Jump to content

What is the weirdest childs name you have heard?


  • Please log in to reply
209 replies to this topic

#176 JapNFeral

Posted 29 April 2012 - 03:40 PM

Oliver

with a surname of Beer!!!

#177 au*lit

Posted 29 April 2012 - 03:42 PM

In the Herald Sun birth notices a year or two ago there was a Peekaboo Koko. I still don't know if it was a joke or for real.

One of the oddest I've met in real life was a boy called Asterix (as in Asterix the Gaul of comic book fame). I kept having to correct my mum who was calling him Asterisk!

Edited by au*lit, 29 April 2012 - 03:43 PM.


#178 3_for_me

Posted 29 April 2012 - 03:58 PM

In my class at school this term there is a phoenix, griffin and charm

My neices are clowie and sarlinea original.gif

#179 maxmum

Posted 29 April 2012 - 05:58 PM

I used to with a guy called Wayne Kerr.  Poor guy.

#180 Froger

Posted 29 April 2012 - 11:43 PM

I also love Jamie Oliver's children's names for their adorable weirdness. They are pretty unusual but also incredibly cute names.

Poppy Honey Rosie Oliver
Daisy Boo Pamela Oliver
Petal Blossom Rainbow Oliver
Buddy Bear Maurice Oliver

#181 MummaDiva

Posted 30 April 2012 - 12:00 AM

Jamie Oliver's children's name are ridiculous, but not quite as ridiculous as calling your son Rugby.

A brother to Cricket (girl).

Ouch.

#182 flopsy

Posted 30 April 2012 - 12:09 AM

I knew a Lily-Sugarbelle (thats her first name)
Her parents forbode us from shortening it to anything other than, Sug (pronounced Shoog)

Edited by Maxi318, 30 April 2012 - 12:12 AM.


#183 jaismum

Posted 30 April 2012 - 12:15 AM

Mira-kel

#184 ELKO

Posted 30 April 2012 - 08:15 AM

I just read a shocking spelling of a beautiful name and had to rush into here to tell you all.  These days whenever I hear an unusual name I always think what would the EB name people think of that.



The name was Charlyt!!!!!  How terrible is that!!!


On another note I noticed with glee in the latest Jodi Picoult book Lone Wolf there is a character called Le-a even though in my e reader it is spelt L,a it is pronounced in the traditional way :-)

#185 oNeLoVe

Posted 30 April 2012 - 09:14 AM

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


I knew a girl called Cinnamon when I was in primary school.  She had sisters called Asia and Summer.

#186 tres-chic

Posted 30 April 2012 - 10:18 AM

I once came across a little girl called Sequoia.

I still think it's a ridiculous name for a person.

#187 dannikem+1

Posted 30 April 2012 - 12:03 PM

My cousin called her son Rustyn (my mother asked had he been in the rain for too long)

Also saw a birth announcement the other day for a Kymburrleigh.

My mother is a midwife and she looked after a little boy named Diamond the surname was Sparks.

My mother has seen some very weird and wonderful names in her time can't think of anymore at the moment though original.gif

#188 Chocolate Addict

Posted 30 April 2012 - 12:56 PM

QUOTE (content1 @ 28/04/2012, 02:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Little girl named Sive - prononced like five but with a S instead.


I know a Sive, she is in her 30's though. original.gif

I used to work with a Cinnamon.

I know a Nixon and don't see anything wrong with it. I know of a girl called Caitlynd not sure the reason behind the d on the end.

I also know a Wayne Cable (say it fast) Tounge1.gif

I know heaps of others just can't think of them at the moment. original.gif

#189 SarahBubble

Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:05 PM

I had a teacher who was Richard Koch.... kept trying to convince us that it was pronounced 'Kosh' but we were in high school....

#190 peking homunculus

Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:06 PM

I know a girl called Rocket

#191 nanadog

Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:07 PM

I work with a man called Ralph Belcher

I used to share a house with Richard Palmer

As a child, I knew a man called Anthony Richard Heads

My DH has a boy on his football team called Atilla.




#192 ~shannon~

Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:14 PM

Girl at my DD's dance school is named Rainbow.

Boy in her prep class last year was named Anfernee (parents seriously must not know how to spell Anthony, or pronounce "th").

Girl: Skylha (spelling just looks wrong to me)

Boy: Moss

And my all time favourite... spotted in the newspaper baby announcements...

Cyclone Quadrat James (wonder why the bothered with James really?)



#193 spersephone

Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:32 PM

I know it's nowhere near as exciting as the others, but I can't get my head around why people spell Michael as Micheal.  It's not My-keel, it's Michael!  If you can't spell it, don't give it to your child!  Every time I see that written somewhere, I correct it, but I have now realised that there are people whose parents have actually registered their names as Micheal.  

