It’s official! The YouTuber you probably grew up watching is now a mother and to say that time flies is an understatement!

Zoe Sugg, widely known as Zoella, is one of the UK’s favourite YouTubers and social media personalities, with almost 5 million subscribers, that went from travel vlogs to maternity content in a blink of an eye.

The 31-year-old Internet celebrity has announced the birth of her first baby with the cutest Instagram post, revealing her daughter’s unique name at the same time.

Ottilie name meaning and pronunciation explored

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Zoe Sugg and her partner since 2014 Alfie Deyes both shared on social media that they welcomed their first baby and revealed their daughter’s unique name: “Ottilie Rue.”

While fans couldn’t be happier for the couple, they can’t help but wonder why they decided on the name “Ottilie.”

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The pair hasn’t given any background info to explain their choice of name, but its meaning is beautiful regardless.

According to The Telegraph‘s 2019 list of popular baby names, Ottilie is the most unusual one to make the cut, and it means “prosperous in battle.”

The name Ottilie is believed to be a French female name that derives from the German boy’s name Otto.

The pronunciation of the name is “ott-lee-lay.” To help you out, click here for English and French accents.

According to, Alfie admitted to the paper that they were struggling to find a name, but it looks like the decision has been made.

Zoe Sugg welcomes baby daughter Ottilie

The chapter of pregnancy has come to an end for Zoella, while she embarks on a new exciting journey, having welcomed her baby daughter.

Zoella welcomed her first baby on August 29th, 2021 according to her Instagram post, and she looks precious!

“She’s here! Meet Ottilie Rue Deyes 💕 29/08/21,” the YouTuber captioned the photo of her little daughter and our hearts melted.

Her partner went on to share a photo as well, captioning it “Ottilie Rue Deyes <3 29/08/21.”

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This little Virgo baby is about to be a very lucky one, and we can’t wait to watch Ottilie grow up, and Zoella as a mother.

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