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You think your parents gave you a strange name? Try being born to a rock star. It seems like strange names are just part of what you have to put up with. The most memorable of course would have to be Moon Unit for the daughter of the late great Frank Zappa.

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Aaliyah-Daena Yakka R. Kelly I guess he must have had a lot of love 4 Aaliyah. But come on, man! Your Aaliyah isn't even related to THE legend Aaliyah. Ajaraea
Aanisah Macy Gray  Eric Andrews
Aaron Elvis Larry Mullen Jr. Elvis' middle name was Aron. Not with two A's. As a sidenote, his twins name was Jesse Garon. Bonnie
Aaron Elvis Larry Mullen After the King obviously...i actually think they call the boy Elvis...well thats what ive read in interviews(i read one that mentioned "Elvis's 10th bday party) Sam
Aaron Elvis Larry Mullen Jr. The U2 drummer is a bit of an Elvis Presley fan. (Elvis' middle name was Aaron.) Gwenllian
Aaron Elvis Larry Mullen (U2) After his favourite performer, but the two names swapped around. EvansGirl
Aaron Elvis, Ava Larry Mullen (U2) Really cool names after Elvis Presley and Ava Gardner. mutts
Ace Natalie Appleton/Liam Howlett  devil14
Aden Stringfellow Ken Stringfellow Aden is a port in Yemen. posiesfan
Adria Tom Petty This is a BEAUTIFUL name. Great choice. (Guess I am biased.) Adria
Adria Tom Petty  Eric Andrews
Adriana Fred Durst At least he named his daughter a pretty name... poor poor Dallas... (I think the only reason he named his son Dallas was so his nickname would be DD.. if you catch my drift) namelessone
Adriana Fred Durst I think this is a beautiful name, because it is not very common. But it's also not drastically uncommon either. stephanie
Adrianna Fred Durst Not that untypical. alison
Ahmet Frank Zappa Frank was on a talk show one time (maybe Johnny Carson) and the subject of his kids' unusual names came up. He said that Ahmet had grown tired of kids at school calling him Ahmet the Vomit and had started calling himself Rick instead. He abruptly went back to Ahmet when the same kids called him Rick the P****. One of my favorite Zappa memories! buddyboy
Ahmet Emuukha Rodan Frank Zappa  ChuckyG
Ahmet Emuukha Rodan Frank Zappa I would suspect the Ahmet part of the name is a tribute to Ahmet Ertegun, a Turkish immigrant who along with his brother Nesuhi founded Atlantic Records.  tim gueguen
Ahmet Emuukha Rodan Zappa Frank Zappa Hard to spell it correctly, but I have a taped interview with Frank where he spells it. Larry King couldn't even pronounce it. Peer
Ahmet Rodan Frank Zappa I believe after Dweezil (or Diva) came Ahmet, a fine name, with his middle name being Rodan, after the Japanese monster (a little more cheapness please). tom schwartz
Aimee Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne It's a pretty name. :) Celeste
Aisha Stevie Wonder 'Love is Aisha, the meaning of her name' as mentioned in 'Isn't She Lovely. pickle*
Aja Louise Mitch Dorge (Crash Test Dummies) Mitch is a huge Steely Dan fan, naming his daughter after their hit song Aja. Not sure where the Louise comes in. Entil'Zha
Akira Chris Stein (of Blondie)  Eric Andrews
Alabama Travis Barker Alabama is his little girl's name, and Landon is his son. Pammy
Alabama Gypsyrose Shooter Jennings His daughter with girlfriend Drea DiMatteo. Martha Hankins
