Ever since Chip and Joanna Gaines announced that they were expecting baby no. 5, I have personally been on pins and needles waiting to hear what name they’d pick for their sweet bundle of joy.
When they announced they were having a boy, many fans assumed Chip and Joanna would pick a “D” name for him, seeing as their other two boys are named Duke and Drake. However, upon announcing their son’s arrival, Joanna shared the name they picked— Crew Gaines— and while we weren’t expecting it, we absolutely love it.
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Our baby boy, Crew Gaines, is here and we couldn’t be more in love. He made an unexpected (and speedy) entrance into the world two and a half weeks early – which is fitting given he was a sweet surprise from day one. Thank you for all your thoughts and prayers. We are so grateful.
According to Merriam-Webster, the word Crew derives from the Latin word croistre, meaning to grow. Just as we know and use the term “crew” in daily language, it also describes a group of people working together on a task, project or job.
Both of these meanings bare significance for Chip and Joanna— they’re literally growing their family with the addition of baby Crew, and the phrase “crew” obviously gets thrown around a lot considering Chip and Joanna’s careers. Truly, they couldn’t have picked a more perfect name.