Elon Musk and his wife, Grimes, explain their new baby's name: X Æ A-12.
Elon Musk and Grimes choice of name for their baby have become one of the most viral announcements of 2020 in internet culture around the world.
There have been some rather peculiar names that have given to newborn babies over the years, and each one raises eyebrows. Unusual names in recent years incude Raddix which is a child of Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden, Gravity, child of Lucky Blue Smith and Stormi Bree, as well as Kal-El, child of Nicolas Cage and Alice Kim. Now, Elon Musk and Grimes have named their newborn baby, X Æ A-12. But who are we to judge what parents name their children?
With that said, is there any meaning around Elon Musk and Grimes' newborn baby being named X Æ A-12? It turns out, there is. During an interview with Joe Rogan on his podcast called The Joe Rogan Experience, Elon Musk gets asked the question on what does his new son's name X Æ A-12 mean? Elon Musk breaks it does as follows:
First of all, he says his wife came up with the name X Æ A-12. The "X" is just simply X, the "Æ" is pronounced "Ash" and Elon Musk says that the "A-12" was his contribution, which represents the A-12 AR-71 Blackbird military aircraft, which he reckon's is the "coolest plane ever".
Take a look at the video below by YouTube channel, JRE Clips, where Elon Musk explains the baby name choice, X Æ A-12.