“North West” Has Nothing On “Moxie Crimefighter”: 10 Celebrity Baby Names You Won’t Believe

June 24, 2013  |  

While most of us used words completely opposite of “Awwwwwww!” to describe the idea of Kimye naming their baby North West, to be honest, in both Hollywood and everyday life, I think we can all agree that we’ve heard a LOT worse. Names with confusing silent letters, ones that are words spelled backwards–people try to get the most “creative” when it comes to giving a name and identifier to their children (aka, when they can give a name to someone they know they wouldn’t want for themselves). Don’t believe me? Just check out these 10 names from these 10 celebrities that are the definition of doing THE most.

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Source: WENN

Jermajesty Jackson

What do you get when you mix Jermaine with “majesty”? Why Jermajesty of course! While Jermaine Jackson kept it pretty standard when it came to most of the names of his other children (Jeremiah, Jermaine, Autumn, and Jaimy), it wasn’t until he started messing with Alejandra Oaziaza (who also had kids with Randy Jackson…) that he started trying to think outside of the box, naming one son Jaafar, and the other Jermajesty. If that wasn’t enough, Jermaine has gone out and changed his last name to “Jacksun” to give himself something of an identity outside of his family. He should expect the same move from Jermajesty in a few years, but with that first name…

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Alberto Reyes/WENN.com

Moxie Crimefighter Teller

Remember the famous duo of magicians that is Penn & Teller? Well, the taller one, Penn Jillette who has been on Celebrity Apprentice, decided to take a queue from his own name and call his daughter something equally interesting. Moxie Crimefighter. To break it down dictionary style, moxie is defined as aggressive energy or courage; while crimefighter is…well, exactly what it sounds like. Neither word really is what we would name our own kids, but hey, who can stop these celebrities?

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Alberto Reyes/WENN.com

Kaydnz, Lyriq and Musiq Najm

There’s no doubt that T-Pain loves music. It’s how he’s made his living and auto-tune has been his bread and butter over the years. But he took his love for music a step further when he decided to name his children after musical terms, and add a little funk to the spelling of them. Cadence was turned into Kaydnz, while lyric was changed into Lyriq and music was morphed into Musiq…like the singer! If they don’t get into the music industry with these names I’m sure he’ll be hurt.

Shannon PF

Audio Science Clayton

Beautiful actress Shannon Sossamon (who we haven’t seen since in a minute–remember her from A Knight’s Tale?) was another famous face who decided to be as creative as possible when it came to naming her first child. Audio Science isn’t really THAT bad sound wise (why not English instead of Science?), but on paper, I’m sure it just looks pretty off the wall, almost as “unique” as naming a kid Moxie Crimefighter…

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WENN

Shyheim and Jadarius Jenkins

Black folks. We know we can be the definition of creative when it comes to trying to jazz up the names of our kids. Just ask Young Jeezy, because the handsome rapper decided to try something different with sons Shyheim and Jadarius. But we can’t really say anything about these two names considering I’m pretty sure I’ve heard the name Jadarius from one of my high school classmates.

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WENN.com

Pilot Inspektor Lee

My Name Is Earl was one of my favorite shows back in the day (and a very underrated one), but Jason Lee knows he was dead wrong for this one. Pilot? Maybe. Inspektor? That’s more of a title (and a misspelled one) my man. But seeing as that’s a name no one else will probably have and guys tend to like masculine, original names, little Pilot Inspektor might learn to love it.

Big Boi

Bamboo Patton

Just when you thought Andre 3000’s son Seven had a unique name, the other half of Outkast, Big Boi, went ahead and decided to name his son something equally colorful: “Bamboo.” You know, like the plant Panda bears can’t get enough of? He’s mentioned the young man in his music numerous times and even, while a little baby, was allowed to try his best to talk on the Speakerboxxx/The Love Below album. It’s kind of cute though when you think about it. His nickname could be Bam Bam! No? Okay, just thought I’d throw that out there… 

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WENN.com

Breeze Beretta Johnston

I’ve known for a long time that Levi Johnston has no sense, but it became 100 percent clear after the father to Bristol Palin’s son Tripp decided to name his daughter with his latest lady love after a firearm. With all the gun violence going on in the world, there’s nothing cute about naming a baby girl after an Italian gun or a gun manufacturing company at that. I’m guessing if they have sons they’ll go for Smith and Wesson?

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WENN.com

Diezel and Denim Braxton-Lewis

Hey Toni! The names honestly remind me of the label Diesel (but without the z), who just so happens to make a little bit of everything, including fly “Denim” jeans. And while they aren’t the most conventional names out there, once you get over the initial shock of hearing that someone’s name is actually Diezel and Denim, both monikers do grow on you after a while.

