Welcome Baby Lorenzo! Snooki Gives Birth to Her Baby Boy

It's official! Jersey Shore's most notorious party girl is finally a new mom. That's right, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi has had her baby. People reports that Lorenzo Dominic LaValle was born today, weighing a wee 6 pounds, 5 ounces. And no surprise, she's already head over heels over her babe, tweeting: "I am SO IN LOVE with my son Lorenzo Dominic! I had my little man last night, healthy at 6lbs. HE'S MY WORLD!"

Snooki and fiance Jionni LaValle had already shared that Lorenzo was the couple's top name contender (along with Jionni Jr.), and frankly, we're a little relieved that they chose the former. Sure, the double" L" alliteration is a love-it-or-hate-it thing, but we happen to think that Lorenzo, which is a Latin name meaning "man from Laurentum" (an ancient city in present-day Italy) and is used in Italian and Spanish, is a super-cute moniker for a kid whose parents both have Italian heritage. Plus, the nickname possibilities -- Ren, Renzo -- are way better than the boring old "JJ" (or worse, Junior) that the kid would likely be saddled with if he shared his Dad's name. In fact, it looks like the new parents have already decided on one: Snooki's rep told MTV that "Nicole, Jionni and Enzo are doing great!" Enzo -- adorable!

Lorenzo also fits into the normal-but-not-common rubric that seems to be the baby-naming ideal for so many parents: It's currently the 310th most popular boy name in the country, according to Social Security Administration's list of popular baby names. (That's down from a high of 267 in 1985 -- likely attributable to Lorenzo Lamas!)

Since Snooki shared her baby name choice early, we're glad she didn't change her mind once she met her little man. (What if he'd looked like a Jionni Junior after all?) We can only image how much monogrammed baby swag Snooks and Jionni have already received -- and we're sure they're beyond thrilled to finally be able to use it all. So congratulations, Snooki and Jionni, and welcome baby Lorenzo!

WATCH: How Much Does Snooki Know About Pregnancy? JWOWW Puts Her to the Test!

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