Zooey Deschanel Reveals Daughter's Name

The actress has been tight-lipped about her daughter, but Zooey Deschanel is finally sharing one very adorable detail.

The "New Girl" star welcomed a baby girl back in July with husband Jacob Pechenik and finally decided to reveal her animal kingdom influenced name choice: Elsie Otter!

"We just really liked the name Elsie, and then we both love otters because they're so sweet and also smart," she said, giggling.

"They use tools, they keep their favorite tools, they hold hands while they sleep, there are so many amazing things about otters. They're wonderful animals."


Zooey and Jacob began dating in mid-2014, and announced they were expetcting a baby in January this year.

Just a week later they revealed that they were engaged and married in August at a secret ceremony in Texas.


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