Celebrity Baby Names 2015
Celebrity parents embraced a range of naming trends that reflected their individuality and personal preferences in year 2015.
From unique and unconventional choices like Wylde Cole, chosen by Lily Cole and Kwame Ferreira, to nature-inspired names like Wolfe Lee, selected by Kimora Lee Simmons and Tim Leissner, celebrities embraced creativity in their baby names.
Traditional names with a modern twist, such as Vivienne Margaret, added a touch of elegance, while gender-neutral names like Wilder Frances highlighted a growing trend.
The year was filled with a delightful mix of names that celebrated individuality and allowed parents to express their unique style. Let's take a glimpse at the captivating assortment of baby names chosen by celebrities in the year 2015.
Actress Michelle Clunie and her partner Bryan Singer named their son Dashiell Julius William on January 5, 2015. Dashiell, of French origin, means "page boy," Julius, of Latin origin, means "youthful, downy," and William, of English origin, means "resolute protection."
Singer Nick Lachey and his wife Vanessa named their daughter Brooklyn Elisabeth on January 5, 2015. Brooklyn combines the names Brook and Lynn, and Elisabeth, of Hebrew origin, means "pledged to God."
Actress Sonequa Martin-Green and her husband Kenric Green named their son Kenric Justin II on January 10, 2015. Kenric, a name of English origin, means "bold ruler," and Justin, of Latin origin, means "just."
Singer Vanessa Carlton and her husband John McCauley named their daughter Sidney Aoibheann on January 13, 2015. Sidney, a name of English origin, means "wide island," and Aoibheann, of Irish origin, means "beautiful, radiant."
Actress Ali Larter and her husband Hayes MacArthur named their daughter Vivienne Margaret on January 15, 2015. Vivienne, a name of French origin, means "life," and Margaret, of Greek origin, means "pearl."
Actor Stanley Tucci and his wife Felicity Blunt named their son Matteo Oliver on January 25, 2015. Matteo, an Italian name, means "gift of God," and Oliver, of Latin origin, means "olive tree."
Actor Chris O'Dowd and his wife Dawn O'Porter named their son Art O'Porter on January 25, 2015. Art is a diminutive of Arthur, a name of Celtic origin meaning "bear."
Singer Shakira and her partner Gerard Piqué named their son Sasha on January 29, 2015. Sasha, a name of Russian origin, is a diminutive of Alexander, which means "defending men."
NFL player Eli Manning and his wife Abby McGrew named their daughter Caroline Olivia on January 29, 2015. Caroline, a name of French origin, means "free man," and Olivia, of Latin origin, means "olive tree."
TV journalist Jenna Wolfe and her partner Stephanie Gosk named their daughter Quinn Lily on February 4, 2015. Quinn, a name of Irish origin, means "descendant of Conn," and Lily, of English origin, refers to the lily flower.
Actress Liv Tyler and her partner David Gardner named their son Sailor Gene on February 11, 2015. Sailor is an occupational name, and Gene, of English origin, means "well-born, noble."
Country singer Eric Church and his wife Katherine named their son Tennessee Hawkins on February 15, 2015. Tennessee is a U.S. state name of Native American origin meaning "river," and Hawkins, of English origin, means "hawk."
Actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar and his wife Catriona McGinn named their daughter Lachlyn Hope on February 17, 2015. Lachlyn is a variant of Lochlan, a name of Irish origin meaning "land of lakes," and Hope, of English origin, refers to the virtue hope.
Actress Leonor Varela and her husband Lucas Akoskin named their daughter Luna Mae on February 25, 2015. Luna, a name of Italian origin, means "moon," and Mae, of English origin, refers to the month of May.
Singer Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher named their son Isaiah Michael on February 27, 2015. Isaiah, a name of Hebrew origin, means "God is salvation," and Michael, also of Hebrew origin, means "who is like God?"
Actress Sara Gilbert and her wife Linda Perry named their son Rhodes Emilio on February 28, 2015. Rhodes, an English name, means "where roses grow," and Emilio, of Spanish origin, means "rival."
Actress Sarah Shahi and her husband Steve Howey named their twins Violet Moon and Knox Blue on March 1, 2015. Violet, of English origin, refers to the purple flower, Moon is an English word, Knox, of Scottish origin, means "hill," and Blue is a color name.
Actress Marla Sokoloff and her husband Alec Puro named their daughter Olive Mae on March 13, 2015. Olive, of English origin, refers to the olive tree, and Mae, also of English origin, refers to the month of May.
Actor Vin Diesel and his partner Paloma Jiménez named their daughter Pauline on March 14, 2015. Pauline, a name of French origin, means "small."
