Grey’s Anatomy ‘s Dr. Avery, Jesse Williams, and his wife Aryn Drake-Lee welcomed a baby girl in early December. Sadie is the couple’s first child.
WHERE IT ORIGINATED: Sadie is a popular diminutive form of the Hebrew name Sarah, which came into common use among English speakers after the Protestant Reformation.
POTENTIAL NICKNAMES: It already is one!
KNOW THIS: It’s at the height of its popularity: Sadie is the currently #124 on the U.S. girls’ names chart, equal to its ranking in 1914.
POP CULTURE CONNECTION: Sadie Hawkins Day, an American folk event in which girls ask boys to a dance, is celebrated yearly on November 13th.