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Tracey Ullman (actor)

Mabel Ray (2008)

Dermot Mulroney (actor)

Mable (1996)

Neneh Cherry (musician)

Maceo-Robert (2013) Halle Berry (actor) & Olivier Martinez Maceo is Spanish; Martinez is half Spanish.

Macey Lyn (2004)

Matthew Lillard (actor)

Mackenzie Alexander Astin (m)

Patty Duke (actor)

Mackenzie Jean (2005)

J.K. Rowling

Mackenzie Lynn (1998)

Trace Adkins (country singer)

MaClay DaLayne (1996)

Clay Walker (country singer)

Maddox Chivan (2001)

Angelina Jolie (actor)

was born Rath Vibol in Cambodia, and adopted as an infant by Jolie.

Maddie Briann (2008)

Jamie Lynn Spears (Britney Spears' sister)

Briann is in honor of Casey's [dad] cousin and close friend, Brian, who was killed in a car accident, as well as Jamie Lynn's older brother Bryan.

Madelaine West (1999)

David Duchovny & Tea Leoni (actors)


Lea Thompson (actor)

Madeline Steven Colbert (tv host/comedian) .

Madelyn (twin, 1999)

Johnny Damon (baseball player)

Madilyn Grace Smith (2010)

Ne-Yo (R&B musician) & girlfriend Monyetta Shaw (singer/Songwriter)

Smith is Ne-Yo's real last name

Madison Avery William (m) (1998)

Rob Thomas (Matchbox 20)

Madison Brown Belafonte (f) (2011)

Melanie Brown (Spice Girls) & Stephen Belafonte (producer)

Maeve Jeanne

Captain Kangaroo (Robert Sheehan)

Jeanne is Sheehan's wife's first name

Maggie Elizabeth (1998)

Faith Hill & Tim McGraw (country musicians)

Maggie Liberty (2004)

Keeley Hawes & Matthew McFadyen (actors)

Maggie Marie (1995)

Pat Sajak (tv host)

Maggie Rose (2006)

Jon Stewart (tv host)

Magnolia Renée (2011) Adrian Young (drummer, No Doubt) & wife Nina Kent  

Magnus Hamilton (2012)

Jennifer Nettles (musician, Sugarland) & Justin Miller (model)

Magnus Hart (2007)

Kristi Swanson (actor) & Lloyd Eisler (figure skater)

Magnus Mitchell (2012)

Elizabeth Banks (actor) & husband Max Handelman

Magnus Paulin (2004)

Will Ferrell (actor)

"My wife was born in Sweden and we loved the idea of a Scandinavian name. I've gotten a lot of flack: 'What kind of ego do you have to have to name your child the great one?' That is not it at all."

Maison (m)

Rob Thomas (musician, Matchbox 20)

Makani Ravello (2006)

Woody Harrelson (actor)

Makeda Jahnesta (1981)

Bob Marley (reggae musician) & Yvette Crichton

Makena'lei Gordon Carnahan (2004) (f)

Helen Hunt & Matthew Carnahan (actors)

Makena'lei comes from the name of a town in Maui, Hawaii. Or, Makena Lei was named after a friend's dream which means "many flowers of heaven". 'Gordon' is in honor of Helen's father, Gordon Hunt.

Maksim (2002)

Candace Cameron (actor)

Malaak (f) (twin, 1965)

Malcolm X (activist)

Malachy (2005) Cillian Murphy (actor)  

Malcolm (1987)

Harrison Ford (actor)

Malcolm (1987) Tracy Morgan (actor/comic) & Sabina Morgan

Malcolm (1991- twin)

Denzel Washington (actor)


Danny Elfman

Malikah (f) (twin, 1965)

Malcolm X (activist)

Malu Abeni Valentine (1990)

David Byrne (musician, Talking Heads)

Mandisa (1979)

Danny Glover (actor)

Mandla (2005)

Stevie Wonder (musician)


Keith Moon (drummer for the Who)

Manzie Tio (f) (2000)

Woody Allen (actor/film director) & Soon-Yi Previn

named after jazz musician Manzie Johnson

Maple Sylvie (2012) Jason Bateman (actor) & Amanda Anka  


Neil Sedaka (singer)

Marc Anthony (1971)

Tony Danza (actor)

Marcel (1998) Stella Tennant (model)  
Marcel (2011) Marion Cotillard (actor) & Guillaume Canet (actor/director)  

Marcella Francesca

James Hetfield (musician, Metallica)

Marcello Daniel Maurio (2010)

Diablo Cody (screenwriter) & husband Daniel Maurio

Marci (1976)

Calvin Klein (fashion designer)

Marcus (1993)

Michael Jordan (basketball player)

Marcus (1967)

Tommy Chong (actor)

Margaret Laura "Mila" (2013) Jenna Bush (presidential daughter) & Henry Hager was named for both grandmothers

Margo Howard

Ann Landers (advice columnist)

Margot (2013)

Jamie Cullum (musician) & Sophie Dahl (model, writer)


Bob Dylan (singer/songwriter)

Maria Burton (1961)

Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton (actors)

Maria was adopted from Germany during Taylor's marriage with Eddie Fisher, but was finalized after their divorce. Richard Burton adopted her upon his marriage to Taylor.

Maria Adela Huggins (2009)

Penelope Ann Miller (actor) & James Huggins (husband)

Maria Laura

Princess Astrid & Prince Lorenz of Belgium


Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece

Mariana Oliveira Morales (2010)

Esai Morales (actor) & Elvimar Silva

Marin (m) (1962)

Dennis Hopper (actor)

Marina Pearl (2004)

Matt LeBlanc ("Friends" actor)

Marion Loretta Elwell (twin) (2009)

Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker (actors)


John Wayne (actor)

Marjorie (1905-1934)

Robert Frost (poet)

Mark Fraser (1956)

Michael Landon (actor)

Fraser is Landon's 1st wife's maiden name

Marlo Stevenson Corddry (2008)

Rob Corddry (Daily Show correspondent)

Marlon (1993)

Dennis Miller (comic)

Marlon (1969)

Keith Richards (Rolling Stones guitarist)

Marlowe Mae (2014) Eva Amurri Martino (actor) & Kyle Martino (tv sports analyst)  

Marlowe Ottoline (f) (2012)

Sienna Miller & Tom Sturridge (actors)

Marlowe Rivers Schwartzman (f) (2010)

Jason Schwartzman (actor) & wife Brady Cunningham

Marmaduke (2006)

Bear Grylls (tv personality)


Marnie Rose (2013)

Lily Allen (musician) & husband Sam Cooper

Marquise (1997)

50 Cent (rapper)

Mars Merkaba (f) (2009)

Erika Badu & Jay Electronica (musicians)

Marshall Williams (2011) (twin)

Peyton Manning (football player) & wife Ashley

Martin (2014)

Leelee Sobieski (actor) & Adam Kimmel (fashion designer)

Mary (1969)

Paul McCartney (Beatles bassist)

Mary (1648)

John Milton (poet)

Mary Angela (1838)

Charles Dickens (writer)

Mary Claire (1987)

Steve Winwood (Traffic, Blind Faith)

Mary James (2006)

James Marsden (actor)

Mary Louisa (2002)

Jane Kaczmarek (actor)

Mary Willa "Mamie" (1983)

Meryl Streep (actor)

Mary-Elizabeth (2010)

Clay Walker (country musician)

Mason (1990)

Ang Lee (director)

Mason (m) (1996)

Cuba Gooding Jr. (actor)

Mason Dash Disick (2009)

Kourtney Kardashian (socialite) & Scott Disick

Mason James

Adrian Young (No Doubt)

Mason Olivia (2001)

Kelsey Grammar (actor)

Mason Tru (m) (1999)

Josie Bisset & Rob Estes (actors)

Mason Walter

Melissa Joan Hart (actor)

Massai (m) (2001) Nia Long (actor)  

Mateo Bravery (2005)

Benjamin Bratt & Talisa Soto (actors)

Mathilda (1987)

Bryan Brown (Australian actor) & Rachel Ward (actor)

Mathilda Ereni (2003)

Molly Ringwald (actor)

Matilda Plum

Moon Unit Zappa (actor)

