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Old 02-26-2008, 12:52 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Talking News, Bad Baby Names.

"Bad Baby Names: The worst true names parents saddled their kids with -- and you can too!" By Michael Sherrod and Matthew Rayback

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Old 02-26-2008, 12:54 PM
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I especially can't stand the kr8tive spellings people use....It is like your kid is wearing a sign that says they come from the trailer park....
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Old 02-26-2008, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Wake Forest
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Robert. Rachel.

I'll stick to the old, boring and predictable. Our last name (which is japanese) is hard enough to say and spell. NO need to torture the poor kids! lol
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Old 02-26-2008, 01:03 PM
 
Location: Oz
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When my (ex)husband and I were trying to decide on names for our daughter, he wanted to call her Portia. I didn't like it, and asked him why he wanted to name her that. His response? "That was the name of the hottest girl in my high school."

Say what? Even though it was the truth, that's not something you tell your pregnant young wife!

Needless to say, my daughter is NOT named Portia.
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Old 02-26-2008, 01:06 PM
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Yes men can come up with strange names sometimes esp. for daughters. Before I was born my father did the same with the girls' name list, trying to name me after hot girls he knew in H.S. b/c in his mind girls were for dating & being cute@@. A couple of the names he suggested I will not repeat but there is no way I could have had a serious career with them as an adult
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Old 02-26-2008, 01:06 PM
 
Location: Wake Forest
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Needless to say, my daughter is NOT named Portia.
BEfore I even got pregnant with my daughter, we were laying in bed one night, going through each letter of the alphabet and choosing names we like.

Hubby (bless his heart!) came up with 'Keiko'. Which, in Japan is a very popular and pretty name, but to me- keiko is a killer whale at sea world- and I was having NO part of that! lol
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Old 02-26-2008, 01:08 PM
 
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An ex-coworker's sons were named Justice, Wisdom, and Knowledge. She became pregnant with her fourth child while she was here. I told her to name the baby Slacker-the other three had enough to live up to. LOL. Lucky for me she had a good sense of humor.

Free country, so I guess people can name their kids whatever they want, but I feel bad for all of those Nevaehs out there who will have to forever introduce themselves as "Hi, I'm Nevaeh. That's heaven spelled backward."
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Old 02-26-2008, 01:09 PM
 
Location: ♥State of the heart♥
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When my (ex)husband and I were trying to decide on names for our daughter, he wanted to call her Portia. I didn't like it, and asked him why he wanted to name her that. His response? "That was the name of the hottest girl in my high school."

Say what? Even though it was the truth, that's not something you tell your pregnant young wife!

Needless to say, my daughter is NOT named Portia.
Explains why he's your EX!
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Old 02-26-2008, 01:22 PM
 
Location: Denver, Colorado U.S.A.
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An ex-coworker's sons were named Justice, Wisdom, and Knowledge. She became pregnant with her fourth child while she was here. I told her to name the baby Slacker-the other three had enough to live up to. LOL. Lucky for me she had a good sense of humor.

Free country, so I guess people can name their kids whatever they want, but I feel bad for all of those Nevaehs out there who will have to forever introduce themselves as "Hi, I'm Nevaeh. That's heaven spelled backward."
There was a horrible case here last year where a father murdered his young daughter and her name was Neveuh. They couldn't even spell it right backwards. Very sad.
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Old 02-26-2008, 01:24 PM
 
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When my (ex)husband and I were trying to decide on names for our daughter, he wanted to call her Portia. I didn't like it, and asked him why he wanted to name her that. His response? "That was the name of the hottest girl in my high school."
In general, I just have to wonder: why would any father want to name their daughter something that reminds him of the hottest girl in high school?

That kind of creeps me out!
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