Celebrity Baby Names 2021
In 2021, celebrities continued the trend of choosing unique and meaningful names for their newborns.
From nature-inspired names like River, Fern, and Phoenix to strong and regal names like August and Brooklyn, celebrity baby names reflected a diverse range of styles.
Some celebrities opted for traditional names with a modern twist, such as Josephine and Arthur, while others embraced unconventional choices like Nakano and Thunder. Many names had significant meanings rooted in various cultures and languages.
Overall, the naming trends followed by celebrities in 2021 showcased a desire for individuality, connection to nature, and honoring family heritage.
Actress Meredith Hagner and actor Wyatt Russell welcomed their first child, a son named Buddy Prine, on January 1, 2021.
Actress Jessica Szohr and her partner Brad Richardson welcomed their first child, a daughter named Bowie Ella, on January 11, 2021. Bowie is of Scottish origin and means "blond," and Ella is a short form of Eleanor and Ellen, meaning "light" or "beautiful fairy woman."
Singer Kelly Rowland and her husband Tim Weatherspoon welcomed their second child, a son named Noah Jon, on January 21, 2021. Noah is a Hebrew name that means "rest, comfort," and Jon is a variant of John, which means "God is gracious."
TV personality Duff Goldman and his wife Johnna welcomed their first child, a daughter named Josephine Frances, on January 31, 2021. Josephine is a feminine form of Joseph, which means "God will increase," and Frances is of Latin origin and means "from France or free one."
Actress Anna Konkle and her partner Alex Anfanger welcomed their first child, a daughter named Essie Wunderle, on February 1, 2021.
Singers Meghan Trainor and Daryl Sabara welcomed their first child, a son named Riley, on February 8, 2021. Riley is an Irish name meaning "courageous."
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, welcomed their first child, a son named August Philip Hawke, on February 9, 2021. August is a Latin name that means "majestic," Philip is of Greek origin and means "lover of horses," and Hawke is an English surname.
Swedish supermodel Elsa Hosk and her partner Tom Daly welcomed their first child, a daughter named Tuulikki Joan, on February 11, 2021. Tuulikki is a Finnish name referring to the goddess of the forest, and Joan is a Hebrew name meaning "God is gracious."
Professional surfer Bethany Hamilton and her husband Adam Dirks welcomed their third child, a son named Micah, on February 14, 2021. Micah is a Hebrew name that means "who is like God?"
Comedian Will Forte and his fiancée Olivia Modling welcomed their first child, a daughter named Zoe Douglas, on February 15, 2021. Zoe is a Greek name that means "life," and Douglas is of Scottish origin and means "dark river."
Actor Wilmer Valderrama and his fiancée Amanda Pacheco welcomed their first child, a daughter named Nakano Oceana, on February 15, 2021. The origins and meaning of the name Nakano are unclear, but Oceana is a name of Greek origin that means "ocean."
TV host Morgan Stewart and musician Jordan McGraw welcomed their first child, a daughter named Row Renggli, on February 16, 2021. The origins and meaning of the name Row Renggli are unclear.
Kendra Caldwell and Joseph Duggar, stars of the reality TV show 19 Kids and Counting, welcomed their third child, a daughter named Brooklyn Praise, on February 19, 2021. Brooklyn is an English name referring to the borough in New York City, and Praise is an English name meaning "expression of approval or admiration."
Brittany Matthews and Patrick Mahomes, a professional football player, welcomed their first child, a daughter named Sterling Skye, on February 20, 2021. Sterling is an English name that means "of the highest quality," and Skye is a nature name referring to the sky.
Mandy Moore and Taylor Goldsmith, a musician, welcomed their first child, a son named August Harrison, nicknamed "Gus," on February 20, 2021. August is a Latin name that means "majestic," Harrison is of English origin and means "son of Harry," and Gus is often a nickname for names like August and Gustav.
Actress Brittany and her husband Kellan Lutz, known for his role in the Twilight saga, welcomed their first child, a daughter named Ashtyn Lilly, on February 22, 2021. Ashtyn is a variant of Ashton, an English name meaning "ash tree town," and Lilly is a variant of Lily, representing the flower.