Sorry, it bothers me.
***Edit: I know it is an actual name, but it's not meant to be pronounced like Michael when it's spelt Micheal and that's how it always is in those I've come across

I was reminded of that when I saw some of the others with strange spelling.

As for weird names, I have come across a few in real life, but nothing any better than what has already been stated.  I'll have to keep my eyes peeled for written names and ears listening!

Edited by spersephone, 30 April 2012 - 01:34 PM.


#194 sleepyowl

Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:33 PM

My Mum is a teacher and she once had a little girl in her class who was allowed to choose her own Anglo name.

Her choice was "Meow Meow".

True story and my Mum struggled to say it in class without laughing every time.



#195 PixieVee

Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:36 PM

Sive is an irish name typically spelled Sadhbh... I can see why people would want to anglicise it.

#196 bubmakes3

Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:49 PM

Girl in my mothers group has a half brother called Typhoon (and not is is NOT Ty according to her step mum!)

DH cousin is Sandy d*ck (her married name - i wouldn't have changed it!)
DH went to school with a Richard Head
We have friends in Canada with twins - Star( girl) and Orion(boy)


#197 heart-beat

Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:51 PM

QUOTE (tres-chic @ 30/04/2012, 10:18 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I once came across a little girl called Sequoia.

I still think it's a ridiculous name for a person.
someone on EB has a Sequoia.  wink.gif

#198 Bel Rowley

Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:54 PM

QUOTE (*howls* @ 29/04/2012, 06:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Maybe a friend or relative of DH's lecturer Long Phat c*ck.

I hope he actually has one, or he could spend his life disappointing partners wink.gif.

#199 Breeze82

Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:57 PM

At play group we had a Cherish and a Shimma

#200 Imaginary friend

Posted 30 April 2012 - 02:03 PM

QUOTE
I once came across a little girl called Sequoia.

I still think it's a ridiculous name for a person.


Its not my style of name but doesnt seem that bad.




2 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 2 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Get your FREE Baby & Toddler Show ticket!

Get your free ticket to the Sydney Essential Baby & Toddler Show for September 25-27 - register online now.

Win Love Child Season 1 & 2 on DVD

To celebrate the release of Love Child Season 2 on DVD from July 9, Essential Baby and Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment are giving away Love Child Season 1 & 2 on DVD to 13 lucky winners.

A solo birth, a wasp swarm and a forest fire: mum and baby's amazing story of survival

Desperate, out of petrol and low on food, a new mother lit a fire in the hope of attracting attention.

Boy found on swing died of hypothermia and dehydration, autopsy finds

The story was chilling and heartbreaking: a three-year-old boy was found dead in a Southern Maryland park, his mother pushing him on the swing.

Child's play and laughter help battle fatigue

Feeling fatigued? Uh-huh, thought as much. Join the queue.

Dad shares entertaining 'how to hold a baby' clip

For many new dads, their own child is the first baby they have ever held. So one dad has posted an instructive YouTube video titled "How to Hold a Baby".

The Australian baby with 100,000 Facebook fans

She may be only eight months old, but Egypt has already amassed more than 100,000 fans and received a letter from royalty - Hollywood royalty that is.

Public welcome outside church for Princess Charlotte's christening

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have invited well-wishers to see Princess Charlotte outside church in Sandringham on day of her baptism.

Tongue tie: what you need to know

Tongue and lip tie can lead to many problems for babies - and their parents. Here are the signs of tongue tie and how it's treated.

My daughter is small but that doesn't matter

My daughter may be small, but it's my job as her parent to refocus back where it belongs - on who she is as a person

Wet wipes linked to rise in allergic reactions

The government has issued a health warning after a rise in allergic skin reactions has been linked to a preservative found in some wet wipes.

Gay couple in their 80s first to wed in Dallas after Supreme Court ruling

Love may have won, but it came with quite the wait.

William Tyrrell's family marks birthday with cake and renewed appeal

The family of missing boy William Tyrrell will mark his fourth birthday on Friday making a cake to share with friends and family as NSW police renewed their public appeal for information on his disappearance.

What all parents should know about safe babywearing

A picture of Ryan Reynolds always gets the girls talking, and a recently shared photo has done exactly that - but this time, it's for all the wrong reasons.

Baby's head shape reveals potentially fatal condition

Thinking her baby just had an unusually shaped head, a mother was shocked to discover it was instead linked to a dangerous condition.

'Help - my toddler hits me!'

My toddler has started hitting when he gets frustrated, is feeling ignored, or just thinks it might be fun.

Why IVF success rates may not be what you think

Transparency, accountability and responsibilityare essential measures to protect IVF vulnerable patients.

On the 10th anniversary of my son's death

This day marks a significant day. Today marks 10 years since I lost my son Kai.

Mother-in-law 'from hell' inspires survival guide

The happily ever after Nicola Milan had imagined wasn't to be – and she blames her mother-in-law.

