When most individuals hear the identify “Duggar,” the very first thing that involves thoughts is Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar and their brood of 19 youngsters. The super-sized Arkansas household has made a reputation for themselves by means of the years because of 19 Children & Counting and Counting On — which deal with the extremely conservative manner they increase so many youngsters.
Michelle and Jim Bob’s eldest son, Josh and his spouse Anna Duggar, appear to be following of their footsteps in relation to the sheer dimension of their household.
Josh and Anna’s youngest little one, Maryella Hope Duggar, was born on Nov. 27, 2019. Her identify is definitely an ode to grandma Mary Duggar (Jim Bob’s mom), who died in June 2019 as the results of a drowning accident at her dwelling.
“When Josh’s grandma handed away we thought of the identify Mary, however we had been hesitant as a result of Grandma (Mary Duggar) was such a particular girl and we needed our daughter’s identify to be a reminder of how particular Grandma was and stick with it her legacy, however with out feeling like we had been attempting to interchange her,” Anna defined by way of Instagram when asserting Maryella’s identify.
“Quickly, our child identify checklist that we had narrowed down to three names had grown to a listing of about dozen Mary-hyphenated names,” she continued. “As we continued chatting about names, Josh and I each fell in love with the identify Maryella!”
Josh and Anna are properly on their manner in relation to carrying on the legacy of Michelle and Jim Bob’s household dimension. Nonetheless, contemplating they have an inclination to area out the births of their youngsters two years or extra, they could have a tough time making it to 19 by the point it is all mentioned and completed. (If that is even their objective, that’s.)
No matter what number of youngsters Josh and Anna finally determine to have, one factor’s for certain: Their lovely kiddos are getting so huge. And we will not wait to see extra of them on Counting On!
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