Matilda Rose (2005)

Heath Ledger & Michelle Williams (actors)

Mattea Angel (2004)

Mira Sorvino (actor)

Matteo (twin) (2008)

Ricky Martin (singer)



Andrea Boccelli (opera singer)


Alex Trebek (tv host)

Matthew (1997)

Nancy Kerrigan (olympic figure skater)

Matthew (1997)

Catherine O'Hara (actor)

Matthew (1993) (twin)

Ray Romano (actor/comic)

Matthew Edward (1993)

Rob Lowe (actor)

Matthew Phineas (twin, 1970)

Mia Farrow (actor) & Andre Previn (orchestra conductor)


Matthew Richard (1999)

Marie Osmond (musician, tv host)

Matthew Thomas Clarence (2004)

Phil Collins (Genesis drummer)

Matthias (2006)

Will Ferrell (actor, comic)

Mattie Denise (1990)

Alan Jackson (country musician)

Denise is also Mattie's mother's name

Maurice Y (twin, 1985)

Andy Summers (The Police guitarist)

Maven Sonae (2013) Tracy Morgan (actor/comic) & Megan Wollover (model)


Alfre Woodard (actor)


John McGinley (Actor, "Scrubs")


Nick Hornby (novelist)


Henry Winkler (actor, "Happy Days")

Max (1985)

Stephen Spielberg (film director) & Amy Irving (actor)

Max Aaron Gottfried (2009)

Gilbert Gottfried (comic) & wife Dara Gottfried

GG's father's name is also Max and the M is also for DG's grandmother Mildred. DG's grandfather's name was also Aaron.

Max Liron Bratman (2008)

Christina Aguilera (singer) & Jordan Bratman (music industry guy)

Liron means "my song" in Hebrew (dad is Jewish).

Max Sheen (twin) (2009)

Charlie Sheen (actor)

Maxfield Elliot (2006)

Eric Mabius (actor)

Maximilian David (2008) (twin)

Jennifer Lopez (actor/musician) & Marc Anthony (musician)

David is J. Lo's father's name

Maximilian Michael (1972)

Mel Brooks (film director) & Anne Bancroft (actor)

Maxine Vita (2011) Nick Hexum (musician, 311) & wife Nikki  

Maxwell (1984)

Dustin Hoffman (actor)

Maxwell Drew (f) (2012)

Jessica Simpson (singer) & Eric Johnson

Maxwell is Johnson's grandmother's name. Drew is Simpson's grandmother's maiden name.

Maxwell Edward Armstrong (2009)

Lance Armstrong (tour de France cyclist)


Danielle Steele (romance novelist)


Peter Garrett (musician, Midnight Oil/Politician)

Maya (1992)

Marlon Brando (actor)

Maya Grace

Garrison Keillor

Maya Ray (1998)

Ethan Hawke & Uma Thurman (actors)

Maya Rose (2002)

Josie Bisset & Rob Estes (actors)

McCanna (m) (1990)

Gary Sinise (actor)

Mckenna Lane (1997)

Mary Lou Retton (olympic gymnast)

McKenna Marie Taylor Marilyn Chambers (porn star)  

Me'arah Sanaa

Shaquille O'Neal (basketball)

Meg (1997)

Andy Dick (actor)

Meghann Teresa (1979)

Emmylou Harris (country singer)

Mekhi Thira (m) (2007)

Mekhi Phifer (actor)


Vanessa Williams (model/singer)

Melanie (1976)

Peter Gabriel (musician)

Melanie Ann

William Shatner (actor)

Melinda (1940)

John Wayne (actor)

Melissa Steward (1961)

Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward (actors)


Philip Michael Thomas (actor, "Miami Vice")

Memphis Eve (1991)

Bono (U2 singer)

Mercedes (1991)

Val Kilmer (actor)


Charles Schulz (cartoonist)

Meril Lovelace (f)

Emeril (chef)

Merlyn (twin, 1990)

Bryan Ferry (Roxy Music)

Merri (2001)

Sean Hannity (reactionary radio host)

Merrin Elizabeth Joy (2012)

Bo Bice (country singer) & wife Caroline

Messiah (m)

T.I. (rapper)

Messiah Lauren

Allen Iverson (basketball player)


Peter Frampton (musician)

Mia (1978)

Steven Tyler (Aerosmith)

Mia (1998)

Aidan Quinn (actor)

Mia (2002)

Laura Innes (E.R.)

