Many people turn to pop culture for inspiration and ideas when they realize that they are going to have a little one of their own. For the longest time, people have wanted to name their kids after influential people they adore, and look up to. This could be a famous singer, painter, writer or photographer. The world of celebrities has an abundance of name options to choose from. But what are the celebs naming their kids? It’s always interesting to find out what your favorite artists find inspiring and what they are naming their kids. So, if you want to take a sneak peak and see if any of them would be the right fit for your very own little one, then this is the article for you. Here’s what all the celebs are naming their precious baby boys.
Zander Cruz is the name Chris Siegfried and Desiree Hartsock Siegfried gave their little son and it is every bit as charismatic and unconventional as they are. The name Zander is of Greek origin, and means ‘defender of man.’ This name was originally tied to the longer name Alexander but now it is a popular stand alone that many parents seem to love. The name is thought to spring from the famous Alexander the Great. So, if you’d like your child to have a lesser known name with a great meaning and an even better history and origin, it doesn’t get better than Zander.
This name may sound unfamiliar to most, but it has been around for a long time. Shams is an Urdu name that has multiple Islamic meanings. It is associated with the lucky number seven and most people translate the meaning to be ‘sun’ or ‘the planet.’ It’s also the name of Mercedes “MJ” Javid and Tommy Feight’s son, which makes it even more unique. So, if you’re looking for an interesting name with a rich history that sounds super cool, Shams may be the name for the center of your universe.
We all know Psalm as a popular baby name, as it is the name of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s fourth child. And like everything in the family, the name choice caused quite a stir. But Psalm is a book in the Bible and translates to a hymn or a sacred song that sings praises to God. This book in the Bible is one of, if not the most popular and well known book as it brings joy, solace and peace. If you’d like your baby to also bring all of these things to you and your family, then why not pick this beautiful boy name?
You may know this as the name of a popular Disney mermaid princess. But supermodel Candice Swanepoel and Hermann Nicoli chose this name for their little boy. This is because Ariel is actually a biblical Hebrew name that translates to ‘lion of God.’ It is majestic and was usually given to boys in the olden days. So, if you’d like your little one to be fierce like a lion while still having a sweet sounding name, then Ariel might be the best pick for you.
If you’d like to name your baby after Royalty, then Arthur would be a wonderful pick. Arthur Michael William is the name Pippa Middleton and James Matthews gave their little boy, and we can see why. The name Arthur has a rich long standing history. However, it is not English, but Celtic in origin. It is derived from the word ‘artos’ meaning ‘bear.’ But it is also said to mean ‘Thor: the eagle’ and ‘strong man.’ This masculine name was an extremely popular choice in the middle ages as everyone wanted to name their sons after King Arthur who ruled 6th century England. So, would you choose this distinguished name for your little king?
When Stephen and Ayesha Curry wanted to name their little son, they chose the name Canon Jack. Canon is a name with many origins. They can be traced back to the French, Gaelic and English language. Although it may remind you of the military weapon, this name has a far more peaceful meaning. It actually originated from the Old English word Canun, which means ‘clergyman.’ It can also be derived from the Gaelic word Cano which means ‘wolf cub.’ So, if you’re looking to raise a little wolf or a very successful clergyman, this may be the best choice for you. Canon is an unconventional name for a baby that is bound to stand out.
Naming your little baby doesn’t have to be a difficult task. If you’re struggling to find inspiration, all you need to do is look at what the people you are most inspired by named their own kids and maybe that will do the trick!