Most recent name to make you "huh?!"

(382 Posts)
zingally Thu 09-May-13 20:33:51

What names have you heard recently to make you stop in your tracks and wonder if the parents are a bit mad?

My most recent favourite is... Flossy, for a girl.
Made worse because my dads pet name for me is Flossy, or Floss. So to hear it as an ACTUAL name just makes me gawp.

Worst boys name - Banjo.

narmada Thu 09-May-13 20:36:06

Banjo? Oh oh, I can see the rhyming nicknames and it's not pretty grin

peachypips Thu 09-May-13 20:37:19

Larkin for a girl...

SantanaLopez Thu 09-May-13 20:40:57

Oh poor Baby Banjo sad

I met a toddler called Serenity this morning. Serene she was not!

amigababy Thu 09-May-13 20:41:19

In our Local newspaper bonny baby competition,
Pebbles!!

Thurlow Thu 09-May-13 20:41:20

Willoughby. More because he's the villain of the piece. Like calling your son Darth.

thepartysover Thu 09-May-13 20:43:15

< shamelessly marks place >

ForeverTheLastOne Thu 09-May-13 20:44:00

I met a girl recently called Blazie, pronounced blaze-ee.

popsnsqeeze Thu 09-May-13 20:44:55

Sinai. For a boy. Like mount Sinai. Weird

Ezza1 Thu 09-May-13 20:45:30

Destinee... sad

Cwtchbach Thu 09-May-13 20:46:22

I met a sibset on beach the other day called Petal and Presley nn Pets and Pres.

A friend of a friend on FB has a child called Dempsie. I ask you.

3MonthMaid Thu 09-May-13 20:48:34

Dotty is a local baby. Baby Alan made me shock

Thurlow Thu 09-May-13 20:52:36

I did meet a baby Ian recently. I think it only made me "huh?" because you don't hear it often, not because there is anything wrong with it. Around my way you are generally ready for Harry-Josh-Charlie-George-Fred, there's a small pool of names here. Ian's surely due a comeback.

Ebon.

Hullygully Thu 09-May-13 20:55:31

Hartleton-ThistleFlop (boy) Hartie for short

MortifiedAdams Thu 09-May-13 20:56:59

Bram (boy)

Payton (girl)

hmm

MortifiedAdams Thu 09-May-13 20:57:47

Hully wins thanks

LifeIsBetterInFlipFlops Thu 09-May-13 21:03:31

Hurricane

nancerama Thu 09-May-13 21:03:45

Merlin.

cyanarasamba Thu 09-May-13 21:05:43

Boudicca

nancerama Thu 09-May-13 21:05:55

And I know a kid who genuinely has "danger" as his middle name.

boardingschoolbaby Thu 09-May-13 21:06:05

Rawdon for a boy

SingingSands Thu 09-May-13 21:07:17

I live near a village called Rawson and as kids my brother and I called our hamster Flossy. These are not real names!

Machli Thu 09-May-13 21:07:27

Banjo! grin

R J Paul. The initials don't stand for anything hmm.

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