Actress Katharine McPhee and musician David Foster welcomed their first child together, a son named Rennie David, on February 24, 2021. The origins and meaning of the name Rennie are unclear, but David is of Hebrew origin and means "beloved."
Hilaria and Alec Baldwin welcomed their sixth child, a daughter named María Lucía Victoria, known as Lucía, on February 25, 2021. María is a Spanish form of Mary which means "bitter" or "wished-for child," Lucía is the feminine form of Lucius and means "light," and Victoria is of Latin origin and means "victory."
Actress Maya Erskine and actor Michael Angarano welcomed their first child, a son named Leon Frederick, on March 1, 2021. Leon is of Greek origin and means "lion," and Frederick is of German origin and means "peaceful ruler."
Hairstylist Jen Atkin and photographer Mike Rosenthal welcomed their first child, a son named River Julién, on March 5, 2021. River is an English name that represents a flowing body of water, and Julién is a variant of Julian, which is of Latin origin and means "youthful, downy."
Singer Kate Tucker and musician Zac Hanson, a member of the pop rock band Hanson, welcomed their fifth child, a son named Quincy Joseph Thoreau, on March 7, 2021.
Quincy is a Latin name meaning "estate of the fifth son," Joseph is of Hebrew origin and means "Jehovah increases," and Thoreau is likely in honor of the famous American writer and philosopher Henry David Thoreau.
Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie, known for their roles in the Gotham TV series, welcomed their second child, a son named Arthur, on March 8, 2021. Arthur is a Celtic name meaning "bear."
Model Emily Ratajkowski and producer Sebastian Bear-McClard welcomed their first child, a son named Sylvester Apollo Bear, on March 8, 2021.
Sylvester is of Latin origin and means "from the forest," Apollo is of Greek origin and is the name of the god of music, truth, and prophecy in ancient Greek mythology, and Bear is an English name meaning "bear."
Supermodel Karlie Kloss and entrepreneur Joshua Kushner welcomed their first child, a son named Levi Joseph, on March 11, 2021. Levi is a Hebrew name that means "joined or attached," and Joseph is also of Hebrew origin, meaning "Jehovah increases."
Emma Stone and Dave McCary named their firstborn child Louise Jean, born on March 13, 2021. Louise is a feminine form of Louis and means "renowned warrior," while Jean is of Scottish origin and is a variant of John, meaning "God is gracious."
Pippa Middleton and James Matthews welcomed their second child, a girl named Grace Elizabeth Jane, on March 15, 2021. The name Grace is of Latin origin and means "grace of God," Elizabeth is of Hebrew origin and means "pledged to God," and Jane is of English origin and means "God is gracious."
London and Nathan Kress, known for his role on Nickelodeon’s "iCarly," welcomed their daughter, Evie Elise, on March 20, 2021. The name Evie is of Hebrew origin and means "life," while Elise is a French version of the name Elizabeth and means "pledged to God".
Zara and Mike Tindall, granddaughter and grandson-in-law to Queen Elizabeth II, welcomed their third child and first son, Lucas Philip on March 21, 2021.
The name Lucas is of Latin origin and means "light-giving" while Philip is of Greek origin and means "lover of horses".
Singer Cassie and her husband, personal trainer Alex Fine, named their daughter Sunny Cinco, who was born on March 22, 2021. Sunny is an English name reflecting cheerfulness, while Cinco is Spanish for "five."
Actress Paige and her husband, actor Frankie Muniz, named their son Mauz Mosley, who was born on the same day. Mauz is a unique name, while Mosley is an English surname that means "mouse clearing."
Actress Ashley Tisdale and her husband, composer Christopher French, welcomed their daughter Jupiter Iris on March 23, 2021. The name Jupiter is of Latin origin and represents the Roman king of the gods, while Iris is a Greek name that means "rainbow."
Actress Hilary Duff and her husband, musician Matthew Koma, named their daughter Mae James, born on March 24, 2021. Mae is an English name that is a variant of May, the name of the fifth month, and James is of Hebrew origin, meaning "supplanter."
Actors Nicolette Robinson and Leslie Odom Jr. named their son Able Phineas, born on March 25, 2021. The name Able is of Hebrew origin and means "breath," while Phineas is also Hebrew, meaning "oracle."
