Jessa Duggar Baby Name: Revealed! SUPER Weird!

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The Duggar family has a long history of unusual baby names, but Jessa Duggar and her husband, Ben Seewald, may have raised the bar.

Or lowered it, depending on your view, but in any case, they've just chosen the most, um... unique handle yet for their newborn baby boy.

Spurgeon Seewald Photo

In a recent interview with People, Jessa stated that she and Ben were working hard to come up with a "strong name with a lot of meaning."

Shortly after the child was born, Jess and Ben revealed that they planned to take their time choosing a name. Well, that time has passed.

Now, after nearly a week of deliberation, the Seewalds have decided to saddle their firstborn with the unfortunate moniker of ... Spurgeon.

Yes, Spurgeon Elliot Seewald is the newest member of the Duggar clan.

Fans of the cult hit HBO series Eastbound and Down might remember Spurgeon as the name of Kenny Powers' pet hermit crab.

The word also has an Urban Dictionary entry that we won't reprint here out of respect to Jessa and Ben, but trust us: it's a doozy

Not surprisingly, Jessa and Ben didn't draw their inspiration from either of those sources, which they likely aren't aware exist.

Instead, little Spurgeon is named after preacher Charles Spurgeon, apparently one of the best known 19th Century Baptist ministers in England.

Hey, at least it's original.

Here's hoping they have some good nickname options in mind, though, because ... well, never mind. Just admire little Spurge in the gallery below!

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