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#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.




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