Bindi Irwin, daughter of the late "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin, and her husband, Chandler Powell, named their daughter Grace Warrior Irwin, born on the same day. Grace is a Latin name meaning "favor" or "thanks," and Warrior pays tribute to her grandfather's legacy as a wildlife conservationist.
Pastry chef Christina Tosi and her husband, restaurateur Will Guidara, named their baby girl Francis Ray, but they affectionately call her "Frankie." Born on March 30, 2021, Francis is a Latin name meaning "Frenchman" or "free man," and Ray is of English origin, signifying a "beam of light."
Actress Liv Lo and her husband, the "Crazy Rich Asians" star Henry Golding, welcomed their daughter Lyla on March 31, 2021. The name Lyla is of Arabic origin and means "night."
Actress Mena Suvari and Michael Hope became parents to a son named Christopher Alexander on April 1, 2021. Christopher is a Greek name meaning "bearer of Christ", while Alexander is also of Greek origin, meaning "defender of the people".
Actress Brenda Song and actor Macaulay Culkin named their son Dakota Song, born on April 5, 2021. Dakota is a Native American tribal name meaning "friend", while Song carries on the mother's last name as a middle name.
Amber Heard, the American actress best known for her roles in films such as "Aquaman" and "The Danish Girl", became a mother to a baby girl named Oonagh Paige.
The baby was born via surrogate after Heard faced challenges with fertility. The name Oonagh (pronounced 'Una') is of Irish origin and means "lamb". The name Paige, on the other hand, has an English origin and typically means "page to a lord".
Actresses Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli chose a unique name for their daughter, born on April 11, 2021. They named her George Elizabeth, combining a traditional male first name with a classic female middle name.
Actors Kim and Brant Daugherty became parents to a boy named Wilder David on April 13, 2021. Wilder is an English name meaning "wild animal", and David is a Hebrew name meaning "beloved".
Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter and his wife Lauren Kitt named their third child Pearl, born on April 21, 2021. Pearl is an English name derived from the gemstone, symbolizing purity and innocence.
Christina Milian and Matt Pokora became parents to a baby boy, Kenna, on April 24, 2021. Kenna is a name of American origin and a feminine form of Kenneth, meaning "born of fire".
Model Karolína Kurková and Archie Drury welcomed their third child, Luna Grace, on April 26, 2021. Luna is a name of Italian origin meaning "moon", while Grace is a virtue name in English, symbolizing divine grace.
Pop singer Ellie Goulding and art dealer Caspar Jopling chose the name Arthur Ever Winter for their son, born on April 29, 2021. Arthur is a classic name of Celtic origin meaning "bear", Ever is a modern English word name, and Winter is a seasonal name.
On May 8, 2021, singers Alexa and Carlos PenaVega welcomed their third child, a son named Rio Rey. Rio, a name of Spanish origin, means "river", while Rey is also Spanish and means "king". This combination forms a strong, naturalistic name with a touch of royalty.
Model Jena Frumes and singer Jason Derulo became parents to a baby boy named Jason King on May 8, 2021. He shares his first name with his father, a Greek name meaning "healer". King, his middle name, is an English name often associated with royalty.
Actors Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons named their second child James Robert, who was born on May 10, 2021. James is a classic name of Hebrew origin meaning "supplanter", and Robert is a name of English and German origin meaning "bright fame".
Reality TV star Sadie Robertson and Christian Huff named their daughter Honey James. Born on May 11, 2021, her name combines a sweet English word "Honey" with a classic Hebrew name "James", meaning "supplanter".
On May 13, 2021, journalists Katy Tur and Tony Dokoupil became parents to a daughter named Eloise Judy Bear. Eloise is a name of French and English origin meaning "healthy; wide", Judy is a diminutive of Judith, and Bear is a modern, animal-inspired name.
Actors Troian Bellisario and Patrick J. Adams welcomed their second child, Elliot Rowena, on May 15, 2021. Elliot is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "Jehovah is God", while Rowena is of Welsh origin, meaning "white spear" or "fame".
Singer Fantasia Barrino and her husband Kendall Taylor named their daughter Keziah, who was born on May 23, 2021. Keziah is a biblical name of Hebrew origin meaning "cassia tree".
