Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem Choose a Spanish Name for Their Baby Girl! Find Out Its Meaning

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Aug. 5 2013, Published 2:09 p.m. ET

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Proud new parents Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem have settled on a name for their daughter!

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According to the Spanish magazine Vanitatis, the couple went to a government office in Madrid and registered their little girl's name as Luna Encinas Cruz.

As reported, Penelope gave birth to Luna—the Spanish word for moon—on July 22.

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Penelope and Javier first confirmed in February that their now 2-year-old son Leonardo would become a big brother.

“When I do it, I want to do it really well,” Penelope once said about motherhood. “I want it to be my best project in life.”

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