EXCLUSIVE: Zooey Deschanel Reveals Her Baby Girl's Name

by Alex Ungerman 5:05 PM PDT, October 19, 2015
Playing EXCLUSIVE: Zooey Deschanel Reveals Her Baby Girl's Name

Zooey Deschanel's first child with husband Jacob Pechenik has a name!

The New Girl star revealed to ET at the New York City premiere for Rock the Kasbah on Monday that the couple's 2-month-old baby girl's name is Elsie!

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Deschanel said that she and Pechenik "just liked" the name, and the newlyweds showed up to the carpet being very affectionate with one another.

Over the summer, Deschanel's rep confirmed her marriage -- which took place in a secret wedding -- and new baby to ET, saying, ""I am thrilled to confirm that Zooey Deschanel and her husband Jacob Pechenik are new parents to a beautiful healthy baby girl.

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The two had been dating since August 2014. The actress was previously married to Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard from 2009-12.

Deschanel and Pechenik announced that they were expecting in January, and their engagement shortly thereafter.

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Meanwhile, Deschanel announced in September that her adorable little one would be a candidate for president.

"My infant daughter is going to run for president," Deschanel wrote. "She remains silent all of the key issues but she’s much cuter than Donald Trump."