Alabama Luella Barker Travis Barker I love it, but isn't Alabama the stripper's name in (the movie) "True Romance". Crue-Chik
Alabama Luella Barker Shanna & Travis Barker They chose the name Alabama after their favorite actress in a movie. Alabama was a stripper in that movie. Maleah
Albion Julian Cope It's a poetic name for England, and Cope is a keen archaeologist. Pickle
Alexa Ray Billy Joel There is no 'i' in her name. correction
Alexandria and Xavier Cooper Skillet Bass player/singer John Cooper and Keyboardist/Guitarist/Back vocalist Korey Cooper of the band Skillet are married and have two kids together. Franka
Alexandria Zahra Jones David Bowie & Iman How did she get such a pretty name and his poor son get Zowie Bowie?! MISS MT
Alexandria Zahra Jones  David Bowie Bowie has been married two times. His first marriage was to Mary Angela ("Angie") Barnett in 1970. The couple separated and later divorced. He has one child, Duncan Zowie Heywood Bowie (who sometimes goes by the name of "Joe") born in 1971 by Angie. He remarried supermodel Iman Abdulmajid (usually known just as "Iman") in 1992. The couple currently have one child, Alexandria Zahra Jones, known as Lexi. Katie
Alexia Ray Billy Joel He named his daughter after Ray Charles, and a boat.... Billy Florio
Alfie Chris Wolstenholme (Muse Bassist) I think this is kinda cute actually. saraj
Alia Rose Noelle Teena Marie  Eric Andrews
Alondra Rosie I think its a really pretty name. I think she was named after a pretty white dove bethany
Alzea Chingy Chingy's son is only 7 months. He has a different baby mama than his brother, Mykael. Chantel
Amauri Chris Brown  jazmine
Amber Rose Tamara Simon Le Bon  Barbarella
Ami Mickey Dolenz Her name is actually spelled with an "i". Eric Andrews
Ami Mickey Dolenz Ami is pretty usual Finnish boy's name. Haiti
Aminta Pete Townshend I think it's a beautiful name. Amy
Amos Andrea Boccelli  Eric Andrews
Amos Randy Newman  Eric Andrews
Amy Mose Allison Another child who followed in her father's footsteps as a musician Eric Andrews
Amy Bluebell Micky Dolenz (The Monkees) & Samantha Juste When they were expecting the baby, they were trying to decide on a name and drove by a field of bluebells and liked the name. Treata
Anais Gallagher Noel Gallagher Named after French erotic author Anais Nin. Michelle
Anais Mai Noel Gallagher Noel's favourite French poet. sabrina
Angel Iris Murphy Brown Melanie Brown (aka "Mel B", "Scary Spice") (The previous poster got it backwards, it's Angel Iris, not Iris Angel.) Mel must be very spiritual, seeing as how her other daughter's name is Phoenix Chi. tina a
Angel Ray Keala  Kirk Hammett (Metallica) Exotic and pretty...only down side, it's a boy.  Veejay
Annabella Art Alexakis (Everclear)  J.J.
Anoushka Ravi Shankar Anoushka was not named by Ravi Shankar or his wife, but by someone she knew as her father until she was 8.  pradeep
Anoushka Shankar Ravi Shankar He and her are both musicians, really, they are. sparklingrain678
Aoki Lee Russell and Kimora Lee Simmons The name is very unique. I love both of thir daughter's names. Nylajoi
Apple Gwynyth Paltrow & Chris Martin And I thought Bob Geldof was insane for calling one of his kids Peaches. Mhanna
Apple Chris Martin Okay, I don't really care what her name is. Apple is kinda cool, but this is a website called "Weird Names of Music Performer's Children". So stop complaining and move on to "Creative Names of Music Performer's Children". Thank you.  ...
