Category: outrageous names
I love the concept of Guilty Pleasure Names — names you love but know you shouldn’t, either because they’re too crazy or too tacky, too high falutin’ or maybe too trashy.
Nameberry hosts several forums devoted to the concept of Guilty Pleasure Names. Here’s one that focuses on GPNs for girls, while this one defines Guilty Pleasure Names as Names You Love But No One Seems To Like.
The writers of a new name book go out on a limb–and then some–to come up with some unusual baby names you never, ever, would have thought of.
People often ask us how the heck we, two colleagues who live on different continents, and with a total of zero children between us, came to write a baby name book.
It started with an office email about the names of our childhood pets—Miek gave all his tank pets outrageous names like ChunksOfLoveAndLikeAndStuff, A+ Nachos, and Wraaakkkk, while Kerry believed she had discovered the perfect name—July—and so whenever her fish died (which was often), she simply replaced it with a new one, but kept the same name.