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When historians write about 2018, they’ll surely mention the influx of secret celebrity weddings and surprise baby arrivals. Another thing worth throwing in the ol’ record book? All the winning celeb baby names the year brought. From Gabrielle Union’s Kaavia to Cardi B’s Kulture, here are the 14 best celebrity baby names of 2018.

Banks Violet Bair

Hilary Duff and Matthew Koma welcomed their first child together on October 25, and gave her a name fit for a future cool girl.

Kaavia James Union Wade

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade’s blended family grew by one with the arrival of their first child, Kaavia James, via surrogate on November 7. Kaavia is a Sanskrit word for “work of art” and the “James” portion is a tribute to Union’s uncle. 

Jesse Plemmons and Kirsten Dunst
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Ennis Howard Plemons

Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons landed on a super strong name for their son. Ennis translates to “the only choice” and Howard means “defender.” Basically, he’s a future Viking.

Kulture Kiari Cephus

You may think Cardi B and Offset looked to the Kardashians while brainstorming names, but Kulture’s moniker is actually inspired by her dad’s real one, Kiari Kendrell Cephus.

Leafar Von D Seyer

Kat Von D and Leafar Seyer’s little boy and his mashup name arrived this December. The matching father-son names might get confusing down the road—just saying.

Miles Theodore Stevens

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend’s son may be a spitting image of his dad, but the longtime couple chose to name their little guy Miles—as in Miles Davis—instead of John (or Arthur).

Genevieve Upton Verlander

Kate Upton and Justin Verlander kept it classic when naming their firstborn, who (like Kaavia James) made her grand entrance on November 7.

Pippa Middleton at Princess Eugenie Royal Wedding
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Arthur Michael William Matthews

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews paid homage to both Middleton’s dad, Michael, and (maybe) her brother-in-law, Prince William, with little Arthur’s name. Did we mention they kinda-sorta copied his cousin, Prince Louis Arthur Charles, too?

Polly Maness

Erika Christensen and Cole Maness kept it short and sweet when naming their second daughter.

Vida Bublé

After all the hardship Michael Bublé, Luisana Lopilato and their family has faced, naming their first daughter Vida (or life in Spanish) feels like a profound choice.

Canon W. Jack Curry

Slam dunk on the name, Ayesha and Steph Curry.

Crew Gaines

As Chip and Joanna Gaines’s fifth child, it seemed only right that they name their youngest Crew (get it?).

Santiago Enrique Bastón

Eva Longoria and José Bastón held tight to their roots when naming their little Santi, and we’re all about it.

Kate Middleton and Prince William holding Prince Louis1
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Prince Louis Arthur Charles

Prince William and Kate Middleton’s youngest son needed a name fit for a prince, and by George Charles he got one.

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