Inspired By Hollywood: Classic, Trendy and Odd Baby Names

Boys names ending in “O” are the latest trend in celebrity-inspired baby names. Johnny Knoxville of Jackass fame named his son, born in 2011, Arlo, who joins brother Rocko. Actress Toni Collette also gave birth to an Arlo in 2011. Also on the ends-in-O list: Alyssa Milano and son Milo ThomasPenelope Cruz and son Leo.

If you lean more toward classic names, so do these stars:

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  • Grace Margaret, daughter of Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham
  • Ethel Mary, daughter to Lily Allen and Sam Cooper
  • Andrew, adopted son to Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann
  • Penelope, daughter of Tina Fey and Jeffrey Richmond
  • Robert, son to Owen Wilson and Jade Duell

Or, maybe you prefer future-CEO sounding names, such as:

  • Harper Grace and Gideon Scott, twins born by surrogate to Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
  • Easton, son of Jenna and Bodhi Elfman
  • Nelson and twin brother Eddy (whose name fits in the previous category), twins to Céline Dion and René Angélil
  • Mason to musician Ne-Yo and Monyetta Shaw
  • Bingham, son to Kate Hudson and Matthew Bellamy
  • Bennett, son to Jane Krakowski and Robert Godley
  • Flynn,  son to Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr

If a name ending in “a” fits well with your baby’s last name, consider the names these celebrities gave to their baby girls:

  • Aviana Olea, Amy Adams and Darren Legallo
  • Olivia MarieLance Armstrong and Anna Hansen
  • Stella ZavalaMatt Damon and Luciana Bozà¡n Barroso
  • Gia Francesca, Mario Lopez and Courtney Laine Mazza
  • VidaMatthew McConaughey and Camila Alves
  • WillaKeri Russell and Shane Deary
  • Gemma, Kristin Davis
  • Arabella, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner

Got a little hippy in you? Check out these Hollywood hipsters:

  • Buddy Bear Maurice, son to TV chef Jamie Oliver and Juliette Norton who joins siblings Poppy Honey, Daisy Boo and Petal Blossom Rainbow
  • Bear Blu, son to Alicia Silverstone and Christopher Jarecki
  • Billie Beatrice, a daughter for Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart

Who’d mess with a kid named….?

  • Axel? (Will Ferrell and Viveca Paulin)
  • Spike? (Mike Myers and Kelly Tisdale)
  • Aleph? (Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied)

Inspired by travel?

  • Alicia Keys‘ son Egypt Daoud
  • Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart’s daughter Georgia
  • Ethan Hawke’s daughter Indiana
  • Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon’s twin boys Moroccan and Monroe
  • Mike Tyson’s son Morocco

Divine inspiration:

  • Krishna, daughter to actress Padma Lakshmi
  • Abel James, son to funny couple Amy Poehler and Will Arnett
  • Genesis, daughter to The Help’s Viola Davis
  • Haven, daughter to Jessica Alba and Cash Warren

And, finally, we give extra creative points to the parents of this future spelling bee champ:

Antonio Kamakanaaolhamaikalani, son of Antonio Sabato Jr and Cheryl Moana Marie

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