Does Zooey Deschanel’s daughter have the quirkiest name in Hollywood?

Well this might just be the quirkiest baby name in Hollywood.

Zooey Deschanel and her husband Jacob Pechenik have revealed the name of their 3 month old daughter while attending Rock the Kasbah premiere in New York City.

Speaking to People magazine, the couple said they had chosen the name – Elsie Otter.


The New Girl star discussed the inspiration for her daughter’s name while appearing on the Today Show.

“We just really liked the name Elsie, and then we both love otters because they’re so sweet and also smart,” she said.

“They use tools, they keep their favorite tools, they hold hands while they sleep, there are so many amazing things about otters. They’re wonderful animals.”