Saturday, 29 December 2007

Oscar de la Hoya Baby

5th CHILD FOR CHAMP ~ Oscar de la Hoya and Millie Corretjer have welcomed their second child together on December 29th, 2007. Nina Lauren Nenitte arrived at 4:36 p.m. local time in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the couple have announced to People. Nina weighed in at 7 lbs., 13 oz., and measuring 20.5 inches long. "We are so excited and blessed with the new addition to our family!" boxing champ de la Hoya said in a statement.

The couple have a son, Oscar Gabriel who was born 2 years ago on the same day as his new sister. The couple have been married since 2001. de la Hoya's other children are Devon, Jacob and Atiana.

Nina ~ Russian; dreamer. Spanish; little girl. Native American; strong.

Lauren ~ Latin; laurel, symbolic of honor and victory. Feminine form of Laurence, meaning from Laurentium, a city in ancient Italy.

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Friday, 28 December 2007

Eric Johnson Baby

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER ~ Canadian actor Eric Johnson and his writer/producer wife, Adria Budd welcomed daughter back in October according to Eric Johnson online. Calla Prairie is the first child for the couple who have been married since 2004.

Eric plays Steven "Flash" Gordon in the new series Flash Gordon, the 21st century version of the mythic hero, who falls through an inter-dimensional rift in space and finds himself on the planet Mongo.

Johnson became popular as Whitney Fordman on the TV take on Superman, Smallville, from 2001 through 2004. Most recently, he has made guest appearances on series including Criminal Minds, The Dead Zone, Ghost Whisperer and The Unit.

Johnson, 28, grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He and his wife of 3 1/2 years, Adria, met on the set of Smallville, where she was a cast assistant.

Calla ~ Greek; beautiful.

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Katrina Webb Baby

PARALYMPIC ATHLETE DELIVERS FIRST CHILD ~ Proud dad blogs; "Katrina & Big 'Daddy' Ed Denis welcomed their first child into the world this evening at 8:36pm. In typical super human style, Katrina braved the pains of labour with little but some end stage happy gas to deliver a beautiful dark haired and healthy baby boy." Sebastian Zavier arrived on December 27th, 2007 and weighed 7lbs., 2oz. "When his head was out he just opened his eyes and looked straight at me!" Ed said, and, "it's the most amazing experience ever...." Not that Ed didn't already respect and admire Kat's steely determination and achievements, Ed commented "I've got a whole new level of respect for Katrina after watching her go through child birth!"

Katrina Webb is recognised and acknowledged for her unique athleticism and outstanding success as a Paralympic athlete. She has won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in athletics at the last three Paralympic Games.

Sebastian ~ Greek; revered.

Celebrity sons:

  • Daphne Duplaix
  • Angela Lindvall
  • Juan Pablo Montoya
  • Connie Nielsen
  • Kim Fields & Christopher Morgan
  • David Hewlett
  • Michael Chopra
  • James Spader

Zavier ~ Spanish/Arabic/Basque; variation of Salvador and Xavier; bright, splendid, new house.

Star babies, sons of:

  • DMX
  • Donnie Wahlberg
  • Axel Dench
  • Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau & Justin Trudeau

Dominique Moceanu Baby

CHRISTMAS GIFT ~ Olympic gold-winning gymnast Dominique Moceanu and her husband, Dr. Michael Canales welcomed their first child on Christmas Day. Carmen Noel arrived just after 3 p.m. the couple tells People exclusively. Carmen weighed in at 7 lbs., 7 oz. and measured 18.5 inches. Mother and baby are doing well and are now at home. "We are so excited," Moceanu said in a statement to People. "Mike and I have talked about starting a family for so long – it's really a dream come true."She added, "The miracle of baby Carmen being born on Christmas Day makes this wonderful time all the more special to us. This is the best Christmas present we could have ever received!"

The couple have been together since 2001 and married 13 months ago. Moceanu was part of the 1996 U.S. women's gymnastic team named the "Magnificent Seven". Canalas is a former nationally ranked collegiate gymnast who now practices podiatric surgery in Cleveland.

Carmen ~ Latin; song.

Noel ~ French; variation of Noelle; Christmas.

Thursday, 27 December 2007

Sinitta Babies

CHILDREN, TOYS & A SPARKLING TREE ~ The Sunday Mirror has a story about singer Sinitta and her perfect family Christmas. Sinitta and her husband Andy Willner can barely believe how lucky they are after years of sadness and uncertainty, they have two beautiful adopted children - a brother and sister. The couple had tried for children and have suffered the devastation of three miscarriages and two attempts at surrogacy.