Name your baby Quinoa, win a $10K gift card

Choosing a name for your little bundle of joy is always a major decision. It can be something traditional, trendy, creative … or inspired by the menu of your favourite chain restaurant.

Owning a pair of nail scissors does not make me a hairdresser

It's been a whole year since sleeping in until 10am. A whole year since having a peaceful shower.

The 83 children who were tragically let down in the last decade

Over a 10-year period, 83 children died from domestic violence abuse in NSW, with three quarters of the victims aged five years or under, the NSW Ombudsman has revealed.

Expert Q&A: Gross motor skill development in toddlers and preschoolers

Dr Katie Heathershaw answers questions about jumping, toe walking, riding a bike and being pigeon toed.

Is it reasonable to expect your partner to give up drinking in pregnancy?

From the moment that I fell pregnant with my son, I realised just how much my life had already started to change.

Stroke victim joins class action against makers of popular contraceptive pill

"I was terrified I would always be this way. The pill needs to come with a much higher warning."

Sexy time

Why you should get excited about scheduling sex

Unfortunately, the belief that sex should always be spontaneous is a myth. It just isn't.

When newborn photoshoots get messy

When it comes to newborn photoshoots, it is all about the timing.

Orphaned baby daughter Ayla wakes from coma

Former All Black Jerry Collins' critically injured orphaned daughter has awoken from her coma and is able to bottle-feed.

Dad takes miraculous catch while feeding baby

One American father has taken multitasking to a new level at a Cubs-Dodgers baseball game at Wrigley Field.

'Samuel is our firstborn, and he will never be forgotten'

Having lost their firstborn at one day old, the Carrolls were overjoyed to welcome their daughter Isobel into the world a year later.

Channel 10's Sarah Harris expecting first child

The Studio host Sarah Harris doesn't mind if her first baby is a boy or girl, but she does hope it is born with one thing in particular.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

27 funny ultrasound pictures

Ultrasounds give you a look at your growing baby ... and sometimes what appears to their womb-buddy, or your bub in an amusing position.

The top 6 misleading parenting terms

From 'morning sickness' to 'the terrible twos', there are many parenting terms that are misleading.

When 'good' nannies go bad

While most nannies take pride in their work, there can be some who have a hidden side.

Woman hospitalised for skinny jeans injury

Beware: skinny jeans might be bad for your health.

Gauze seeding: the bacteria-breeding birth trend

A number of women having caesarean deliveries are now taking steps to give their baby a better 'microbiome' start in life.

Jimmy Fallon writes new children's book for dads

Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's The Tonight Show, recently wrote a children's book about every father's secret wish for their baby's first word to be "dada" - not "mama".

28 names for babies born in winter

Looking for some baby name inspiration for a bub born during the colder months? Here are 28 options from around the world to consider.

The horrible act that sparked a brawl at child's birthday party

The uncle of the seven-year-old girl at the centre of the brawl at child's birthday party in Sydney's west has described the events leading up to the alarming show of violence.

Babies 'benefit from iPads at a young age': study

More often than not, you'll read that screen time for children should be kept to a minimum - but some scientists are now challenging this way of thinking.

Do mums really just obsessively talk about their children?

Natalie Reilly describes three main types of conversations mothers have. And, surprise, they're not all about kids.

Why some dogs might attack babies or young kids

A baby's smell, the noises it makes and even its gaze can contribute to the potential for a dog attack.

Mum demands refund for 'beargina' christening cake

It was meant to be a tasteful cake to help celebrate a three-year-old's christening.

5 things no one warns you about after giving birth

How many times have you been warned about all the sleepless nights you have to 'look forward to' when you become a parent?

Police officer sang nursery rhyme as heartbreaking photo was taken

A police officer arrived at a devastating scene on Thursday: a car crash resulting in all passengers being thrown from the vehicle.

Don't worry, working mums: Just leave Dad in charge at home

Want to open the boardroom doors for women? Encourage - heck, praise - dads who stay home with their children.

Hilaria Baldwin shares post-baby selfie

Just two days after giving birth, actor Alec Balwin's wife posted a post-baby picture on social media.

'Help - my child won't ever do what I ask!'

Compliance is part of the parent-child relationship, but so is resistance. It's all natural.

Postnatal depression support gets $23 million boost in NSW

The Baird government will include $22.8 million in Tuesday's NSW budget to expand a program designed to help parents at risk of postnatal depression (PND).

'I'm just as tired, scared and stressed as you': stay-at-home dad's plea

I'm really lucky to have two great kids, but I found it really tough with so much being aimed at the mothers and not the fathers.

 

FREE TICKET

Get your FREE ticket to the Baby & Toddler Show

Get your free ticket to the Sydney Essential Baby & Toddler Show for September 25-27 - register online now.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.