In Hollywood there seems to be a strange unspoken competition between celebrities to outdo each other in the bizarre baby name department.
Rapper Cardi B and her partner Offset are the latest ones to jump on the weird baby name train, after they welcomed their baby daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus. And no, that isn’t a spelling mistake.
But with names like North, Apple, Blue Ivy and Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence, we had to wonder, what’s the meaning behind these monikers? Let’s take a look at some of the more unusual baby names that have been bestowed on celebrity offspring.
Beyonce and Jay-Z called their daughter Ivy Blue Carter after a passage from Beyonce’s favourite book, A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit. As for their twins, Jay-Z revealed daughter Rumi was named for their “favourite poet”, the 13th-century Persian lyricist, while their son Sir “carries himself like that. He just came out, like, Sir.”