Jill Duggar Dillard, husband Derick Dillard, have welcomed a new addition to their family. The former Counting On The big news was shared by the couple Monday when they announced the arrival of their third boy. Visit their family websiteAlong with a photo of the baby and the meaning behind his name.
“‘Freddy’ Frederick Michael Dillard is here! He was born 7/7/2022 at 5:16pm weighing 7lbs. 6oz. and is 20 inches long,”The announcement stated, “Addition of Freddy’s Name.” “Frederick means ‘Peaceful Ruler’ and Michael means ‘Gift from God.'”TLC alumni and parents to Israel, 7-year-old, and Samuel, 5 years old, shared that Frederick holds special meaning for Derick’s families. “Derick’s name with ‘Fre’ added to the front, to make ‘Fre-derick.'”
Our Newest Member Has Just Arrived! https://t.co/ibW38A6G3Z
— Jill (Duggar)Dillard (@jillmdillard) July 12, 2022
“Similarly, Derick’s name is a variation of his late dad’s name, Rick, that his parents created by adding ‘de’ to the front of Rick to spell, ‘de’-‘rick,’ literally meaning son ‘of’ (de) Rick,”They continued. “We were excited to settle on the name Frederick and incorporate both Derick’s and his dad’s name, by just adding ‘Fre’ to the beginning of Derick’s name.”
Jill and Derick shared that Frederick was born a day early than their younger son Samuel. “Frederick was set to arrive later in July, but he decided he wanted to come a little early (the day before big brother Samuel’s birthday!), so we had our planned C-section a bit before originally planned,”The couple was revealed.
Frederick has arrived and everything is fine with the Dillards “Both Jill and Frederick are healthy and are enjoying bonding while we look forward to bringing him home from the hospital soon!”The reality TV couple was finally done. Frederick’s birth comes nine months after Jill had a miscarriage. Derick and Jill named River Bill Dillard. “encompasses our baby’s significance and the life we will always remember,”According to a October 2021 blog post. Jill and Derick shared that she was pregnant again in February. In March, they announced that they would be adding another child to their family.