Numerologist: Nicole Richie's Son Has "Rare" Birthdate

Nicole Richie attends A Pea in the Pod launch party for the Nicole Richie maternity collection held at A Pea In The Pod on August 6, 2009 in Beverly Hills, CA. Credit: Jeff Vespa/

Born 9/9/09, Nicole Richie's newborn son Sparrow has an "extremely rare" birthdate, celeb numerologist Tania Gabrielle tells

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Numerologists refer to the number 9 as the number of life and as a signifier of "endings and beginnings," Gabrielle tells Us.

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In addition, the number 9 "signifies love, compassion and family," she says. (It is also associated with arrogance and self-righteousness, she notes.)

So what does it mean that Richie's boy was born on such a special date?

Sparrow "will likely be highly creative" Gabrielle tells Us. "He could also be a leader. The child will have a lot of gifts."