Gwen Stefani outdoes Kate Winslet in the battle of the weirdest baby names

The birth of Apollo Bowie Flynn Rossdale was announced on Twitter

We’ve had Apple, Blue Ivy, North West and Bear (Rocknroll) - and now Gwen Stefani has given her third child a name to rival the best of them.

Apollo Bowie Flynn Rossdale arrived into the world on Friday and quickly earned himself a place on the only-in-La-La-Land list of children’s names.

But before you latch onto the idea that the child’s name is a life-long tribute to David Bowie, there’s a more

Stefani’s husband, Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale, tweeted on Saturday: "Welcome Apollo Bowie Flynn Rossdale 2/28/14. Bowie and Flynn = [our] mothers' maiden names."

Ok, so that doesn’t explain the Apollo part, but the Greek god of light, music and poetry is a fairly fitting muse for the offspring of music royalty.

The 44-year-old singer has been married to Rossdale, 48, for 11 years. They have two other sons – Kingston James McGregor, 7, and Zuma Nesta Rock, 5.

Presumably there’s an explanation for those too…