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WENN.com

Bear Blu Jarecki

Sometimes people need a reminder that Alicia Silverstone and Cher Horowitz of Clueless are not really the same person. While her character in the movie was a fashionable but lovable chick trying to learn to be a little less superficial who loved designer clothes, Alicia seems to be more on the…let’s just say “interesting”side by being videotaped out here chewing food and feeding it to her son like a bird does, but also by the name she chose for her little guy, Bear Blu. Hey, “Blu” is clearly becoming popular (in one spelling or another), but Blu? “Where dey do dat at?”

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  • kiki j

    I kind of like Lyric, Musiq, and Denim. Blu Ivy grew on me I think I like it now. Seven grew on me too, Kinda hot. North West was plain stupid. All the others were equally stupid.

  • IllyPhilly

    North West?! Jay-z should have asked him if he wanted to slapped with his front hand or back hand.

    • realadulttalk

      They named their kid Blue Ivy–I think they lost all positions of judgement. Lol

  • Realityh03$Anonymous….ohwait

    Of all of them Tpain and The dream’s kids names arent that bad just got unique spellings…thats the PC way to put it.

  • Abbas BAKER

    There should be a law against giving kids ridiculous names. The Islamic Sharia (which is largely misundertood) bans parents from giving their kids such names.

  • IrishMami

    I truly feel badly for KK and Kanye’s baby. When the poor girl gets teased and harassed in school because of the name she was stuck with, no one will care who her parents are! I’m all for unique names, but North West???? Come on, really? Sad situation.

  • jferjfer

    i think people had an issue north in combination with west because north jones would be perfectly fine. My siblings have interesting names too but I know they wouldnt change their names for anything and I’m sure this how these kids feel.

  • Kam

    Blue Ivy, Apple, and Moses seems simple compared to the following names: Fifi Trixibelle, Peaches Honeyblossom, Little Pixie, Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lilly (Sir Bob Geldof), Rainbow Aurora (Holly Madison), Kal El (Nicholas Cage), the late Sage Moonblood (Sylvester Stallone), Blue Angel (The Edge), Moon Unit, Diva Thin Muffin (Frank Zappa), Tu Morrow (Rob Morrow).

    • IllyPhilly

      Hey I was really giving good thought to naming my kid, Thin MTiger Lillly Moonblood and you went and ruined it!

      LOL I hope those names were changed to protect the embarrassed.

    • realadulttalk

      You brought up the Zappa’s and forgot Dweezil. Lol The Zappa’s are an odd bunch.

  • QuestionsBeforeActions

    Y’all forgot T.I.’s son, Messiah Ya’Majesty.

    • Guest

      Wait he named his son Messiah and no one jumped on him?

      • IllyPhilly

        All that matters is if rappers are g*y, they can pretty much do anything they want as proven everyday by those idiots -2Chains is prime example.

    • realadulttalk

      I actually have a friend named Messiah…now that last part is just a bit much. Lol

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  • amir bey

    North is a simple but creative name. Don’t see the issue. By the time she grows up it won’t be so ‘different’. Also its not like she will have to fill out applications for anything that matters what her name is.

  • Whitty Huton Wuld Toor AKA DD

    Shyheim is not common but I definitely heard it before.

    • IllyPhilly

      Shaheem is common. A nice Muslim name and meaning

      • Realityh03$Anonymous….ohwait

        He just put his own unique twist to it…

        • Whitty Huton Wuld Toor AKA DD

          I know that they’re supposed to be anonymous but who are the hoes that are anonymous? Clearly Shay is one of them lol.

          • Realityh03$Anonymous….ohwait

            lol!!! thats why i put the oh wait in it. Cause like u said she clearly aint. I tried to change it but the site wont let me 4 sum reason. I guess they love too much.

            • Whitty Huton Wuld Toor AKA DD

              Lol when I first seen your avi, you had me dying lol.

              • Realityh03$Anonymous….ohwait

                Thank you! glad it did, thats why i made it that way….

      • Whitty Huton Wuld Toor AKA DD

        North? South? Or West? I’m talking about Philly, of course :).

  • douglass davis

    Where is blu ivy carter and apple?

  • clove8canela

    Jermajesty makes me laugh every time I hear it. It’s the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard & the joke just doesn’t get old.

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  • Alecia Murphy

    If I were one of these kids I’d go straight Dorothy from Golden Girls on them, “Shady Pines, ma, Shady Pines” and have my name changed. Audio Science?! Moxie Crimefighter?! No.

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      North is a simple but creative
      name. Don’t see the issue. By the time she grows up it won’t be so
      ‘different’. Also its not like she will have to fill out applications
      for anything that matters what her name is.

      • Kay

        North is not creative it’s weird and off the wall and garnered the attention that kimye wanted. Lets not be naive and think they just wanted to be creative, they wanted to make people talk about it for years to come.

      • realadulttalk

        So a direction is creative?? Lol