Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Welcome Baby Lincoln – Other Presidential Celebrity Baby Names

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Kristen Bell and Dax Shephard named their daughter Lincoln

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard introduced their baby girl to the world in a creative way, and they also gave her a rather creative name.

After announcing Lincoln Bell Shepard's arrival on Twitter, jokester Dax tweeted, "She has mom's beauty and dad's obsession with breasts. Hooray!!!"

Dax and Kristen didn't name their baby girl after Abraham Lincoln because they were so inspired by Daniel Day-Lewis' performance as the prez in the movie "Lincoln" -- instead their daughter was named after her daddy's beloved 1967 Lincoln car, which starred alongside Dax Shephard and Kristen Bell in the movie "Hit and Run."

Kristen and Dax aren't the only celebrities who have unintentionally chosen a presidential baby name. Here's a look at other stars' kids who share their names with past presidents:

Madison Brown Belafonte

You would think that former Spice Girl Mel B would give her daughter a delicious name like Ginger or Cinnamon, but when the tot arrived in 2011, the singer formerly known as Scary Spice and hubby Stephen Belafonte chose this perfectly normal-sounding moniker. The Spice baby shares her name with President James Madison, who is often referred to as the Father of the Constitution.

Monroe Cannon

Mariah Carey obviously didn't name her daughter after President James Monroe -- her tot's moniker pays homage to silver screen siren Marilyn Monroe because Mariah sees the sex symbol as a big source of inspiration. And the last name that Norma Jean Mortensen chose for hew new platinum blonde persona also has nothing to do with the 5th President of the United States -- she simply picked her mother's maiden name and paired it with the first name of actress Marilyn Miller to create one of the most famous monikers in the world.

Jackson Theron

Charlize Theron's adopted son shares his name with the 7th President of the United States: hotheaded, duel-fighting frontiersman Andrew Jackson. However, perhaps her child's name actually refers to notorious F-bomb-dropper Samuel L. Jackson -- Charlize revealed that she's a big fan of the children's book for adults titled Go the F-ck to Sleep.

Hayes Logan Costner

Kevin Costner's son isn't named after Rutherford B. Hayes, the 19th President of the United States that Barack Obama famously made a telephone-related joke about. Instead the "Dances with Wolves" star and wife Christine Baumgartner chose the moniker because Hayes is the name of a cowboy character in a Western movie that Costner plans on making. But judging from this photo, little Hayes looks like more of a golfer. So maybe he should have been named after Kevin's "Tin Cup" character.

Truman Stewart

Martha Stewart's daughter Alexis welcomed this bouncing baby boy to the world via surrogate last March. It seems unlikely that Martha's grandson is named after Harry S. Truman, the president who dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, so maybe Alexis is just a big fan of the Jim Carrey comedy "The Truman Show."

So are you a fan of presidential baby names?

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