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America’s Next Top Model season three winner Eva Marcille is a mom! Marcille, along with songwriter boyfriend Kevin McCall, welcomed a baby girl on January 31st. Marley Rae is the first child for the couple.

WHAT IT MEANS: Pleasant wood

WHERE IT ORIGINATED: Marley is an English surname which was taken from an Old English place name denoting a clearing in a forest.

POTENTIAL NICKNAMES: It’s pretty short already, but can be trimmed to Mar, Mara or May.

KNOW THIS: This unisex name first entered the popularity charts in 1994, the same year Bob Marley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

POP CULTURE CONNECTION: Marley is often associated with the titular character from the 2008 film Marley and Me — a golden labrador retriever!

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