Barack Obama (and Family) Inspire Baby Names in the U.S.

Barack Obama with daughters Malia and SashaBarack-inspired baby names aren’t being bestowed solely in Kenya–they’re beginning to appear here in the U.S. as well. Here are a few example names:

  • Jordan Barack Treasure was born at 8:04 a.m. on November 3rd in New York, New York.
  • Benjamin Barack Kimbrough was born at 2:35 p.m. on November 4th in Arkansas. (Dad is Walter Kimbrough, president of Philander Smith College.)
  • Pierre Obama Adell Willis was born at 4:16 p.m. on November 4th in Atlanta, Georgia. (His nickname is The Little President.)
  • Sanjae Obama Fisher was born at 8 p.m. November 4th in Hollywood, Florida.
  • Te’Jean Barack Bowen was born on November 4th near Sacramento, California.
  • Sasha Malia Ann Taylor was born at 12:36 a.m. on November 5th in Maryland.
  • Barack Jeilah was born November 5th in Phoenix, Arizona

Have you heard of any others in your area? Let me know and I’ll add them to this post.

Sources: Obamas inspire baby names across nation, Baby boys named after Barack Obama, Atlanta mom names baby after Obama
Image: P030509PS-0680, official White House photo by Pete Souza


4 thoughts on “Barack Obama (and Family) Inspire Baby Names in the U.S.

  1. Sasha Malia Ann Taylor! I can’t stop laughing. “Sweetheart, you were named after the president’s daughters and a popular women’s clothing line/chain of stores…all in one.”

  2. my sister named her son barack christopher james he was born on nov 5 at st charles hospital in toledo ohio

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