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Elon Musk and Grimes have changed their baby's name

It now includes roman numerals

  • Seb Wheeler
  • 26 May 2020
Elon Musk and Grimes have changed their baby's name

Elon Musk and Grimes have changed their baby's name.

The infant formerly known as X Æ A-12 is now called X Æ A-Xii.

You'd be forgiven for thinking the couple might change their son's name due to its outlandish nature – but as a fan on Instagram points out, the name is restricted by a law in California that dictates the name of a child must only include the 26 letters of the alphabet.

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Ever the Meme Lord, Grimes replied to the user saying, "Roman numerals. Looks better tbh".

In his latest appearance on Joe Rogan's podcast, Elon Musk said that the name was masterminded by Grimes.

“First of all, my partner is the one that, actually, mostly, came up with the name. Yeah, she’s great at names.”

She has previously revealed that the name is part inspired by Burial's 'Archangel' and that children should be encouraged to go raving.

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