15 Crafty Celebrity Baby Names Inspired By Food

For decades, food-fortified celebrity names have run the gamut from the produce aisle—Darryl Strawberry, Halle Berry, Fiona Apple—to the deli mart. Think Meat Loaf, Kevin Bacon, and Salman Rushdie. Now culinary-inspired monikers are becoming popular again with a whole new crop of Hollywood babes.

If you’re thinking of naming your little one after a supermarket delight, check out our top 15 celebrity baby names inspired by foods that’ll leave you hungry for more. Just chalk it up to 3 a.m. pregnancy cravings.


Name: Margherita, meaning “pearl”
Hollywood parents: Angela Missoni and Marco Maccapani

Name: Clementine, meaning “merciful”
Hollywood parents: Supermodel Claudia Schiffer and director Matthew Vaughn named their 8-year-old daughter after the tangy fruit. Ditto for Ethan Hawke and wife Ryan Shawhughes.

Name: Java, after the Indonesian island
Hollywood parents: Lost‘s Josh Holloway and wife Yessica Kumala

Name: Olive
Hollywood parents: Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen and actress Isla Fisher looked to the Mediterranean perennial for inspiration—so did actress Drew Barrymore and husband Will Kopelman.

Name: Sage Moonblood, meaning “wise, healthy”
Hollywood parents: Actors Sylvester Stallone and Sasha Czack named their eldest son Sage in 1976. 37 years later, actress Toni Collette and musician Dave Galafassi followed suit.

Name: Frances Bean, meaning “free” and “fair-skinned”
Hollywood parents: Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love

Name: Maple
Hollywood parents: Actors Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka

Name: Peaches Honeyblossom
Hollywood parents: British singer Bob Geldof and TV presenter Paula Yates

Name: Coco, after the Spanish and French pet name
Hollywood parents: Actors Courteney Cox and David Arquette

Name: Peanut
Hollywood parents: Actor Ingo Rademacher and wife Ehiku Rademacher

Name: Apple
Hollywood parents: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin

Name: Saffron, meaning “yellow flower”
Hollywood parents: Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon and model Yasmin Parvaneh

Name: Mia Honey
Hollywood parents: Actress Kate Winslet and director Jim Threapleton

Name: Colby
Hollywood parents: Country music crooner Josh Turner and wife Jennifer Ford

Name: Diva Muffin
Hollywood parents: Frank Zappa and Gail Zappa