Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard Reveal Baby No. 2's Name Ahead of Birth
The Dillard/Duggar clan gave us a sneak peek at the name of the little guy who will join big brother Israel when he arrives in July.
"Counting On" stars Jill Duggar Dillard and her husband Derick announced that they were expecting baby #2 back in December, just a few days before Christmas. Now the excited expectant couple is giving us all a sneak peek at the little guy's name, even though he's not due to arrive until July!
The pair shared their impending addition's catchy moniker in a blog post called "Baby Dillard Name Reveal!" on their Dillard Family website on Tuesday.
"We are so excited to announce the name of Baby Dillard #2!" they wrote. "Samuel Scott Dillard. We can't wait to welcome him to the world and have him join our family very soon!"
Too cute! We are totally digging that alliteration! And it's probably not a coincidence that both Dillard kids—little Samuel Scott will round out the family of four as the little bro of the Dillard' 14-month-old son Israel David—were given biblical names. In Hebrew, the meaning of the name Sam is "sun child" or "bright sun." Pretty cool! Plus, the nickname possibilities here are pretty endless. There's Sam, Sammy, S-squared, SS... the list goes on. But no matter what they choose to call their second born, it's clear that the couple can't wait for him to arrive.
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"Having Israel has been such a delight to us that we know a second sweet baby will only continue to add joy to our family," the Dillards told People back when they first shared the news of their pregnancy. "We are thankful to God for this sweet child and we cannot wait to see her or him face to face!"
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