America Ferrera reveals the one name she won't give her baby

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America Ferrera visited The Late Show With Stephen Colbert just days after announcing she is pregnant with her first child. And while the mom-to-be isn’t quite sure what she’s going to name her unborn child, she does know what she’s not naming it.

Stephen Colbert asked Ferrera, “Are you thinking of naming your child — would you recommend naming your child after a land mass or idea? Would you want to name your child something like ‘America’?” Ferrera quickly responded, “I’m going to go with ‘no’.”

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The actress went on to explain, “Look, I love my name — now. But growing up with the name America is not easy. And I just don’t want to put that on my child because I know what that feels like. So I’m going to go with something that is more of, like, a name.”

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