Gering will have time to spend with his family as his soap Passions was cancelled. Galen had portrayed the character Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald since the show began in 1999.
Jensen ~ Scandinavian; son of Jens.
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FUTURE FOOTBALLER ~ Aussie footballer Luke Hodge and his fiancé Lauren Kirkman welcomed their first child on July 26th, 2008. Cooper Jay weighed 8 lbs, 12 oz. The thrilled new father said in a statement; "We are both rapt to have a healthy baby boy -- Lauren is doing really well as is baby Cooper and I can't wait to get us all home as a family."
Luke currently plays for the Hawthorn Football Club.
Cooper ~ English; barrel maker.
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DADDY HAS A CADDY ~ Will MacKenzie withdrew from the Canadian Open this past week because he and wife Alli became first time parents. Maverick Noah arrived on July 26th, 2008 and weighed 7 lbs, 4 oz.
Will gave up golf in high school and resumed playing 10 years later. He won his first PGA tournament in 2006 at the Reno-Tahoe Open.
Maverick ~ Contemporary/Independent; name that came to signify an independent man who avoids conformity.
Noah ~ Hebrew; to comfort.
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CORONATION STREET BABY ~ Julia Haworth and her husband Jon Wormald are proud new parents of Sophia Elizabeth. Sophia arrived on July 25th, 2008 at 7:45 a.m. and weighed in at 8lbs, 11 oz.
In a statement, Julia said,"Words cannot describe how proud we are of our beautiful daughter. She is everything we hoped for and so much more."
Sophia ~ Greek; wisdom.
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2nd DAUGHTER FOR ACTOR ~ Ethan Hawke is a father for the third time, his rep confirms to People. The actor's new bride, Ryan Shawhughes, gave birth to Clementine Jane Hawke on July 18th, 2008 in New York City.
Hawke, 37, and Shawhughes (former nanny to Hawke's son and daughter with Uma Thurman) married in June in a small ceremony in New York City.
This is Hawke's third child, he has two children from his union with Uma Thurman, Maya and Levon.
Clementine ~ French/Latin; merciful. Variation of Clemence.
IT'S A BOY FOR CORRESPONDENT COUPLE ~ According to The Globe and Mail, Jason Jones and Samantha Bee are second time parents. Fletcher arrived on June 20th, 2008 and is a little brother for big sister Piper, 2 ½. Jason said; "Fletcher Jones, is that not a quarterback's name? My kid is going to be a quarterback for the Hamilton Tiger Cats one day."
The couple met when they were both cast members in a Canadian National Exhibition live-action production. Jason and Samantha are both correspondents for The Daily Show.
Fletcher ~ English/Scottish; arrow maker.
CANADIAN 90210 ALUM IS A MOM ~ Hamilton, Ontario born Kathleen Robertson, 35, and her husband Chris Cowles welcomed their first child on July 9th, 2008 at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. William Robertson Cowles arrived at 5:25 p.m. and weighed 9 lbs, 1 oz.
William ~ German; resolute protector. Will meaning strong and helm meaning helmet.
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HANSON EXPANSION ~ A People exclusive; on July 1, Isaac Hanson and his wife Nikki celebrated the arrival of their second son, James Monroe, in the family's hometown of Tulsa. Monroe weighed in at 8 lbs., 11 oz., and joins older brother Clark Everett (both boys go by their middle names in Hanson tradition). "The addition of Monroe to our family is incredible and exciting," Isaac, 27, the eldest of the rock trio Hanson, told the magazine. "With Monroe and Everett being so close in age, it will be great to watch them grow up together. Two little boys is going to be twice the fun," he adds.
Isaac's youngest brother, Zac, and his wife Kate just welcomed their first child, John Ira Shepherd Hanson in May. And middle brother Taylor has three children, for a total of six kids among the bandmates.
The couple have been married since September of 2006 and their son Everett arrived in April of 2007.
James ~ Hebrew; supplanter. Variation of Jacob.
Monroe ~ Scottish/Gaelic; mouth of the river. Origianated as a surname for those who lived near the river's mouth.Photo Source: Wireimage
MSNBC Chief Washington correspondent Norah O'Donnell and her husband chef Geoff Tracy are parents again reports the Washington Post! Riley Norah arrived on May 20th, 2008 less than 14 months after twin brother and sister, Henry and Grace. Riley weighed in at 8 lbs., and was 20" long.
In February, the late NBC Washington bureau chief Tim Russert had congratulated O'Donnell, on being pregnant with an "Irish triplet."
O'Donnell married D.C. restaurateur Geoff Tracy, owner of Chef Geoff's and Lia's, in 2001.
Riley ~ Irish; brave. A surname as well as a boys' name, Riley has become increasingly popular as a name for girls.
Norah ~ Irish; honour. Familiar form of Honora and variation of Nora ~ Greek: light; diminutive of Eleanor.