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#151 Clare L

Posted 28 April 2012 - 03:53 PM

I knew a boy called Rogan...not bad until you met his twin brother called Josh... their parents loved curry!

Annakin - yes, after the child that grew up to become Darth Vader

Achilles  nno2.gif

LeTissier - there was a guy called Matt LeTissier who used to play soccer for Southampton, who I assume was the inspiration. Sadly he wasn't that great a soccer player...

The first time I heard the name Banjo I thought it was odd - then someone explained the significance. What can I say, I grew up in the UK.


#152 heart-beat

Posted 28 April 2012 - 04:02 PM

A FB friend has a friend whose son is named Bamden.

#153 heart-beat

Posted 28 April 2012 - 04:10 PM

QUOTE (Flutter Bug @ 27/04/2012, 11:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I taught a Jenna Taylor.
My initial response to this was "yeh, and.....?" until I said it aloud.  ohmy.gif

#154 Guest_Retro_Mumma_*

Posted 28 April 2012 - 04:14 PM


Edited by Retro_Mumma, 28 April 2012 - 04:26 PM.

#155 heart-beat

Posted 28 April 2012 - 04:23 PM

QUOTE (ChickenortheEgg? @ 28/04/2012, 03:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thijson, I still have no idea how to pronounce the name.
sorry for my mulitple posts. I'm pretty sure this is pronounced TYSON. There's a lady on one of the MCN pages (FB) with a son who has the same name. Wasn't there someone on EB who used that spelling also? (Thijson)


Edited by MadreLoca, 28 April 2012 - 04:24 PM.

#156 Guest_Retro_Mumma_*

Posted 28 April 2012 - 04:23 PM

QUOTE (fezzy @ 28/04/2012, 10:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I used to know a Jesus- his parents were mexican or something and it technically should have been pronounced 'Hey-zuess' but he got Jesus.

Kaydi is another strange one I know- not sure if it was made up or not.

I used to go to school with a Seemun- quite unfortunate ethnic name.

Jesus is a really common name in some cultures.

A lot of the time Jesus will be the kids first name but they go by their middle name.

#157 Guest_Retro_Mumma_*

Posted 28 April 2012 - 04:24 PM

QUOTE (ChickenortheEgg? @ 28/04/2012, 03:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thijson, I still have no idea how to pronounce the name.

Tyson im guessing

Edited by Retro_Mumma, 28 April 2012 - 04:25 PM.

#158 suzy-c

Posted 28 April 2012 - 04:27 PM

Hehe, I wouldn't completely discredit the "working in family law" thing. My sister worked in Legal Aid, and said they had some quite ridiculous names in there. She substituted the real names for others that were similar but just as ridiculous.

Eg (when asked the names of his children) "Let's see... The oldest one is Ford, coz that's when we had the Mazda... and Then there's Holden, coz we had a Toyota by then.... Then the missuz  says, and this is funny... she says "Whaddaya wanna call this one" and I thought she said "Whaddaya want" so I said
"Winnie Blues" and so thats what we called her... huh huh"

#159 Bel Rowley

Posted 28 April 2012 - 04:38 PM

QUOTE (Frau Farbissina @ 27/04/2012, 07:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not the weirdest, but certainly the most unfortunate choice of first name on the parents part: Richard Bottom.

My DH works with a Richard Head, I've seen his business card.

QUOTE (Kenzi_Bubble @ 27/04/2012, 08:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Aurora Borealis

No joke... I love Aurora, but I can't say I would have put it with Borealis

One of my favourite authors as a kid was Paula Danziger, and the main character in one of her books was Aurora Borealis, I always thought it was an awesome name.

QUOTE (Chelara @ 27/04/2012, 08:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Windy, for a little girl, not sure if the mum (Asian descent, living in Asia) meant to call her the Anglo Wendy or if it is a legit name in her parts.

I've met a Windy.

#160 FeralSingleMum

Posted 28 April 2012 - 06:28 PM

Irishgirly- Mustafa is a very common Arabic name. The only reason I know this because DH's father is named this. Loosely translated it means Michael. DS1 is named after DH father who is no longer with us. I had a choice between Mustafa and Michael (which is what he called himself). I chose Michael.

#161 Eeyolet

Posted 28 April 2012 - 06:35 PM

QUOTE (irishgirly @ 28/04/2012, 07:52 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
2. Mustafa Kunt

QUOTE (DH+Me+2 @ 28/04/2012, 06:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Irishgirly- Mustafa is a very common Arabic name. The only reason I know this because DH's father is named this.

I don't think she was saying that Mustafa was a weird name but rather the last name Kunt. The combination of the 2 when said aloud sound very similar to "Must have a c*nt"

#162 Molondy

Posted 28 April 2012 - 06:54 PM

There is a Soda at my son's kindy. She was named after the Seinfeld episode where George apparently tells Jerry he and Susan might name their child Soda.

#163 Froger

Posted 28 April 2012 - 06:58 PM

okay so he's not a kid anymore, but I find the CNN tv host Wolf Blitzer is an unusual name.

#164 Breeze82

Posted 28 April 2012 - 07:20 PM

Emaleigh- Emily

#165 PinkSurvivor

Posted 28 April 2012 - 07:24 PM

QUOTE (MadreLoca @ 28/04/2012, 03:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My initial response to this was "yeh, and.....?" until I said it aloud.  ohmy.gif

Holy crap...I never picked that up laughing2.gif

#166 Fire_fly

Posted 28 April 2012 - 07:35 PM

I have a friend that called their little boy Bear. At first I thought it was a nickname but it's not it his name

#167 Bella_a1

Posted 28 April 2012 - 07:50 PM

My cousin just called their daughter Meadow and a little boy who was born the same bay as my DS was Maverick.

#168 FeralSingleMum

Posted 28 April 2012 - 07:56 PM

Eeylot - I didn't even pick that up laughing2.gif that is awful. Sorry Irishgirly!

#169 SusieGreen

Posted 28 April 2012 - 07:58 PM

Admittedly, I think it was supposed to be Phoenix and didn't realise it was spelt wrong  laugh.gif

Blaque and Memphis also come to mind.

#170 ubermum

Posted 28 April 2012 - 08:11 PM

Not really weird I guess, but last year I came across a little girl named Sparrow. There is also another little girl called Blessing that attends the same music group.

I had a teacher that taught at my highschool called Mrs. W a n k e
(pronounced w a n k y).

Edited by ubermum, 28 April 2012 - 08:19 PM.

#171 Flutter Bug

Posted 28 April 2012 - 08:22 PM

QUOTE (SarahM72 @ 28/04/2012, 06:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
okay so he's not a kid anymore, but I find the CNN tv host Wolf Blitzer is an unusual name.

I love it. Wolf Blitzer. It's kind of a cool name!

#172 MumtoPNut

Posted 28 April 2012 - 08:58 PM

A relative gave their daughter the middle name 'Pebbles'.

And not 'weird' as such, but a whoopsie with the spelling. The dad had wet the baby's head a little too enthusiastically and put 'Victa' on the birth certificate paperwork rather than 'Victor'.

#173 Imaginary friend

Posted 28 April 2012 - 10:40 PM

QUOTE (chasely20 @ 28/04/2012, 07:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have a friend that called their little boy Bear. At first I thought it was a nickname but it's not it his name

have heard of Wolf and Fox so  I guess one can use Bear - cant say I am a fan of any animal names myself though.

#174 vintage.blue

Posted 29 April 2012 - 03:20 PM


#175 la di dah

Posted 29 April 2012 - 03:28 PM

QUOTE (SarahM72 @ 28/04/2012, 06:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
okay so he's not a kid anymore, but I find the CNN tv host Wolf Blitzer is an unusual name.

My brother's middle name is Wolf, it's for our great-granddad. Growing up, he preferred it to his first name, which was pretty normal but he found the nicknames for it too unisex/femme.

QUOTE (irishgirly @ 28/04/2012, 07:52 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Recently I heard a little girl called cinnamon at the playground

I knew a couple Cinnamons growing up. I didn't actually think of it as odd.  blush.gif

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