Lily Allen's Daughter Named Ethel Mary, and Other Stars Who Gave Their Children Old Fashioned Names

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When Lily Allen gave birth to a healthy baby girl, her fans were overjoyed for her. However, since the news broke, Allen hasn't had a whole lot to say about her new bundle of joy. At last, it looks like the name of Lily's daughter has finally been released by her mother, Allison! Reports say that the "Smile" singer's firstborn has been named Ethel Mary. Stars often pick unusual names for their children, but which other celebrities have chosen baby names which are usually associated with the older generation?

Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy

We should have known that a successful actress and a rock star wouldn't pick a simple name, but their choice was somewhat surprising. Family ties led them to call their son Bingham - Bing for short. No matter how hard we try, we can't help but picture a little old man wearing a Fedora!

James Morrison

British singer James Morrison and his long-time girlfriend, Gill, named their now two-year-old daughter Elsie. Although Elsie is traditionally thought of as a name for an older person, there is something quite cute about it. It might seem unusual at first, but it is definitely the kind of name that grows on you!

Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany

In May 2011, Jennifer and Paul welcomed their first daughter , Agnes Lark Bettany. The couple are no strangers to names that are a little different, as they already have a son named Stellan, but Agnes is not so much different as it is old-fashioned. Of course, she will grow into it, but not for another sixty years or so!

Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller

Charlie Sheen has a lot of children, but none have more adult names than his youngest twins, Bob and Max. Max is fairly common, but the idea of calling a baby "Bob" feels slightly weird. Sheen said that they chose those names because they are "short and simple, easy to spell and remember." Well, that is true, but there are so many other options available!

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