Dad-to-be Usher wants to carry on the name with a son
R&B musician Usher, 28, told Ellen Degeneres on her talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, that he is looking forward to having a son. Usher continued to say that if he and his new bride, Tameka Foster, 37, have a son he would like to name him Usher. He explains,
If it’s a boy, I’m going to name him Usher. I’m hoping to name him that. I’ve been playing with a few names. I’m the fourth. Usher Raymond IV. I just want to pass the name on. Maybe I’ll change the middle name.
Usher and Tameka married in a private civil ceremony in Atlanta on August 3, 2007.The couple have plans to marry in a larger, more extravagant wedding ceremony in Atlanta over Labor Day weekend. Their baby is due in the fall. It will be Usher’s first child and Tameka’s fourth.
Are any of your children’s names family names? Through how many generations have you passed a name on?