They are here! Bachelor couple Arie Luyendyk Jr. and wife Lauren Luyendyk‘s (née Burnham) new child twins — daughter Senna James and son Lux Jacob — have the most special names with the sweetest meanings.
“We chose Lux mainly because we heard it when we were in Holland, and just one of our mates named their son that … We just believed it was a truly cool name,” Lauren, 29, stated in a YouTube movie unveiled on June 22. Arie, 39, mentioned they questioned their pal for permission right before utilizing the moniker. As for his center title, Jacob is in honor of the previous Bachelor’s grandfather.
Their daughter was named right after iconic racecar driver Ayrton Senna, and her middle name is a nod to one particular of Lauren’s most loved uncles, who was like a second father to her.
The fact Television set pair exposed they’ve experienced these names picked out for around two years and uncovered them when choosing a identify for their oldest daughter, Alessi, who was born in May perhaps 2019. “It’s so fitting when we discovered out we ended up getting twins — a boy and a girl,” Arie gushed.
Even additional particular, Lux’s name means “light” and Senna’s usually means “brightness.” Lauren explained the names of their “rainbow babies” had even more significance immediately after the “dark time” they knowledgeable subsequent her 2020 miscarriage.
The Bachelor Nation alum gave delivery to her newborn twins on June 12. Arie and Lauren announced Lux’s title by way of YouTube fewer than a week after his birth. The parents to begin with held off on revealing their daughter’s identify, as she had to remain in the hospital soon after the toddlers had been born prematurely.
The fact Tv pair, who met in the course of period 22 of The Bachelor in 2018, teased the names of their new bundles of pleasure during Lauren’s little one shower in April. Arie threw a “surprise” occasion for his spouse at the time and a marquee indication studying, “Baby L & S,” was the focal position of the function. However, they publicly kept the names hush-hush until finally just after the twins’ beginning.
Arie and Lauren introduced by way of YouTube they had been anticipating twins in December 2020 following the few suffering a devastating miscarriage earlier that yr.
“It’s hard to know what to say appropriate now,” Lauren captioned a image of her, Arie and their daughter, Alessi, who was sporting a “big sister” tee. “I’ve been crying on and off for the previous 3 months … proper now is no unique. So so grateful.” She also involved a rainbow emoji to honor the youngster they missing.
A person thirty day period later on, they revealed the sex of the twins, a boy and a lady, throughout an cute gender expose with blue and pink cotton sweet.
“Alessi is obtaining a toddler BROTHER [and] a little one SISTER,” the Virginia Seaside indigenous gushed by using Instagram when sharing snapshots taken by proficient photographer Jennifer Griffith of Griffith Imaging. “We could not be far more energized!” For his part, Arie additional, “BOY! Lady! How did we get so lucky @laurenluyendyk?! So energized to meet the @luyendyktwins.”
The race auto driver and Shades of Rose designer are awesome at selecting special names for their little types. They earlier spelled out they established Alessi’s moniker on their own.
“It was a identify we kind of tweaked into one thing exclusive,” Lauren instructed Entertainment Tonight before offering birth to toddler No. 1. “We don’t truly know anybody who’s named that.”
Congrats to the new family of five!