Mia Honey (2000)

Kate Winslet (actor) & Jim Threapleton (director)

Mia Loren (2011) Ian Ziering (actor) & wife Erin  

Mica (f)

Howard Jones (musician)


Casey Kasem (radio host)

Michael Brian (1991)

Marie Osmond (singer/tv host)


Mary McDonnell (actor)

Michael (1934-2003)

John Wayne (actor)

Michael (1946)

Charlie Chaplin (actor/director) & Oona O'Neil

Michael (1973)

Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys)

Michael (1984)

Barry Gibb (Bee Gees)

Michael (1991)

Oliver Stone (film director)

Michael (2004)

Joe Piscopo (comic)

Michael (2006)

Mark Wahlberg (actor, former rapper)

Michael Cormac (1996)

Tim Roth (actor)

Michael Derek

Captain Kangaroo (Robert Sheehan)

Michael Garrett (1995)

Melissa Gilbert (actor)

Michael Graham (1965)

Michael Landon (actor)

Michael Hilary Reuel (1920)

J.R.R. Tolkien (writer)

Hilary is JRR's Brother's name. Reuel was Tolkien's father's middle name, as well as one of his middle names.

Michael Howard Wilding (1953)

Elizabeth Taylor & Michael Wilding (actors)

Michael Joseph (1997)

Kelly Ripa (actor)

Michael Richard Antonio (1995)

Liam Neeson & Natasha Richardson (actors)

Michael Sean (1966) Gregg Allman (musician) & Mary Lynn Green

Michelle (1973)

Tom Clancy (writer)


George Foreman (boxer)

Mico (m) (1972)

Edward James Olmos (actor)

Miguel (2002)

Infanta Cristina of Spain (royalty)

Miguel Alejandro (1997)

Julio Iglecias (singer)

Mika Hallie (1970)

Emmylou Harris (country singer)

Mikaela (2000)

Ming-Na (actor)

Mikaela George (twin, 1996)

Stephen Spielberg (film director) & Kate Capshaw (actor)

Mikayla De Leon Jones (2006) Daniel Jones (musician, Savage Garden) & Kathleen de Leon Jones (musician, Hi5) de Leon is Mikayla's mom's maiden name

Miko (m) (1960)

Marlon Brando (actor)

Milán Hayat (f) (2007) Scott Stapp (singer, Creed) "Milán has been chosen from Scott's Cherokee heritage for its definition, which is 'to have the creativity of God.' Hayat is from Jaclyn's Jordanian upbringing and is simply 'to give life.'"
Milán Piqué Mebarak (2013) Shakira (singer) & Gerard Piqué (footballer) “The name Milan (pronounced MEE-lahn), means dear, loving and gracious in Slavic; in Ancient Roman, eager and laborious; and in Sanskrit, unification. Just like his father, baby Milan became a member of FC Barcelona at birth.”

Miles (1994)

Lionel Richie (singer)

Miles (2005)

Mayim Bialik (actor, neuroscientist)

Miles Guthrie (1992)

Susan Sarandon & Tim Robbins (actors)

Miles Mitchell (1992)

Eddie Murphy (comic/actor)

Miles Robert (2011) Glenn Howerton (actor) & wife Jill Latiano  

Miles Thomas (2000)

Joan Cusack (actor)

Miles William (1997)

Elisabeth Shue (actor)

named after Elizabeth’s late brother, William, who tragically died at the family’s summer home on Block Island, Rhode Island in a tire swing accident.

