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Wacky Celebrity Baby Names: 12 Stars Who Named Their Babies After Places: Ethan Hawke Just Joined the Club

Ethan Hawke opted for India

Celebrities, they like to be original, not just in their craft and their dress but when it comes to naming their children. They get inspiration from a variety of things; fruit (like Apple), favorite authors (Harper), or just pure wackiness (Pilot Inspektor).

One thing that really seems to inspire these jetsetting stars? Places. Perhaps it is places they have gone to, places that are special to them or places they just like the sound of.

These 12 stars all named their kids after locations near and far from Indio, California to the county of India. state of Indiana (India Indiana is the name given to Ethan Hawke’s newest child). Check out what they picked here!

  • Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys 1 of 11
    Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys
    They named their baby Egypt
  • David Beckham and Victoria Beckham 2 of 11
    David Beckham and Victoria Beckham
    They named their first son Brooklyn.
  • Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon 3 of 11
    Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
    They opted to name the twin boy Morrocan.
  • Alec Baldwin 4 of 11
    Alec Baldwin
    Named his daughter Ireland.
  • Mel B 5 of 11
    Mel B
    Mel B named her first child Phoenix
  • Melanie Griffith 6 of 11
    Melanie Griffith
    Melanie Griffith and ex Don Johnson named their daughter Dakota.
  • Jerry Hall and Mick Jagger 7 of 11
    Jerry Hall and Mick Jagger
    They named one of their daughters Georgia.
  • Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz 8 of 11
    Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz
    They named their son Bronx.
  • Robert Downey Jr. 9 of 11
    Robert Downey Jr.
    He named his son Indio.
  • Slash 10 of 11
    One of his son's is named London.
  • Bono 11 of 11
    Opted to name his daughter Memphis.

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