Kanye West transferred Kim Kardashian when it came to naming her third child, born January 15.
The mother of North, 4, and Saint, 2, wanted Baby No. 3 to be named Mary Jo after her maternal grandmother.
"We would call her Jo because my grandma Mary Jo or we would go with Grace and then it was Chicago "Kardashian revealed on Monday, April 30, episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show .
DeGeneres 60, then brought a conversation earlier with the beauty mogul
"When I denounced names, you said you wanted a syllable," joked DeGeneres, to which Kardashian replied, "And I did Chicago is not a syllable, it confuses me, I will not lie, I really like the one syllable. "
Although West, 39, was born in Georgia, he grew up in Windy City – and this state has a special one Meaning for him.
"Obviously he's from Chicago, but that's a place that made him," Kardashian said of her rapper husband, who has 21 Grammy awards in his trophy rally.
Kardashian revealed that the rapper also wanted to honor his mother Donda West who died of heart disease in 2007 after undergoing surgery. Although both love the name Donda, "I just was not sure if it was too much to live up to," she said. "I just felt like Chicago was cool and different." During the show on Monday, Kardashian also announced that her sister Kourtney was right by her side when her replacement, La & # 39; Reina Haynes, delivered Chicago. "We had a connection room and Kanye was there when he played Connect Four with his friends and did not really pay attention," she recalls. "I was like," Kourtney, I need you to be here with me. "
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