Uma Thurman: Why My Daughter Has Five Names

January 18, 2013, 11:39 am Anya Leon | PEOPLE.com whomagazine

Thurman jokes about 'crazy' choice to give daughter five names

Uma Thurman: Why My Daughter Has Five Names
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What’s in a name? Apparently every last one on Uma Thurman‘s list of favourites!

After the actress and her boyfriend Arpad Busson revealed they had decided on Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence for their baby girl born in July, it was Thurman’s 14-year-old daughter Maya who found reason in their multitude of monikers.

“[Maya] came up with the best excuse, [which] was that I probably wouldn’t get to have any more children, so I just put every name that I liked into [Luna's],” the Playing for Keeps star, 42, said during a Monday appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Joking that there is a bit of logic behind their “crazy” choice — “The last part makes sense, right?” she says of Luna’s surname – Thurman admits she and Busson couldn’t compromise.

“We couldn’t quite agree on the name,” she shares. “We call her Luna, so she’s lucky that way.”

And, in the long run Thurman and Fallon agree that the “full Catholic” 6-month-old will have no problems brainstorming baby names for her future family.

“The rest she can just name her own children all these interesting names,” quips the proud mama. “Proper Catholic, observant!”

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  1. allen01:55pm Saturday 19th January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Maybe it's because you've got a crackpot name that your parents gave you.

  2. Glib03:41pm Friday 18th January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Why is Uma Thurman so often cited by women as the one woman they would consider experimenting with?


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