Where did these celebrities get their children’s names from?

Where did these celebrities get their children's names from?

Ed Sheeran is silent about the meaning behind his daughters’ names. These celebrities have explained their name choices.

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North West: Daughter of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian

According to Kardashian, North means ‘highest power’, but ex-husband Kanye privately thought the combination with his last name was funny. He named his daughter Chicago after his hometown, and the Saint and Psalmist sons were given religious names.

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Harper Seven: Daughter of Victoria and David Beckham

For their only daughter, Beckham drew inspiration from Victoria’s favorite author, Harper Lee, and David’s shirt number for Manchester United’s David, 7. The eldest son was named Brooklyn after the place where he was born.

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Kal-El: son of Nicolas Cage

Actor Nicolas Cage, a huge comic book fan, took the cake with his favorite superhero, Superman. His name is Clark Kent on Earth, but Kal-El is on his home planet.

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Sir: The son of Beyoncé and Jay-Z

“When he came out, he was indeed a gentleman. Jay-Z said of his son hence the name of my master.” Mr.’s twin sister Romy is named after favorite Beyoncé poetess, her daughter Blue Ivy referring to their obsession with the number four—or Roman numerals: IV.

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Apollo Boy: Son of Gwen Stefanik

With Zuma Nesta Rock, Gwen Stefani and Bush singer Gavin Rossdale chose a separate boy name. His brother got the names of the Greek god Apollo and the mother of Stephanie – not David Bowie.

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Bear Blaze: Son of Kate Winslet

Actress Kate Winslet met her husband while visiting his uncle Richard Branson. The house they stayed in burned down. The middle name of their son – Blaze, or translated: flame – indicates that event.

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Moroccan: son of Mariah Carey

The singer and her husband Nick Cannon named their daughter Monroe after Marilyn Monroe. The Moroccan twin brother’s name comes from Curry’s luxurious New York apartment, which was called the “Moroccan Room” because of its quirky interior.(dvg)

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