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Jessa Duggar Names Her Baby Boy -- You'll Never Guess What She Called Him

Jessa (Duggar) and Ben Seewald reveal second son's name
Ladies and gentlemen, the newest Seewald baby has a name! Jessa (Duggar) and Ben Seewald just announced their second son's name that's a pretty powerful choice with ties to Charles Spurgeon, a religious figure whose surname inspired the couple to name their 15-month-old son Spurgeon.

If you have been scratching your head as to what baby Seewald #2 would be called, who made his debut on February 6, the wait is now over. In a TLC video interview, Jessa and Ben revealed their 8 pound 11 ounce bundle of joy's name is Henry Wilberforce.

"William Wilberforce was a British politician in the 1700s," Ben explains in the TLC video. "He was very instrumental in abolishing he slave trade in the British Empire. He's a real hero of ours -- he's someone who walked with God, and his closeness with Christ and the joy he had in the Lord really fueled his life and all that he did."

What a powerful choice!

So where praytell does the name Henry come from? Aside from Jessa loving the title, Henry also has strong ties to Christianity.

"There was another great man of God named Matthew Henry who lived before Wilberforce, and he wrote a lot of great commentaries," Ben also reveals.

Speaking of commentaries, it seems Charles Spurgeon had great things to say about Matthew Henry that's kinda perfect considering Spurgeon and Henry will likely grow up to be great buddies.

Aww!

And just when you think there aren't any more symbolic or foreshadowing moments, it seems Jessa and Ben possibly hinted at Henry's name with their fireplace mantle.

"We were joking that people are going to start looking at the books on our fireplace mantle, because we had a Spurgeon book up there before he was born," Jessa revealed in the TLC video. "We also have on the right side of our fireplace mantle a six-volume set of commentary of the Bible by Matthew Henry."

Ahhh. Talk about pulling a fast one! We'll know for next time.

We're so happy for this growing family -- and their newest addition, Henry Wilberforce.

Image: TLC

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