Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their sweet son into the world on Saturday, Dec. 5, and got us all wondering: What’s in a name? A lot, actually. 2015 saw the arrival of a slew of adorable celebrity babies with names ranging from the traditional, the gender-neutral, to the downright creative. Whether the parents chose to honor their family lineage (like Princess Charlotte, above, with parents Kate Middleton and Prince William) or exercise creative license, we’re fascinated by all of the monikers and the chubby cheeks that represent them.
1. Sasha Piqué Mebarak
Born: Jan. 29, 2015
Parents: Shakira and Gerard Piqué
On Shakira's blog the singer explained that the Greek and Russian moniker means defender of mankind.
2. Sailor Gene Gardner
Born: Feb. 11, 2015
Parents: Liv Tyler and David Gardner
Tyler revealed her youngest son's precious name with a picture of him holding an anchor necklace.
3. Isaiah Michael Fisher
Born: Feb. 27, 2015
Parents: Carrie Underwood and Michael Fisher
Little Isaiah Michael shares part of his name with his NHL superstar dad.
Name confirmed: March 2015
Parents: Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds
The lovebirds jumped on the Hollywood trend and bestowed a traditionally male name upon their little girl.
5. Montgomery Moses Brian Baron Cohen
Born: March 17, 2015
Parents: Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher
This little guy's name is a mouthful, but it was worth the extra syllables to include Fisher's father's first name, Brian.
6. Blues Anthony Paré Kastner
Born: March 19, 2015
Parents: Jessica Paré and John Kastner
Paré and her rocker boyfriend went with the perfect music name for their first son.
7. Ioni James Conran
Born: March 28, 2015
Parents: Coco Rocha and James Conran
This bundle of joy's Scottish name translates to "island" in English.
8. Dashiel Edan Jovovich-Anderson
Born: April 1, 2015
Parents: Milla Jovovich and Paul W.S. Anderson
Sticking to the Hollywood trend, the duo selected a traditionally male name for their daughter.
9. Theodore Vigo Sullivan Gillies
Born: April 4, 2015
Parents: Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies
The proud parents were torn about choosing the right name, so they decided to crown their son with four of their favorites.
10. Silas Randall Timberlake
Birth announced: April 11, 2015
Parents: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel
The couple combined Timberlake's grandfather's middle name, Silas, with the singer's middle name, Randall.
11. Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
Born: May 2, 2015
Parents: Prince William and Kate Middleton (aka Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge)
The royal parents paid homage to both sides of the family with their little princess's name: Charlotte is the feminine version of Charles, Prince William's father; Elizabeth is a direct reference to the Queen, as well as both Kate and mom Carole's middle names; and Diana honors Charlotte's late grandmother.
12. Atticus James Hallisay
Born: June 24, 2015
Parents: Jennifer Love Hewitt and Brian Hallisay
Hewitt's son shares the same first name as the hero attorney in To Kill a Mockingbird: Atticus.
13. Leo Thames Newman
Born: July 16, 2015
Parents: Jaime King and Kyle Newman
This strong yet friendly moniker represents power and courage.
14. Elsie Otter
Born: Summer 2015
Parents: Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik
On the Today show, Deschanel revealed that she and her husband were both in love with the name Elsie and they really love otters, hence they bestowed the name Elsie Otter upon their daughter.
15. Jagger Snow Ross
Born: July 30, 2015
Parents: Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross
Simpson and Ross gave their little girl a name fit for a rock star.
16. Arlo Day Brody
Born: Aug. 4, 2015
Parents: Leighton Meester and Adam Brody
The baby girl's star parents gave her the traditionally male name Arlo.
17. Rockwell Lloyd Liu
Born: Aug. 27, 2015
Parent: Lucy Liu
Liu decided to give her adorable son the unique yet pleasant moniker Rockwell Lloyd.
18. Evelyn Grace Mumford
Born: Sept. 15, 2015
Parents: Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford
The British couple chose the classically feminine name Evelyn Grace for their first child together.
19. Josey Hollis Dorsey
Born: Sept. 17, 2015
Parents: Naya Rivera and Ryan Dorsey
Josey may be a traditionally female name, but it's the perfect unexpected chose for the acting lovebirds' new son.