16-Pound Baby Born in California, Dethrones 15-Pound Baby's Record After One Week!

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Just one week after a newborn baby boy was named one of the largest ever born, he's no longer even the largest on record in California in 2014.

Sosefina Tagalu of Daly City, Calif. delivered Sammisano Joshua Talai Otuhiva in August, but had no idea he might be the biggest ever in the state.

"Everyone was guessing before we weighed him," said Tagalu to The Huffington Post. "The nurses were guessing 10 or 11 and the doctor guessed 14."

The result: 16 pounds, 1.7 ounces.

The family did not tealize the birth may have been a record breaker until another California baby, Andrew Jacob Cervantez, made headlines in January.

At 15 pounds, 2 ounces almost a full pound lighter than baby Sammisano, newspapers hailed Cervantez as "the largest baby ever born in California."

So much for that!

"My friends and family told me I needed to set the record straight," said Tagalu of Sammisano, who isn't the first large baby in his family either.

Though his sister was a typical 8 pounds and 9 ounces, his brothers were 12 pounds, 4 ounces and 11 pounds, 1 ounce. Sammisano even arrived early.

"The doctor said he might have weighed 18 pounds if he had arrived on the due date," Tagulu said of the baby, who weighs 25 pounts at five months.

While the title of biggest baby is hard to prove - birth weights are not tracked by state officials and medical records are protected by privacy laws - Tagalu is psyched.

"He truly is amazing," she said. "Just amazing."

And probably quite a handful. Just a hunch.

As for his name, we're kinda digging Sammisano! As for some of the celebrity baby names compiled in the ridiculous gallery below ... not so much:

North West
North West. The spawn of Kimye being named after a direction may be the dumbest thing in human history. At the same time, if she doesn't grow up to have a signature fragrance called North by North West, this is not a planet we wanna be living on.

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