Reality TV stars Lauren and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino became parents to Romeo Reign on May 26, 2021. Romeo is an Italian name famously associated with the romantic hero of Shakespeare's play, while Reign is a modern name symbolizing royal authority.
On May 28, 2021, Home Town stars Erin and Ben Napier welcomed a baby girl, whom they named Mae. Mae is a short and sweet name of English origin, meaning "bitter" or "pearl".
On June 1, 2021, former Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt and his partner, Kasi Bennett, welcomed twins, one of whom was named Thunder Bolt.
Thunder is an English word that denotes the sound caused by the shock wave from lightning. It also represents power and strength. Bolt, which is also Usain's surname, complements the name Thunder perfectly, creating a unique and memorable moniker.
The second of Usain Bolt and Kasi Bennett's twins is named Saint Leo Bolt. Saint is a term used to refer to a person who is recognized as having an exceptional degree of holiness, while Leo is a Latin name meaning "lion". It's also Bolt's middle name, making this a touching tribute to the father.
Influencer Arielle Charnas and her husband, Brandon Charnas, named their daughter Navy Bea, who was also born on June 1, 2021.
Navy is an English word referring to a fleet of ships, and has come into use as a name in recent years. Bea is an abbreviation of Beatrice, a Latin name meaning "she who brings happiness". Navy Bea's name carries a modern twist while also maintaining a connection to more traditional names.
The name is chosen by Meghan Markle and Prince Harry for their daughter, who was born on June 4, 2021. The name pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, whose family nickname is Lilibet, and Princess Diana, Harry's late mother.
TV personality Nick Cannon and DJ Abby De La Rosa welcomed twin boys on June 14, 2021, named Zion Mixolydian and Zillion Heir.
Zion is a Hebrew name referring to "the highest point", and Mixolydian is a musical mode in classical music. Zillion suggests great abundance or numerousness, while Heir means one who is entitled to inherit.
Country singer Chris Lane and his wife, reality TV personality Lauren Bushnell, welcomed their son Dutton Walker on June 8, 2021. Dutton is an English name meaning "Dudda's town", and Walker is another English name meaning "cloth walker".
Singer NE-YO and his wife Crystal Smith named their daughter Isabella Rose, born on June 25, 2021. Isabella is a Spanish and Italian variant of Elizabeth, meaning "pledged to God", and Rose is a traditional name symbolizing the flower.
Actors Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Ewan McGregor welcomed their son Laurie on June 26, 2021. Laurie is a unisex name of Latin origin meaning "from Laurentum".
On June 28, 2021, actor Matthew Morrison and his wife Renee Puente welcomed their son Phoenix Monroe. Phoenix is a Greek name symbolizing rebirth, and Monroe is a Scottish name meaning "mouth of the river Roe".
Actress Gal Gadot and her husband Jaron Varsano named their daughter Daniella, born on June 28, 2021. Daniella is a feminine form of Daniel, a Hebrew name meaning "God is my judge".
TV personality Nick Cannon and model Alyssa Scott welcomed their son Zen Scott on July 1, 2021. Zen is a type of Buddhist meditation and also means "a total state of focus" in Japanese, and Scott is an English name meaning "from Scotland".
On July 10, 2021, Queer Eye's Tan France and his husband Rob welcomed their son Ismail. Ismail is an Arabic variant of the name Ishmael, meaning "God will hear".
Actress Toni Garrn and actor Alex Pettyfer named their daughter Luca Malaika, born on July 12, 2021. Luca is a unisex name of Italian origin meaning "bringer of light", and Malaika is a name of African origin meaning "angel".
Singer Halsey and screenwriter Alev Aydin welcomed their son Ender Ridley on July 14, 2021. Ender is a Turkish name meaning "very rare", and Ridley is an English name meaning "reed clearing".
Reality TV personalities Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald named their daughter Fern Elliana, born on July 18, 2021. Fern is an English name derived from the green plant, and Elliana is of Hebrew origin meaning "my God has answered".
Gymnast Shawn Johnson and her husband, football player Andrew East, named their son Jett James, born on July 19, 2021. Jett is an English name meaning "black mineral", and James is a classic English name meaning "supplanter".
