‘Jersey Shore’ Star Snooki Just Casually Revealed Baby #3’s Name Months Ahead Of His Birth

by Kim Wong-Shing
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Nicole Polizzi just revealed what her baby’s name will be!

Snooki hopped onto Instagram Stories this morning to show off some baby gifts that she received from her costar and BFF, Deena Cortese.

The gifts are personalized, so they have the baby’s name right there on them, and Snooki took the opportunity to confirm the news: Her next son will be named Angelo.

“Look what Deena got me! Deena, when I opened this, I cried,” she said in the video. “So you guys know the name. It’s going to be Angelo.”

The Jersey Shore star and husband Jionni LaValle previously revealed the sex of the baby in an adorable family YouTube video in December. They were overjoyed to be having another boy.

“Hoping for a boy. We’ll see,” Snooki said to People before the gender reveal. “If it’s a girl, I’ll be happy. But boys are easier.”

Angelo will be the couple’s second son. They also share Lorenzo, 6, and daughter Giovanna, 4.

Snooki just revealed the name of her next baby while doing an Instagram story!

She first announced the pregnancy on Thanksgiving Day 2018.

The announcement post was sweet and simple: She shared a photo of her two children holding a framed photo of a sonogram.

“What I’m thankful for this Thanksgiving,” she captioned the cute pic.

Then, in December, Snooki and Jionni announced the sex of their baby in a YouTube video. They revealed the news to their kids (and to everyone watching) by having them pop open a balloon, which was filled with blue powder.

And now Snooki has revealed the baby’s name: Angelo.

She shared the news while she was showing off some baby gifts from Deena Cortese, her Jersey Shore costar and forever bestie.

The gifts were personalized and have the new baby’s name on them, so this is clearly a done deal! One gift was a piggy bank, and another was a blue blanket.

“Look what Deena got me! Deena, when I opened this, I cried,” Snooki said on Instagram. “So you guys know the name. It’s going to be Angelo.”

Love it! Snooki and Jionni are clearly continuing their family’s trend of having traditionally Italian names. Their two older kids are named Lorenzo and Giovanna.

Snooki is now in her third trimester, and she’s likely due in the early summer. But it wasn’t easy making it to this point.

After announcing her pregnancy, Snooki revealed that she’d “been trying” to conceive their third child for several months without any luck, per People.

“I was getting a little worried because it wasn’t happening as soon as I wanted it to,” she said.

She also said at the time that she was “hoping for a boy.”

“If it’s a girl, I’ll be happy. But boys are easier,” she admitted.

So finding out that they were expecting another boy definitely must have been a relief!

Snooki’s baby bump just keeps growing and growing, but she’s enjoying life as much as she always does. She recently took her two kids on a family vacation to Disney World — truly impressive for a pregnant woman!

But her idea of “fun” has definitely changed since her days on the original Jersey Shore. She told Moms.com that it was difficult to be away from her kids while filming Jersey Shore: Family Reunion.

“Obviously, I was excited to be with the roomies and have fun and go out and rage, because I never rage anymore, I’m a 24/7 mom… But I missed [my kids] the night I got there,” she admitted.

She added that she co-sleeps with her kids, so it was hard to sleep without them. The “mom guilt” was real.

Soon, Baby Angelo will be keeping this mom busier than ever!