Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik posing for a Magazine

Gigi Hadid shocks fans with an Arabic name for her daughter!

America’s sweethearts and power couple, Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid are now parents! Can you believe it? Famously known as baby #Zigi, fans have been eager to know the actual name of their firstborn. Well, congratulations to you all! Gigi chose a subtle way to reveal her baby’s name. Read below to find out what it is!

  • The 28-year-old English singer and songwriter, Zayn Malik is of a British-Pakistani origin.  
  • American model, Gigi Hadid’s father, Mohammad Hadid is Palestinian, and her mother, Yolanda Hadid is Dutch.
  • Parents to a four-month-old daughter, #Zigi chose to give her an Arabic name, paying respect to their roots.  
Gigi Hadid announced the arrival of her daughther on Instagram

One of the few good things about 2020 was all the celebrity baby news that broke the internet. Katy Perry, Sophie Turner, and Emma Roberts opened up about them excepting their firstborns. Amongst them was our favorite duo, Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid.

Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid celebrating halloween with their daughter

The 25-year-old fashion model, Gigi Hadid, who has been keeping us updated about her whereabouts via Instagram, recently added ‘Khai’s Mom’ to her profile’s bio. The baby's name is 'Khai Malik Hadid'! To all who have been burning their eyes trying to find clues in her stories, it’s safe to say that you can all relax now. 

Gigi and Khai on thanksgiving

‘Khai’ is an Arabic name that means ‘the chosen one, royalty or nobility’, and yes, given the family she’s born into, that baby is royalty for sure. Twitter is flooding with tweets, as fans welcome #KhaiMalik to the fandom. They found the name 'insanely beautiful and cute', and well we couldn't agree more!

Fan's reaction to the Zayn and Gigi's daughter's name

With Zayn releasing a new album, 'Nobody Is Listening', and Gigi revealing the name of their daughter, it’s a happy week for the #Zigi shippers. Now the next step is to know whether Khai Malik Hadid looks more like her mom or her dad! What do you guys think? Do you like her name? 

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