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Celebrity Names

7 Celebs Who Changed Their Names

www.newser.com | Posted 09.24.2014 | Entertainment

Sometimes you're born with a name that seems destined for bright lights ... and sometimes you're just not....

Believe It Or Not, Reese Witherspoon's Real Name Is Not Reese Witherspoon

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 04.29.2014 | Celebrity

If you're one of those people who thinks they know everything about every celebrity, think again. (Unless you happen to know who Ella Maria Lani Yelic...

You Might Recognize This Celebrity, But Do You Know Her Name?

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 04.17.2014 | Celebrity

There are dozens of actors who look totally familiar to us, like Anne Hathaway's best friend in "The Princess Diaries" or Jessica Biel's boyfriend on ...

Lea Michele's Last Name Isn't Michele

Posted 03.05.2014 | Celebrity

Lea Michele's new solo album, "Louder," was released this week and it is awesome. Between her immense talent and her strength in dealing with the loss...

A Handy Guide To Never Pulling A Travolta At The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 03.04.2014 | Celebrity

Idina Menzel was already famous enough on her own merit, before John Travolta butchered her name at the Oscars Sunday, March 2. But since then, Adele ...

Baby Names That Rocked 2013

nameberry | Posted 12.17.2013 | Parents

Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry The most notable names of 2013 were borne by prominent personages in the realms of religion, royalty, po...

66 Celebrities Whose Real Names Might Surprise You

Posted 11.29.2013 | Celebrity

You follow celebrity news closely, you know who's feuding with whom, who's been arrested, who just gave birth and which two big stars are secret hooku...

33 Celebrity Names You're Definitely Spelling Wrong

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 10.12.2013 | Celebrity

If only all celebrity names were as straightforward as Brad Pitt or Madonna. Oftentimes, even the most well-known household names are extremely hard t...

12 Famous People Named After Food

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 07.23.2013 | Taste

Apple isn't the only one.

Celebrity Baby Name Faceoff

Laura Wattenberg | Posted 09.01.2013 | Parents
Laura Wattenberg

Is celebrity naming really a marker of the 21st Century? Were parents of the pre-Brangelina era less susceptible to the allure of fame?

Her Real Name Is WHAT?!

Posted 03.27.2013 | Celebrity

The biggest names in the biz are oftentimes not the names the stars were given at birth. Be it for better publicity, more dough, or because they just ...

Celebrity Name Changes

David Macaray | Posted 01.19.2013 | Comedy
David Macaray

What's in a name? Shakespeare famously said, "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet." But does that apply to show business Roses as well as botanical ones

The Most Influential Celebrity Baby Names

nameberry | Posted 10.07.2012 | Parents

Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry When Mason jumped 10 places to become second most popular boy’s name in the country in 2011, it wasn...

Which Celebrities Are Inspiring Baby Names?

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 10.24.2012 | Parents
Pamela Redmond Satran

From the worlds of music, sports and reality TV along with films, celebrity names are showing major gains on the new popularity lists in both the US and the UK.

CeleFusion

Karen Bergreen | Posted 07.10.2012 | Comedy
Karen Bergreen

Brangelina, Bennifer, Bennifer II, Speidi, TomKat. Bring them on... In the age of 140 characters or less, these nicknames are a blessing. Let's face...

Goodbye, Harry and Bella: Gatsby's the New Character Name in Town

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 12.25.2011 | Parents
Pamela Redmond Satran

Twilight names Bella and Jacob, and Harry Potter may have been the hottest baby names inspired by books and movies over the past few years, but there are new character names in town.

Best Of The Bizarre: Music Celebrity Baby Names

AOL Music Blog | Posted by Contessa Gayles | Posted 09.20.2011 | Entertainment

Celebrities are well known for their eccentric taste when it comes to naming their famous offspring. And hey, if you're living the crazy life of the r...

Strange Celebrity Kid Names: Which Is The Wackiest? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

How do you garner even more attention when you're a celebrity having a kid? Name the child something outrageous, or at least outside the norm. Just th...

Baby Names 2009: Celebrities The Biggest Influence

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pamela Redmond Satran

The names moving fastest up the popularity ladder in 2009 were influenced by stars, their babies, the characters they play, and even reality shows and news stories.

Celebrities Who Changed Their Names: Who Is Most Ridiculous? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Some celebrities' names are as outrageous as their stage costumes (Lady Gaga and Pink come to mind) but you may not realize just how many actors were ...

Celebrity Baby Names: The Best of 2009

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pamela Redmond Satran

This year was notable by a swell of great celebrity baby names, far outweighing the quirky, strange, and downright bad.