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Devious Maids actor Grant Show and his wife, Campaign actress Katherine LaNasa, welcomed a daughter on March 25th. Eloise McCue Show is the couple’s first child and joins Henry Hopper, LaNasa’s 23-year-old son from a previous relationship.

WHAT IT MEANS:  Healthy and wide

WHERE IT ORIGINATED: Eloise is the English form of the Old French name Héloise.  It was imported to England by the Normans during the Middle Ages, and has remained in use ever since.

POTENTIAL NICKNAMES: Ella, Elle, Ellie, Lolly, Lulu, Lola – so many options!

KNOW THIS: Eloise bounced back onto the popularity list at Number 913 in 2009, after a 45 year absence. It is currently the 364th most popular girls’ name in the U.S.

POP CULTURE CONNECTION:  The name is most commonly associated the Eloise series of children’s books.

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