Good and Bad Celebrity Baby Names of 2012

BabyCenter, a pregnancy and parenting mobile and web destination, has announced its list of the most and least favorite celebrity baby names of 2012.

Based on responses from more than 4,000 moms, BabyCenter found that moms adored Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley’s name choice, Adalaide Marie. Also topping the list is Vivian Lake, daughter of Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady, as well as Olive, daughter of Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman.

“Passing judgment on celebrity baby names is a national sport for moms today,” says Linda Murray, BabyCenter global editor-in-chief.

“Celebrities are now so open about their pregnancies that we feel the right to weigh in on their baby names. Our survey results prove that it’s tough to win public support– even from fans – if celebs choose names that are too quirky or unique, but those who opt for unusual yet classic names can rule the day.”

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Top 5 Favorite Celebrity Baby Names

  • Adalaide Marie (Katherine Heigl & Josh Kelley)
  • Vivian Lake (Gisele Bundchen & Tom Brady)
  • Olive Barrymore (Drew Barrymore & Will Kopelman)
  • Camden John (Vanessa & Nick Lachey )
  • Finn Davey (Tori Spelling & Dean McDermott)

According to BabyCenter moms, topping the list of least favorite celebrity baby names is Bastian Kick, son of Jeremy Sisto and Addie Lane. Moms also weren’t fans of the name Tennessee James, son of Reese Witherspoon and James Toth, or Maxwell Drew, daughter of Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson.

Top 5 Least Favorite Celebrity Baby Names

  • Bastian Kick (Jeremy Sisto & Addie Lane)
  • Tennessee James (Reese Witherspoon & James Toth)
  • Dixie Pearl (Lily Aldridge & Caleb Followill)
  • Keeva Jane (Alyson Hannigan & Alexis Denisof)
  • Maxwell Drew (Jessica Simpson & Eric Johnson)

Looking ahead, BabyCenter is anticipating a “Royal Baby Effect” in 2013 with moms everywhere being influenced by every move Kate makes, including her baby name.

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BabyCenter used its gender prediction tool to calculate that Kate will most likely give birth to a future Queen of England in July and predicts her name will be Victoria Elizabeth.

However, according to a recent BabyCenter poll, U.S. moms think Will and Kate should go with Diana for a baby girl, while mums across the pond think Charlotte is a better choice.

Photo courtesy: BabyCenter

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