Choosing a name for your child is a huge decision. And when you’re a celebrity, you know that decision is going to be splashed across the news and shared globally on social media. These stars who welcomed new additions this year really stepped up to the plate. Whether their choices were on the traditional side or leaned more to the unique, they landed on monikers that are as adorable as their bundles of joy. Keep reading for the cutest celebrity baby names of 2020 so far. And for some vintage inspiration, here are 33 Old-Fashioned Baby Names We Can’t Help But Love.
Sprinter Usain Bolt and his girlfriend Kasi Bennett welcomed a daughter this summer and gave her a name that reflects her speedy legacy.
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Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger gave their new bundle of joy, who arrived in August, a middle name that’s likely a tribute to grandma Maria Shriver.
The brand new baby daughter of Star Trek: Discovery star Sonequa Martin-Green and her husband, The Walking Dead actor Kenric Green has “Mommy’s initials and Mommy’s middle name,” the actress wrote on Instagram.
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Melissa Fumero and her husband David Fumero (L.A.’s Finest) got a Valentine’s Day gift in the form of their second boy, who is destined to be the coolest kid on the playground with this name.
Singer Ciara told Entertainment Tonight that the name “Win” was being floated by dad Russell Wilson long before their son arrived in July. (Win joins their daughter Siena and Future, Ciara’s son from a former relationship with the rapper he’s named after.) The new little guy’s middle name comes from Wilson’s father.
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With a name like Hayes, the firstborn son of singers Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd should be picking up a guitar and writing heartbreaking country tunes before he can even walk.
In January, DJ Khaled and Nicole Tuck‘s second son, Aalam, joined big brother Asahd in the family. Khaled revealed the new addition’s name and why it was chosen as he was accepting a 2020 Grammy Award. “It means ‘the world’ in Arabic,” the artist shared.
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Though the stars haven’t confirmed it yet, Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner and Jonas Brothers singer Joe Jonas reportedly gave their new daughter this adorable German name.
In May, Superstore star America Ferrera and her husband Ryan Piers Williams announced the birth of their second child, a daughter named Lucia Marisol. In Ferrera’s Instagram post, she framed the name with stars, alluding to the fact that “Lucia” means “light.”
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With the name of his first son, CNN’s Anderson Cooper honored both of his parents: his father, Wyatt Emory Cooper, and his mom, Gloria Vanderbilt. The baby’s middle name “is a family name on [his] mom’s side,” Cooper wrote on Instagram. “I know my mom and dad liked the name Morgan because I recently found a list they made 52 years ago when they were trying to think of names for me.”
“ForEver grateful for this true blessing,” Glee actress Lea Michele wrote on Instagram when sharing the first photo of her son with her husband Zandy Reich.
Vampire Diaries and Legally Blonde star Matthew Davis and wife Kiley Casciano became a family of three with the March birth of their daughter, who we can only hope is named in part after Sigourney Weaver‘s iconic Alien character.
Singer Ray J and Love & Hip Hop star Princess Love gave their second child and first son a truly epic name.
Sure, it’s not a common moniker, but you can’t deny that Raddix, the name of Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden‘s daughter, rolls off the tongue.
Country musician Frankie Ballard and his wife Christina Ballard had planned to continue a family tradition if their first child was a boy, per Taste of Country. (He would have been Frank Ballard V.) But Christina gave birth to a little girl, who bears an undeniably cute and spicy name.
Congratulations are due to DJ Diplo and model/beauty queen Jevon King, who welcomed a little boy named Pace this year.
Actor spouses Dane DeHaan (The Amazing Spider-Man 2) and Anna Wood (The Code) were thrilled to introduce their son and second child this May. Little Bert shares a first initial with his big sister, Bowie Rose.
Sex and the City star Chris Noth and his wife, actress Tara Wilson, shared their joy over new son Keats this February. In his Instagram post, the actor quoted the poet who no doubt inspired their child’s literary name, writing, “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.”
Singer Katy Perry and Lord of the Rings star Orlando Bloom continued the floral theme with the name of their daughter and first child together. As People notes, they may have had the name in mind for quite a while—Perry has been known to dress in prints featuring the delicate flower, and she just released a single called “Daisies” this May.