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Too-Cool Baby Names

Maybe you can't be too rich or too thin, but if you're a baby name, it just may be possible to be too cool. While the line of what constitutes a too-cool baby name seems to get redrawn every day, these choices will probably be on the wrong side of it for a long time to come:
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  • Crockett

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    Though Davy Crockett is a childhood hero, most kids would not like to have a name starting with the teasable crock.  Read More 

  • Cruise

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    Spanish surname Cruz may make it hip, but spelling Cruise like the trip your grandparents take puts it on the wrong side of the too-cool line. Read More 

  • Duke

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    While John Wayne and Duke Ellington are worthy role models, the reason Duke is currently enjoying a revival and returned to the Top 1000 in 2013 as one of the year's fastest-rising choices is more ... Read More 

  • Free

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    In the 1970s, actors Barbara Hershey and David Carradine gave this name to their son...who later changed it to Tom.  Read More 

  • Goddess

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    Talk about pressure! Too much name for any little girl to bear. Read More 

  • Gypsy

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    Gypsy, long associated with the intellectual stripper Gypsy Rose Lee and the musical that was made about her life, has a certain exotic charm. Drea de Matteo and Shooter Jennings used it as the mid... Read More 

  • Heathcliff

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    Heathcliff is the now effete name of the original passionate macho hero of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights , and also of the cartoon cat. It was chosen by fashionista Lucy Sykes for her son, and i... Read More 

  • Kool

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    Undoubtedly there's a parent out there who sees this as the ultimate cool name. It's anything but. Read More 

  • Lucky

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    Better suited to a pet fish.  Read More 

  • Majesty

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    Alternative to Prince, Duke, King, or Earl, but not an improvement on them. Read More 

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