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, was used by Drea de Matteo and Shooter Jennings as the middle name of their daugh... 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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