Cardi B and Offset
Cardi B and partner Offset named their daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus. While her middle and last names are directly taken from Offset’s birth name, Kiari Kendrell Cephus, fans suspect her first name is inspired by the Migos albums Culture and Culture II.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West christened their bub North West and momager Kris Jenner revealed why.
“The way [Kim] explained it to me was that North means highest power and she says that North is their highest point together. I thought that was very sweet.”
And North isn’t the only one. Kim and Kanye’s son was named Saint as Kanye “wanted a name with spiritual significance,” and youngest daughter Chicago (nickname Chi, pronounced ‘Shy’) is named after the city her father grew up in.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban called their daughter Sunday Rose, because Sunday was their least favourite day of the week until they met each other.
Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thomspon
Khloe Kardashian kept it in the family when she named her bub True, whom she shares with partner Tristan Thompson. Matriarch Kris Jenner posted on Instagram “FUN FACT… my Grandfather’s name on my Dad’s side was True Otis Houghton,” she wrote. “My real Dad’s name was Robert True Houghton…so i am so excited Khloe named her daughter True!!!”
Beyonce and Jay-Z
Beyoncé and Jay-Z called their daughter Blue Ivy Carter after a passage from Beyonce’s favourite book A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit. As for their twins, Jay-Z revealed daughter Rumi was named for their “favorite poet,” the 13th-century Persian lyricist, while their son Sir “carries himself like that. He just came out, like, Sir.”
Kate Winslet and Ned Rocknroll
Kate Winslet named her child Bear Blaze Rocknroll after the house fire that took place on Richard Branson’s private Caribbean island, Necker, in 2011 where she and her husband, Ned, met.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin
Gwyneth Paltrow called her daughter Apple because apples are “sweet, wholesome, clean and biblical”.
Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman
Drew Barrymore and husband Will Kopelman named their baby daughter Olive because when they discovered Drew was pregnant, that’s what size the baby was.