Emma Stone's daughter Louise shares the middle name Jean with several women in Stone's family.

Emma Stone's Daughter's Name Has A Sweet Family History

Like mother, like daughter.

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Despite putting it all out there in the movies she stars in, Emma Stone keeps her personal life pretty private. She doesn’t have an Instagram (at least, not a public one), and there isn’t much known about her relationship with her husband, Saturday Night Live segment director Dave McCary. That’s why whenever fans *do* get a morsel of information about her, it’s a big freaking deal — and the birth (and name) of her and McCary’s first baby was certainly no exception.

According to TMZ, Stone gave birth to a baby girl on March 13, 2021. Two months later, on May 24, the outlet obtained a copy of the baby’s birth certificate and shared the baby’s name: Louise Jean McCary.

While the name is adorable all on its own, it’s made extra-special when you know about its connection to Stone and her family. The name is strikingly similar to the name on Stone’s own birth certificate: Emily Jean Stone (although she obvi goes by Emma now). But it’s not just that the mother and daughter share a middle name; little Louise Jean is also the namesake of Stone’s grandmother, Jean Louise. (Fun fact: Stone’s mother, Krista, also has the middle name Jean, so that’s four consecutive generations with a shared name!)

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In the years since Stone gave birth, she and McCary — who got married in September 2020 after first meeting on the SNL set in 2016 — have kept Louise out of the spotlight, opting not to speak publicly about or share photos of her. Even when she was pregnant, Stone (mostly) kept this major life update out of the spotlight. But of course, as an A-list star, she wasn’t able to completely hide from the public eye: Reports of Stone’s pregnancy started popping up in January 2021, and Stone was later seen out in Los Angeles sporting a baby bump.

In fact, one of the only times Stone has spoken publicly about her family life was way back before Lousie was even a twinkle in her eye. “My perspective about kids has changed as I’ve gotten older,” she told Elle in September 2018. “I never babysat or anything. As a teenager, I was like, ‘I’m never getting married, I’m never having kids.’ And then I got older and I was like, ‘I really want to get married, I really want to have kids.’”

Thankfully, with the arrival of Louise Jean, she was able to fulfill that wish.

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