'That 70s Show' Star & Bijou Phillips Give Baby Girl a Magical Name

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Danny Masterson, who played the hilarious character Steven on That '70s Show, recently welcomed a baby girl into the world with wife Bijou Phillips! Gosh, I have been hiding under a rock because I didn't even know these two were married. But it seems Bijou, who is an actress, model, singer, and famous for being the daughter of The Mamas & The Papas' late singer John Phillips, wed Danny in 2011 at an Irish castle after eight years of courtship. Sweet! Danny didn't waste any time spreading the good news on his Instagram account -- and revealing their little girl's magical, mystical name.

Danny's message to his friends, family, and fans read:

Hello friends. Beyond thrilled to announce The birth of our daughter Fianna Francis Masterson! Mom and baby are doing amazing. You can all refer to me as dj dadpants from now on ...

Well, dj dadpants, well done on choosing a name fit for a little warrior princess! The name Fianna has Celtic origins and is derived from an Irish myth. I don't know if either of these celebs actually has family in Ireland or if they just feel a close connection to the country -- it is beautiful and serene, after all -- but given the fact that they exchanged vows there, I'm not at all surprised at their name choice.

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I love how "Fianna" is a very different name from "Fiona," which has become quite popular, but isn't a strange-sounding name. It's soft and pretty, but also a name that could easily fit both a little girl and a woman, which is a quality I always look for in a good baby name!

And while I'm not usually a fan of shortening people's names, I think it'll be beyond cute to nickname her "Fia" when she gets a little older. And can we talk alliteration for a second? "Fianna Francis" has a beautiful flow to it and has inspired me to consider middle names that start with the same letter as first names.

What do you think of the name Fianna?


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Heavy... Heavy_Pipe

They should have named it Beyonce

nonmember avatar Foster

Didn't even know she was pregnant. Congrats to the beautiful family. Hope she gets her dad's humour

amber... amberdotsmom

Cute - I always like the name Fiona  (Fiona Jean to be specific, after the two sisters in Brigadoon).  Unfortunately my family didn't agree so that name went out the window but I still like it.


Little trivia - Danny Masterson's brother is Chris Masterson from Malcolm in the Middle and their cousin is Angus Jones from Two and a Half Men

Momme... MommeeTo4

I always was told Francis was the boy version and Frances was the girl spelling.



My dd's middle name is Frances

rfhsure rfhsure

Love danny Masterson. He's so hot. Good for them.

LadyV... LadyVoldemort

Love it! Congrats to thelittle family

Cindi... CindiCorris

@amberdotsmom


and their sister is Tara on The Walking Dead :) Alanna Masterson. I guess the acting gene is strong in their family?

nonmember avatar BBJ

Wasn't Danny's brothers' character's name "Francis" on Malcolm in the Middle? ;)

troub... troublerx1

And another Scientologist is born into the world. Poor thing.

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