I think this one might take the cake, even in the interesting world of celeb baby names. As you could somewhat imagine, the unique name comes from a pretty well know, somewhat ironical (I like saying it that way, don’t correct me please) comedian…
Penn & Emily Jillette
- Moxie Crimefighter Jillette
Let’s break down what Moxie is, shall we? Some people might not be sure.
Moxie is a carbonated beverage that was one of the first mass-produced soft drinks in the United States. It continues to be regionally popular today. It is the main ingredient in the New Englander cocktail.
Moxie has a unique flavor that is not as sweet as that of most modern soft drinks and that is described by some as “bitter.”
1. vigor; verve; pep.
2. courage and aggressiveness; nerve.
3. skill; know-how.
1925–30, Americanism ; after Moxie, a trademark (name of a softdrink)
Mix that with the whole Crimefighter thing, and you have some high expectations about your superhero-like offspring. Not sure if anyone can live up to this hype. I wonder what the baby will be for Halloween…
Penn Jillette photo by FAME
Moxie photo courtesy of dictionary.com