Kanye and Kim's daughter, North West, joins unorthodox celebrity baby name club

      FILE - This Dec. 6, 2012 file photo shows singer Kanye West, left, talks to his girlfriend Kim Kardashian before an NBA basketball game between the Miami Heat and the New York Knicks in Miami. (AP Photo, Alan Diaz, file)

      NEW YORK (AP) Was Kanye West inspired by One Direction?

      Kim Kardashian and Kanye West named their daughter North West, according to their Los Angeles County birth certificate. The baby was born at 5:34 a.m. Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

      North is certainly not the first celebrity baby with an unorthodox name and plenty of those names have set trends. Brooklyn may have seemed exotic when Victoria and David Beckham chose it in 1999, but last year it was the 29th most popular baby name in the U.S., according to the Social Security Administration. (Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz's choice of another New York borough, Bronx, remains less popular.)

      North has not cracked the Social Security Administration's top 1000 baby names over the past 100 years, though West ranked 949 for boys in the year 1913. But given the popularity of place names Paris, London, Sydney and Savannah were also in the top 100 for girls perhaps we can expect more babies with a sense of direction in years to come.

      Here are some other unusual celebrity offspring names:

      Aleph, son of Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied

      Apple and Moses, children of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin

      Banjo Patrick, son of actress Rachel Griffiths

      Bear Blu, son of actress Alicia Silverstone

      Blue Ivy, daughter of Beyonce and Jay-Z

      FILE - This Jan. 21, 2013 file photo shows recording artists Jay-Z and Beyonce at the Capitol in Washington for the Presidential Barack Obama's ceremonial swearing-in ceremony during the 57th Presidential Inauguration. The couple named their daughter, born Jan. 7, 2012, Ivy Blue. (AP Photo/Win McNamee, Pool, file)

      Buddy Bear Maurice, Petal Blossom Rainbow, Daisy Boo Pamela and Poppy Honey Rosie, children of chef Jamie Oliver

      Fifi Trixibelle, daughter of Bob Geldof

      Kingston and Zuma, sons of Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale

      Mirabella Bunny, daughter of musician Bryan Adams

      Moon Unit, Dweezil, Ahmet and Diva Muffin Zappa, children of Frank Zappa

      Moxie Crimefighter, daughter of comedian Penn Jillette

      Pilot Inspektor, son of actors Jason Lee and Beth Riesgraf

      Prince Michael "Blanket" and Paris, children of Michael Jackson

      Seven, son of Erykah Badu and Andre Benjamin

      Shiloh, Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Knox and Vivienne, children of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

      Sparrow James Midnight, son of Nicole Richie and Joel Madden

      Speck Wildhorse, son of John Mellencamp

      Suri, daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes


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