Actress Isla Fisher and her husband Sacha Baron Cohen named their son Montgomery Moses Brian on March 17, 2015. Montgomery, of Norman origin, means "man power," Moses, of Egyptian origin, means "delivered from the water," and Brian, of Irish origin, means "high" or "noble."
Actress Jessica Paré and her husband John Kastner named their son Blues Anthony Paré on March 19, 2015. Blues refers to the musical genre, and Anthony, a name of Latin origin, means "priceless one."
Designer Nate Berkus and his husband Jeremiah Brent named their daughter Poppy on March 23, 2015. Poppy, an English name, refers to the red flower.
Actor Sam Worthington and his wife Lara Bingle named their son Rocket Zot on March 24, 2015. Rocket is an English word, and Zot is an uncommon name of uncertain origin.
Model and actress Molly Sims and her husband Scott Stuber named their daughter Scarlett May on March 25, 2015. Scarlett, an English name, refers to the red color, and May, also of English origin, refers to the month of May.
Model Coco Rocha and her husband James Conran named their daughter Ioni James on March 28, 2015. Ioni might derive from Ionian, a region in ancient Greece, and James, of Hebrew origin, means "supplanter."
Actor Reid Scott and his wife Elspeth named their son Conrad on March 31, 2015. Conrad, a name of German origin, means "brave counsel."
Actress Milla Jovovich and her husband Paul W. S. Anderson named their daughter Dashiel Edan on April 1, 2015. Dashiel, a variant of Dashiell, means "page boy," and Edan, of Hebrew origin, means "place of pleasure."
Actress Kelly Stables and her husband Kurt Patino named their son Kellen William on April 2, 2015. Kellen, a name of Irish origin, means "slender," and William, of English origin, means "resolute protection."
Actress Rachael Leigh Cook and her husband Daniel Gillies named their son Theodore Vigo Sullivan on April 4, 2015. Theodore, of Greek origin, means "gift of God," Vigo is a Spanish place name, and Sullivan, of Irish origin, means "black-eyed one."
Reality TV star Jill Duggar and her husband Derick Dillard named their son Israel David on April 6, 2015. Israel, a name of Hebrew origin, means "wrestled with God," and David, also of Hebrew origin, means "beloved."
Singer Justin Timberlake and his wife Jessica Biel named their son Silas Randall on April 8, 2015. Silas, a name of English origin, means "wood, forest," and Randall, also of English origin, means "wolf shield."
Fashion designer Kimora Lee Simmons and her husband Tim Leissner named their son Wolfe Lee on April 10, 2015. Wolfe is a variant of Wolf, a name of German origin that means "wolf," and Lee, of English origin, means "meadow."
Dylan Lauren, daughter of designer Ralph Lauren, and her husband Paul Arrouet named their twins Kingsley Rainbow and Cooper Blue on April 13, 2015.
Kingsley, an English name, means "king's meadow," Rainbow is an English word, Cooper, also of English origin, means "barrel maker," and Blue is a color name.
Actor Donovan Leitch and his wife Libby Mintz named their son Donovan Evers on April 14, 2015. Donovan, of Irish origin, means "dark" or "brown," and Evers, of English origin, is a surname usually given to a boar, meaning "wild boar."
Actor Donald Faison and his wife CaCee Cobb named their daughter Wilder Frances on April 23, 2015. Wilder, an English name, means "wild animal," and Frances, of Latin origin, means "from France or free man."
Actor Owain Yeoman and his wife Gigi Yallouz named their daughter Ever Belle on April 24, 2015. Ever, of English origin, is a word
Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana on May 2, 2015. Charlotte, of French origin, means "free man," Elizabeth, of Hebrew origin, means "God is my oath," and Diana, of Latin origin, means "divine."
Actor Terrence Howard and his wife Miranda Pak named their son Qirin Love on May 7, 2015. Qirin is likely a variant of Kirin, a mythical hooved chimerical creature in East Asian culture, and Love, of English origin, is a virtue name.
Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton named his daughter Mia Alma on May 9, 2015. Mia, a diminutive of Maria, means "bitter" or "sea of bitterness," and Alma, of Latin origin, means "nurturing, soul."
Actress Haylie Duff and her husband Matt Rosenberg named their daughter Ryan on May 11, 2015. Ryan, of Irish origin, means "little king."
Actress Claire Coffee and her husband Chris Thile named their son Calvin Eugene on the same day. Calvin, of Latin origin, means "bald," and Eugene, of Greek origin, means "well-born, noble."
