TOWIE’s Billie Faiers explains why she named her newborn baby daughter after sister Sam Faiers

Billie has honoured sister Sam with her name choice for her baby daughter.


by Emmeline Saunders |
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She revealed her baby daughter's name on Sunday's episode of TOWIE nearly two weeks after giving birth to her, but Billie Faiers didn't explain her reasons for choosing the name.

Until now. Billie told a magazine this week that her little girl's full name is Nelly Samantha - after her younger sister Sam Faiers.

She revealed how she and fiancé Greg Shepherd couldn't decide what to call their brand new baby until five days after her birth, until mum Suzanne Wells popped round for a cuddle.

Suzanne was then holding the baby when she commented that she looked like a Nelly.

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As for Nelly's middle name, Billie chose 'Samantha' to honour her sister, who had been with Billie and Greg in the delivery room throughout Nelly's birth.

When she told Sam what she was doing, both sisters cried - then Sam quickly started ordering loads of presents with Nelly's name on them. Cute!

So does that mean Nelly will become the youngest TOWIE case member? It certainly looks so, with Billie saying: "I reckon she'll make a little appearance because she's going to be pictured out and about with me, so I'm not against having her on the show.

"Maybe you'll see her when the girls come around to visit, or I'll take her for a walk in the park." YES PLEASE BILLIE THANKS.

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