The Kardashian-Jenner family has welcomed a few new members in recent months, and they鈥檝e all been given unique names 鈥 Chicago, Stormi, and True. But Kim Kardashian-West just revealed that she and husband Kanye West had some other names in mind before they landed on Chicago.

鈥淲e were gonna go with Jo [after Kim鈥檚 beloved grandmother, Mary Jo], or Grace,鈥 Kardashian-West told Ellen DeGeneres in a recent appearance on her talk show. 鈥淎nd then it was Chicago. We ended up with Chicago.鈥

The Kimoji founder said that she had wanted a one-syllable name to match the names of her other two children, daughter North, 4, and son Saint, 2, but that they ultimately landed on a name that held a lot of meaning for her husband. 鈥淭hat is a place that made him, and a place that he remembers his family from,鈥 Kim said. 鈥淚 [also] just felt Chicago was cool and different.鈥

Another name the Kardashian-Wests considered was Donda, after West鈥檚 late mother. 鈥淗e really wanted his mother鈥檚 name, and I love that name too, [but] I just wasn鈥檛 sure,鈥 the KUWTK star admitted. 鈥淚t鈥檚 so much to live up to.鈥

West鈥檚 mother died in November 2007, and the rapper has been incredibly candid about the effect her death has had on him. As recently as this weekend, he suggested that the cover of his next album might feature a photo of the plastic surgeon who performed Donda鈥檚 final operation before she died of subsequent complications.

The couple opted to have Chicago (whom they call 鈥淐hi鈥 鈥 pronounced 鈥淪hy鈥 鈥 to keep it to one syllable) via surrogate, after doctors warned that another pregnancy could be dangerous for the KKW Beauty mogul. While Kardashian-West has been candid about the difficulties of welcoming a child via surrogate, she also admitted to DeGeneres that, once in the delivery room, it was a bit of a relief.

鈥淭he moment she was getting the epidural, I was like, 鈥楾hank God this isn鈥檛 me,'鈥 Kim joked.

What do you think of little Chicago鈥檚 other name possibilities? Let us know @BritandCo!

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