Race car driver Kyle Busch and his wife Samantha named their son Brexton Locke on May 18, 2015. Both Brexton and Locke are of English origin and rare, but Locke could refer to "lock" or be a variant of Lachlan, meaning "from the land of lakes."
Actor Scott Porter and his wife Kelsey Mayfield named their son McCoy Lee on May 23, 2015. McCoy, of Gaelic origin, means "son of Aodh," and Lee, of English origin, means "meadow."
Actress Casey Wilson and her husband David Caspe named their son Max Red on the same day. Max is a diminutive of Maximilian, meaning "greatest," and Red, of English origin, is a color name.
Actress Keira Knightley and her husband James Righton named their daughter Edie Knightley on May 25, 2015. Edie, a diminutive of Edith, means "prosperous in war."
TV journalist Andrea Canning and her husband Tony Bancroft named their daughter Elle Corbin on May 27, 2015. Elle, of French origin, means "she," and Corbin, of French origin, means "raven."
Rapper Ludacris and his wife Eudoxie Bridges named their daughter Cadence Gaëlle on the same day. Cadence, of English origin, refers to the rhythm of music, and Gaëlle, of French origin, means "Gaul."
Rapper Macklemore and his wife Tricia Davis named their daughter Sloane Ava Simone on May 29, 2015. Sloane, of Irish origin, means "raider," Ava, a name of uncertain origin, may mean "life," and Simone, of Hebrew origin, means "hearkening."
Actor Kevin James and his wife Steffiana de la Cruz named their daughter Sistine Sabella on the same day. Sistine likely refers to the Sistine Chapel, and Sabella, a diminutive of Isabella, means "God is my oath."
Reality TV star Maci Bookout and her partner Taylor McKinney named their daughter Jayde Carter on the same day. Jayde is a variant of Jade, a Spanish name referring to the green gemstone, and Carter, of English origin, is an occupational name for a cart driver.
Model Marisa Miller and her husband Griffin Guess named their son Grayson Lee Bazyl also on May 29, 2015. Grayson, of English origin, means "son of the bailiff," Lee means "meadow," and Bazyl, a variant of Basil, means "royal, kingly."
Professional surfer Bethany Hamilton and her husband Adam Dirks named their son Tobias on June 1, 2015. Tobias, of Hebrew origin, means "God is good."
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch and his wife Sophie Hunter named their son Christopher Carlton "Kit". Christopher, a Greek name, means "bearer of Christ," Carlton, of Old English origin, means "free peasant settlement," and Kit is a diminutive of Christopher.
Actor Theo Rossi and his wife Meghan McDermott named their son Kane Alexander on June 8, 2015. Kane, an Irish name, means "battle," and Alexander, of Greek origin, means "defender of the people."
TV personality Jack Osbourne and his wife Lisa Stelly named their daughter Andy Rose on June 13, 2015. Andy is traditionally a diminutive of Andrew, meaning "manly," and Rose, of English origin, is a flower name.
Actor Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria named their son Rafael Thomas on June 17, 2015. Rafael, a name of Hebrew origin, means "God has healed," and Thomas, also of Hebrew origin, means "twin."
Actor Noah Wyle and his wife Sara Wells named their daughter Frances Harper on June 22, 2015. Frances is a Latin name meaning "from France" or "free one," and Harper, of English origin, is an occupational name for a harp player.
Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt and her husband Brian Hallisay named their son Atticus James on June 24, 2015. Atticus, of Latin origin, means "man of Attica," and James, of Hebrew origin, means "supplanter."
Model Anne Vyalitsyna and her partner Adam Cahan named their daughter Alaska on June 25, 2015. Alaska, of Aleut origin, means "great land."
Actors Justin and Emily Baldoni named their daughter Maiya Grace on June 27, 2015. Maiya, a variant of the Greek name Maia, means "great," and Grace, of Latin origin, means "gracefulness."
Actress Tiffani Thiessen and her husband Brady Smith named their son Holt Fisher on July 1, 2015. Holt, of English origin, means "wood," and Fisher, also of English origin, is an occupational name for a fisherman.
Actress Tamera Mowry and her husband Adam Housley named their daughter Ariah Talea. Ariah, a variant of the Hebrew name Ariel, means "lion of God," and Talea, of uncertain origin, is rare but may derive from the Latin for "sprout."
Actor Jeff Goldblum and his wife Emilie Livingston named their son Charlie Ocean on July 4, 2015. Charlie, a diminutive of Charles, means "free man," and Ocean, of Greek origin, is a nature name.
