nunez and wife Ursula Whittaker
  • Ava Jaymes – daughter of Backstreet Boys singer A.J. McLean and wife Rochelle Karidis
  • Dylan River – daughter of country singer Joe Nichols and wife Heather
  • Elliotte Anne – daughter of The Practice actress Marla Sokoloff and husband Alec Puro
  • Mabel Ray – daughter of actor Bruce Willis and Emma Heming
  • Maxwell Drew – daughter of singer-turned-designer Jessica Simpson and fiance Eric Johnson
  • Maxwell Lue – daughter of Horrible Bosses actress Lindsay Sloane and husband Dar Rollins
  • Marlowe – daughter of actress Sienna Miller and fiance Tom Sturridge
  • Poppy James – daughter of Grey's Anatomy actress Jessica Capshaw and husband Christopher Gavigan
  • Wyatt Lilly – daughter of Tiger Woods' former mistress Rachel Uchitel and husband Matt Hahn

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Trendsetter names for boys

Why name your son Jacob or Michael when you can opt for one of these flashy monikers?

  • Brooks – son of model/actress Molly Sims and husband Scott Stuber
  • Callen – son of New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees and wife Brittany
  • Camden – son of actress Kristin Cavallari and Chicago Bears player Jay Cutler
  • Camden – son of singer Nick Lachey and wife Vanessa Minnillo Lachey
  • Exton – son of Sherlock Holmes actor Robert Downey Jr. and wife Susan Downey
  • Hawkins – son of NFL star Tony Romo and wife Candice Crawford
  • Phoenix – son of Jillian Michaels and partner Heidi Rhoades
  • Truman – son of Martha Stewart's daughter Alexis Stewart, born via surrogate

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