Jessa (Duggar) Seewald and Ben Seewald have chosen a name for their baby boy.
In a video
posted to the Duggar family’s YouTube page on Wednesday, the former “19
Kids and Counting” star and her husband of one year introduced their
bundle of joy as Spurgeon Elliot Seewald.
explained the little one’s unique name, telling viewers that the work of 19th
century preacher Charles Spurgeon and late missionaries Jim and Elizabeth
Elliot “had a big impact” that inspired him and Jessa to pay tribute
through their first born child.
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The couple took their
time picking the perfect moniker, but revealed the cute fill-in they used
throughout Jessa’s pregnancy.
has been Quincy since we first found out we were pregnant,” Jessa said in
the clip, while cradling her newborn. “We’ve been working on deciding on a name and we finally figured it out!”
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reported on AccessHollywood.com, Jessa and Ben welcomed Spurgeon on Nov. 5. At
birth, he weighed a healthy 9 lbs., 11 oz. and was 21 and
1/4 inches long.
kept her pregnancy well-documented on social media, updating fans with an
Instagram photo just days before her due date in which she told followers she
felt “big as a barn.”
ready to meet my baby!” she
wrote at the time, captioning a mirror selfie that showed off her late-term
— Erin Biglow
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