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Jrake.
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#1 Maple Leaf

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:10 PM

My friend's SIL just had her baby boy and named him Jrake!

Awful horrible and terrible in my opinion.

So tell me EB, is there anyone that actually likes this name?

What is it? A mutant form of Drake and Jake?

Argh.




#2 Expelliarmus

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:13 PM

How do you even say that?

#3 BeakyHoneyButt

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:14 PM

wacko.gif

#4 Maple Leaf

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:15 PM

A J sound instead of the hard D in Drake I'm guessing?

Shocking.


#5 OneMore?

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:15 PM

biggrin.gif that made me laugh - terrible...

#6 skylark

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:21 PM

Oh good god!

#7 MoonPie

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:23 PM

Could it have been a typo of Jake?

#8 prettypenny

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:23 PM

I came into this thread via the "what we're discussing" and thought Jrake must be a new Hollywood couple.

Definitely NMS.

#9 I am a shape

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:24 PM

wacko.gif blink.gif wacko.gif

#10 Maple Leaf

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:38 PM

No it's not a typo as I confirmed that with her thinking it must be Jake or Drake. And she said no, it's definitely Jrake.

My friend is not impressed either and it's her nephew. Poor kid.

http://www.ourbabynamer.com/Jrake-name-popularity.html

#11 cinnabubble

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:45 PM

My five year old thought the car goes up a jriveway. But then she got grommets.

A foul abomination of a name.

#12 Maple Leaf

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:50 PM

QUOTE
Well it's rising in popularity. It might be top ten in a few years.


NO!! What is the world coming to if that happens!?!?



#13 prettypenny

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:57 PM

QUOTE (Maple Leaf @ 28/12/2012, 02:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
NO!! What is the world coming to if that happens!?!?


Armajeddon perhaps?


#14 Madeline's Mum

Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:06 PM

It's awful.

Edited by Madeline's Mum, 29 December 2012 - 07:26 AM.


#15 caterpillar~girl

Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:08 PM

Jrue

Just googled and Jrue Holiday is an NBA player!

Edited by caterpillar~girl, 28 December 2012 - 08:03 PM.


#16 Maple Leaf

Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:31 PM

QUOTE (Madeline's Mum @ 28/12/2012, 02:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's awful.

I know someone who just named their daughter Arleyah ninja.gif



Interesting! I know an Arlia. Hmmm....

Jrue. Goodness.  rolleyes.gif


Edited by Maple Leaf, 28 December 2012 - 02:32 PM.


#17 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:34 PM

Rats! I thought I had settled on my weirdest names for 2012 (Pippin and Libertine were clear winners) but now may have to rethink. Jrake? A good lawyer will win gazillions in compensation for this poor child when he grows up.

#18 Maple Leaf

Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:38 PM

His full name is Jrake "2 normal middle names"  XXXX so at least he's got an option to chose from when he's older.

Edited by Maple Leaf, 28 December 2012 - 02:55 PM.


#19 *lightning

Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:39 PM

Hope this new mum doesn't read this thread. Hormones are enough of an issue after giving birth without throwing in a bunch comments about how you pity their new baby and how horrible the name is.

#20 JustBeige

Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:41 PM

Man some people are stupid.

Poor kid

#21 Maple Leaf

Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:55 PM

QUOTE (prettypenny @ 28/12/2012, 01:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Armajeddon perhaps?



Love it!

I highly doubt the she will find this thread being as she's in another country... But will remove the 2 middle names just in case then. wink.gif

A quick google shows there is already a lot of negative comments about the name Jrake so it wouldn't be a shock for her reading more of it. My friend said she apparently found the name online so would have done her research and known it wasn't exactly highly thought of.

Edited by Maple Leaf, 28 December 2012 - 02:57 PM.


#22 Kitty Fantastico

Posted 28 December 2012 - 03:15 PM

I saw a baby named Grayam on FB the other day blink.gif

#23 raindotdot

Posted 28 December 2012 - 03:20 PM

Grayam - looks kinda sophisticated if you don't say it outloud and realise what it is phonetically.

Jrake - looks like it could pass as eastern european...?

#24 MadeleineCharlotte

Posted 28 December 2012 - 03:30 PM

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#25 Prioritising Pooks

Posted 28 December 2012 - 04:07 PM

I actually try so hard not to be a name snob, but that is truly awful. And if a new mum of a Jrake IS reading this, I'm sure you're lovely, I'm sure your child is lovely, but the name is not. It's not too late to change it to Jake. Or even Jayke. Jayq. Jaiykk even. Please.




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