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Updated: December 12, 2012 12:45 PM | By Haley Overland
Celebrity baby names: Meanings and origins

Find out what some of the latest and most famous celebrity baby names mean and why their parents chose them



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You can't do a celebrity baby-name gallery without starting it with one of the most elusive and fascinating of celebrity baby names - Suri!

It's said to have its origins in the Hebrew meaning, "princess," or the Persian meaning, "red rose." But "Suri" has been quite the subject of contention among Hebrew experts. Some have even called it a mistake. According to them, "Suri" has no connection to "princess," but rather, it's a nickname for the biblical name "Sarah," may refer to a "person from Syria," or it simply means "go away."

Since I personally think the name is beautiful and love it for Ms. Suri Cruise, I'm going to ignore the fact that, in some Indian dialects, "Suri" means "pointy nose," or that, in Japanese, it means "pickpocket."

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Dec 28, 2012 8:09AM
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if you watched her on Ellen, she said why they named the baby Olive...
Dec 28, 2012 12:58PM
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She was born on Sunday July 10th 2011.  Sunday is the first day of the week not the seventh.  Facts don't change to satisfy idiot celebrities.
Dec 28, 2012 11:55PM
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They didn't say that the Chinese consider the number 4 to be un-lucky.
Dec 28, 2012 5:44PM
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Dec 28, 2012 6:21PM
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They like the name Olive, cause her doctor said that the baby was the size on an Olive at a check up.
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