What’s in a name? Hoda Kotb reveals the meaning behind her new daughter’s name

When Hoda Kotb suprised the world this morning with news that she had adopted a newborn baby girl, fans near and far erupted with applause and celebration. To break the amazing announcement to her co-workers and family at TODAY, Hoda called in and shared a picture of herself cradling the sweet newborn in her arms.

The baby girl, born on Valentine’s Day, is named Haley Joy, and is “the love of my life,” Kotb said through tears.