Learn more about why the first-time parents chose Israel David Dillard
So, what’s the meaning behind the unique name?
Jill and her husband Derick clearly chose the name well in advance of Monday’s birth, since baby Israel sported a onesie with his name embroidered across the front in his first picture revealed to the public. Derick is also wearing a shirt that says “Israel Defense Forces” in the picture.
Though the future holds plenty of questions for first-time parents Jill and Derick, one thing is certain: If they plan on following the Duggar tradition of giving their children first names all starting with the same letter, they sure picked a tricky one to work with!
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