The meaning of Psalm West, and why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West chose this name for their fourth child

Social media was kind of confused

by Asfa Shakeel

The meaning of Psalm West, and why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West chose this name for their fourth child. Social media was kind of confused.

meaning of Psalm West

Kanye West performs during Yeezy Season 3 on February 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

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On May 10, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West announced the birth of their fourth child via surrogate. Kim announced the name of her child a week later, revealing that the couple decided on Psalm West. Fans had initially been sure Kim was going to be naming her child Bear because of her choice of theme and emojis leading up to the announcement. Additionally, hey also thought Kim might name the child Robert, which was her late father’s name and is her brother’s name. During Kim’s visit to Bali, a medium told her that her fourth child would be a reincarnation of her dad. Therefore, fans were sure that no matter what the name would be, it would have a reference to her family history.

meaning of Psalm West

(Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

…Psalm?

Psalm therefore surprised fans, and they let Kim know. See some of the tweets and reactions below:

meaning of Psalm West

(Image source: Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Image source: Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Image source: Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Image source: Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Image source: Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Image source: Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Image source: Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

meaning of Psalm West

(Twitter/ Kim Kardashian West)

The meaning of Psalm West

In Hebrew, Psalm means ‘song’ and there is a Book of Psalms in the Bible. A source told E! that the name “was chosen by Kanye and is a representation of their spirituality. It was a very important to him, and Kim wanted the name to have a significance that held a true representation of their family, so she agreed on the name.” In addition, a second source said, “The name Psalm was very important to Kanye and where he is spiritually. He presented it to Kim and she thought about it and ultimately agreed. Kanye felt very strongly about it and Kim thought the way he explained it and the meaning behind it was beautiful. Each name they have chosen has a special significance.”

meaning of Psalm West

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are seen on January 12, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG008/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

Related: Kim Kardashian talks fourth child: says her second son is a very calm child

Neither West nor Kardashian have explained the inspiration behind the baby name themselves.



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