Xiao Liwu, which means Little Gift!
By Chinese tradition, giant pandas are not named until they have been alive for 100 days.
His mother is Bai Yun (white cloud) and his father is Gao Gao (big big).
He is the sixth panda born at the San Diego Zoo and the third male.
He has one half sister, Hua Mei (China USA)
Two brothers, Mei Sheng (born in the USA or beautiful life)
and Yun Zi (son of cloud)
Two sisters, Su Lin (a little bit of something very cute) and Zhen Zhen (precious).
The finalists, culled from more than 7,000 name suggestions received in September, were:
-- Qi Ji, which means Miracle - 奇迹
-- Yu Di, which means Raindrop - 雨滴
-- Da Hai, which means Big Ocean or Big Sea - 大海
-- Xiao Liwu, which means Little Gift - 小礼物
-- Yong Er, which means Brave Son - 勇儿
-- Shui Long, which means Water Dragon - 水龙
"There were some names submitted as jokes," she said.
They did not consider names such as Oreo, for which there was no Chinese translation. They also didn't consider those without a clear definitions.
They looked for names that would be respectful." Another consideration in narrowing down the names was to avoid choosing any names that sounded too similar to those of the other pandas at the zoo.
"When we call the pandas, they do know their names," Mahlow said. "They're very intelligent."
Around 1,600 are believed to be left in the wild in their native China.
The announcement was streamed live on Ustream