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Aleph Millepied: Natalie Portman's Son's Name?

Aleph Millepied: Natalie Portman's Son's Name?

Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied have reportedly named their son Aleph!

The 30-year-old actress and her fiance, who became parents in early June, chose a Hebrew name that can be also be spelled “Alef” – in Hebrew, it’s the number 1.

“I’ll be out of the public eye after [the baby's born],” Natalie has previously told People – and she hasn’t been photographed since giving birth!

Natalie and Benjamin met while working on Black Swan together and announced their engagement and her pregnancy back in late December.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of the name Aleph?

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67 Responses to “Aleph Millepied: Natalie Portman's Son's Name?”

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  1. 1
    candy Says:

    does anyone know how this is pronounced?

  2. 2
    Roxy Says:

    It sucks!

  3. 3
    samr Says:

    heard this days ago

  4. 4
    Lia Says:

    It sounds very strange.
    Ofcourse she was picking a Jewish name.. so obvious

  5. 5
    Lia Says:

    It sounds very strange.
    Ofcourse she was picking a Jewish name.. so obvious

  6. 6
    YAAAS HONEY! Says:

    That’s also how it’s said in arabic. I believe it’s pronounced Auh-lef

  7. 7
    pup Says:

    Well it could be spelled “Elif”. E-leaf is how it’s pronounced. My bro’s girlfriend is turkish, and that’s her name. But since she ss turkish, I could be wrong.

  8. 8
    israeli Says:

    alef is the first letter in the hebrew language >.> it’s parallel to a. and it IS weird to name him that way…

  9. 9
    Halli Says:

    It also means the letter A in Arabic.

  10. 10
    C Says:

    @candy:

    I think it’s Alef.

  11. 11
    Halli Says:

    I thought she was going to name him Ezra, a Hebrew name which I think sounds nice.

  12. 12
    israeli Says:

    and goooood stop listening to arabs >.> it’s pronounced exactly the way it’s written >.>

  13. 13
    the dr. Says:

    alef is the first letter in the arabic language too..

  14. 14
    Juliana Says:

    @candy: Alef

  15. 15
    SA Says:

    Its the first letter of the alphabet (letter A) in Hebrew, Arabic, Persian and Urdu.

  16. 16
    lexy hates bilson Says:

    Congrats to Natalie! Hopefully she’s home relaxing and enjoying her new baby!

  17. 17
    mimi Says:

    So when they have a second baby, will they name it the letter B in Hebrew?

  18. 18
    the dr. Says:

    @mimi:

    letter b is the second letter in arabic language too..

  19. 19
    SnOOKIE Says:

    she’s so stupid. that’s a girls name

  20. 20
    karon Says:

    Alef isnt a Jewish name at all. It is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet. It is the equivilent to naming your kid “A” in English.

  21. 21
    jess Says:

    Is Aleph or Afef? Whatever, both are horrible ..

  22. 22
    emily h Says:

    dang, no love for natalie in here!

    i gotta say i know nothing of the hebrew language but this name is better than Sage Moonblood, Pilot Inspektor, Apple, or Jermajesty (all of which are actual names celebrities gave to thier poor children)

  23. 23
    mimi Says:

    Natalie is a class act, and makes perfect sense that she will pick a name with a special meaning to her heritage and not another boring American name.
    ,
    Who on earth named their child “Jermajesty”?

  24. 24
    sourpatch575 Says:

    Oh look it’s A LEAF!
    Get it? :P

  25. 25
    Jakey Says:

    how stupid. she annoys the f-ck out of me

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