Nathan Kress Won’t Be Naming His Daughter ‘Until She Comes Out’: We Don’t Want Our Pick to Be ‘Completely Wrong’

Nathan Kress isn’t jumping a gun.

The 24-year-old iCarly alum says he and mother London have a few monikers in mind for their baby lady on a way, though aren’t penetrating on creation a final preference until they accommodate her face to face when she arrives in January.

“We motionless to not name her until she comes out,” he told PEOPLE Saturday in Los Angeles during the Step2 Presents 6th Annual Celebrity Red CARpet Safety Awareness Event at a Commissary during Sony Pictures Studio.

“For all we know, we could name her something and afterwards it’s totally wrong when [she’s born],” adds Kress. “We know a integrate we’re meditative about, though we know we don’t wish to do anything until it’s out there.”

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The actor says he is “very excited” to acquire his initial child with London, 24, whom he starred alongside in a 2014 thriller Into a Storm and wed in Nov 2015 after a six-month engagement.

But a final few months haven’t been though their challenges. “First trimester was flattering tough with only a sum feeling and everything,” Kress says. “She only started carrying Braxton Hicks [contractions] a integrate days ago, so now it’s uncomfortable.”

“It’s a joy, and fortunately, I’m means to be home a decent volume with a approach that we work since what we do is in brief strong bursts, so I’ve been means to assistance out,” he adds of imminent fatherhood. “It’s been good — it’s been a cold time to change a residence and get nesting and get things together.”

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Although a first-time dad-to-be can’t wait to accommodate his baby girl, he admits that a thought of apropos a primogenitor is “very overwhelming.”

“It seems like something that’s good to some people [but isn’t] for others, so it’s hearing and error that I’m not prepared for,” Kress muses of parenthood.

  • Reporting by KAREN MIZOGUCHI