Actress Lauren Lapkus and writer Mike Castle named their daughter Holly, born on July 20, 2021. Holly is an English name derived from the holly tree, symbolizing truth and defense.
Rapper Macklemore and his wife Tricia Davis welcomed their son Hugo on July 23, 2021. Hugo is a name of German origin meaning "bright in mind and spirit"
Rapper Ludacris and his wife Eudoxie Bridges welcomed a daughter named Chance Oyali on July 28, 2021. The name Chance is of English origin and carries the connotation of good fortune, while Oyali is of African origin.
Actress Eliza Dushku and businessman Peter Palandjian welcomed their son Bodan, also known as "Bodie", on August 1, 2021. Bodan is a Slavic name meaning "command", while Bodie is an English name derived from a surname.
Actors Amber Stevens West and Andrew J. West named their daughter Winona Marie, born on August 9, 2021. Winona is a Native American name meaning "firstborn daughter", and Marie is a French version of Maria, meaning "bitter" or "sea of bitterness".
On August 13, 2021, actress Shenae Grimes and musician Josh Beech welcomed their second child, a daughter named Kingsley Taylor. Kingsley is a unisex name of English origin meaning "king's meadow", and Taylor is another unisex name of English origin meaning "tailor".
Stephanie Beatriz, known for her role in 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' and her husband Brad Hoss welcomed their daughter Rosaline on August 16, 2021. The name is of English origin and is a variant of Rosalind, meaning "pretty rose."
CNN anchor Abby Phillip and her husband Marcus Richardson became the proud parents of a baby girl named Naomi Angelina on the same day.
Naomi is a Hebrew name meaning "pleasantness," while Angelina is a Greek name meaning "messenger of God."
Jazz Charton and actor Kieran Culkin chose the unique name Wilder Wolf for their son, who was born on August 17, 2021. The name Wilder is of English origin and means "wild animal," while Wolf is a German name that obviously means "wolf."
Actress Teresa Palmer and her husband Mark Webber named their daughter Prairie Moon, who was born on the same day. Prairie is a French name that refers to a meadow, and Moon is an English name that refers to the celestial body.
Pete and Chasten Buttigieg became the parents of twins Penelope Rose and Joseph August on August 17, 2021.
Penelope is a Greek name that means "weaver," Rose is a Latin name meaning "rose, a flower," while Joseph is a Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah will increase," and August is a Latin name meaning "great, magnificent."
Scarlett Johansson and her husband Colin Jost picked the unique name Cosmo for their son born on August 18, 2021. Cosmo is of Greek origin and means "order, beauty."
Actress Jill Wagner and her husband David Lemanowicz welcomed their daughter Daisy Roberta on August 19, 2021.
Daisy is an old-fashioned name of Old English origin that means "day's eye." Roberta, the female variant of Robert, has Germanic roots meaning "bright fame."
Axel is the name chosen by singer Perrie Edwards and footballer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for their son, born on August 21, 2021. The name is of Scandinavian origin and means "father of peace."
Emily VanCamp, known for her role in 'Revenge,' and her husband, Josh Bowman, welcomed their daughter named Iris on August 26, 2021. Iris is a Greek name that means "rainbow," and it's also the name of a colorful flower.
This lovely name was chosen by actress Danielle Fishel and her husband, Jensen Karp, for their son born on August 29, 2021. Keaton is a Gaelic name meaning "place of the hawks," while Joseph is of Hebrew origin meaning "Jehovah increases."
Singer-songwriter Elle King and her fiancé Dan Tooker welcomed their son Lucky Levi on September 1, 2021. The name Lucky carries a connotation of good fortune and happiness, while Levi is a Hebrew name meaning "joined, attached".
Former MMA fighter Ronda Rousey and her husband Travis Browne welcomed their daughter La'akea Makalapuaokalanipo on September 1, 2021.
The name is of Hawaiian origin, with La'akea meaning "sacred light from heaven" and Makalapuaokalanipo being a combination of several words, translating roughly to "the calmness of the night and the blossoming of the flower".
The name captures the richness and beauty of Hawaiian culture and the parents' love for their heritage.
Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt and her husband Brian Hallisay named their son Aidan James, born on September 3, 2021. Aidan is a traditional Irish name meaning "little and fiery", and James is a classic English name meaning "supplanter".
