Beyonce reveals meaning behind Blue Ivy's name

The 'Crazy in Love' star has posted an extract from a novel that inspired her baby's name.

There was a lot of speculation around Beyonce and Jay'z unique choice for the name of their baby girl, Blue Ivy, when Bey gave birth in January.

Now, the 30-year-old beauty has posted an excerpt from Rebecca SoInit's 2005 novel 'A Field Guide to Getting Lost' on her Tumblr.

'The world is blue at its edges and in its depths…,' reads the paragraph, 'the blue at the farthest reaches of the places where you see for miles, the blue of distance.

'This light does not touch us, does not travel the whole distance, the light that gets lost, gives us the beauty of the world, so much of which is in the color blue.'

Read the full extract below:

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