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Whoa, Momma!

Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Tracey Henry and Suzannah DiMarzio

Update: Another flower for Affleck, Garner

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January

It seems that Hollywood is blooming these days with floral names for new wee ones. Case in point: BenMom_benjen Affleck and Jennifer Garner have named their 8-day-old daughter Seraphina Rose Elizabeth. She joins older sister Violet, 3. Seraphina is based on the Biblical word seraphim, the highest rank of angels.

A baby name expert told US that you can expect to see lots of Seraphinas coming down the pike since Ben and Jen popularized the name Violet: "They transformed it from what people saw as a dowdy, old lady name to a really cute, modern choice."

Flower names have been in bloom since Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban added Sunday Rose to the bunch last year. Just a few weeks ago, Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell used a little flower power for their twins' middle names, Rose and Tulip. In fact, Seraphina will be the third Rose in the celebrity baby bouquet.

I guess everything really is coming up roses in Hollywood.

-- Sherry Robinson

[Last modified: Thursday, May 13, 2010 10:58am]

    

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