The children's godfather is Simon Cowell - Sinitta's ex and also her boss in her TV roles as an X Factor style expert and a Grease Is The Word judge.

"I am addicted to motherhood," she says. "I thought by now I would have calmed down but I am still delighted every time I hear a murmur in the night, because it means I can go to them.
"Andy has to stop me waking them up - I am so in love with them."

Meanwhile there will be another addition to the family this Christmas. Sinitta will be reunited for the first time in nearly 17 years with her sister Greta who lives in the United States. Their mother - Canadian born Seventies disco diva Miquel Brown - was only 14 when Sinitta was born. Their father was not around and the sisters were taken in by relatives. She kept in touch with her mother but did not even know she had a sister until she was in her teens. "This year it is about family and us all being together," she says. She even received congratulations from her ex, Brad Pitt.

Yulia Volkova Baby

t.A.T.u SINGER IS A MOTHER OF TU ~ According to the t.A.T.u site and People, Yulia Volkova, of the Russian duo t.A.T.u., is a new mother. Dated December 27th, the posting reads: "This morning at 6:35 a.m. (Moscow time) Yulia Volkova's son was born! ...The birth went fast and without any difficulties. Both mother and baby feel good." In its slightly broken English, the message goes on to say, "Last night Yulia and Lena [Katina, Volkova's bandmate] had a New Year party in a close circle of friends and their team." Volkova apparently went to bed at 2 a.m., only to be awakened two hours later by labor pains. During delivery, the baby's father Parviz was present; "He didn't leave her for a second and cut the cord off himself," says the Web site, which adds: "The boy looks a lot like Daddy – as it should be. Yulia and Parviz keep the baby's name in a secret." This is the second child for Volkova, who also has a 3-year-old daughter, Vika.

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Monday, 24 December 2007

Simon Goodwin Baby

ROO BABY ~ According to Adelaide Now, Roo's player Simon Goodwin is a father again. Eddie William, born to wife Maggie on December 17th, 2007. Eddie is a little brother to Lily and Isabella. The new dad is "over the moon".

Eddie ~ English; variation of Edward ~ English; prosperous, guardian. The name of eight kings of England since the Norman Conquest.

Star babies, sons of:

  • Mel Gibson ~ Edward
  • Rob Lowe ~ Edward

William ~ German: resolute protector. Will meaning strong and helm meaning helmet.

Star babies, sons of:

  • Robin Givens
  • Billy Bob Thornton
  • Meg Tilly & Colin Firth
  • Madeleine Gurdon & Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Mary-Louise Parker & Billy Crudup
  • Angela Lindvall
  • Adrienne Barbeau
  • John O'Hurley
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley & Brad Paisley
  • Joe Lando
  • Christa Miller & Bill Lawrence
  • Molly Parker
  • Kirstie Alley & Parker Stevenson

Friday, 21 December 2007

Teri Polo Baby

MEET THE PARENTS ~ Teri Polo and her boyfriend, musician Jamie Wollam, welcomed a baby December 20th, 2007 People is reporting; “We are so happy,” Teri tells the magazine. Bayley joins big brothers Griffin, Teri's son from a previous marriage and Carter, Wollam's son.

Polo told People back in October; "I'm over the moon! It's my favorite role, being a mom," says Polo. "I know we're expecting a girl and I'm very, very excited."

Polo is probably best known for playing Ben Stiller's fiancée in Meet the Parents and Meet the Fockers.

Polo and Wollam met in 2004 on the set of a music video for his former band, Avion. She gave Wollam her phone number, he called her the same night – and they've been together since. They reside in LA with their children and 5 dogs.

Bayley ~ English; variation of Bailey ~ steward or law enforcer.

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Wednesday, 19 December 2007

Chad Brannon Baby

GH ALUM A FIRST TIME DAD ~ The CBB is saying that former General Hospital star Chad Brannon and his wife Carly have welcomed a baby boy this morning, December 19th, 2007. Hudson Allen weighed in at 5 lbs., 3 oz and is 18 1/2 inches long. Hudson was a little early as he was due in January. What a wonderful early Christmas gift for the couple. Sadly, the couple lost their daughter when Carly was 7 months pregnant.

Hudson ~ English; Hugh's son. A surname adapted to given name use and a place name for the Hudson River and famous Hudson Bay in Canada.

