19 Unique Celebrity Middle Names to Steal for Baby

19 Unique Celebrity Middle Names to Steal for Baby
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From fashion and beauty to lifestyle and food, stars often start trends with every move they make -- even when it comes to babies. By giving their newborns unusual names -- from North to Pilot Inspektor to Wyatt Isabella -- they set the stage for a new generation of little ones with bold monikers unlike ever before. We often think celebs make the craziest name choices, but celebrities' own monikers can often be an inspiration -- especially when moms-to-be look just beyond the stars' first names to their middle names. We promise these middle names have a spark all their own! Could celeb middle names be the next baby name trend? We say yes.

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From Demi Lovato's distinctive middle name to the incredible middle name of Ms. Tina Fey, there are so many interesting and untapped celebrity names right beneath the surface, just waiting to be discovered. And Game of Thrones fans must check out Kit Harington's amazing middle name! It's absolutely decadent! Just like everything else about him. 

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Check out these 19 examples, which range from the unusual to the incredibly beautiful, and are all ready to hit the top of all the "it" name lists. We were surprised how many of these middle names turned out to be our new baby names favorites! Who knew celebrity middle names could be so fantastic? Take a look!


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  • Jennifer Lawrence: Shrader

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    Of course the chick who can do no wrong, Jennifer Lawrence, has a retro-cool rock-star middle name: Shrader, which sounds like a heavy metal guitarist's stage name ("Dude! It's a mix of shred and raider!") Points for being unisex.

  • Kit Harington: Catesby

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    His Game of Thrones name couldn't be plainer (Jon Snow, of course), and it couldn't be more different than English actor Kit Harington's aristocratic birth name: Christopher Catesby Harington. Catesby is his mother's maiden name, and you couldn't do much better than that when looking for an upper-crust vibe.

  • Kristen Stewart: Jaymes

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    Using boy names for girls has been a big trend among celeb moms, but some stars, like Kristen Stewart, have a male name of their own, albeit with a female twist. Stewart's is Jaymes, a good way to hit a middle ground.

  • Michael B. Jordan: Bakari

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    The "B" in Creed star Michael B. Jordan's name stands for Bakari, which is Swahili for "noble promise.” Beautiful meaning, and an African  counterpoint the European and biblical names that dominate among American babies.

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  • Demi Lovato: Devonne

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    The name Devonne perfectly suits superstar Demi Lovato. It's said to mean "divine" and whether pronounced Devon or De-VONNE, it signals the arrival of a little diva.

  • Nicholas Hoult: Caradoc

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    Fans of shows like Reign and Game of Thrones, which are inspired by British history, need look no further for an ancient baby boy name than Caradoc, Nicholas Hoult's obscure middle name. It's Welsh, means "dearly beloved," and was the name of an early British king. 

  • Tina Fey: Stamatina

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    Tina Fey's first name is actually Elizabeth but she opted for a nickname drawn from her Greek middle name: Stamatina. OK, it's weird. Really weird -- guaranteed to be one-of-a-kind among the kindergarten class cubby labels. But who wouldn't want to be named after one of the most powerful women in Hollywood?

  • Drake

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    Aubrey Drake Graham actually decided to go by his middle name professionally, perhaps because tony Aubrey is not exactly an optimal rapper's handle. Drake, on the other hand, means dragon -- ideal for a fire-spitting lyricist.  

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  • Solange Knowles: Piaget

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    Beyonce's sister has beautiful, classic French first name, and a blingy middle name: Piaget, which is a Swiss luxury jewelry and watch line, and is a fresh take on expensive baby names like Tiffany and Chanel.

  • Shia LaBeouf: Saide

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    He's known for his ruggedly handsome looks and bad-boy antics but Shia LaBeouf's middle name has a decidedly unisex feel: Saide, which could work as an unusual boy's name or a creative spelling of Sadie, a girl's name. 

  • Kim Kardashian: Noel

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    She may be one of the most overexposed celebrities on the planet but we bet most people don't know that Kim Kardashian has a male middle name: Noel. Add that one to the current trend of boy names for girls.

  • Paul Giamatti: Edward Valentine

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    He's known for playing moody, grizzled characters, but in real life Paul Giamatti has a wildly romantic double middle name worthy of any Twilight fan: Edward Valentine.   

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  • Zoe Saldana: Yadira

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    Avatar actress Zoe Saldana's middle name, Yadira, has Arabic roots and is popular among Latinos, but like her twin sons' names, Bowie and Cy, it hasn't hit the mainstream -- yet. 

  • Zach Galifianakis: Knight

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    He may be a professional goofball who specializes in socially awkward characters, but Zach Galifianakis has an elegant middle name: Knight. It's regal, but not over the top.

  • Gigi Hadid: Noura

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    A model and member of Taylor Swift's squad, Gigi Hadid has a middle name that reflects her father's Palestinian heritage, Noura, whose meaning is almost a blessing to a newborn: It means "light" in Arabic. 

  • Matt Damon: Paige

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    Would Matt Damon have become the A-list action star if he had used his full name, Matt Paige Damon? Hmm, we wonder. It turns out, however, that Paige, which is certainly a girl's name, is his mom's maiden name. But then again, why not try it on a boy? If it's good enough for the guy who played CIA assassin Jason Bourne...

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  • Nikki Reed: Houston

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    The Twilight star grew up in West Los Angeles, so it's not quite clear why Nikki Reed's middle name is Houston. But as far as trendy place baby names go, the booming Texas city has the potential to be the next Booklyn or Bronx.

  • Ciara: Princess

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    The "Goodies" singer's parents must've known their daughter was destined to be music royalty, because they gave Ciara the middle name Princess. But why not get straight to the point when naming a baby destined to rule your life? 

  • Diego Boneta: Andres

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    According to BellyBallot, Hispanic names are on the rise for non-Latinos. And like many classic names, Scream Queens actor Diego Boneta's middle name, Andres, matches up well with last names of any background. 

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