Celebrity Baby Names 2017
Celebrities have always been trendsetters when it comes to baby names, and 2017 was no exception. The year was filled with a delightful array of names that combined uniqueness, creativity, and personal significance.
From Zen, the serene choice of Zoe Saldaña and Marco Perego, to Wolfgang Xander, the bold and powerful pick of Reby Sky and Matt Hardy, celebrities celebrated individuality and embraced names that made a statement.
Traditional names also found their place, with William John "Billy" chosen by Molly McNeary and Jimmy Kimmel, and Theodora Marilyn selected by Nicky Hilton and James Rothschild. Nature-inspired names like Stella Star and River Joe added a touch of whimsy and connection to the natural world.
With an abundance of diverse and captivating choices, the celebrity baby names of 2017 showcased the joy of naming and the boundless creativity of celebrity parents.
Let's go through the complete list of celebrity baby names for year 2017 below:
Janet Jackson & Wissam Al Mana chose the name Eissa for their baby. Eissa is an Arabic name that means "God is salvation" or "God is deliverance." It is a beautiful and meaningful name with religious connotations.
Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy welcomed their son, Shai Aleksander. Shai is a Hebrew name meaning gift, while Aleksander, a classic Greek name, means defender of men.
Moving to January 10, Molly Sims and Scott Stuber named their baby boy Grey Douglas. Grey, an English name, signifies the color, while Douglas, of Scottish origin, translates to dark river.
On January 20, 2017, Asa Soltan Rahmati and Jermaine Jackson Jr. named their child Soltan. This Persian name implies ruler or sovereign.
On January 20, Rosalind Ross and Mel Gibson chose the name Lars Gerard for their son. Lars is a Scandinavian name meaning crowned with laurel, while Gerard, of Germanic origin, means brave spear.
Fast forward to January 21, 2017, Geri Halliwell and Christian Horner chose the name Montague George Hector for their son.
Montague, of French origin, suggests a pointed hill. George, a classic name of Greek origin, translates to farmer, and Hector, with roots in Greek mythology, signifies holding fast.
day, Keshia Knight Pulliam and Ed Hartwell welcomed their daughter, Ella Grace. Ella, of English origin, means beautiful fairy, while Grace, a timeless name, signifies God's favor.
On January 23, 2017, Saffron Burrows and Alison Balian named their baby Daisy Alice Winnie. The name Daisy, derived from the flower, signifies innocence and purity. Alice, of German origin, means noble, while Winnie, a diminutive of Winifred, symbolizes blessed peacemaking.
Janelle Evans and David Eason named their daughter on January 24, 2017. While the name Ensley is of English origin and means "one's own meadow", Jolene is a modern invented name.
Felicia Day named her daughter on January 26, 2017. Calliope is the muse of epic poetry in Greek mythology, and Maeve is an Irish name meaning "she who intoxicates".
A name chosen by Charlotte Ronson and Nate Ruess on February 10, 2017. Levon is of Armenian origin and means "lion".
Hoda Kotb and Joel Schiffman named their daughter on February 14, 2017. Haley is of English origin, meaning "meadow" and Joy, which signifies happiness.
Laura Benanti and Patrick Brown chose this name for their daughter on February 14, 2017. Ella is a short form of Eleanor and Ellen, meaning 'light'. Rose is a classic flower name.
Zoe Saldaña and Marco Perego welcomed their child on February 16, 2017, and named him Zen, a term denoting peace and enlightenment in Buddhism.
A Scandinavian name chosen by Stephanie and Jake McLaughlin on February 20, 2017. Freya is the goddess of love, beauty, and fertility in Norse mythology.
Amber Tamblyn and David Cross opted for the name Marlow Alice for their daughter born on February 21, 2017. Marlow is of English origin, meaning "driftwood," and Alice means "noble."
Brittany Bell, the beauty queen and actress, and Nick Cannon, the TV host and actor, chose the name Golden Sagon for their son born on February 21, 2017.
The name Golden is of English origin and has a connotation of wealth and success. Sagon is a more unique choice, with Slavic origin it means "wise one," and add a certain distinctiveness to the overall name.
Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied named their daughter Amalia on February 22, 2017. Amalia is a German name meaning "work."
Lauren Manzo and Vito Scalia named their daughter Marchesa Anna "Markie" on February 24, 2017. Marchesa is Italian for "marquise," while Anna signifies "grace."