Singer Sophie B. Hawkins named her daughter Esther Ballantine on July 7, 2015. Esther, of Persian origin, means "star," and Ballantine, of Scottish origin, is a variant of Valentine meaning "strong, healthy."
Singer Bobby Brown and his wife Alicia Etheredge named their daughter Bodhi Jameson Rein on July 9, 2015.
Bodhi, of Sanskrit origin, means "awakening" or "enlightenment," Jameson is an English surname meaning "son of James," and Rein, of German origin, means "counsel" or "decision."
Actress Jaime King and her husband Kyle Newman named their son Leo Thames on July 16, 2015. Leo is a Latin name meaning "lion," and Thames, of Celtic origin, is a river name.
Actress Zooey Deschanel and her husband Jacob Pechenik named their daughter Elsie Otter on July 18, 2015. Elsie is a diminutive of Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath," and Otter, of English origin, is an animal name.
Actress Caitlin Manley and her husband Timothy V. Murphy named their son Seán Fionn on July 22, 2015. Seán is an Irish variant of John, meaning "God is gracious," and Fionn, also of Irish origin, means "fair" or "white."
Reality TV stars Leah and Brandon Jenner named their daughter Eva James on the same day. Eva is a variant of Eve, meaning "life," and James, of Hebrew origin, means "supplanter."
Actress A. J. Cook and her husband Nathan Andersen named their son Phoenix Sky on July 23, 2015. Phoenix, of Greek origin, is a mythical bird symbolizing rebirth, and Sky, of English origin, is a nature name.
Singer Ashlee Simpson and her husband Evan Ross named their daughter Jagger Snow on July 30, 2015. Jagger is an English surname associated with cart drivers, and Snow is an English nature name.
Actress Ashley Scott and her husband Steve Hart named their daughter Ilya Vue on August 3, 2015. Ilya is a Russian variant of Elijah, meaning "the Lord is my God," and Vue is an uncommon name of uncertain origin.
Actors Leighton Meester and Adam Brody named their daughter Arlo Day on August 4, 2015. Arlo is an Old English name meaning "fortified hill," and Day, also of English origin, is a word name associated with daylight.
Singer Billy Joel and his wife Alexis Roderick named their daughter Della Rose on August 12, 2015. Della is a diminutive of Adela, meaning "noble," and Rose, of English origin, is a flower name.
TV personality Jenna Bush Hager and her husband Henry Hager named their daughter Poppy Louise on August 13, 2015. Poppy is an English flower name, and Louise, of German origin, means "famous battle."
Actor Max Greenfield and his wife Tess Sanchez named their son Ozzie James on August 24, 2015. Ozzie is a diminutive of names beginning with Os-, like Oswald, meaning "divine power," and James, of Hebrew origin, means "supplanter."
Actress Lucy Liu named her son Rockwell Lloyd on August 27, 2015. Rockwell, of English origin, means "rock spring," and Lloyd, of Welsh origin, means "gray."
Actor Kevin Durand and his wife Sandra Cho named their daughter Amélie Moon on August 30, 2015. Amélie is a French name meaning "hardworking" or "industrious," and Moon is an English name associated with the celestial body.
Film producer Brad Grey and his wife Cassandra Huysentruyt named their son Jules Andrew on September 3, 2015. Jules, a French form of Julian, means "youthful" or "downy," and Andrew, of Greek origin, means "manly" or "brave."
Actors Dave and Odette Annable named their daughter Charlie Mae on September 7, 2015. Charlie, a diminutive of Charles, means "free man," and Mae, of English origin, is associated with the month of May.
Model Lily Cole and her partner Kwame Ferreira named their daughter Wylde Cole on September 11, 2015. Wylde is an Old English name meaning "wild," and Cole, also of English origin, means "charcoal" or "coal black."
Actress Naya Rivera and her husband Ryan Dorsey named their son Josey Hollis on September 17, 2015. Josey is a variant of Joseph, meaning "Jehovah increases," and Hollis, of English origin, means "holly trees."
Olympian Meaghan Mikkelson and her husband Scott Reid named their son Calder Allan William on September 27, 2015. Calder, of Scottish origin, means "rocky water," Allan, of Celtic origin, means "harmony" or "peace," and William, of German origin, means "resolute protector."
Eve and Eivin Kilcher, stars of the TV show Alaska: The Last Frontier, named their daughter Sparrow Rose on September 28, 2015. Sparrow is an English bird name, and Rose, also of English origin, is a flower name.
Model Brooklyn Decker and her husband Andy Roddick named their son Hank on September 30, 2015. Hank is an English name, often a diminutive of Henry, which means "ruler of the home."
