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Jessica Capshaw Welcomes Daughter Eve Augusta

10/30/2010 at 10:30 AM ET
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It’s a girl for Jessica Capshaw and husband Christopher Gavigan!

The couple are now the proud parents of daughter Eve Augusta, born Wednesday, Oct. 20.

“The family is thrilled to welcome their newest addition,” her rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.

The Grey’s Anatomy star, 33 — the daughter of actress Kate Capshaw and stepdaughter of Steven Spielberg — already has a son, 3-year-old Luke, with her husband Gavigan, the CEO of non-profit Healthy Child, Healthy World.

– Aaron Parsley with reporting by Julie Jordan

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klutzy_girl on

Congratulations to them! I love the name.

And I had a feeling they’d be having a girl.

Erica Ann on

Congrats Jessica! There is something to be said about the Grey’s Anatomy cast having little girls with the past year or so: Ellen had Stella,Chyler had Aniston,Katherine has Naleigh,Eric has Billie, and now Jessica has Eve.Yay for girl power!

mommyof2 on

congrats! love the name! so happy for them!

Sophie on

Love the name! I think it fits really well with Luke too.

dee on

Love the name Eve.

Talk about a baby girl boom on that set.

Demetria on

Congrats! Love the name Eve just not the name Augusta with it.

Romy on

kind of a mouthful when the whole name is said together, but it doesn’t really matter. I like that Luke and Eve are nice and ‘normal’ names that everyone can recognize and pronounce.

h on

i love her name!

Liv on

Awww I LOVE this name. Pretty and normal, yet a little bit different. Sounds really nice with Gavigan too.

And I didn’t know Steven Spielberg was her stepdad!

What is Luke’s middle name?

Grey's Fan on

Congratulations to mom, dad and big brother Luke! Love the name!

soph on

I love this name! Augusta is such a cool name, and Eve is very sweet.

JMO on

I had a feeling it was a girl the last photo of her it just screamed GIRL bump ;)

Love the name!

Corrie on

Congratulations! I love the name.

Tracy on

Gorgeous name! Congrats to the family!

CelebBabyLover on

Love the name!

Molly on

Congrats and I love the name. I do want to name or at least have as a middle name Eve to my future daughter

Deirdre on

I love the name! Congratulations to the happy family!

I know that we’ve seen this picture of the couple before, but I just have to say it – what a gorgeous picture! So sweet.

Harper on

Anybody else feel like the name should be EVA Augusta? Eve Augusta doesn’t roll off the tongue quite as well. Anyway I assume Augusta is a middle name in which case she’ll only ever be Eve Gavigan or Eve Augusta Gavigan.

Brooklyn on

Congratulations to them both! I really like the name!

soph on

Harper – Eva Augusta is the more awkward-sounding one. The As run together. Don’t know why more parents don’t think of this when I see a name like “Kara Elizabeth” for example. Take vowels into account!

Bancie1031 on

Congratulations to Jessica and Christopher. My neighbor named her daughter Eve as well …. must be becoming a popular name :). Does anyone know where I can find a picture of their 3 year old son Luke?

jessicad on

I love the name, very unique and pretty. Congrats to them!

Tess on

What a nice, normal name. Congrats to them.

April on

A lovely name for what I’m sure is a lovely little girl.

Ana on

Congrats to Jessica and her family! Luke is a very cute little boy. I’m sure his sister is as lovely as her mother. Hope we can see a picture of her!
Luke & Eve – I like the names! Very normal. They seem like a very down to earth family!

Lau on

Congrats to Jessica and her family! Luke is a very cute little boy. I’m sure his sister is as lovely as her mother. Hope we can see a picture of her!
Luke & Eve – I like the names! Very normal. They seem like a very down to earth family!

Teri on

Didn’t even know she was pregnant & I am an avid Grey’s watcher!! Good thing for scrubs – LOL. Congrats to them – I adore her on the show. Guess this makes sense as to why Callie & Arizona are heading to Africa for awhile.

Sam & Freya's mum on

Love both their names, esp Eve – nice and normal!


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