Celebrity baby names seem so arbitrary, especially those that are super unique and slightly off-the-wall. Irrespective of their uniqueness, many of them do have a source and meaning.
Chris Riotta over at Mic.com broke down a few of the more popular ones.
Saint West is so named because he was a miracle baby conceived after fertility struggles. His conception made him a Saint to the relationship of his mom and dad Kim Kardashian-West and Kanye West.
Blue Ivy was so named after her dad’s “Blueprint” album and the numeral IV which mom and dad had tatooed on their fingers and represented the number 4 which is significant in their relationship. Beyonce was born on September 4th, the couple married on the 4th day of April. Jay-Z was born on the 4th of December. Also, the couple saw a Blue Ivy tree while vacationing in Hvar, Croatia when Beyonce was pregnant. It solidified the decision for them, Bey said in a Tumblr video she shared.
Gwyneth Paltrow figured apples were “so sweet and they’re wholesome, and it’s biblical and it’s just, they’re so, and I just thought it sounded so lovely”, she told Oprah Winfrey on her show about the meaning behind and her and Coldplay frontman ex husband Chris Martin‘s daughter, Apple.
As the queen B of rap, it was fitting for Lil Kim to name her daughter with rapper Mr. Papers: Royal Reign.
Read the entire post at Mic here!