Celebrity·Posted on 8 Feb 2018This Theory About Why Kylie Jenner Named Her Baby "Stormi" Is Actually Kinda GeniusI knew all those butterflies meant something.by Ellie WoodwardBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Earlier this week, Kylie Jenner announced the arrival of her baby girl. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com And the following day, Kylie revealed that she'd named her daughter Stormi. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Which came as quite a surprise to many people who had spent 24 hours convinced that the moniker would be, in some way, related to butterflies. Andi @andirozzelle kylie is def gonna name her baby after some sort of butterfly 05:19 AM - 06 Feb 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Becca @Bhiiiggs Kylie Jenner’s gonna name her baby butterfly, watch 03:54 AM - 06 Feb 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite countess boochie flagrante @ofcastiIe Kylie’s baby name is gonna either be monarch or butterfly WATCH 11:09 PM - 05 Feb 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Suggestions ranged from "Butterfly" to "Monarch" and "Mariposa," shortened to "Posie." Why? Because butterflies were featured in the video that Kylie released announcing Stormi's arrival. First there was this necklace, sitting beneath another chain bearing the words, "Baby Girl." youtube.com And then during a tour of the baby's nursery, a wall of butterflies was revealed. youtube.com And since Stormi's arrival, Kylie has shared further butterfly details. First there was this floral arrangement, spelling out her name in front of a wall full of framed butterfly prints. Snapchat / Kylie Jenner And then this floral arrangement shaped like a butterfly. Instagram: @kyliejenner Then there was the fact that, back in November, Kylie posted this photo on Instagram alongside a caption referencing a photoshoot. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com At the time, people speculated that the shoot was going to be a gender reveal. Whether or not this was true, we'll never know. And there's also the fact that Kylie and her boyfriend/baby daddy, Travis Scott, got matching butterfly tattoos in June — approximately a month after she got pregnant. Snapchat / Kylie Jenner Scott also has a song song titled "The Butterfly Effect." youtube.com The song was released in May last year — the month Kylie got pregnant. Which leads us nicely to this new theory that fans have come up with, connecting the name Stormi to the reoccurring theme of butterflies. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com People have linked the name to the butterfly effect — a theory that suggests that one tiny occurrence can drastically change the outcome of an event. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF E! The term itself is derived from the example of a tornado being caused by something as minor as the flapping of a butterfly's wings several weeks earlier. fractalfoundation.org And what's another word for tornado? That's right. Storm. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF E! Needless to say, people have lost their minds over making the connection. maya luckett @mayanluck ok i didnt like the name stormi but then i saw the thing about how the butterfly effect causes a storm and wow that actually makes sense 01:10 AM - 07 Feb 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Elizabeth @ElizabethP315 I see you Kylie. Flapping wings resulting in a later STORM(i) = the BUTTERFLY effect. Y'all we didn't sleuth hard enough. 01:39 AM - 07 Feb 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Hailey Carl @haileycarl Kylie's baby might not be named after a butterfly but what if she's named after the Butterfly Effect? "The Butterf… https://t.co/TgsCfk7hA3 03:25 AM - 07 Feb 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Sophie Ryznar @sophryznar You know the saying that sometimes a butterflies wings fluttering can cause a hurricane halfway around the world? W… https://t.co/2amqb6Kskh 05:08 AM - 07 Feb 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite And you know what? If this theory is accurate, it's actually kind of genius. Well played, Kylie. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF E!