Rapper Cardi B and her husband, rapper Offset, welcomed their second child, a son they named Wave Set, on September 4, 2021. The name is unique and trendy, capturing the couple's affinity for standout names.
Model Devon Windsor and her husband Johnny Dex Barbara named their child Enzo Elodie, born on September 8, 2021.
Enzo is an Italian name of uncertain meaning, possibly a variant of Heinz or a short form of Lorenzo or Vincenzo. Elodie is a French name meaning "foreign riches".
Singer-songwriter Rachel Platten and her husband Kevin Lazan named their daughter Sophie Jo, born on September 9, 2021. Sophie is a Greek name meaning "wisdom", and Jo is an English diminutive of names beginning with Jo-.
Comedian Seth Meyers and his wife Alexi Ashe named their daughter Adelaide, nicknamed "Addie", born on September 17, 2021. Adelaide is of German origin and means "noble, nobility".
On September 18, 2021, Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi announced the birth of their daughter, Sienna Elizabeth.
Sienna is an Italian name, referring to a type of earth used to create a warm, reddish-brown color. Elizabeth is a classic biblical name meaning "pledged to God".
TV personality Nev Schulman and his wife Laura Perlongo named their third child Cy Monroe, born on September 25, 2021.
Cy is a diminutive of the Greek name Cyrus, meaning "lord", and Monroe is a Scottish surname meaning "mouth of the river roe".
Riverdale star KJ Apa and model Clara Berry named their son Sasha Vai Keneti, born on September 26, 2021.
Sasha is a Russian diminutive of Alexander, meaning "defender of mankind", Vai is a Polynesian name meaning "water", and Keneti is of Samoan origin, possibly derived from the name Kenneth
Barbara Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush, and her husband Craig Coyne welcomed their daughter Cora Georgia on September 27, 2021. Cora is of Greek origin and means "maiden", while Georgia is a feminine form of George, meaning "farmer" or "earthworker".
R&B artist Usher and music executive Jenn Goicoechea named their son Sire Castrello, born on September 29, 2021.
The name Sire is of French origin and means "Lord, sir", while Castrello is of Spanish origin, derived from "castillo" meaning "castle".
TV meteorologist Dylan Dreyer and cameraman Brian Fichera named their son Russell James, born on September 29, 2021. Russell is of French origin meaning "redhead, fox-colored", and James is an English name meaning "supplanter".
Author Amanda Knox and author Christopher Robinson chose the unique name Eureka Muse for their daughter, born on October 1, 2021.
Eureka is a Greek word meaning "I have found it" famously attributed to Archimedes, and Muse refers to the goddesses of inspiration in Greek mythology.
Grey's Anatomy actress Kelly McCreary and director Pete Chatmon named their daughter Indigo Wren, born on October 3, 2021. Indigo is a deep shade of blue, and Wren is a type of bird. The names combined present an image of nature and serenity.
Reality TV personalities Audrey and Jeremy Roloff announced the arrival of their son Radley Knight on October 8, 2021.
Radley is an English name meaning "red clearing", and Knight, also of English origin, is associated with chivalry and honor.
Former NSYNC member Lance Bass and his husband, painter Michael Turchin, welcomed their twin children, Alexander James and Violet Betty, on October 13, 2021.
Alexander is a classic name of Greek origin meaning "defender of men". James is a timeless English name meaning "supplanter". Violet is a name of Latin origin meaning "purple", and Betty is of English origin, a diminutive of Elizabeth, meaning "pledged to God".
Actress Lindsay Rae Hoffman and actor Scott Speedman named their daughter Pfeiffer Lucia, born on October 26, 2021.
Pfeiffer is a German surname and a unique choice for a first name, while Lucia is of Italian origin and means "light".
Actress Freida Pinto and photographer Cory Tran named their son Rumi-Ray, born on November 1, 2021.
Rumi is a name of Japanese origin meaning "beauty, flow, lapis lazuli", and was also the name of the famous 13th-century Persian poet. Ray is of English origin and means "beam of light".
Actors Kimberly and James Van Der Beek welcomed their son Jeremiah, nicknamed "Remi", on November 1, 2021.