Apple Chris Martin (Coldplay) Martin and actress wife Gwyneth Paltrow must have been thinking their daughter was the "apple" of their eye, but this is too hippy, dippy for me Arlene Weiss
Apple Gwyneth Paltrow Hey, maybe she should have another one, then she will have a "Pear" (pair)! DIVA Karla
Apple Chris Martin You people should be ashamed of yourselves!!!! you should NEVER make fun of a child like that. how would you feel if you child came home from school everyday in tears and then she comes to you and says " i hate my name its dumb everyone makes fun of me and i dont want to go to school anymore i hate this i wish i had a different name" or something like that you would get upset! and dont try to say that you wouldnt b/c you know that you would and you wont know what to say to her. yeah her name might be different but so what like Paris thats a different name but its nice have you every met another Paris have you ever heard of another Paris NO!!!!!! so you shouldnt make fun of a name and if you do then your your aaaaaahhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! just know that if that little girl reads this just know that it will be your fault if she starts to cry! and i know that im being mean to you but you dont get it you just dont so if you dont know her or if you dont no how it feels to be made fun of then you should no you have to SHUT UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! why b/c DONT know how it feels to be made fun b/c of your name so just.....leave her alone ok! [Ed.'s note: We're not making fun of the offspring, we're making fun of the parents that named the child that. Please read more carefully, Bethany.] Bethany
Apple Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin I don't know what is it with all the critics regarding this name? It's a shame so many of yous have the effort to criticize the name of a baby born to Hollywood stars whos already famous for that. I mean look at that she is only few months old and everyone knows her name and they remember it! Why? Because it is unusual, but kinda sweet-unique. So regardless if her name is Apple she's already famous and loved by that name.. How many of yous can say that for yourselfs? You can have the prettiest and most modern names (like eg. madison, emily, sarah) but ya ain't where Apple is. Stupid of yous to judge that she will be made fun of when she goes to school. First of all she will never go to such a school where that could happen, because she will go to special schools where kids from other celebrities and just rich heirs of kids go, who will anyway have similar names to her... So hers won't even stand out. All in all I think Apple is such a warm girlie name that represents something soft, pretty, emotional, little and unique--just like she is! All the best in your life, you are a lucky litttle baby girl! Anna
Apple Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin She said an apple is pure and other names are fruit or flowers too (Poppy, Peony), but can you imagine what this child's classmates are going to say? Did they think of the child? Sue
Apple Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Give these people a break! They are parents, and whatever reason they had for giving their child the name, I'm sure they love her and have her best interest at heart. Maybe little Apple will dislike her name someday, and maybe she will be made fun of by cruel kids at school. But how many of us dislike our own perfectly normal names and got made fun of anyway?! Compared to the misfortune of some children in the world, I'm sure little Apple will at least enjoy a happy childhood filled with her parents' love. When does a normal name ever guaranteed a happy child or nice person?! Not to mention, the child does have two lovely middle names to choose from should she decides to change it. Anna
Apple Chris Martin (Coldplay) Because 'Banana' is probably already taken. (Actually, I won't be surprised.) Bucky Bunny
Apple Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin (Maybe) her next baby will be named as Orange. karla
Apple Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Has she forgotten that her daughter has to introduce herself in school? Sherree
Apple Chris Martin & Gwyneth Paltrow WHY? Why would you want to name your child after a fruit? What's next....Melon? Orange? Pear? Nat x
Apple  Chris Martin You [guys] are being sooooooo mean. Apple is sweet, and the girl's friends can always call her Alison or Ab or something when she is older. Chris Martin is THE BEST.  menna
Apple And Moses Chris Martin/Gwyneth Paltrow Very different! It is as Biblical as Moses. Hey, how about the name Eve's Lunch? rebecca benefield
Apple Blyth Alison Martin Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin How about possible endorsement deals with Steve Jobs in the future? Neogorbash
Apple Blythe Alison Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin There's has been so much harshing on this name, but I love it. Not too fond of the sound of Apple Martin but Apple Paltrow sounds great. kiki
Apple Blythe Alison Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin  I love this name. If you like unusual names youl probably like it. I heard that she was named Apple because she was the apple of there eyes. I think that's sweet.  tori
