Cruise and Holmes "joyously welcomed" a baby girl, named Suri, on Tuesday April 18th, 2006
It's a girl too for Katie Holmes and her soon-to-be husband Tom Cruise. At the same day fellow actress Brooke Shields gave birth to her second daughter on Tuesday April 18th, 2006, the Hollywood most-talked couple welcomed their first child, a baby girl, who they called Suri.
In a statement released by the couple's publicist it is explained that "Suri" means "princess" in Hebrew and "red rose" in Persian. As of the newly born, she weighed in at 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Further the statement said that mother and daughter are "doing well."