Mindy Kaling welcomed her first child, a baby girl. Find out what she named her new addition. - BabyNames.com Celebrity Baby Blog
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Mindy Kaling is a mom! The Mindy Project actress welcomed her first child, a baby girl, on December 15, according to a report from E! News.

Mindy chose a beautiful name for her new addition: Katherine Kaling. Katherine is Greek, meaning “pure.”

In August, Mindy spoke with the Today show about her upcoming role as a mom, saying, “I’d like to be the fun mom, I know I’m gonna be the dorky mom. So if I can be kind of fun too, I think that would be nice.”

In October, she confirmed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she was expecting a girl, explaining, “I am not waiting. I wanted to know way early.”

Mindy hasn’t revealed who the child’s father is.

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