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7 Celebrity-Influenced Baby Names

Michelle Tak |
March 29, 2015 | 7:01 p.m. PDT

Staff Reporter

Vin Diesel and Paulina (Twitter/@ENews)
Vin Diesel and Paulina (Twitter/@ENews)

Last week, Vin Diesel welcomed his third child, a daughter, with long-time girlfriend Paloma Jiménez. The "Furious 7" star named his new baby girl Pauline as a tribute to his late co-star, Paul Walker.

So, as our tribute to the late actor and to Diesel's touching dedication, here's a list of celeb influenced baby names:


Rebecca Romjin and Jerry O'Connell were doubly blessed with twins back in 2009, and named one of the two daughters Dolly after the big-haired singer Dolly Parton.


The brown-haired beauty Cindy Crawford named her son, Presley Walker Gerber, after the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley. If only Elvis knew. He'd probably sing her a "Thank you, thank you, thank you very much."


Two celeb moms paid tribute to the late actress Jean Harlow when they named their daughters after the blond beauty. Golden Globe winner Patricia Arquette and "The Simple Life" alumni Nicole Richie named their daughters Harlow.

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The now split couple Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey named their twin daughter after the glamorous American actress Marylin Monroe. 


David Boreanaz, a former vamp on the hit TV series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," named his first daughter Bella Vida Bardot Boreanaz in 2009, after the French actress Brigitte Bardot.


When English actress Patsy Kensit chose to name her son Lennon Gallagher back in 1999, the name made it on to the Top 1,000 baby names list. The actress named her son after "The Beatles" member John Lennon.


Guitarist Zakk Wylde named his son Hendrix Halen Michael Rhoads after Jimi Hendrix. Talk about a musical influence.

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