Nikki DeLoach & Husband Welcome A Baby Boy — Congrats

Tue, October 22, 2013 2:03pm EST by Add first Comment
Nikki Deloach Baby Born

The ‘Awkward’ star and her husband welcomed a baby boy named William Hudson on Oct. 22. Congrats to the happy couple!

Nikki DeLoach gave birth to her son William Hudson on Oct. 22. This is the first child for Nikki and her entertainment lawyer husband Ryan Goodell. Find out the inspired meaning behind their baby boy’s name!

Nikki DeLoach Baby Born — ‘Awkward’ Star Welcomes A Baby Boy

Nikki, 33, gave birth to her son William Hudson — who will be known as Hudson — on Oct. 22 at 3:19 a.m. in Los Angeles, reported Us Weekly.

He weighed in at 6 pounds, 15 ounces and is 21 inches long.

“Mom and baby are doing well.” Nikki’s rep said in a statement to Us. “The new parents are overjoyed at the arrival of their first child.”

Ryan and Nikki married in 2009.

Nikki DeLoach Explains The Meaning Behind Her Son’s Name

Nikki picked out her son’s name before he was even a reality. She told

From my experience, you don’t find a name, a name finds you. I don’t know how to explain it other than I heard the name and knew I would have a boy, I knew it would be this year and I knew his name would be Hudson. I know this sounds weird, but I could just feel him out there.

However, I had always wanted my child to have family names and Hudson wasn’t … at least that is what I thought. When I researched the meaning of Hudson, I found out it meant ‘son of Hugh.’ Both my Papa and Uncle [his son] are Hugh’s. It was meant to be. Then, I added ‘William’ which is my Dad’s first name. And, of course, he will have my husband’s last name. He shares names with all the most important men in my life: my husband, dad, uncle and papa.

What do YOU think, HollyMoms? Do you like the name William Hudson?

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