10 best celeb baby names of 2018

Our favourite monikers of the year

Content Editor / October 16 2018

Celebrities are often known for giving their kids pretty wacky, out-there monikers, but there are plenty who also choose classic, sweet and simple names for their offspring. Here’s our pick of some of the best baby names this year so far. Watch them trend and start to rocket up those baby name charts!

1 Goldie

The fourth baby for Lindy Klim and first for husband Adam Ellis, baby Goldie is a pure drop of sunlight. Other famous Goldies include actress Goldie Hawn and author Goldie Taylor.

2 Frida

Actress Brigitte Neilsen made headlines around the world when she gave birth to her much-longed for baby at the age of 54. Frida is an old Norse name meaning ‘beautiful, beloved.’

3 Raja

The fifth child for blogger-turned author Constance Hall, and the first with new husband Denim, baby Raja joins their blended family to make lucky number seven. Raja is a Sanskrit name taken from the word ‘rule’.

4 Miles

Named after jazz musician Miles Davis, little Miles is the second son of golden couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, and the brother of two-year-old Luna.

5 Gwendolyn

This quaint name from the 19th Century was given to James Van Der Beek’s baby daughter with wife Kimberley. The couple have five children together.

6 Alexis

The Queen of tennis can do no wrong in our eyes, and that goes for her adorable baby daughters name too. Alexis is named after her Daddy, Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit.

7 Ennis

This sweet boy’s name was chosen by actors Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons for their first son. The name comes from the Irish word for ‘island’.

8 Tiana

Dwayne Johnson and his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Hashian, welcomed a beautiful baby girl named Tiana Gia Johnson earlier this year.

9 Axel 

Welcome to the jungle! TV host Seth Meyers and wife Alexi Ashe welcomed little Axel into the world when he arrived unexpectedly quickly and was born in the couple’s apartment lobby!

10 Vida

Baby Vida is the third child for crooner Michael Buble and his wife Luisana Lopilato. She joins big brothers Noah and Elias.