Apple Blythe Alison Martin Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin Perfect Joke Stuff 'Lets hope she's not a 'BAD APPLE', if she has a breakdown she'll be known as 'Apple Crumble', if she falls over we can call her 'apple turnover' and " where is Gwyneth's baby now?, Be cider' ahhhh i am so easily amused (p.s do americans know what apple turnover is? FYI it's a apple upsidedown pudding, and cider is a apple orientated alcoholic drink, i'm guessing u have that though) Katherine
Apple Blythe Alison Martin Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin It's not that they gave her an usual name, that's fine. It's not that the named hera after a fruit. It's just not a pretty feminine name at all! It doesn't sound good, that's all :-/ Anaid
Apple Blythe Alison Martin Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin This is news today on this child. I'm sorry to say its the most stupidest name I have EVER come across. Name a kid after a peice of fruit, ok they live in NYC "The Big Apple" but please man. They both like the name too. WHAT A JOKE! Jennifer
Apple Blythe Alison Martin Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow I am the biggest Coldplay fan ever and, although I was a bit shocked at first, Apple is a better name than something common like 'Rebecca' or 'Jamie-Lee'. And little Apple can always revert to her pretty second name, Blythe, when she's older if she doesn't like it. Rage
Apple Blythe Alison Martin Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin Good grief, what a bad name! It's not as bad as Moon Unit, but still! What's their next child going to be named, do I dare ask: Guava? Mango? Kiwi? Banana? Genevieve
Apple Blythe Alison Martin Chris Martin Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has given birth a baby girl at a London hospital. The Hollywood star actress gave birth to her first child after a "long labour". She and her singer husband, Chris Martin of Coldplay, have named the baby Apple Blythe Alison Martin. She weighed 9lbs 11oz and both mother and baby are said to be doing fine. A spokesman for the couple said: "Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Apple Blythe Alison Martin, who was born in London, after a long labour, on May 14, and weighed 9lb 11oz. "Both mother and baby are very well." The celebrity couple said they were ecstatic over the birth of their daughter. Martin said: "We are 900 miles over the moon, and we'd like to thank everyone at the hospital who have looked after us amazingly." There might even be a song called "Apple" on the next Coldplay album. Grapefruit (No - really!)
Apple Blythe Allison Martin Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin First of all, they named her Apple because an apple is pure and comes from the earth. They named her Blythe after Gwyneth's actress mother (Blythe Danner). One thing, though: Apple Martin can turn into something totally different if you add a "i" to the end of her last name. (Apple martini) jen s
Apple Martin Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin I think I read somewhere that they named her after the city where she was concieved... the Big Apple. But then that was also in an article about why Debra Messing and Cate Blanchett named theri sons Roman (after the city they were conceived -- Rome ??) Jessica
Ariana Jennifer Lopez My name is Ariana and Jennifer Lopez`s child is Ariana. It`s just so cool that people name their kids after famous people's kids. Ariana
Arianna Mark Anthony Him and his ex-wife named their daughter Arianna. I think it's so cute. It's very original.  Trudy
Arlo Guthrie Woody Guthrie Woody's son also became famous in spite of his name. B
Arlo Guthrie Woody Guthrie Might as well have called him Argo, as in Arrr-go f*** yourself!! American
Arran The Edge This is his second daughter with his first wife. It's pronounced "Air-an". I think it's a pretty name for a very pretty girl. She takes after her Mom Sally_Saucer
Arran The Edge (U2) Presumably named for the Arran Islands off the coast of Ireland. Kai
Artemis Alex James (Blur bassist) His child is a boy. zuna
Arun U2 Arun means the Sun in Hindu Mythology, nothing weird bout that, it signifies the universal lifegiver. Arun
Arun, Sian, Blue Angel The Edge (U-2) "Arun" is East Indian, I know several Aruns. "Sian" is Welsh (as is The Edge's heritage, being born David EVANS) for "Jane" (whereas "Sinead" as in O'Connor, is the Irish version). Blue Angel, hmmm, could be a Marlene Dietrich fixation or perhaps he likes the hotdogging fighter planes that perform in the states...!  Adge
Askia Me'Shell Ndege'Ocello  Eric Andrews
Astala Peaches Geldof No comment. Celeste
Astrella Celeste Donovan Astrella is another typically earthly name for one of Donovan's kids. He did write a song named "Celeste", so I imagine that is where the name came from. Eric Andrews
Atherton Grace Don Johnson  Eric Andrews
Atiana Shanna Mokler and (step-dad) Travis Barker Atiana is a cute little girl and her name is pretty cool. My friend said it sounds like a black persons name (in a non racist way). G.G.
