Penn Jillette and his wife, Emily, had their reasons for naming their two children Moxie CrimeFighter and Zolten Penn—and no, it wasn't to be purposely irritating.
Well, maybe a little.
"I love the name Moxie, I love that's it's a purely American word, and those are rare, and I love that it stands for old fashioned spunk and energy," the comedian and illusionist explained his daughter's name to People back in 2007. "EZ pushed for her middle name, 'CrimeFighter" because EZ doesn't have a middle name and thinks middle names are stupid. So, it's just a joke. When she gets pulled over by the police she can show her license and say, 'We're on the same side, officer, my middle name is CrimeFighter.'"
So their son being called by a combination of his mom's maiden name and dad's first name barely raises an eyebrow.