Reese Witherspoon gave birth to her third child on Thursday September 27th! The 36-year-old actress and husband Jim Toth welcomed a baby boy. Their “people” confirmed the news to Us Weekly saying, “Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth welcomed Tennessee James into their family today. Both mom and baby are healthy and the entire family is thrilled.”
And now on to the important stuff…the name! Reese may have been born in New Orleans, but she spent most of her childhood in Nashville, Tennessee (and her mother had been born there). So Reese has strong ties to the state.
This naming your kid after a place has become very popular among the celebrity parent crowd and Tennessee joins an international collection of placed named kids. Check out these 17 other celebrities who looked to places for their baby names right here: