Justin Moore Welcomes Daughter Kennedy Faye

11/22/2011 at 04:00 PM ET
Evan Agostini/AP

Following a stellar year for his music career, Justin Moore just got one more reason to be grateful this Thanksgiving.

The country crooner and his wife Kate welcomed their second child on Monday, Nov. 21, Nashville.com reports.

Daughter Kennedy Faye arrived at 7:59 a.m. in Arkansas, weighing in at 7 lbs. and measuring 18½ inches long.

Of their baby girl’s middle name, Moore, 27, reveals the moniker pays homage to his roots.

“Faye was my grandmother’s name, who passed away a couple of years ago, so we thought it would be a great way to remember her,” he says.

The couple are also parents to elder daughter Ella Kole, 21 months.

— Anya Leon

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Siera on

Congratulations to the couple on their second child, I love the name too. I think family names are really sweet.

kayla on

Congrats.I love the name, of both of his daughters. Wish all the best to his little family.

soph on

I wonder about people who think Kennedy is a good name for a girl…it means “misshapen head.”

Emily on

I think that its sweet and poignant that they named the baby Kennedy when she was born today, November 22, 48 years after the assassination.

cris on

Soph, do most people even care or look into what a names means? I think it is a cute name, although somewhat overused!

Anonymous on

Emily- The post says she was born yesterday, November 21. 🙂 I agree with your sentiment though, and congrats to them. I didn’t even know they were expecting again!

Annabelle on

Sweet name! Congratulations to the family – I too love both of the names, especially Faye. 🙂

Amy on

LOVE him! Very cute name, I love it when they go with family names. P.S. this man is amazing on concert! Congrats!

Taylor on

I love Justin Moore, I touched him at a concert once hahaha. Congrats to Justin, Kate, and Ella! I love the name Kennedy!

Ashley on

I love the name Kennedy!

Absolutely beautiful name, congrats to the family. 🙂

Kewky on

Born on my birthday! Congrats to them!

Mira on

Kennedy is awful as a first name, especially for a girl. Sounds like a perfect name for a dumb stripper that Pres Kennedy would’ve loved to hit. Faye would’ve been so much better and classier.

alicejane on

Mira, you clearly have a lot of knowledge about class..

I have no idea who this is, but congratulations to him and his wife, and I absolutely love the name Kennedy! It was the middle name of a little girl I babysat from the time I was about 10 – 17 so I have loved this name for a long time, and associating it with the girl I babysat makes it that much more sweet.

Siera on

@Mira. Obviously Justin Moore and his wife didn’t think Kennedy was a horrible name for a girl, or they wouldn’t have given their daughter the name.

Rebecca on

Kennedy is a horrible name. Not feminine at all.

Anonymous on

Siera- Best comment on this thread hands down!

Margaret on

Congratulations!!!! That is a really pretty name i think it makes it that much special when u go with a family name expecially when it is someone who has passed away because in a way it makes it feel as if that person is living again in ur child!!