Kate Upton and Justin Verlander welcome their first child, a baby girl. See what they named her. - BabyNames.com Celebrity Baby Blog
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Congratulations to model Kate Upton and her husband, baseball pro Justin Verlander — they welcomed their first child together last week!

Kate took to Instagram to share a sweet black and white photo of their sleeping baby girl and revealed their little one’s name. She captioned the pic, simply: “Genevieve Upton Verlander 11.7.18.”

The name Genevieve is of French origin, meaning “woman of the people.”

Justin shared the happy news as well on his Instagram account, writing: “Welcome to the world Genevieve Upton Verlander. You stole my [heart emoji] the first second I met you!!! 11.7.2018.”

Kate and Justin were married in Italy in November 2017 and Kate announced her pregnancy in July.

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Genevieve Upton Verlander 💗 11.7.18

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Kate Fann (she/her) is the BabyNames.com celebrity blogger, as well as an established content writer, aspiring author, and social media expert. She has been featured in online publications such as Bolde, ManoByte, Medium, The Social Observer, and more. Kate has ghostwritten numerous romance novels and is currently working on publishing her own works in the Young Adult genre.

Kate lives in East Tennessee with her husband Casey and her two sons, Quinn and Noah. When she's not writing or scrolling Instagram, Kate can be found tasting delicious wines, playing with make-up, baking yummy treats, or hiking the beautiful Smoky Mountains.