Baby Blue Ivy Carter.

Superstar couple Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z have welcomed their first child – a baby girl named Blue Ivy Carter.


The 30-year-old singer’s daughter at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City over the weekend.

The have named their daughter Blue Ivy Carter, and there has been much speculation over the meaning of the name. The baby’s middle name Ivy may be in reference to Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s love of the number 4. They married on April 4, 2008, Beyoncé’s latest album is called 4 and the couple have matching tattoos of the roman numeral for 4 – IV – on their wedding fingers.

Friends of the couple including Gwyneth Paltrow, Rhianna, Russell Simmons and Solange Knowles took to Twitter to congratulate the couple on Blue Ivy’s arrival.

What do you think of the name Blue Ivy?

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