Halle Berry's Baby Name Is Like a Gift From God

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halle berryAs you may have heard, a little actress named Halle Berry gave birth over the weekend. She and sexy French husband Olivier Martinez welcomed a boy on Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. A photo of the little cutie is yet to be released, but it's safe to say that he's gorgeous because, well, look at his parents.

Halle first caused a media frenzy a few months back when she announced that she was expecting at 47, but now that the babe is here, all anyone is concerned with is the name. And guess what? We've got it!

Initially, it was reported that Halle and Olivier were going to keep their son's name a secret for a while. Either that was just a rumor (In the press? Never!), or H and O are really bad at keeping secrets, because it's just been revealed that their little prince's name is Maceo-Robert Martinez. Maceo is Spanish (Olivier's father was a Spanish boxer), and it's pronounced "mah-say-oh." The name means "gift of God." Perfect.

After she revealed that she was expecting, Halle confessed that, just like everyone else, she was shocked. "This has been the biggest surprise of my life, to tell you the truth. Thought I was kind of past the point where this could be a reality for me. So it's been a big surprise and the most wonderful." So how could they have possibly gone with a name that had any other meaning? Unless there's a name that means "surprise of God."

Congrats Halle and Olivier! Can't wait for the little doll to make his debut. And love the name. And seriously love the meaning.

What do you think of Halle's baby name?


Image via Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty

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Bri442 Bri442

Cudos to their new baby! What a fitting name at that.

6pacmama 6pacmama

Maceo is another version of Matthew, Mateo, Matthias.....all meaning Gift of God its really cute :)


ladyl... ladylovemm

OKKKKKKKK, now, get to work everybody...you;ve got lives.  

elise... elisesmom922

Didn't even know she was pregnant, don't follow Hollywood. Congrats to her though.

there... theresaphilly

A gift from God, oh I thought his name was Jesus, until I read Maceo.

nonmember avatar MB

Congrats Halle.....and thank you for continuing to lead women to believe that they can have a baby naturally with no genetic problems in their late 40's....just admit it was a DONOR EGG. Women, dont believe it. Your fertility starts to go way downhill after age 35. IT IS HARDER TO CONCEIVE AFTER AGE 35. Its true no matter what Hollywood tells you. Most of the babies you see born in Hollywood after age 40 are donor eggs, or surrogates.

RobJar RobJar

I find it disturbing that she is almost 50 an having a child. I'm all about a woman and her choices...this one just happens to gross me out!!

Good luck to the family!!

Rose-marie Rhéaume-Gaudet Gravelle

I love the name!!!To RobJar why would that gross you out?If shes capable of taking care of her child i really d'ont see anything wrong with that.

RobJar RobJar

Rose. It just grosses me out. Like it grosses me out to see someone who is too young having a child.

I mean. She could break a hip in labor.

stara... starandseen

Lovely name when pronounced correctly.

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