Amatus Sami-Karim and Mahershala Ali chose the name Bari Najma for their child born on February 24, 2017. Bari is an Arabic name meaning "creator," and Najma signifies "star."
Jodi Stewart Henriques and Sean Paul introduced Levi Blaze to the world on February 26, 2017. Levi is Hebrew for "joined in harmony," and Blaze signifies a "flame."
Beau Dean, born to Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott on March 2, 2017, possesses a name that's both striking and elegant. Beau is French for "beautiful," while Dean means "church official."
Sophie Hunter and Benedict Cumberbatch gave us a reason to rejoice on March 3, 2017, as they welcomed their precious bundle of joy into the world, adorning him with the name Hal Auden. Hal, traditionally a diminutive for Henry or Harold
Adding to this majestic choice, Auden exudes creativity and lyrical beauty, drawing inspiration from the renowned poet W.H. Auden.
On March 5, 2017, Sutton Foster and Ted Griffin joyfully welcomed their little one into the world, bestowing upon her the name Emily Dale. Emily, derived from the Latin word "aemulus," often refers to someone who rivals or excels.
On March 7, 2017, Alona Tal and Marcos Ferraez introduced their little bundle of joy to the world, simply named Charlie. Rooted in Old English, Charlie has long been a traditional nickname for Charles or Charlotte. It carries an endearing charm and a friendly connotation, instantly warming the hearts of those who hear it.
Augustus is a Latin name meaning "great" or "majestic." Alexis is a Greek name meaning "helper" or "defender." Together, these names represent someone who is both great and powerful, and who is also a helpful and protective force.
Actress Megan Hilty and Brian Gallagher named their son Ronan Laine, born on March 13, 2017. Ronan is an Irish name meaning "little seal" or "oath." Laine is a Finnish name meaning "wave" or "path."
Actress Genevieve and Jared Padalecki named their daughter Odette Elliott, born on March 17, 2017. Odette is a French name meaning "wealthy" or "prosperous," often associated with grace and elegance. Elliott is an English surname that can be used as a given name, meaning "brave" or "strong."
Joana Pak and Steven Yeun named their son Jude Malcolm, born on March 17, 2017. Jude is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "praise" or "thanks to God." Malcolm is a Scottish name meaning "disciple of Saint Columba" or "devotee of Saint Columba."
Rochelle and AJ McLean named their daughter Lyric Dean, born on March 19, 2017. Lyric is a name derived from the word for a poetic expression or song. Dean is an English surname that can also be used as a given name, meaning "valley" or "church official."
Actress Gal Gadot and Yaron Versano named their daughter Maya, born on March 20, 2017. Maya is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "water" or "illusion," and it has various cultural and historical associations.
Singer Cheryl Cole and Liam Payne named their son Bear, born on March 22, 2017. Bear is an animal-inspired name that symbolizes strength, courage, and nature's beauty.
Actress April Hernández and Jose Castillo named their daughter Lyla Isabela, born on March 23, 2017. Lyla is a variant of the name Lila, which has Arabic origins and means "night" or "dark beauty." Isabela is a variant of Isabella, a name of Spanish and Italian origin meaning "devoted to God."
Actors Briga Heelan and Rene Gube named their daughter Bennet Alejandra, born on March 23, 2017. Bennet is a unisex variant of the name Bennett, derived from an English surname meaning "blessed." Alejandra is a Spanish form of Alexandra, which means "defender of mankind."
Aja Volkman and Dan Reynolds named their daughters Gia James and Coco Rae, born on March 28, 2017.
Gia is a short and sweet name of Italian origin, meaning "God's gracious gift." James is a classic English name with Hebrew origins, meaning "supplanter."Coco is a charming and playful name derived from the French nickname for "coconut." Rae is a variant of Ray, which means "beam of light" or "wise protector."
Dionne and AJ Calloway named their son Albert, born on March 28, 2017. Albert is a traditional Germanic name meaning "noble and bright," commonly associated with notable figures such as scientist Albert Einstein.
Model Irina Shayk and actor Bradley Cooper named their daughter Lea De Seine on March 30, 2017. Lea is a variant of the name Leah, meaning "weary" or "delicate." De Seine is a nod to the Seine River, which flows through Paris, France, known for its romantic and picturesque qualities.
Kelly Hall and professional football player Matthew Stafford named their twin daughters Sawyer and Chandler, born on March 31, 2017. Sawyer is an English occupational surname meaning "woodcutter" or "sawer," which has transitioned into a popular given name. Chandler means "candlemaker" or "candle bearer," which has become a unisex given name in recent years.
