Maryella Hope Grace Duggar: Anna Explains Her Sixth Child’s Unusual Name!


As you’ve likely heard by now, Anna Duggar welcomed her sixth child over the holiday weekend.

On November 27, Maryella Hope Grace Duggar entered the world weighing 8 pounds, 2 ounces.

Like the rest of Josh and Anna’s kids, she was christened with a name that begins with the letter “M.”

But fans immediately suspected there was more to that moniker than meets the eye — and now we know they were right.

Take a look:

1. Welcome, Maryella

Welcome, Maryella

On November 27, Josh and Anna welcomed Maryella Hope Grace Duggar into the world. Now, they’re explaining why they chose such an unorthodox name.

2. What’s In a Name?

What's In a Name?

Maryella joins siblings Mackenzie, 9, Michael, 8, Marcus, 6, Meredith, 3, and Mason, 2. Needless to say, Josh and Anna have a thing for the letter “M.”

3. Maryella, Explained

Maryella, Explained

Over the weekend, Anna Duggar took to Facebook and Instagram to explain the reasoning behind the choice.

4. A Shocking Loss

A Shocking Loss

As you may recall, Josh’s grandmother, Mary Duggar passed away unexpectedly over the summer.

5. A Loving Tribute

A Loving Tribute

The drowning death sent shockwaves through the close-knit Duggar crew, and as many fans suspected, Maryella’s name was chosen as a tribute to her late great-grandmother.

6. An In-Depth Overview

An In-Depth Overview

Anna Duggar offered a lengthy explanation of the decision making process on social media over the weekend.