Friday, 30 March 2007

Mia Hamm Babies


A PAIR OF GIRLS ~ A People.com exclusive; soccer sensation Mia Hamm and her husband Dodger's Nomar Garciaparra became the parents of healthy twin girls on Wednesday! According to Fox Sports, Garciaparra, in Florida Tuesday night when he got the call that labour had begun, missed the birth even with the use of a private jet that was held on standby. Apparently he was on speakerphone with Mia the whole time en route to L.A. The names of the girls have been released again to People as Grace Isabella & Ava Caroline.

Grace ~ English; lovely or graceful, a virtue. Latin; grace of God.

Star babies that have got Grace;

  • Balthazar Getty
  • Elisabeth & Tim Hasselbeck
  • Wynonna Judd
  • Dave Matthews
  • Meryl Streep
  • Christy Turlington & Ed Burns

Isabella ~ Italian; God is my oath. Variation of Isabel, Spanish; devoted to God.

Celebrities that find Isabella irresistible;

  • Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Nicole Kidman & Tom Cruise
  • Lorenzo Lamas & Shauna Sand
  • Lori Loughlin

Ava ~ Latin; like a bird. Variation; Avis

Other Celebrities that have adored the name Ava for their daughters;

  • Amy Acker
  • Gil Bellows
  • Kevin Dillon
  • Peri Gilpin
  • Martin Gore
  • Mark-Paul Gosselar
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Heather Lockler & Richie Sambora
  • Jess Margera
  • Martina McBride
  • Aidan Quinn
  • Scott Thompson
  • Reese Witherspoon & Ryan Phillippe

Caroline ~ Latin; strong.

Katie Couric has also chosen Caroline for her daughter.

Photo source: Wireimage

Scott Thompson Baby

FIRST CHILD FOR FOOTBALLER ~ Adelaide Crows footballer, Scott Thompson and partner Ashe Holbing, welcomed their first child together. Ava Lily made her arrival on March 9th.

Ava, a beautiful and classic name has become an immensely popular Celebrity name choice. The name has been gaining since Celebrity parents Heather Locklear and Reese Witherspoon both used Ava Elizabeth as a name for their daughters who were born in the late 90s.

Ava ~ Latin; like a bird. Variation; Avis

Other Celebrities that have adored the name Ava for their daughters

  • Amy Acker
  • Gil Bellows
  • Kevin Dillon
  • Peri Gilpin
  • Martin Gore
  • Mark-Paul Gosselar
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Heather Lockler & Richie Sambora
  • Jess Margera
  • Martina McBride
  • Aidan Quinn
  • Scott Thompson
  • Reese Witherspoon & Ryan Phillippe

Lily ~ English; the lily is a flower that symbolizes innocence, purity, and beauty

  • Melanie Blatt & Stuart Zender
  • Kate Beckinsale & Michael Sheen
  • Kevin Costner
  • Johnny Depp ~ Lily-Rose
  • Kathy Ireland
  • Greg Kinnear
  • Amy Madigan & Ed Harris
  • Chris O'Donnell
  • Lou Diamond Phillips ~ Lili
  • Meredith Vieira
  • Paula Yates & Michael Hutchence ~ Tiger Lily

Thursday, 29 March 2007

Wesley Snipes Baby

AT 44 HE'S A 4TH TIME DAD ~ Actor Wesley Snipes and his artist wife Nikki welcomed a baby boy Monday, which is their third child together. Alimayu Moa-T will join his sisters Iset, Jua and big brother Jelani Asar from a previous relationship. There was little information on both names and through lots of research this is what was discovered.

Alimayu ~ Ethiopian; in honour of God. Swahili; God is honoured.

Mao ~ Japanese; true centre.

Wednesday, 28 March 2007

Antonia Kidman Baby

4TH BABY FOR KIDMAN ~ According to Australian News, t.v. personality Antonia Kidman has rounded out out her family with the arrival of her second daughter and fourth child with Angus Hawley. Sybella joins their other children; Lucia, Hamish and James. Sybella made her arrival this morning, the same day she was honoured for her work on a television program about pregnancy. "From Here to Maternity" is an 8 part series that is being decorated with many accolades.

Sybella ~ Greek; oracle or the Prophetess Sibyl (according to Greek legend, the sibyls were a group of ten female prophets who worshipped Apollo and were named after Sibyl the first of their kind. Variation of the English name Sybil.

Tuesday, 27 March 2007

Carlos Delgado Baby

FIRST BASEMAN, FIRST BABY ~ Carlos Delgado, first baseman for the New York Mets and formerly a Toronto Blue Jay became a father this past Friday. His wife Betzaida delivered a baby boy, Carlos Antonio, in his native Puerto Rico.

Carlos ~ Spanish; free man. Variation of Karl (German; strong)

Antonio ~ Italian or Spanish; form of Anthony. Latin: Roman clan name ~ uncertain derivation; popular meanings are highly praiseworthy and priceless

Other Celebrities that amour Antonio

  • Joan Collins
  • Andy Garcia ~ Andres Antonio
  • Veronica Lake
  • Angela Landsbury
  • Jerry Lewis
  • Gregory Peck

Monday, 26 March 2007

Nina Garcia Baby

GARCIA CONROD BABY ARRIVING FASHIONALBY EARLY ~ Nina Garcia (fashion director of Elle magazine and a judge on "Project Runway") and her husband, David Conrod are the proud parents of a baby boy, Lucas Alexander.