Singer Kimberly Caldwell and her husband Jordan Harvey named their daughter Harlow Monroe on October 7, 2015. Harlow, of English origin, means "army," while Monroe, of Scottish origin, means "mouth of the river roe."
Actress Carey Mulligan and her husband Marcus Mumford named their daughter Evelyn Grace on October 9, 2015. Evelyn, of English origin, means "wished for child," and Grace, also of English origin, means "gracefulness."
Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham and his wife Audrey named their twin boys James Jeffrey and Jack Steven on October 11, 2015.
James, of Hebrew origin, means "supplanter," Jeffrey is a variant of Geoffrey meaning "peaceful territory," Jack is a diminutive of John meaning "God is gracious," and Steven, of Greek origin, means "crown" or "garland."
Rapper 2 Chainz and his partner Kesha Ward named their daughter Halo on October 14, 2015. Halo, of Greek origin, signifies "divine aura."
TV host Daphne Oz and her husband John Jovanovic named their son Jovan Jr. on October 21, 2015. Jovan, a Slavic name, means "God is gracious."
Actor Mike Myers and his wife Kelly Tisdale named their daughter Paulina Kathleen on November 2, 2015. Paulina, a feminine form of Paul, means "small" or "humble," and Kathleen, of Irish origin, means "pure."
Actor David Faustino and his wife Lindsay Bronson named their daughter Ava Maria Grace on November 13, 2015. Ava, of Latin origin, means "life," Maria is a Latin form of Mary meaning "sea of sorrow" or "rebellion," and Grace, of Latin origin, means "gracefulness."
Musician Billy Corgan and his partner Chloe Mendel named their son Augustus Juppiter on November 16, 2015. Augustus is a Latin name meaning "majestic," and Juppiter is an alternate spelling of Jupiter, the king of the gods in Roman mythology.
TV personality Kristin Cavallari and her husband Jay Cutler named their daughter Saylor James on November 23, 2015. Saylor, of English origin, is a variant of the occupation name Sailor, and James, also of English origin, means "supplanter."
Musician John Popper and his wife Jordan Auleb named their daughter Eloise Ann on the same day. Eloise is a French name meaning "healthy; wide," and Ann, of Hebrew origin, means "grace" or "favored grace."
Rapper Ice-T and his wife Coco Austin named their daughter Chanel Nicole on November 28, 2015. Chanel is a French brand name, and Nicole, of Greek origin, means "people of victory."
Patrick Kennedy, a former U.S. Representative, and his wife Amy Petitgout named their daughter Nell Elizabeth on November 29, 2015. Nell is a diminutive of names like Eleanor and Helen, and Elizabeth, of Hebrew origin, means "God is my oath."
Actor Cam Gigandet and his wife Dominique Geisendorff named their daughter Armie Heartly on November 30, 2015. Armie is a unique name with unclear origins, while Heartly, of English origin, means "brave or hardy."
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan named their daughter Maxima Chan "Max" on December 1, 2015. Maxima, of Latin origin, means "greatest," while Chan is a common Chinese surname.
Reality TV stars Kim Kardashian and Kanye West named their son Saint on December 5, 2015. Saint, of Latin origin, signifies "holy."
Singer David Nail and his wife Catherine Werne named their twin children Lillian Catherine and Lawson Brent on December 12, 2015.
Lillian is an English name associated with the lily flower, Catherine, of Greek origin, means "pure," Lawson, an English name, means "son of Lawrence," and Brent, also of English origin, means "hill" or "mount."
Singer Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren Akins named their daughter Willa Gray on December 15, 2015. Willa is a feminine form of William, meaning "resolute protection," and Gray, of English origin, is associated with the color.
Actress Shiri Appleby and chef Jon Shook named their son Owen Lee on December 16, 2015. Owen, of Welsh origin, means "young warrior" or "well born," and Lee, of English origin, means "meadow."
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and his partner Lauren Hashian named their daughter Jasmine. Jasmine, of Persian origin, is a flower name.
Comedian Tom Arnold and his wife Ashley Groussman named their daughter Quinn Sophie on December 18, 2015. Quinn, of Irish origin, means "wise," while Sophie, of Greek origin, means "wisdom."
NFL player Cam Newton and his partner Kia Proctor named their son Chosen Sebastian on December 24, 2015. Chosen is an English word that means "selected," while Sebastian, of Latin origin, means "revered."
Elizabeth Smart and Matthew Gilmour named their daughter Chloe. Chloe, of Greek origin, means "green shoot" and is associated with Demeter, the Greek goddess of agriculture.