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Why Do Some Celebrity Middle Names Sound Strange?

It’s quite common for celebrities to give their children weird, strange and downright unusual names, but many celebrities themselves have nicknames that are just as unique. Many celebrities hide their middle names from the public out of embarassment or because they think their career will do better without them. See some celebrity middle names for examples that sound very strange.

Orlando Bloom

via Eonline.com
via Eonline.com

The actor has quite a unique middle name of Blanchard.

Jennifer Lawrence

via Popcrush.com
via Popcrush.com

While we all know her as Jennifer Lawrence, the actress has the middle name of Shrader, which she never uses.

 James Corden

via Redcarpetnewstv.com
via Redcarpetnewstv.com

James Corden has a middle name that you’d never be able to guess: it’s Kimberley.

Andy Murray

via Freebets.com
via Freebets.com

He’s known to everyone as Andy Murray, but the tennis star’s full name is actually Andrew Barron Murray.

Kristen Stewart

via Celebuzz.com
via Celebuzz.com

The middle name Kristen Stewart’s parents gave to her is Jaymes.

 Demi Lovato

via Aydymlar.com
via Aydymlar.com

Demi Lovato has the rather unique middle name of Devonne, which is meant to mean ‘divine’.

Benedict Cumberbatch

via Hellogiggles.com
via Hellogiggles.com

If you thought Benedict Cumberbatch was a mouthful, try saying the actor’s full name: it’s Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch.

 Elton John

via Telegraph.co.uk
via Telegraph.co.uk

Elton John’s middle name is inpsired by Greek mythology. Believe it or not, his middle name is Hercules.

Tina Fey

via Hollywood.com
via Hollywood.com

Tina Fey has quite an unusual middle name. Her first name is actually Elizabeth and she takes ‘Tina’ from her middle name, which is Stamatina.

 Daniel Craig

via Thesun.co.uk
via Thesun.co.uk

The James Bond actor’s middle name is Wroughton.

Drake

via Factmag.com
via Factmag.com

Drake’s middle name is actually…Drake! The rapper’s full name is Aubrey Drake Graham and he chose to use his middle name for his rap career becuse it sounds better than Aubrey.

Adele

via Billboard.com
via Billboard.com

Adele’s full name is Adele Laurie Blue Adkins.

 Matt Damon

via Christianpost.com
via Christianpost.com

Matt Damon’s middle name is Paige, which is his mother’s maiden name.

Justin Timberlake

via Twitter.com
via Twitter.com

Justin Timberlake’s middle name is Randall, which is also his father’s name.



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