Star babies, sons of:
  • Jason Gerhardt
  • Marcia Gay Harden
  • Harvey Keitel
  • Tony Hawk
  • Jim Popp
  • Gena Lee Nolin & Cale Hulse
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Jason Gerhardt Baby

SOAP ACTOR IS A SECOND TIME DAD ~ Jason's Forum is reporting that Jason and his wife Chalae are parents for the second time. Hudson arrived on December 7th, 2007 and weighed 8 lbs. 14 oz. Hudson is a little brother for 2 1/2 year old Madysen.

Jason currently playes Cooper Barrett on the soap opera General Hospital. He originally audtiioned for another character and since they liked him so much they created the character he now portrays just for him.

Hudson ~ English; Hugh's son. A surname adapted to given name use and a place name for the Hudson River and famous Hudson Bay in Canada.

Star babies, sons of:

  • Marcia Gay Harden
  • Harvey Keitel
  • Tony Hawk
  • Jim Popp
  • Gena Lee Nolin & Cale Hulse
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Tuesday, 18 December 2007

Michael Muhney Baby

THERE'S A NEW SHERIFF IN TOWN ~ According to actor Michael Muhney's online journal entry, he is a dad. Michael and his wife Jamie welcomed a baby girl on December 18th, 2007. Michael posted this message to fans; "Ella Michael Muhney was born today at 10:02 a.m. at Cedars Sinai. She is 6 pounds 15 ounces. She is 19 1/2 inches long. She has dark brown hair. She is already grounded from dating until she's 46. She is also not allowed to go into acting, she has to do something much more productive than her father. :)Today just happens to be my grandfather's birthday (77 and the oldest living Muhney) and Ella is now the youngest Muhney. Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Oh yeah, and Happy Birthday Brad Pitt."

Michael is best known as his role of Sheriff Don Lamb on the show Veronica Mars.

Ella ~ English; beautiful woman. German; all complete. Form of Ellen, Eleanor.

Star babies, daughters of:
  • Eric Close
  • Amanda De Cadenet & Nick Valensi
  • Rebecca Herbst & Michael Saucedo
  • Kelly Preston & John Travolta
  • Annette Benning & Warren Beatty
  • Eric Clapton
  • Christine Taylor & Ben Stiller
  • Rhea Durham & Mark Wahlberg
  • Heather & Brian Payne
  • Sophie Raworth
  • Jeff Gordon
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Chris O'Donnell Baby

5th TIME DAD ~ Grey's Anatomy Vet Chris O'Donnell is a dad, again. People is reporting that the couple welcomed their fifth child and second daughter on December 10th, 2007. 8 lb Maeve Frances joins sister Lily and brothers Chip, Charlie and Finley.

O' Donnell first started in the industry with modelling at the age of 13 before moving on to commercial work. His first film role was when he was 17 in Men Don't Leave. Chris has appeared in some major motion pictures including Scent of a Woman, Vertical Limit, Kinsey, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin. More recently, Chris played the veterinarian/love interest for Meredith Grey on ABC's smash hit Grey's Anatomy. O'Donnell has just finished filming Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Mystery, a drama based on the American Girl line of dolls.

Chris and Caroline have been married since 1997. Caroline is a schoolteacher.

Maeve ~ Irish; intoxicating.

  • Maeve is the daughter of Kathryn Erbe & Terry Kinney
Frances ~ Latin; from France. Free one. Femine form of Francis.

Celebrities that fawn over Frances:

  • Courtney Love & Kurt Cobain
  • Kate Spade
  • Amanda Peete
  • Clint Eastwood & Frances Fisher
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Campbell Brown Baby

CNN BABY BOOM BEGINS ~ According to People, the CNN baby boom has begun with the arrival of anchor Campbell Brown and her husband Dan Senor's child. Eli James arrived this morning, December 18th, 2007 at 10 a.m. The baby is named in memory of his grandfather, James Senor. "Eli and his mom are doing great," Dan tells People. "We are thrilled."

The couple tied the knot in April of 2006.

Eli ~ Hebrew; ascended.

Celebrities that are elated with Eli:
  • Sally Field
  • Toby Stephens
James ~ Hebrew; supplanter. Variation of Jacob.

Star babies, sons of:
  • Art Garfunkel
  • Patsy Kensit & Jim Kerr
  • Antonia Kidman
  • Paul & Linda McCartney
  • Glenn McGrath
  • Rupert Murdoch
  • Annie Potts & James Hayman
  • Jerry Hall & Mick Jagger
  • Lysette Anthony & Simon Boswell
  • James Caan
  • Belinda Carlisle & Morgan Mason
  • Marcheline Bertrand & Jon Voight
  • Colin Farrell & Kim Bordenave
  • Oz Perkins
  • Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick

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Monday, 17 December 2007

Michelle Marsh Baby

PAGE 3 GIRL & FOOTBALLER ARE PARENTS ~ The British Sun is reporting that former Page 3 favourite, model Michelle Marsh, became a "mum" December 16th, 2007. Michelle and her footballer husband, Will Haining are the proud parents of an 8lb 3oz baby girl named Madison. A spokesperson for Michelle said “Both mother and baby are doing well."

