Famous Maxwells in History

From actors to equations, get to know the Maxwells (Smart! Caulfield! Sheffield!) that came before Jessica Simpson's baby girl

  • MAXWELL JOHNSON photo | Jessica Simpson

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Updated: Tuesday May 01, 2012 | 12:00 PM EDT By: Kiran Hefa


In the April issue of Elle – for which she posed nudeJessica Simpson teased that her newborn daughter's name would be something "nontraditional." "It's nothing shocking and nothing you'll have to add to the dictionary," she said, "[but] still, when people hear it, they'll know ... why." The name is reportedly a favorite in fiancé Eric Johnson's family, being his middle name and his grandmother's maiden name.