Actress Anna Wood and her husband Dane DeHaan named their daughter Bowie Rose, born on April 2, 2017. Bowie is a surname of Scottish origin, and it gained popularity as a given name after the iconic musician David Bowie. Rose is a classic floral name symbolizing beauty and love.
Real estate agents Heather Bilyeu and Josh Altman named their daughter Alexis Kerry, born on April 3, 2017. Alexis is a unisex name of Greek origin meaning "defender" or "helper," while Kerry is an Irish name meaning "dark-haired one."
Stacey and musician Jimmy De Martini named their daughter Jonelle on April 4, 2017. Jonelle is a modern feminine variant of the name John, meaning "God is gracious."
Former adult film actress Jenna Jameson and her partner Lior Bitton named their daughter Batel Lu on April 6, 2017. Batel is a Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God," and Lu is a diminutive of the name Lucille.
Emilie Livingston, a former Olympic rhythmic gymnast, and actor Jeff Goldblum named their son River Joe on April 7, 2017. River symbolizes the flowing and ever-changing nature of life, and Joe is a diminutive of Joseph, meaning "God will add."
Myranda and country musician Curtis Rempel named their daughter Millie June on April 7, 2017. Millie is a diminutive of Millicent, meaning "strong in work," and June is a name associated with summer and warmth.
Joey Gonzalez, CEO of Barry's Bootcamp, and restaurateur Jonathan Rollo named their son Jake Stone on April 8, 2017. Jake is a variant of Jacob, meaning "supplanter," and Stone represents strength and stability.
Actress Camilla Luddington and her partner Matthew Alan named their daughter Hayden, born on April 11, 2017. Hayden is an English name meaning "heather-covered hill."
Jasmin and actor Patrick Renna named their son Flynn Maxwell on April 14, 2017. Flynn is an Irish name meaning "son of a red-haired man," and Maxwell is a Scottish surname meaning "great stream."
Molly McNeary and television host Jimmy Kimmel named their son William John, affectionately called Billy, on April 21, 2017. William is an English name meaning "resolute protector," and John is a Hebrew name meaning "God is gracious."
Actress Nicolette Robinson and her husband Leslie Odom Jr., known for his role in the musical Hamilton, named their daughter Lucille Ruby, born on April 23, 2017. Lucille is a French name meaning "light," and Ruby is a precious gemstone associated with love and passion.
Ciara, a singer, and her husband Russell Wilson named their daughter Sienna Princess, born on April 29, 2017. Sienna is a variant of Siena, a city in Italy known for its beautiful art and architecture, and Princess represents the joy and significance of their little girl.
Lana Gomez and comedian Sebastian Maniscalco named their daughter Serafina Simone on May 1, 2017. Serafina is an Italian name meaning "fiery ones, angels," and Simone is a French name derived from Simon, meaning "heard, obedient."
Actress Zooey Deschanel and her husband Jacob Pechenik named their son Charlie Wolf on May 1, 2017. Charlie is a diminutive of Charles, meaning "free man," and Wolf is an English name referring to the animal.
Kristin Colby and musician Mikey Way named their daughter Rowan Louise on May 2, 2017. Rowan is an Irish and Scottish name referring to the rowan tree, often associated with protection and healing, and Louise is a French name meaning "renowned warrior."
Taylor Parnell and musician Josh Abbott named their daughter Emery Farryn on May 5, 2017. Emery is an English name meaning "brave, powerful," and Farryn is a variant of Farrah, meaning "joy."
Dee Devlin and MMA fighter Conor McGregor named their son Conor Jack on May 6, 2017. Conor is an Irish name meaning "lover of hounds," and Jack is an English name originally a nickname for John, meaning "God is gracious."
Reality TV personality Bristol Palin and her husband Dakota Meyer named their daughter Atlee Bay on May 8, 2017. Atlee's origin and meaning are unclear, and Bay is an English name referring to a body of water.
Wrestler Brie Bella and her husband Daniel Bryan chose the name Birdie Joe for their daughter, born on May 9, 2017. Birdie is a nature-inspired name referring to a small bird, and Joe is a diminutive of Joseph, meaning "God will add."
Mia Tyler, an actress and model, and her partner Dan Halen named their son Axton Joseph on May 10, 2017. Axton is an English name meaning "sword stone," and Joseph is a Hebrew name meaning "God will add."
