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It’s a Grammy nomination… and a brand new baby boy for country music star Lee Brice! The singer and his wife Sara welcomed son Ryker Mobley Brice on December 4th. Ryker is their second son, joining 4-year-old brother Takoda Lee.

WHAT IT MEANS:  To become rich

WHERE IT ORIGINATED: An Anglicization of an Old Dutch surname, it has only recently come into regular use in the U.S.

POTENTIAL NICKNAMES: Ry is “just right” for the occasion!

KNOW THIS: Ryker’s middle name, Mobley, has been handed down from his great-great grandfather to each subsequent generation of the Brice family.

POP CULTURE CONNECTION: The name Ryker is most strongly associated to Star Trek: The Next Generation character Captain William Riker, played by Jonathan Frakes. In fact, it has been heavily used by Star Trek fans since 1988.

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