Tina Fey, and 6 More Stars With Odd Middle Names Meet Elizabeth Stamatina Fey By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Mar 12, 2015 3:25 PM CDT 7 comments Comments Tina Fey attends the American Museum of Natural History's 2014 Museum Gala on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) (Newser) – In honor of Middle Name Appreciation Day on Tuesday, People ran down 10 celebrities with odd middle names: Tina Fey: Stamatina. Her full name is actually Elizabeth Stamatina Fey, and she got "Tina" from her middle name. Elton John: Hercules. He was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight, but renamed himself, and says he picked Hercules as a middle name ... because it was the name of a horse in a British sitcom. Ciara: Princess. Enough said. Uma Thurman: Karuna. It's the Buddhist word for compassion. Thurman continued the interesting middle name tradition by giving her daughter a whole bunch of 'em. Martin Short: Hayter. But no, he's not named after any haters; it's his mom's maiden name. Hugh Grant: Mungo. Actually, his full name is Hugh John Mungo Grant. Adele: Blue. And she almost upstaged Beyonce's kid, because it was very nearly her first name. Click for the full list, or check out 14 celebrities' real names.