Holly Williams, a country music artist, and her husband Chris Coleman named their son Arlo Gale on May 12, 2017. Arlo is of uncertain origin, possibly derived from the Spanish word "arlote" meaning "barberry tree," and Gale is an English name meaning "pleasant, merry."
Camille and Jess Carson welcomed their son Parker Emmanuel on May 14, 2017. Parker is an English name meaning "park keeper," and Emmanuel is a Hebrew name meaning "God is with us."
Country music artist Randy Rogers and his wife Chelsea named their daughter Rainey Ryan on May 15, 2017. Rainey is an English name meaning "counsel power," and Ryan is an Irish name meaning "little king."
NBA star Russell Westbrook and his wife, Nina Earl, named their son Noah Russell on May 16, 2017. Noah is a Hebrew name meaning "rest, wandering," and Russell is a French name meaning "redhead, fox-colored."
Actress Ashley Williams and her husband, producer Neal Dodson, named their son Odie Sal on May 17, 2017. Odie is a name of unknown origin, perhaps a diminutive of Odell (Old English, "woad hill") or Otto (German, "wealth, fortune"), and Sal is typically a nickname for names like Salvador or Sally.
Actress Lindsay Sloane and talent agent Dar Rollins named their daughter Pippa Jean on May 19, 2017. Pippa is an English diminutive of Philippa, meaning "lover of horses," and Jean is a French variant of John, meaning "God is gracious."
Actress Katy Mixon and Olympian Beau Greer named their son Kingston Saint on May 19, 2017. Kingston is an English name meaning "king's town," and Saint refers to a person recognized as having an exceptional degree of holiness or likeness to God.
Reality TV stars Caleb Brush and Maddie Brown named their son Axel James on May 20, 2017. Axel is a Danish name meaning "father is peace," and James is a Hebrew name meaning "supplanter."
Country music artist Lee Brice and his wife, Sara Nanette Reeveley, named their daughter Trulee Nanette on June 2, 2017. Trulee is an alternative spelling to Truly, an English word meaning "in truth, genuinely." Nanette is a French diminutive form of Anne, meaning "grace."
Film industry stars George and Amal Clooney named their twins Ella and Alexander on June 6, 2017.
Ella is an English name meaning "all, completely; fairy maiden." Alexander on June 6, 2017. Alexander is a Greek name meaning "defending men."
Jonathan Nassos, an orthopedic surgeon, and his wife, Jenni Pulos, an actress known for Flipping Out, named their daughter Georgia Grace on June 7, 2017. Georgia is a Greek name meaning "farmer," and Grace is a Latin name meaning "favor, blessing."
Pro-wrestler Matt Hardy and his wife, Rebecca "Reby" Sky, named their son Wolfgang Xander on June 8, 2017. Wolfgang is a German name meaning "wolf's path," and Xander is a Greek name meaning "defending men."
Musician Stephen Barker Liles and his wife, Jenna Kennedy, named their daughter Rayni Bell on June 8, 2017. Rayni could be a variant of Rainey, an English name meaning "counsel power," and Bell is an English name meaning "beautiful."
Swimmer Ryan Lochte and his wife, Kayla Rae, named their son Caiden Zane on June 8, 2017. Caiden is an Irish name meaning "spirit of battle," and Zane is a Hebrew name meaning "God's gracious gift."
Country singer Justin Moore and his wife Kate named their son Thomas South, going by "South," on June 11, 2017. Thomas is a Greek name meaning "twin," while South is an English word referring to the cardinal direction.
Actor Tyler Ritter and his wife, Lelia Parma, named their son Benjamin Parma on June 11, 2017. Benjamin is a Hebrew name meaning "son of the right hand."
Golfer Dustin Johnson and his wife, model Paulina Gretzky, named their son River Jones on June 12, 2017. River is an English word referring to a large natural watercourse, often used as a name to signify peace and flow, and Jones is a Welsh surname meaning "John's son."
Music superstars Beyoncé and Jay-Z named their twins Sir and Rumi on June 18, 2017.
Sir is a title of respect or a form of address for a knight or baronet in English tradition, often connoting nobility or importance. Rumi is a Japanese name meaning "beauty, flow," but it also references the 13th-century Persian poet Jalal ad-Din Rumi, whose poetry is widely read and celebrated for its spiritual depth and beauty.
