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The Baby Name Guru Reviews the Latest Celebrity Baby Names . . .
Is it thumbs up or thumbs down for Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale?
by Bruce Lansky

Baby Names in the News

Is it thumbs up or thumbs down for Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale?

Gwen Stefani and husband Gavin Rossdale have named their baby boy Zuma Nesta Rock. It's hard to know what to make of any of these three names.

Apparently, there's a beach called Zuma Beach not far from L.A., but that doesn't necessarily mean Zuma would make a great name for a baby boy.

Nesta is Bob Marley's middle name, which means the couple continued the Jamaican theme they started with firstborn, Kingston. But even with the inspiration, it still doesn't mean Nesta makes a great name for a boy.

With neither Zuma nor Nesta as good options, do you think this boy will settle on calling himself Rock? Who knows!

My verdict: Two thumbs down!

Bruce LanskyAbout the Author:
Bruce Lansky is the #1 author of baby name books in North America. His name books have sold more than 9.5 million copies. He's called "The Baby Name Guru" because he regularly writes articles that provide baby-naming advice. His candid reviews of celebrity baby names have been reprinted in thousands of newspapers, magazines, and websites from coast to coast. His other name books include 100,000+ Baby Names, 60,000+ Baby Names, The Very Best Baby Name Book, 25,000+ Baby Names, and The New Baby Name Survey. He is also the editor of a successful series of children's poetry books and children's fiction books. Lansky resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he enjoys his work as a publisher.

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