The couple have been married since June.

Madison ~ English; surname. Derived from Matthew or Mathilda. Popular name for boys and girls.

Celebrities that are mad about Madison:

  • Curtis Joseph
  • Johnny Knoxville
  • John Michael Montgomery
  • Brooke Burns & Julian McMahon
  • Sissy Spacek

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Wednesday, 12 December 2007

Brigitta & Myles Pollard Baby

McLEOD'S DAUGHTER'S SON ~ According the McLeod's Daughters Fansite, former McLeod’s Daughters actor Myles Pollard and his weather presenter wife Brigitta welcomed their first child. Ronin Wilson arrived on October 14th, 2007. In an email from the couple to the fansite the couple announce Ronin's arrival and say that; “he is a beautiful, healthy boy with very long legs … like his Dad!”.

Ronin ~ Gaelic; little seal.

Wilson ~ English; son on William.

Thursday, 6 December 2007

Cristian Castro Baby

MEXICAN SINGER WELCOMES SECOND CHILD ~ People Espanol has a piece on Cristian Castro's new arrival. The baby boy arrived on December 5th, 2007 and no other details were available at this time. The couple have a 2 year old daughter Simone.

Wednesday, 5 December 2007

Julianne Nicholson Baby

LAW & ORDER ACTOR IS A MOM IN BETTER LATE THAN NEVER NEWS ~ According to the Playbill website, Julianne Nicholson has had her baby back in September. She was quoted as saying; "I'm on maternity leave right now, but I'll be back in January. We just had a baby three months ago. A friend thought up the name — Ignatius — and it just stuck."

Julianne is a former model. She made the transition to acting and has been on the series Ally McBeal, the short lived Presidio Med and more recently Law & Order: Criminal Intent. She is married to British actor Jonathan Cake. The couple tied the knot in Italy and have been married since 2004.

Ignatius ~ Latin; fiery one.

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Camilla Severi Baby

RADIO CO-HOST TUNES INTO MOMMYHOOD ~ B105 Breakfast Radio co-host Camilla Severi and partner Glen Krohn welcomed their first child on November 31st, 2007. Charlie Max weighed in at 8lbs. Pictures of the new blue bundle can be viewed on B105's website.

Charlie ~ English; variation of Charles ~ French; derived from the Germanic Karl, meaning manly. A royal name for French royalty (10 Kings of France) and was introduced to Great Britain by Mary, Queen of Scots who named her son Charles James (his son and grandson were also named Charles, furthering the name's popularity).

Celebrities that covet Charlie:

  • Ed Asner
  • Soledad O'Brien
  • Jamie & Lousie Redknapp
  • Claire Richards
  • Alex Wurz
  • Jason Leffler
  • Mimi Rogers
Max ~ Latin; greatest.

Celebrities that are mad about Max:
  • Jon Favreau
  • Amy Irving & Steven Spielberg
  • Chloe Maxwell & Mat Rogers
  • Lisa Vidal
  • Meredith Vieira
  • Joan Lunden

Tuesday, 4 December 2007

Jill Hennessy Baby

CROSSING GIANNI ~ A People exclusive; Jill Hennessy's son arrived November 21st, 2007 and is named Gianni. No other details were made available.

Gianni ~ Italian; variation of John.

August 12th ~ is reporting on Jill Hennessy's pregnancy. The Crossing Jordan star is pregnant with her second child. When asked at a party for Hamptons magazine on Saturday if she was expecting, the 39-year-old actress joked, "I don't know what you're talking about. I think it's just too much beer and burritos." She then added, "No, no, no . . . I'm almost six months pregnant with a boy." Hennessy and her husband, Paolo Mastropietro, already have a 4-year-old son, Marco. Of keeping the pregnancy news quiet for so long, Hennessy said, "I like to be sort of tentative about these things, but it's definitely a boy. I'm still trying to find a name that goes with Mastropietro . . . maybe something Irish." Like many other mothers having their second child, Hennessy commented, "I'm definitely less worried, much more relaxed about it this time around. I'm still dying to meet this little person, but now I've got a pretty good idea about what will happen over the next few months and how uncomfortable I will be, especially if I go past my due date, which I did with Marco."

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