Professional dancers Edyta Sliwinska and Alec Mazo named their daughter Leia Josephine on June 18, 2017. Leia is a Hebrew name meaning "weary," but it's also recognized from the Star Wars character Princess Leia. Josephine is a French name meaning "Jehovah increases."
Former professional soccer player Landon Donovan and his wife, Hannah Bartell, named their son Slate Bartell on June 20, 2017. Slate is an English word referring to a type of rock, often associated with strength and resilience.
NFL player Christian Ponder and his wife, ESPN reporter Samantha Steele, named their daughter Robinson True on June 20, 2017. Robinson is a traditionally male name of Old English origin meaning "son of Robert," while True is an English word often associated with honesty and sincerity.
Model and actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and her partner, actor Jason Statham, named their son Jack Oscar on June 21, 2017. Jack is a diminutive of John, meaning "God is gracious," and Oscar is an Irish name meaning "friend of deer."
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner, Georgina Rodríguez, named their twins Eva María and Mateo on June 29, 2017. Eva is a Hebrew name meaning "life," María is a Spanish variant of Mary, meaning "bitter" or "wished-for child," and Mateo is a Spanish name meaning "gift of God."
Comedian Jordan Peele and his wife, actress Chelsea Peretti, named their son Beaumont Gino on July 1, 2017. Beaumont is a French name meaning "beautiful mountain," and Gino is an Italian diminutive of names ending in "-gino," often used as an affectionate term.
Reality TV personality Briana DeJesus and Luis Hernandez named their daughter Stella Star on July 2, 2017. Both Stella and Star have celestial meanings; Stella is Latin for "star," and Star is an English word with the same meaning.
Actress Virginia Williams and her husband, Bradford Bricken, named their son Beau Rush on July 4, 2017. Beau is a French name meaning "handsome," and Rush, as a surname, is of English and Irish origin and often refers to a person who lived by rushes, a type of plant.
Fashion designer and reality TV personality Lauren Conrad and her husband, musician William Tell, named their son Liam James on July 5, 2017. Liam is an Irish name that's a diminutive of William, meaning "resolute protector," and James is a Hebrew name meaning "supplanter."
Actors Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed named their daughter Bodhi Soleil on July 25, 2017. Bodhi is a Sanskrit name meaning "enlightenment" or "awakening," and Soleil is a French name meaning "sun."
Reality TV star Whitney Port and her husband, Tim Rosenman, named their son Sonny Sanford on July 27, 2017. Sonny is an English name that's often used as an affectionate term for a boy, and Sanford is an English name meaning "sand ford."
Former professional baseball player Derek Jeter and his wife, Hannah, named their daughter Bella Raine on August 17, 2017. Bella is an Italian name meaning "beautiful," and Raine is an English name meaning "queen."
Former NFL quarterback Tony Romo and his wife, Candice, named their son Jones McCoy on August 23, 2017. Jones is a Welsh name meaning "John's son," and McCoy is an Irish name meaning "son of Aodh," with Aodh meaning "fire."
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chang, named their daughter August on August 27, 2017. August is a Latin name meaning "great" or "magnificent."
Tennis star Serena Williams and her partner, Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, named their daughter Alexis Olympia Jr. on September 1, 2017. Alexis is a Greek name meaning "defender," and Olympia, also of Greek origin, refers to Mount Olympus, the home of the gods in ancient Greek mythology.
Reality TV personalities Jeremy and Audrey Roloff named their daughter Ember Jean on September 10, 2017. Ember is an English word associated with fire and warmth, and Jean is a Hebrew name meaning "God is gracious."
Actors Jonathan Silverman and Jennifer Finnigan named their daughter Ella Jack on September 29, 2017. Ella is a name of multiple origins, with meanings such as "beautiful fairy" in English and "all" or "completely" in German, and Jack is a diminutive of John, meaning "God is gracious."
Reality TV stars Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt named their son Gunner Stone on October 1, 2017. Gunner is a Scandinavian name meaning "bold warrior," and Stone is an English name associated with strength and stability.
Actors Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen named their son Lazlo on October 2, 2017. Lazlo is a Hungarian variant of the name Ladislas, meaning "rules with glory."
Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton named his daughter Mayte Amor on October 4, 2017. Mayte is a Spanish name meaning "loveable," and Amor is a Latin name meaning "love."
Actress Katie Lowes and her husband, Adam Shapiro, named their son Albee on October 5, 2017. Albee is a variant of Alby, an Irish name meaning "white."
