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#1 splash2309

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:16 AM

My partner is set on naming our 2nd child "Chucky" if a boy. middle name will be Wayne. i dont mind it but EVERYONE are dead against it almost to the point of cruel... id like honest oppinions on what you think of the name "chucky" i think it is cute, but dont want to name him it if it is going to cause so much stress, hate and upset =(

#2 Plaxy

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:18 AM

I'm with 'EVERYONE' on this - it's not a name, it's cruel. Give him a real name and he can be called Chucky by his dad as a nickname.

#3 SlinkyMalinki

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:20 AM

Interesting first post.  Bored during the school holidays?



#4 FeralBob!

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:20 AM

I'm assuming that as the "Child's Play" movies have been part of the cultural lexicon for the last few decades, this is not actually a legitimate enquiry.

#5 Neko NoNo

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:21 AM

It's a nickname for Charles (and a terrible one IMO). Call him Charles and his dad can call him Chucky for a few weeks before he realises how silly it sounds.  

Eta Damn! I hate falling for trolls. That's what I get for having a post frenzy.

Edited by Kate-ko, 24 January 2013 - 09:24 AM.


#6 copham

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:22 AM

Lol!! My BIL is chucky or uncle chucky to the kiddies Tounge1.gif yep I am serious... Oh did I forget to mention his name is Charles hence the chuck/chucky nn.



#7 lizzzard

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:24 AM

I love the name Charles. I have a dear friend by that name and I sometimes call him Chucky. Why not just go with Charles?

Btw Wayne is dreadful in my opinion (and it's my Dad's middle name...poor guy! hahaha)

#8 protart roflcoptor

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:25 AM

I think it's a fine name and commend you for joining the site to ask such an important question.

Now don't you have some friends to meet at the mall?





#9 baddmammajamma

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:25 AM

QUOTE (splash2309 @ 24/01/2013, 10:16 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My partner is set on naming our 2nd child "Chucky" if a boy. middle name will be Wayne. i dont mind it but EVERYONE are dead against it almost to the point of cruel... id like honest oppinions on what you think of the name "chucky" i think it is cute, but dont want to name him it if it is going to cause so much stress, hate and upset =(


I think it's important that you resolve this issue as soon as possible, ideally before school resumes next week.

I prefer Charles Wanker, with the nickname "Chucky Wayne" -- a more "formal" name will give him options.

Good luck with your decision.

Edited by baddmammajamma, 24 January 2013 - 09:25 AM.


#10 PrincessPeach

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:25 AM

I personally don't like it & my immediate thoughts go to David Strassman's evil doll.

#11 splash2309

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:25 AM

would you name a baby Chuck? Chuck is a known name, and i think Chucky makes it cuter and for a younger boy rather then man... instead of instantly going to the"evil" chucky doll think of just the name itself

#12 splash2309

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:35 AM

are you inferring i am young and stupid? thank you for that ! actually i am a 22 year old stay at home mum to my almost 2 year old and second due in august. i have 2 mortgages and work my a*se of! so thank you very much for being a bunch of judgmental moles. i have never been on here and never will again. I do not wish to be made to feel like dirt by a bunch of strangers!

#13 splash2309

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:39 AM

oh and Wayne is my partners deceased fathers middle name. and will be going to our baby if it is a boy! any way nice to see the world still produces such horrible, nasty judgmental people glad i never have to encounter you! i ask for an opinion of a name for a baby and i get labeled stupid, a child and cruel? i guarantee i am doing better in my life then you ever will! what an awful sight this must be

#14 Kay1

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:41 AM

Just in case you are serious...

In Australia Chuck is what happens when you drink too much. Chucky is what a refluxy baby is.

Charles is ok. Your partner can call him Chuck and everyone else can call him Charlie. Much cuter.

#15 FeralBob!

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:42 AM

No I would not actually name my child after a common slang word for the voiding of the stomach orally either.

But I don't mind Wayne. It's a dinkum Aussie name that really should be in line for a resurgence  original.gif

#16 BadCat

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:47 AM

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i guarantee i am doing better in my life then you ever will!


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If you are indeed serious then you should be able to tell from the responses that Chucky Wayne is a dreadful choice of name.  It's not harmonious at all and Chucky will forever be associated with a vicious ugly doll.

When everybody assumes you are trolling then you can safely assume that nobody seriously thinks anyone in their right mind would use that name for a baby.

That said, I've seen plenty of names on here that make me cringe so at least your son wouldn't be the only one.

#17 MAGS24

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:08 AM

It's a great name for a killer doll but not for a baby. There are so many names to choose from. Maybe you will find one that you like better.

#18 Betty_D

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:23 AM

QUOTE (splash2309 @ 24/01/2013, 10:39 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
any way nice to see the world still produces such horrible, nasty judgmental people glad i never have to encounter you! i ask for an opinion of a name for a baby and i get labeled stupid, a child and cruel?


I'm sorry you feel that way. I'll give you the benefit of the doubt and perhaps suggest that these "horrible" and "nasty" responses are just a small taste of what your son may experience in his lifetime if you go ahead with Chucky Wayne.

#19 B.feral3

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:30 AM

Please, please don't call your precious boy Chucky Wayne. My goodness what an unfortunate name to be lumped with.  

How about Charlie OP?

#20 rainycat

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:38 AM

Shirley you can't be serious?

No need to get all huffy, you did ask peoples opinion.

#21 Mille-Mille

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:50 AM

It really is awful, sorry.

#22 JustBeige

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:05 AM

QUOTE
What do you think of this name?, Chucky
I think its a crap name for a child.

Chuck - Chucky is vomit.  Your child will grow up being called Spew or tormented because he is 'evil'.

Wayne of course if a very 70s name.  Using it as a middle name is lovely nod to your FIL.


Sorry but its got to be up there with one of the dumbest names you would call a child.

imho. original.gif

#23 SCARFACE CLAW

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:14 AM

I actually don't think Chuck is that bad (as short for Charles). I immediately thought of Chuck Bass from Gossip Girl rather than the evil dummy - and I was traumatised by Child's Play as a 6 year old! Wayne I do not like; does your FIL have a better first name?

#24 IamAuntyA

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:49 AM

Oh it's cruel sorry sad.gif
If he likes Chucky maybe he would like Charlie and even tho its also a nn it's a lot nicer

Good Luck!

#25 emlis22

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:52 AM

Charles NN Chuck is fine. And as PP states, Chuck Bass pulls it off well! I don't think of the doll as much as the red head from Rugrats!






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