Celebrity Parents Nicole Ari Kodjoe shares baby name inspiration By Staff Author Published on September 15, 2006 10:06 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Actors Boris and Nicole Ari Kodjoe are expecting their second child and first son in six weeks, and in a recent online chat, Nicole revealed that they have chosen a name. They’ve picked Boris’ father’s middle name, which Nicole says, "is African, but sounds the same in English." It means "big." Their daughter Sophie, 18 months, also has an African middle name – Tei-Naaki, which is Ghanaian for "first born daughter." Source: SNAK Thanks to CBB reader Victoria.