Miles Xavier (2006) Larenz Tate (actor)  
Miley Justine (2007) Rev. Run (rapper, Run-DMC) Justine is Miley's mother's name.
Miller (2005) Stella McCartney (fashion designer, Beatle daughter)  
Miller Steven (twin, 2006) Melissa Etheridge (musician) & Tammy Michaels (actor) .
Millie (2008) David Wenham (actor)  

Million Tyler

Mystikal (Rapper)

Milo (1990)

Mel Gibson (actor/film director)

Milo Hamish (2002)

Craig Ferguson (tv host)

Milo Sebastian Sussman (1997)

Ricki Lake (actor/tv hostess)

Milo William (2004)

Liv Tyler (actor) & Royston Langdon (musician, Spacehog)

Mimi (1974)

Donna Summer (singer)

Ming Fei Lee Simmons (f) (2000)

Russell Simmons (Def Jam co-founder) & Kimora Lee Simmons (tv host, CEO)

Mingus Luchien (1999)

Helena Christensen (model)

Mirabella Bunny (2011) Bryan Adams (musician) & Alicia Grimaldi "She arrived like all good Easter bunnies on Easter Friday "
Miranda Scarlett (2012) Rob Schneider (actor) & Patricia Schneider (tv producer)  

Misha (m) (1971)

Charles Aznavour (singer/actor)

Misha was Azanavour's father's name

Missy (1999) Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz)  
Misty Kyd (f) Charlene Spiteri (Texas)  

Mollie Elizabeth (1984, twin)

Meredith Baxter & Ted Birney (actors)

Mollie Sara Israel (1985)

Amy Heckerling (film director)

Molly (1975)

Jeffrey Tambor (actor)

Molly (1980)

Mike Oldfield (musician)

Molly (1987)

James Belushi (actor)

Molly (1995)

Teri Garr (actor)

Molly (1997)

Liam Gallagher (Oasis) & Lisa Moorish (Kill City)

Molly (2001)

Dolores O'Riordan (Cranberries)

Molly Blue

Veronica Webb (model)

Molly Brigid Allison (2005)

Monica Potter (actor)

Molly Elizabeth (1999)

Gabrielle Carteris (actor, 90210)

Molly Foo Edwards (2008)

Sharin Foo (musician, the Raveonettes)

Molly Jong-Fast

Erica Jong (author)

Molly June (2009) Amanda Peet (actor) & David Benioff  


Philip Michael Thomas (actor, "Miami Vice")

Monroe (f) (2011) Mariah Carey (singer) & Nick Cannon (actor/comic/rapper) Named for Marilyn Monroe. She doesn't have a middle name because Mariah Carey also doesn't have a middle name.

Montana (f) (1991)

Laurence Fishburne (actor)

Montana Eve (1994)

Judd Hirsch (actor)

Montana James (1996)

Richard Thomas (actor)


Charles Schulz (cartoonist)

Montgomery (twin, 1959)

James Doohan (actor)

Moon Unit (f) (1967)

Frank Zappa (musician)

Morgan (m) (1955)

James Mason (actor)

Morgan (f) (1996)

Clint Eastwood (actor/director)

Morgan Patrick (2006)

Neal McDonough (actor)


Morgan Freeman (actor)

Morgane (f)

Roman Polanski (film director)

Moroccan Scott (2011) (twin) Mariah Carey (singer) & Nick Cannon (actor/comic/rapper) Moroccan is named after the decor in a room in Carey's apartment where Cannon proposed. Scott is Cannon's middle name, also his grandmother's maiden name.
Morocco Elijah (2011) Mike Tyson (boxer) & Lakhia Spicer Tyson  

Moses (2006)

Gwyneth Paltrow (actor) & Chris Martin (Coldplay)

Named after a song Martin wrote for Paltrow

Moses Amadeus Farrow "Misha" (1978)

Mia Farrow & Woody Allen (actors)

adopted at age 7

Mosley Thompson (f) (2011) (twin)

Peyton Manning (football player) & wife Ashley


Moxie CrimeFighter (f) (2005)

Penn Jillette (magician)

"We chose her middle name because when she's pulled over for speeding she can say, `But officer, we're on the same side, My middle name is CrimeFighter."


Stevie Wonder (musician)

Musiq (m) (2007)

T-Pain (rapper)


Mystikal (Rapper)

named after his sister Michelle who died.

Myla Grace (2002)

Tamia (R&B singer) & Grant Hill (basketball player)


Myles (2000)

Keeley Hawes (actor) & Spancer McCallum (cartoonist)


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