Celebrity·May 6, 2020Grimes Explained Why She And Elon Musk Named Their Kid X Æ A-12 And I'm Still So ConfusedYes, they named their kid X Æ A-12.by Tatiana TenreyroBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink People had been wondering what Elon Musk and Grimes would name their baby, but nobody expected the name they chose: X Æ A-12. Elon Musk @elonmusk @flcnhvy @TeslaGong @PPathole @priscillabanana 06:34 AM - 05 May 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Yup, that's apparently the real name they gave their boy! Good luck trying to pronounce it! Elon shared the name last night while replying to someone on Twitter: Elon Musk @elonmusk @priscillabanana X Æ A-12 Musk 03:14 AM - 05 May 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Needless to say, people were absolutely shocked: friendly pokemon that craves stability @thequeenofmemes How I listen to Grimes now knowing she had a baby with Elon Musk and named it X Æ A-12 01:37 PM - 05 May 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Some even thought Elon was just making a joke: several people are typing @LesHorn You guys don’t really believe that’s what Elon and Grimes named their baby right? 08:54 PM - 05 May 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Summer Anne Burton @summeranne Wait why everyone is assuming Elon Musk’s joke tweet about their baby’s name is real ??? 04:44 PM - 05 May 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite But on Tuesday night, Grimes seemingly confirmed that it's the baby's real name, breaking down the unusual name's meaning: ꧁ ༒ Gℜiꪔ⃕es ༒꧂ 🍓🐉🎀 小仙女 @Grimezsz •X, the unknown variable ⚔️ •Æ, my elven spelling of Ai (love &/or Artificial intelligence) •A-12 = precursor to SR-17 (our favorite aircraft). No weapons, no defenses, just speed. Great in battle, but non-violent 🤍 + (A=Archangel, my favorite song) (⚔️🐁 metal rat) 12:54 AM - 06 May 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite This reply to her tweet honestly says it all: grant 🧔🏻 @urdadssidepiece @Grimezsz 01:41 AM - 06 May 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite "I don't know what the fuck she's saying, but girl, I am living!" Update: Grimes talked more about the name on Twitter: ꧁ ༒ Gℜiꪔ⃕es ༒꧂ 🍓🐉🎀 小仙女 @Grimezsz @mascdonna @MlSSANDREAG I think it sounds like the name of the main character in the story 🪐 I hope he vibes with that. Ok, going back into the pain/ beauty reverie for sum time, just came on to add my thoughts. Peace to all 🤍-🐉🐷🐁 09:17 AM - 06 May 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Elon also corrected the aircraft's name, so that clears up doubts from people who thought it was all an elaborate joke because the aircraft wasn't right: ꧁ ༒ Gℜiꪔ⃕es ༒꧂ 🍓🐉🎀 小仙女 @Grimezsz @elonmusk I am recovering from surgery and barely alive so may my typos b forgiven but, damnit. That was meant to be profound 🦔 08:38 AM - 06 May 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Well, at least no other kid in the world will have the same name!