Actress Julia Stiles and her husband, Preston Cook, named their son Strummer Newcomb on October 20, 2017. Strummer is an English occupational name for someone who played a stringed instrument, and Newcomb is an English name meaning "new valley."
Model Bar Refaeli named her daughter Elle on October 20, 2017. Elle is a French name meaning "she."
Actor Matthew Morrison and his wife, Renee Puente, named their son Revel James Makai on October 22, 2017. Revel is an English word meaning "to take great pleasure," James is a Hebrew name meaning "supplanter," and Makai is a Hawaiian name meaning "towards the sea."
Musician Billy Joel and his wife, Alexis Roderick, named their daughter Remy Anne on October 22, 2017. Remy is a French name meaning "oarsman," and Anne is a Hebrew name meaning "grace."
Actress Jaime Pressly and her partner, Hamzi Hijazi, named their twin sons Leo and Lenon on October 22, 2017. Leo is a Latin name meaning "lion," and Lenon, a variant of Lennon, is an Irish name meaning "small cloak or cape."
Actors Topher Grace and Ashley Hinshaw named their daughter Mabel Jane on November 1, 2017. Mabel is an English name derived from Amabel, meaning "lovable," and Jane is a Hebrew name meaning "God is gracious."
Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner, Georgina Rodríguez, named their daughter Alana Martina on November 12, 2017. Alana is a Gaelic name meaning "beautiful, harmonious," and Martina is a Latin name meaning "warlike."
Comedian Kevin Hart and his wife, Eniko, named their son Kenzo Kash on November 21, 2017. Kenzo is a Japanese name meaning "strong and healthy," and Kash is a variant of Cash, which is an English name meaning "maker of chests."
Model and actress Brooklyn Decker and tennis player Andy Roddick named their daughter Stevie on November 27, 2017. Stevie is a unisex name and is often a diminutive of Stephen or Stephanie, both of which mean "crown" or "garland."
Country singer Jason Aldean and his wife, Brittany Kerr, named their son Memphis Aldean on December 1, 2017. Memphis is a Greek name meaning "enduring and beautiful." Aldean is a variant of Alden, a name of English origin meaning "old friend."
Actress Melissa Rauch and her husband, Winston Beigel, named their daughter Sadie on December 4, 2017. Sadie is a diminutive of Sarah, meaning "princess."
Actress Rose Byrne and actor Bobby Cannavale named their son Rafa on December 4, 2017. Rafa is a short form of the Hebrew name Raphael, meaning "God has healed."
TV host Daphne Oz and her husband, John Jovanovic, named their daughter Domenica Celine on December 4, 2017. Domenica is an Italian name meaning "of the Lord," and Celine is a French name meaning "heavenly."
Country singers Rose Falcon and Rodney Atkins named their son Ryder Falcon on December 12, 2017. Ryder is an English name meaning "horseman," and Falcon is a bird name.
Country singer Dylan Scott and his wife, Blair Robinson, named their son Beckett Scott on December 12, 2017. Beckett is an English name meaning "bee cottage," and Scott is an English name meaning "from Scotland."
Actress and comedian Mindy Kaling named her daughter Katherine Swati on December 15, 2017. Katherine is a Greek name meaning "pure," and Swati is an Indian name meaning "first drop of rain."
Actors Sean and Tanya Maguire named their son Leo James on December 16, 2017. Leo is a Latin name meaning "lion," and James is a Hebrew name meaning "supplanter."
Tennis player Anna Kournikova and singer Enrique Iglesias welcomed twins Lucy and Nicholas on December 17, 2017. Lucy is an English name derived from Lucia, meaning "light," and Nicholas is a Greek name meaning "people of victory."
Socialite Nicky Hilton and her husband, James Rothschild, named their daughter Theodora Marilyn on December 20, 2017. Theodora is a Greek name meaning "gift of God," and Marilyn is a combination of Mary and Lynn, meaning "bitter" and "lake" respectively. They call her "Teddy" for short.
TV news correspondent Sara Gaines and her husband, Max Shifrin, named their daughter Sandra Grace on December 23, 2017. Sandra is a diminutive of Alexandra, meaning "defender of mankind," and Grace is a Latin name meaning "gracefulness or charm."
Actress Jessica Alba and her husband, Cash Warren, named their son Hayes Alba on December 31, 2017. Hayes is an English name derived from a surname meaning "hedged area," while Alba is a Latin name meaning "white."