Celebrities: They’re just like us—except they can get away with giving their babies some pretty unique names. Check out the one-of-a-kind names bestowed upon these famous kids by their even more famous parents.
Cardi B and her hubby Offset welcomed their first child together in July 2018 and it’s ony right that the Bronx-born rapper and the Atlanta native gave their baby girl a unique moniker.
“Kulture Kiari Cephus 07/10/18,” wrote the 25-year-old on Instagram to announce the birth of her bundle of joy.
Cardi, whose real name is Belcalis Almanzar told Ellen in April that Offset (born Kiari Kendrell Cephus) was tasked with picking out their daughter’s name and that it’s one she “really liked.”
It sounds perfect. Congrats!
Beyonce and Jay Z blessed their precious twins with the names Rumi and Sir.
In an interview with Rap Radar soon after the little ones were born, the proud dad explained why he and Yoncé chose their monikers.
“Rumi is our favorite poet, so it was for our daughter,” he shared. “Sir was like, man, come out the gate. He carries himself like that. He just came out, like, Sir.”
Cam Newton and girlfriend Kia Proctor welcomed their first son back in 2015 and they blessed their baby boy with the name Chosen and their daughter who was born in 2017 with the name Sovereign-Dior Cambella.
Proud parents T.I. and Tiny already boast a blended family of unique names: Zonnique, King, Domani and Messiah Ya’Majesty. And now, Heiress Harris, born on Easter weekend.
Evan Ross and Ashlee Simpson recently welcomed baby girl, Jagger Snow Ross, into the world and held nothing back in naming her. She joins a family of unique names as her older brother’s name is Bronx.
Chris Brown stepped up when he found himself amidst some baby drama after a woman has come forth claiming that he’s the daddy to her 9-month-old daughter, who has quite the royal name: Royalty.
Ciara and her ex-boo, Future, opted to keep it in the family when naming their son, Future Zahir Wilburn. The fact that he was named after his father’s stage name only makes the decision more unique!
Proud parents Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz welcomed baby boy Genesis Ali Dean into the world last December. His big brother, Egypt, also has a unique name.
Beyonce and Jay-Z’s daughter Blue Ivy Carter, was born in New York City on January 7, 2011, weighing seven pounds.
Actress Essence Atkins and hubby Jaime Mendez named their newborn son Varro, Latin for durable or strong. Blair is in honor of Jaime’s deceased friend of the same name.
New mom Nia Long and boyfriend Ime Udoka named their son Kez Sunday. Nia’s first-born son’s name is Massai, 14.
Actress Tia Mowry and hubby Cory Hardrict welcomed baby Cree Taylor Hardrict in June 2011.
Fraternal twins Monroe and Moroccan Scott’s parents are none other than Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon.
Dad Jermaine Jackson has a lot of ‘splainin’ to do after naming his son Jermajesty (left — pictured with brother Jafaar).
Actress Viola Davis and hubby Julius Tennon adopted a baby girl they named Genessis Tennon in October 2011.
Five-year-old Lou Sulola’s superstar parents are Seal and Heidi Klum.
Lucky Jett Hamilton probably hears the sweetest lullabies from his singer mom, Jill Scott.
Of all Michael Jackson’s children’s names — Prince, Paris — youngest son Blanket’s (center) is the most memorable.
The 7-year-old boasts singer Usher as his dad. “Being a father means everything in life as an African-American man,” Usher told ESSENCE.com.
Daughter of rapper Master P, this up-and-comer has already made a name for herself, starring in her own Nickelodeon series, “How to Rock.”
One of the most unique names around, singer Toni Braxton and ex-husband, musician, Keri Lewis, named their second son Diezel Ky, 11. His older brother’s name is Denim, 13.
Kimora Lee Simmons is said to have named son Kenzo in honor of her Japanese heritage. It means “wise” and “three” to symbolize her three children.
Twins D’Lila and Jessie James’ dad is hip hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs.
Funnyman Cedric the Entertainer’s two children boast two of the most unique names in Hollywood.
These tiny tots are already Hollywood royalty thanks to mom Nicole Richie and rocker dad Joel Madden.
Nakoa-Wolf’s mother is actress Lisa Bonet and dad, actor Jason Momoa. The name Nakoa is said to mean “warrior.”
Twins Jax and Jaid, 7, call actress Garcelle Beauvais mom.
This sprightly teenager calls producer Dallas Austin dad and TLC singer Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas mom.
Known for her unconventional ways, Erykah Badu named her three children Seven, Puma, and Mars Merkaba.
These two lovely ladies boast comedian Chris Rock as their dad. (Pictured with Zahra)
Actor Forest Whitaker and wife Keisha steer clear of conformity when naming their children. Daughters Sonnet and True also have an older brother (Ocean) and sister (Autumn).
Kim and Kanye have three adorable kids: North, Saint, and their latest addition, Chicago.
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