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Seraphina Affleck -- Jennifer Garner's New Daughter!

Seraphina Affleck -- Jennifer Garner's New Daughter!

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have announced the name of their second daughter — Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck.

Jen‘s rep told People the news first.

Seraphina, who joins 3-year-old big sis Violet, is “derived from the Biblical word ‘seraphim,’ which was Hebrew in origin and meant ‘fiery ones.’ ” She was born last Tuesday (January 6) in Los Angeles.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of the name Seraphina — YAY or NAY?

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168 Responses to “Seraphina Affleck -- Jennifer Garner's New Daughter!”

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  1. 126
    Alison Says:

    Ugh! That is all I am gonna say…

  2. 127
    lorena Says:

    Horrible name to give a baby it’s an old name, for an old woman not a little babe. It’s also a latina name. Seraphina, is a name a lot of latinos give their children. I think Ben chose this name, because Jennifer Lopez liked it.

  3. 128
    ryan Says:

    I love that name. It’s different, yes, but it’s not out there. :]

  4. 129
    white witch Says:

    Seraphina is the name of the kind witch in Northern Lights in the wonderful trilogy of novels by Philip Pulman. It’s a rather old fashion name.

  5. 130
    Adoring Fan Says:

    If JLo liked the name, why didn’t she name her own baby that instead of that nick name she gave her? Please leave JLo out of this. This has nothing to do with her. Ben and Jen have been together longer that him & JLo were. Please put an end to that ignorance. That is ancient history.

  6. 131
    Ashley Says:

    Seraphina ! Oh my god…It’s..ugly ! In french, Seraphine is almost okay..(et encore!) but Seraphina ? NAY !
    But I was sure that they’ll name her Rose because of Violet so !

  7. 132
    Pam Says:

    poor girl I just wonder what these parents were thinking? How ugly, and dumb to name her something so stupid How would you like to write out that long name, the meaning of the name is beautiful, but what an ugly name itself!

  8. 133
    serena Says:

    hated it!!! Couldn’t they come up with a more common name. Seraphina sounds like an egyptian goddess name. Ugh!! who wants that-

  9. 134
    haha Says:

    they wanted to name their 2ºnd daughter uglier because violet is cute but this? oh noo..

  10. 135
    shamrock Says:

    I LOVE IT!!! It is a name that you never hear, so I guess it’s understandable for others to have some dislike due to ignorance. As mentioned, they have many options for the what they want to call her. Sera, Phinny, Rose, Rosie, Beth, Liz, and so forth. You did good Jen and Ben and I’m soo looking forward to seeing this beautiful and healthy baby girl. Baby girls just keep bringing out the tender side in you. Violet is going to love having a sissy to play dolls, games, dress-up with.

    Love you Benny boy and all the best to the familia always!


  11. 136
    Monikah Says:

    Seraphina it´s not a cute name at all, i think she´s cute but she deserved another name something like: Lilly or Samantha something common……now Jennifer is using those weird names as other celebrities (Suri, Shiloh, Apple, Pax,…..just for mention some)

    Good luck to the new parents n’ Big Sister VIOLET!!!!

  12. 137
    ADRIANNA Says:


  13. 138
    Lissy Says:

    Seraphina is a bit too long and very old…its not a ugly name but not very pretty too.I like Violet more.

  14. 139
    toni Says:

    sounds cute, new name never heard of that before.
    Can’t wait to see the baby.

  15. 140
    Cynthia Says:

    They picked a beautiful name for their daughter. Congrats Afflecks!

  16. 141
    just_kate Says:

    Seraphina comes from the word Seraphim, the highest order of angels. So, yes it is an old name, but I think it is quite lovely. It’s not weird or trendy, but rather a biblical name, so I don’t understand people’s comments on how it is a “hollywood” name.

    The name “Rose” is an old name… Always makes me think of Kate Winslet’s character in Titanic and my ancient great-aunt.

    Congratulations to the Affleck family.

  17. 142
    smileamy Says:

    pretty name!

  18. 143
    Clothesline Says:

    fugly name for a brat to 2 narcissistic idiots for parents.

  19. 144
    Trisha Says:

    To Lucas and *** The Baby was named after
    Grandparents Elizebeth is Ben’s Grandmother
    Seraphina Rose Jennifer’s Grandmother

  20. 145
    myob Says:

    Sera Rose would be OK but…

    Seraphina Affleck sounds HORRIBLE!!!

  21. 146
    zui Says:

    love that name!!!

    shortform sera :)

  22. 147
    George Feeny Says:

    I don’t really mind the name, but I don’t really understand why celebs have to give their kids weird names. What’s wrong with something simple?

    I’m sure Seraphina will get shortened over time to Sera or something. Lucky her. She could have a name like Cocoa Arquette.

  23. 148
    lovememadly Says:

    Its horrible.
    what where they thinking.
    In english or spanish its a horrid name.

  24. 149
    violetluver Says:

    I think its a kool name but they should at leat tell you how to say it but violet and seraphina – cute but i cant wait to see what she looks like!

  25. 150
    stef Says:

    that name its ridiculous its horrible in SPANISH if she lives in a latin country the kids will laugh of her

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