Maryella Hope Grace Duggar: Anna Explains Her Sixth Child's Unusual Name!

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As you've likely heard by now, Anna Duggar welcomed her sixth child over the holiday weekend.

On November 27, Maryella Hope Grace Duggar entered the world weighing 8 pounds, 2 ounces.

Like the rest of Josh and Anna's kids, she was christened with a name that begins with the letter "M."

But fans immediately suspected there was more to that moniker than meets the eye -- and now we know they were right.

Take a look:

1. Welcome, Maryella

Welcome, Maryella
On November 27, Josh and Anna welcomed Maryella Hope Grace Duggar into the world. Now, they're explaining why they chose such an unorthodox name.

2. What's In a Name?

What's In a Name?
Maryella joins siblings Mackenzie, 9, Michael, 8, Marcus, 6, Meredith, 3, and Mason, 2. Needless to say, Josh and Anna have a thing for the letter "M."

3. Maryella, Explained

Maryella, Explained
Over the weekend, Anna Duggar took to Facebook and Instagram to explain the reasoning behind the choice.

4. A Shocking Loss

A Shocking Loss
As you may recall, Josh's grandmother, Mary Duggar passed away unexpectedly over the summer.

5. A Loving Tribute

A Loving Tribute
The drowning death sent shockwaves through the close-knit Duggar crew, and as many fans suspected, Maryella's name was chosen as a tribute to her late great-grandmother.

6. An In-Depth Overview

An In-Depth Overview
Anna Duggar offered a lengthy explanation of the decision making process on social media over the weekend.

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