When folks hear about the hottest celebrity baby names, they often think those famous folks are on a different wavelength than the rest of society.
From Suri, Apple, and Pilot to Kim Kardashian and Gwyneth Paltrow’s kids named North, Saint, Chicago, Apple and Moses (okay, we don’t hate that one), things do sound a little strange. And for some, they’re certainly not the weirdest names out there.
Want to see how they stack up? Check out these 15 celebrity baby names, see how rare they are in the US, and decide whether or not you’d want to give one to your child.
Ace’s origins are English and derived from the name Aceis. It means Unity, one who excels, and noble. It is also the name of a Jim Carrey character—Ace Ventura. Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson, Jennie Finch and Casey Daigle, Spike and Cody Mendelsohn, and Tom Dumont have all named their kids Ace.
Regular People: 1034 boys and 6 girls were named Ace in 2016.
Bear is one of the hippest of the new batch of animal names for boys alongside Fox and Wolf. The word as a first name got a boost from Bear Gryllis. Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver used it as a middle name for his son Buddy. Alicia Silverstone named her son Bear Blu, and Kate Winslet named her son Bear Blaize.
Regular People: 186 boys were named Bear.
Birdie traditionally is a nickname for Beatrice, Elizabeth, Bridget, and Bertha. It has been gaining in popularity. Jessica Simpson recently announced her upcoming baby girl will be named Birdie and Busy Philips named her daughter Birdie after Lady Bird Johnson.
Regular People: 80 girls were named Birdie.