Two middle names, one traditional and one unusual, are in store for the second child of Nicole Richie and Joel Madden. Their son Sparrow James Midnight Madden was born Sept. 9 weighing 7 lbs., 14 oz. His big sister, Harlow Winter Kate, is also in the “two middle names” club. Congrats to the expanding family!
Iron Chef Cat Cora and her wife, Jennifer Cora, have named their new son (born July 19) Nash Lemuel Cora. Lemuel is Cat’s grandfather’s name, reported Celebrity Baby Blog. His middle name, Lemuel, means “Gift from God” in Hebrew. Nash Lemuel joins brothers Thatcher, Caje and Zoran.
Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt and his wife Michelle welcomed their first child, a girl, on April 15. The couple paired classic with unusual in choosing the name Alice Rigney. He blogged about the baby’s birth on his MySpace page, but didn’t reveal the origins of the middle name. (Rigney is typically a last name.) Congrats to the new mom and dad!