Published 11/01/2012 | 12:38
Parents Eddie Murphy and Nicole Mitchell created one of those names that flows nicely together, although it's an unexpected combination. The name? Zola Ivy. Eddie Murphy's other kids include Bella Zahra, Shane Audra, Brea and Angel Iris Murphy Brown (the last was with Spice Girl Melanie B.)
THE king of hip hop and the queen of pop have had a baby girl that they've named Blue Ivy Carter.
Jay-Z marked the occasion by rapidly posting a song about the new child on his blog Life and Times.
Christmas came early for Westlife star Kian Egan and wife Jodi Albert when baby Koa arrived two weeks before his due date in Sligo General Hospital last month. Egan revealed the name Koa is a traditional Hawaiian name, and means brave and fearless. The couple are currently considering an offer from OK! magazine for their first baby pics.
Gwyneth Paltrow and hubby Chris Martin, explained how they chose the name Apple for their daughter. When asked on the Oprah Winfrey show how the couple came up with the name, Gwyneth said: "It conjured such a lovely picture for me – you know, apples are so sweet and they're wholesome, and it's biblical – I just thought it sounded so lovely." They kept the biblical theme when they called their son Moses.
Good Charlotte punk rocker Joel Madden has a son named Sparrow James Midnight with wife Nicole Richie, adopted daughter of Lionel. The couple named their first child Harlow Winter Kate.
Jamie and Jools Oliver with their daughters Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela, Petal Blosson Rainbow and a son called Buddy Bear Maurice.
Peaches and Pixie Geldof, the second and third daughters of Bob Geldof and the late television presenter Paula Yates. The couple named their first child Fifi Trixibelle. Yates also had a daughter with INXS frontman Michael Hutchence, who they named Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily (Tiger for short). Wonder what Peaches who is preganant will call her child....
David Beckham with sons Romeo, Brooklyn and Cruz. In 2011, Victoria Beckham gave birth to the couple's first daughter, named Harper Seven.
Bono and wife Ali Hewson named their four children Jordan, Memphis Eve, Elijah Bob Patricius Guggi Q and John Abraham.
Several years on from his first appearance out of the window of a Berlin Hotel, Michael Jackson's youngest son Prince Michael Jackson II, affectionately known as 'Blanket'
Prog rock legend Frank Zappa's children were named Dweezil, Ahmet Emuukha Rodan, Moon Unit and Diva Thin Muffin Pigeen
With a name like Bluebell Madonna, Geri Halliwell's daughter had to have a godmother liek Victoria Beckham.
Sylvester Stallone had two daughters with first wife Sasha Czack, who he called Sage Moonblood and Seargeoh. He toned things down a little with his latter three children with present wife Jennifer Flavin, naming them Sophia Rose, Sistine Rose and Scarlet Rose.
When Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s daughter's name was announced it seemed that everyone was asking a couple of questions. Firstly: "Why Blue Ivy?", and secondly, "Is that it?" - it's an unusual choice but certainly not the worst in the world of celebrity baby names. In celebration of Carter Jnr's arrival, we pick the names that stand out in the celebrity baby world she's joined.