Atiana Travis Barker  natalie
Atlanta & Ocean Tony Mortimer (East 17)  Becka
Atlanta Noo John Taylor  Um? All I can say is that it's an interesting name.  Celeste
Atlanta Noo John Taylor (Duran Duran) Atlanta I love, but Noo (commonly used to shorten noodlehead). Ali
Atlanta Noo John Taylor 'Noo' is short for Noodlehead, a pet name that John's ex-wife used to call him. duran2lover
Atlanta Noo De Cadenet Taylor John Taylor (Duran Duran) Daughter of Duran Duran bassist John Taylor and Amanda De Cadenet- "Noo" is supposedly short for Noodlehead jettrinkjimmy
Atlas Clint Boge Clint, who is the singer of Australian band The Butterfly Effect, dreamed of his son named Atlas when he was 16, also has it tattooed on his stomach. Greek god - the Titan who held up the universe. SK
Aubrey Terrence Howard Terrence Howard from Hustle&Flow is bomb, but his daughter...not so much! Atreena
August Garth Brooks She was born in August. thisgirliknow
August Garth Brooks August Anna was not born in the month of August; she was born in May. Penelope
August Brooks Garth Brooks  Sarah Jo
Aundreah T.I. In his C.D, it says nothing about him having a daughter named Dayjah or Ya'Majesty or whatever. It only says he has a son and a daughter. Shaylea
Aurora Tim Kashner (Cursive) What a beautiful name! Reminds me of the Northern Lights - you know, Aurora Borealis. Aaerni
Ava Jess Margera Jess Margera, Drummer for CKY. His first daughter's name is Ava Katie
Ava Martina McBride This is such a beautiful name. I may use it when I have a child. Great job at picking the name Martina. Ashley
Ava Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi) & Heather Locklear I think it's a pretty name for a girl.  Choice
Ava Tom Delonge His kid's name is Ava not Eva! Ava is a wonderful name. She has a great dad! Angela
Ava Tom DeLonge (Blink-182) Tom's new band is "Angels and Airwaves", Abbreviated to "AVA". PeteW89
Ava Thomas Matthew Delonge I think that this is an incredibly beautiful name. It's cute just like Ava herself. And as Blink's number 1 fan, I think Tom and Jen made an amazing choice with this name. Lauren
Ava Dash Damon Dash Little Ava Dash,is so cute. She is a cutie pie. She is a rocawear model.  KOMRYCY
Ava DeLonge Tomas DeLonge Also the currenet nickname for Toms new band Angels & Airwaves. Roy
Ava Elizabeth Tom Delonge (Blink 182) I'm Tom's #1 fan, and I know almost everything about him, but i don't know why he named his daughter this, especially since Reese Witherspoon and Heather Locklear named their kids this too. Brittinni
Ava Elizabeth Sambora Richie Sambora  lisa ware
Ava Elizabeth Sambora Richie Sambora Very cute name for a girl. She arrived WAY before Reese and Ryan's girl, also called Ava Elizabeth. Poppy
Ava Joe And Alfie Chris Wolstenholm ('Muse' bassist) Ummm... right... Double ohhh
Ava McLean AJ McLean I guess they wanted their first child to have an A name? Celeste
Ava Sambora Richie Sambora 'Nuff said! Brannyfield
AvaJoe Chris Wolstenholme (Muse Bassist) Maybe this would be better if the Joe was spelled Jo. Surely Joe is only a male name, whereas Jo is a girl's name. saraj
Avalon Julian Cope  Eric Andrews
Avalon Marie Chole Kroeger Mike Kroeger (Nickelback bassist)  caz nickelback girl
Avalon Marie Cleo Kroeger Mike Kroeger The baby's name is Cleo not Chloe. Jessica
Ayanna  Robert Kelly (R. Kelly)  Sesalei

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