Jeremiah is of Hebrew origin, meaning "appointed by God", while Remi is a French name meaning "oarsman" or "remedy".
The magician Criss Angel and singer Shaunyl Benson chose the distinctive name Illusia Angelina for their daughter, born on November 5, 2021.
Illusia could be derived from "illusion", aligning with Criss Angel's profession, while Angelina is a name of Greek origin meaning "messenger" or "angel".
On November 6, 2021, YouTube star Colleen Ballinger and her husband Erik Stocklin welcomed a set of twins, a son and a daughter, into their family. They named their son Wesley Koy and their daughter Maisy Joanne.
Wesley is an English name meaning "western meadow", signifying a serene and peaceful personality. Koy, a name of varied origins, can mean "rain" in Japanese, reflecting a sense of tranquility and natural beauty.
On the other hand, their daughter's name Maisy is of Scottish origin and is a variant of the name Maisie. It's a pet form of the name Mairead, which is the Scottish equivalent to Margaret, and it carries the meaning of "pearl", denoting preciousness and rarity. The middle name Joanne is an English name combining "Jo", a diminutive of names beginning with Jo- like Joanna, Josephine etc., and "Anne", meaning "grace" or "favor". Together, Joanne can be interpreted as "God is gracious".
These carefully chosen names for their twins carry a wealth of sentiment and symbolize the joy and love that their arrival has brought to their parents.
On November 6, 2021, supermodel Martha Hunt and her photographer partner Jason McDonald welcomed their first child, a daughter named Emery. Emery is a unisex name of Old German origin that means "industrious, powerful".
Country singer Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren Akins welcomed their daughter, Lillie Carolina, on November 15, 2021. Lillie is an English name that's a variant of Lily, a flower symbolizing purity. Carolina is a name of French origin meaning "free man" or "song of happiness".
Comedian John Mulaney and actress Olivia Munn named their son Malcolm Hiep, born on November 24, 2021. Malcolm is of Scottish origin, meaning "disciple of Saint Columba". Hiep is a Vietnamese name often meaning "unite" or "cooperate".
E! News host Erin Lim and her husband Joshua Rhodes welcomed their baby girl, Saylor Cielo, on November 26, 2021. Saylor is an Old French name meaning "dancer, acrobat". Cielo, a Spanish and Italian name, means "sky" or "heaven".
Olympic skier Bode Miller and professional volleyball player Morgan Beck welcomed their daughter, Scarlet Olivia Khione, on November 27, 2021.
Scarlet is an English name that refers to a bright red color. Olivia is of Latin origin, meaning "olive tree". Khione is a name of Greek origin meaning "snow".
Musicians Grimes and Elon Musk, known for their unique name choices, welcomed their second child via surrogate, a daughter named Exa Dark Sideræl, on December 1, 2021.
The name Exa is likely derived from Exabyte, a large amount of digital information. "Dark" can refer to the unknown or the unseen, and "Sideræl" seems to be a variant of "sidereal", relating to distant stars or constellations.
Hannah Davis, a fashion model, and her husband, retired professional baseball player Derek Jeter, named their daughter River Rose, born on December 2, 2021.
The name River is of English origin, inspired by nature, and Rose is a traditional English name derived from the flower.
Isabel Rock and Jacob Roloff, stars of "Little People, Big World", welcomed their son Mateo Tomás on December 4, 2021.
Mateo is a Spanish name, derived from the Hebrew name Matthew, meaning "gift of God". Tomás is a Spanish and Portuguese variation of the name Thomas, meaning "twin".
Actress Christina Ricci and her husband Mark Hampton welcomed a baby girl, Cleopatra Ricci "Cleo", on December 8, 2021.
Cleopatra was the name of the famous Egyptian queen, and it means "glory of the father" in ancient Greek. Ricci is Christina's own surname, while Cleo, a shortened version of Cleopatra, has a Greek origin meaning "pride", "fame" or "glory".
Outdoor Voices CEO Ty Haney and her partner, musician Mark Wystrach, named their child Champie Arizona, who was born on December 8, 2021.
The name Champie is unique, while Arizona is a U.S. state name, evoking images of southwestern landscapes, and it means "small spring" in the Papago language.