Source ~ People.com

Lucas ~ English; bringer of light (variation Luke)

Other Celebrities that love Lucas;

  • Richard Marx
  • Willie Nelson ~ Lukas Autry
  • Mick Jagger ~ Gabriel Luke
  • Lance Armstrong ~ Luke David

Alexander ~ Greek; defends mankind, from the word alexandros

Celebrity parents that adore Alexander;

  • Melanie Griffith & Steven Bauer
  • William Hurt

Thursday, 22 March 2007

Trevor St. John Baby

A LIFE TO LIVE ~ One Life to Live actor Trevor St. John and his bride Sara welcomed their new life yesterday, a son, Aidan Lee.

Aidan ~ Celtic/Gaelic; little fire, fiery (alternative spelling ~ Aiden)

Other Celebrities that have also adored Aidan;

  • Tracey Gold ~ Aiden Michael
  • Scott Hamilton ~ Aidan McIntosh
  • Sarah O'Hare ~ Aidan Patrick

Lee ~ English; field/meadow or diminutive form of names beginning with Le, adapted surname (variations Leigh, Lay, Leah)

Celebrities that have used Lee as a name/middle name;

  • Trace Adkins ~ Trinity Lee
  • Martin Gore ~ Viva Lee, Ava Lee
  • Gena Lee Nolan ~ Hudson Lee
  • Quincey Jones ~ Rashida Leah
  • Tony Curtis & Janet Leigh ~ Jamie Lee, Kelly Lee
  • Lee Majors ~ Lee II
  • Kimora & Russell Simmons ~ Ming Lee, Aoki Lee
  • Sean Young ~ Quinn Lee

Friday, 16 March 2007

Diane Farr Baby

IRISH POET/PLAYWRITE INSPIRES NAME ~ Actor Diane Farr (Numb3rs) & her husband Seung Yong Chung have welcomed their first child, a son Beckett Mancuso today according to People magazine.

Beckett ~ English; little mouth. Scottish; "Beck" little stream

Star babies:

  • Melissa Etheridge
  • Natalie Maines & Adrian Pasdar
  • Conan O'Brien & Liza Powel

Thursday, 15 March 2007

Angelina Jolie Adoption

NEW JOLIE-PITT ADDITION ~ The Jolie-Pitt's have expanded their family once again through the adoption of a 3 year old boy from Vietnam. His name has been reported as Pax Thien. He joins siblings Maddox Chivan, Zahara Marley and Shiloh Nouvel.

Pax ~ Latin for Peace

Thien ~ sky in Vietnamese

A sampling of Celebrities that have chosen more a more organic or natural type of name are;

  • Apple (Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin)
  • Bluebell (Geri Halliwell)
  • Iris (Jude Law, Susanna Constantine
  • Ivy-victoria (Sheryl Lee Ralph)
  • Jade (Mick Jagger)
  • Jasmine (Michael Jordan, Martin Lawrence)
  • Lily (Amy Madigan & Ed Harris, Meredith Viera, Kate Beckinsale, Greg Kinnear, Chris O'Donnell)
  • Lily-Rose (Johnny Depp & Vanessa Paradis)
  • Ocean (Forest Whitaker)
  • Peaches Honeyblossom (Paula Yates & Bob Geldof)
  • Rose (Rene Russo)
  • Sage (Tracey Gold, Sylvester Stallone)
  • Saffron (Simon Le Bon)
  • Savannah (Marcia Cross, Steven Seagal)
  • Storm (Nikki Sixx)
  • Sunny (Jesse James)
  • Suri (Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes ~ Persian for red rose)
  • Tallulah Pine (Simon Le Bon ~ means "leaping water")
  • Tallulah (Demi Moor & Bruce Willis)
  • Violet (Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner, David Grohl)
  • Willow (Gabrielle Anwar, Will Smith & Jada Pinkett-Smith)
  • Yasmin (Jim Kerr & Chrissie Hynde ~ Persian for Jasmine)

Wednesday, 14 March 2007

Lucy Sykes Baby

SYKES! IT'S A BOY ~ According to NY Post.com Page Six, Lucy Sykes and Euan Rellie are the proud parents of Titus Jasper Jake Icarus. Titus arrived who weighed in at 9lbs, 3oz. Titus arrived on Wednesday, March 21st weighing 9lbs, 3oz. This is the second son for the couple, big brother Heathcliff is 3 1/2.

Lucy is a designer and her twin sister, author Plum Sykes is also a mommy as she welcomed a daughter last October.

Titus ~ Latin/Greek; hero, giant.

Jasper ~ French; ornamental stone, brown, beige or red in color. Variation of Caspar. English; treasurer.

Jake ~ Hebrew; supplanter. Variation of Jacob.

Star babies:

  • son of Niki Taylor
  • son of Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman
Icarus ~ Greek; in Greek mythology, Icarus was the son of the inventor Daedalus. While imprisoned by King Minos, his father created wings of feathers and wax to escape but warned Icarus not to fly too high or the wings would melt. Lost in the joy of flight, Icarus did not heed his father's warning and he flew too close to the sun causing the wax to melt and he fell into the sea which is named after him, the Icarian Sea.

Saturday, 10 March 2007

Ric Pipino Baby

SYLIST SECOND TIME DAD ~ Celebrity hairstylist Ric Pipino (ex-husband of Heidi Klum) and his MAC Cosmetics executive fiancee Jenne Lombardo have become parents for the second time after welcoming a baby boy, Bowie Vincent in New York City. Bowie made his arrival on Monday, March 5th and joins big sister Roxie J'Amie.

Bowie ~ Celtic/Gaelic; yellow haired one. Variation of Bowen meaning blond, son of Owen

Vincent ~ Latin; to conquer, victorious

Star babies named Vincent

  • son of Sophie Marceau

Source: NY Post Page 6