How did baby Kimye get that name, North West? The media have confirmed on Thursday night that indeed it was Kanye West and Kim Kardashian daughter’s name; they are calling her “Nori” for short. Have you noticed anything about the nickname?
Well, if you combine Kanye Omari West and Kim Noel Kardashian’s middle names, you get “Nori.”
But, let’s back up…..during March, rumors has circulated that Kanye and Kim were considering naming their daughter North. However, a week later, Kardashian, who is thirty-two years old, denied that North was a possibility during her appearance on “The Tonight Show.”
“That’s not true,” the reality star Kim Kardashian told Jay Leno. “That is not one of the names on our list…we have a list and some of them are ‘K’ names and some of them are not.”
Kim who is best known from her show “Keeping up with the Kardashians” did not stop with her denial there. Overcompensating perhaps?
Clearly, Kanye West, who is thirty-five years of age and Kim Kardashian is getting the last laughs. Who would have thought Kim can actually keep a secret from the media?!
On Saturday, June 15th 2013, Kardashian gave birth to a healthy baby girl that was immediately sent outlets into a tizzy speculating on the name.
Leading up to her birth, Kim Kardashian was telling her friends that her daughter’s name will start with a ‘K’, according to E! News. Media Takeout claimed last week that Kanye West’s daughter will be named Kaidance, while In Touch accurately cited sources, saying the winner would be North West.
A source of OMG! Insisted there was not “drama” between Kanye and Kim in regard to deciding on the baby’s name, they simply wanted to take their time selecting the right one.
So what is in this name, anyways?
Author Laura Wattenberg who is a name expert from BabyNameWizard.com tells OMG! “North West will clearly be a ‘concept name.’” She also mentioned, “Direction names are uncommon in general, and almost always male. North is the second most common direction name for boys, after West. North does not have a traditionally name-like sound for either girls or boys, but parents have generally placed directions on the boys’ side, just as seasons (Summer, Autumn, even Winter) have gone to the girls.”
Kanye and Kim have left the hospital with their new baby girl, according to the media, and the family is heading home to rest.