Is North West the craziest celebrity baby name of all time?

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Evaluating Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's incredibly unusual new baby name on a scale from Apple Martin to Moon Unit Zappa

North West. The alleged name of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's newborn daughter, which has been reported in all the most reputable celebrity gossip sources (Us Weekly, People, TMZ), is everything we could have hoped for and more. By combining the first name "North" with the last name "West," Kim and Kanye have given their baby a moniker that doubles as a piece of advice for anyone driving to Seattle. And they lived up to widespread speculation that the tabloid-friendly couple would find something utterly ridiculous to name their child. North West may, in fact, be the craziest celebrity baby name in history.

But with so many legitimate contenders for the "celebrity baby name" throne, could North West really be the craziest celebrity baby name of all time? What about Gwyneth Paltrow's daughter Apple? Nicolas Cage's son Kal-El? Frank Zappa's daughter Moon Unit?

We had to know for sure. Using the latest advances in celebrity-baby-naming mathematics, we devised a complex algorithm to weigh the craziness of a celebrity baby's name with the fame of that baby's parents. Is North West the craziest celebrity baby name in history? Judge for yourself with our exhaustively researched visual guide, and read our scale below:

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North West
(daughter of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian)
Celebrity: 10
Craziness: 9

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Harper Seven Beckham
(daughter of David Beckham and Victoria Beckham)
Celebrity: 10
Craziness: 6

Blue Ivy Carter
(daughter of Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles)
Celebrity: 10
Craziness: 5

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Suri Cruise
(daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes)
Celebrity: 10
Craziness: 4

Shiloh Jolie-Pitt
(daughter of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt)
Celebrity: 10
Craziness: 2

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Apple Blythe Alison Martin
(daughter of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin)
Celebrity: 9
Craziness: 6


Sean Federline
(son of Britney Spears and Kevin Federline)
Celebrity: 9
Craziness: 1

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Violet Anne Affleck
(daughter of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner)
Celebrity: 9
Craziness: 2

Rumer Glenn Willis
(daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore)
Celebrity: 8
Craziness: 5

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Everly Tatum
(daughter of Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan-Tatum)
Celebrity: 8
Craziness: 4

Kal-El Coppola Cage
(son of Nicolas Cage and Alice Kim)
Celebrity: 7
Craziness: 7

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Rosalind Arush Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson
(daughter of Uma Thurman and Arpad Busson)
Celebrity: 6
Craziness: 8

Zowie Bowie
(son of David Bowie and Angela Bowie)
Celebrity: 6
Craziness: 6

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Moxie CrimeFighter Jillette
(daughter of Penn Jillette and Emily Zolten)
Celebrity: 4
Craziness: 10


Pilot Inspektor Riesgraf-Lee
(son of Jason Lee and Beth Riesgraf)
Celebrity: 4
Craziness: 10

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Speck Wildhorse Mellencamp
(son of John Cougar Mellencamp and Elaine Irwin)
Celebrity: 4
Craziness: 7

Moon Unit Zappa
(daughter of Frank Zappa and Gail Zappa)
Celebrity: 3
Craziness: 10

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Audio Science Clayton
(son of Shannyn Sossaman and Dallas Clayton)
Celebrity: 3
Craziness: 9

Disagree with any of our picks? Or did we miss some of your favorite crazy celebrity baby names? Weigh in in the comments...

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