Celebrity Baby Names

Amy Schumer’s newborn son’s name honors a friend

One day after welcoming her first child, comedian and actress Amy Schumer has revealed the baby’s name.  Posting a sweet photo of her husband, Chris Fischer, cuddling the swaddled newborn, Amy wrote, “Gene Attell Fischer and his dad Chris.”

The name Gene is of English origin meaning “well born;” it was first used as a short form of Eugene.  Many are speculating that the middle name of Attell is to honor her good friend, comedian Dave Attell. [Read more...]