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Best and Worst Celebrity Baby Names of 2011

Dec. 27, 2011

The website BabyNames.com conducted a poll of more than10,000 site visitors on the best and worst celebrity baby names of the year. Here are the results:

Best Celebrity Girl's name: WILLOW SAGE HART, P!nk & Carey Hart

Best Celebrity Boy's name: MASON EVAN SMITH, Ne-Yo (real name Shaffer Smith) and girlfriend Monyetta Shaw

Worst Celebrity Girl's name: ZUZU AUDREY PETERSON, Tania Peterson and husband Phil

Worst Celebrity Boy's name: a tie!

BEAR BLU JARECKI, Alicia Silverstone and husband Christopher Jarecki

and

MOROCCAN CANNON, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon

"Celebrity parents have a huge influence on baby name trends," says BabyNames.com founder & CEO Jennifer Moss. "As long as the names aren't too far out, you could see celebrity-chosen names hitting the top 10within a year." Moss also stated that the name Harper -- used by Neil Patrick Harris, Tiffani Thiessen and Victoria and David Beckham -- is now No. 10 on the most popular baby names of 2011.

To see the full list of the top baby names of the year, visit BabyNames.com.



Source: Copyright PRNewswire 2011