Key Words: Elon Musk’s newborn might have the strangest name you’ve ever heard

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‘X Æ A-12’

That’s not some American Eagle Outfitters coupon code for pre-distressed jeans, as one fan suggested. No, that’s the name Tesla’s TSLA, +2.14% Elon Musk — assuming he’s not joking — gave to the newborn he and his girlfriend Grimes just welcomed into the world.

“Mom & baby all good,” Musk told his fans in a tweet, adding another one showing off a freshly swaddled “X Æ A-12” marked up with face tatoos. “Never too young for some ink,” he wrote:

As for the name, there’s plenty of speculation across the internet as to what it means. Here’s one fan’s take, which popped up on Reddit as a possible explanation:

It didn’t take long for the memes to fly as “X Æ A-12” quickly became a top trending topic on Twitter.

The baby is Grimes’ first child, while Musk shares five sons from his previous marriage.

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