Jenna Bush Hager's Sweet Baby Name: Get the Scoop!

Jenna Bush Hager and husband Henry Hager welcomed their second daughter yesterday, and continued in their tradition of naming their kids after family members.

Big sister Mila was formally named Margaret Laura after her two grandmothers, while new daughter Poppy Louise was named after her great-grandpa, former President George H.W. Bush.

Before you say, "huh?," here's the scoop: When he was a boy, George H.W. went by the nickname Poppy—which probably wasn't quite the same as the cheerful floral baby name that's recently been on an upswing in the U.S. It still hasn't quite broken the top 1000 here, but it's squarely in the top 20 across the pond, and lots of celebs have been picking it lately, including Nate Berkus, Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin, and Jessica Capshaw.

The middle name, Louise, comes from the baby's great-grandmothers, which include former First Lady Barbara Bush: Their middle names were Louise and Lewis. Louise means renowned warrior, just like its male counterpart, Louis, and it hasn't been in the headlines lately — it dropped out of the top 1000 in the early 1990s.

Once again, I'm loving the name they picked, and I'm always a sucker for names with such warm, family connections. (My daughters' names came from beloved family members, too.)

Tell us: What do you think of the name Jenna and Henry picked? What floral names do you love?

If you're still looking for a great baby name, check out our Baby Name Finder or email me at lamilbrand@gmail.com. And don't forget to like In Name Only on Facebook to keep up with the very latest in baby names.

Image: Instagram/jennabhager

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