Nikita star Devon Sawa gives baby a cute, colorful name

Mar 22, 2016 at 12:20 p.m. ET

 

 

It's a girl for Nikita alum Devon Sawa and his wife, Dawni Sahanovitch Sawa, who welcomed a baby girl on March 21.

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Sawa, 37, and his wife, along with big brother Hudson, 2, welcomed a baby girl into their family. The proud father, who also starred in '90s hit movies Casper and Little Giants, shared the first photo of his daughter, Scarlett Heleena Sawa, who weighed in at 8 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 21 inches in length.

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Scarlett is a baby girl name of English origin that has been gaining popularity. According to the Social Security Administration’s top baby name list, Scarlett is the 30th most popular baby girl name in the United States, with Emma nabbing the top spot.

We can’t help but think of Gone with the Wind’s Scarlett O’Hara when we hear this beautiful name, however actress Scarlett Johansson also has this colorful moniker. Actress Molly Sims has a baby girl named Scarlett May as well.

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Heleena is a Finish version of the name Helena, which means “light.” The couple could have just wanted to switch up the spelling of Helena to make it more unique. Although Heleena is not on the Social Security Administration’s list, Helena is currently ranked at number 502.

We also love the name of their son, Hudson, which is also climbing the top baby name charts and is currently ranked at number 80. Noah is currently the most popular boy name in the United States.

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Sawa had fun showing off pictures of his pregnant wife, including this one on their last vacation as a family of three.

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Sawa joked that he hoped little Scarlett was "quiet and calm… Unlike my son, who would shoot himself out of a cannon if we let him.”

Tell us: What do you think of the name Scarlett Heleena?

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