Mindy Kaling Reveals Son Spencer’s Middle Name After Fan Asks About Her Kids’ ‘Caucasian’ Monikers

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Mindy Kaling has revealed her 3-month-old son Spencer’s center title — and like his large sister Katherine “Kit” Swati, it is a nod to their Indian heritage.Kaling, 41, is the December cowl star for Vogue India, which she proudly shared on Instagram Wednesday alongside a photograph of the glam cowl.In the feedback, a fan requested, “Not my business but do your children have Indian middle names? You are proud of your culture and I was wondering why the kids have very Caucasian names. 💙””They do! Swati and Avu!” the actress, author and producer replied, happening to inform one other fan named Swati who stated she’d “never known another Swati until now” that her daughter’s center title is her late mother’s first title.”It’s gorgeous and meaningful ❤️,” Kaling added.Never miss a narrative — join PEOPLE’s free every day publication to remain up-to-date on the very best of what PEOPLE has to supply, from juicy superstar information to driving human curiosity tales.RELATED: Mindy Kaling Opens Up About What It Was Like Being Pregnant During COVID-19 Pandemic: “A Little Scary”In her characteristic for Vogue India, the previous Mindy Project star admits that though isolation through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has been “not great,” she has been grateful for the corporate of Kit, who turns Three this month, “because she’s so fun and funny.””In the beginning, it was a lot of just us staring at each other, but I got to know her better,” Kaling provides.And whereas the star’s dad and stepmother dwell shut by in Los Angeles, Kaling tells Vogue India that her father went from seeing his granddaughter every day to not doing so for 3 months after lockdowns had been put in place.”Every day he would drive by and wear a mask and gloves and talk to Katherine through the car window,” she says.Kaling additionally says she “definitely” all the time wished to be a mother, including of her personal mom, who died of pancreatic most cancers in January 2012, “The best relationship I had in my life was the one with my mom.”Story continuesRELATED VIDEO: Mindy Kaling Reveals She Has Given Birth to a Baby Boy: “This Is News to a Lot of People””It was so pure and so fun and uncomplicated, and I hope that I can have that with my son or daughter — if I’m lucky, with at least one of my kids — when they get older,” continues The Office alum.Kaling spilled the shock information that she’d welcomed her second baby final month on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, revealing her son’s title and that he was born on Sept. 3.She additionally shared with Popsugar final month that her A Wrinkle in Time costar Reese Witherspoon had gifted her new child boy with a “thoughtful” assortment of things — and a little bit one thing for his large sister, too.”I felt like the minute I got back from the hospital, there was a gorgeous gift for Spencer, with beautiful clothes and toys,” stated Kaling. “And this is why you know a gift is from Reese Witherspoon — she also got my older kid something. My daughter, who didn’t do anything, got all these beautiful clothes and toys, too.””And she sent us food, so we didn’t have to cook for four days,” continued the mom of two. “So, that’s to me just a very Reese Witherspoon-type present where it’s thoughtful but in a very macro way. Like, she really knows what’s going on in your life. That was impressive to me.”