14/08/2014 16:41 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Kate Winslet Explains Why She Named Her Baby Boy Bear Blaze

Kate Winslet has revealed the story behind her third child's unusual name, Bear Blaze. It turns out she didn't open the dictionary at a random page, point and hope for the best.

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The 38-year-old actress, who welcomed son Bear Blaze with husband Ned Rocknroll in December last year, told Ellen DeGeneres that Bear was the nickname of a beloved childhood friend and Blaze is a tribute to how she and Ned first met.

"Bear's second name is Blaze because my husband and I met in a house fire, basically," she explained.

"The house burned down and we survived, but we wanted something of the fire and so Blaze was the name that we came up with. Bear Blaze."

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Kate Winslet Explains Son's Name Bear Blaze