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April 1st, 2013 01:14 PM #1Senior Member
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Hilarious blogger finds treasure trove of crazy baby names
I recently discovered this girl's blog, who has an entire section devoted to off-the-wall baby names. All the names come straight out of her hometown newspaper's birth announcement section. She looks into interesting trends, such as "mix-n-match" names (where it seems as though the parents just mix and match any two random syllables to form a name), "kree8ivly" spelled names, hyper-masculine names on boys (Rage, Chaos, etc), and just bizarre invented names. The list of names itself is hilarious, but her commentary really puts it over the top! Had to share it with my fellow name lovers!
She's been doing a running segment on it for five years, so there are five blog posts, all can be found here. Be sure to read through the comments if you have time, there are some doozies there as well.
Let me know your favorites, or if you have any experience with bizarre names. I think this topic is so interesting, so I'd love to hear your feedback on it!
April 1st, 2013 02:40 PM #3
Oh wow. This is amazing.
Brayah and Sebastain!~Boys~
★ August Eli Benedict ★ Bram ★ Casimir Mordecai ★ Edmond John Meirion ★ Gillon ★
★ Jory Leander ★ Julian Charles ★ Macsen ★ Magnus ★ Vasiliy ★
★ Aira Rose ★ Arietta ★ Clover ★ Delphina ★ Eleni ★ Fiorella ★ Hester Isobel ★
★ Iris ★ Lilah ★ Merit ★ Sylvia ★
Sorry to anyone who read TSI. First draft was terrible. Second drafting now.
April 1st, 2013 03:25 PM #5
KeiseLyn. Keiselyn. KEISELYN!!!! My hope in humanity has died.Mi corazón
April 1st, 2013 03:26 PM #7
Lundyn makes my eyes hurt. Konnur and Huntter are just funny.
Ahaha - Tylenn Braylee and Tyken Raylee.
Taedyn? What even is that? Brookelle? Khloe Jazzlene and Khloe LoAnn are great.
Though to be honest, I genuinely quite like Cedar (I think this is a Hunger Games character), Ledger (as in Heath) and Dash.Emmett - Cathal - Eoghan - Baez - Wilfred - Rufus - Caspian - Hugh
Rosemary - Lettice - Maude - Cordelia - Billie - Fenella - Eilidh - Annabel
names for dreamy, sublime little darlings. the smell of springtime air, freckled knees, damp hair. Soft evening light and fiery hearts.
olivia, seventeen, film student. owner of fluffy black cat Shura!
April 2nd, 2013 10:06 AM #9Married to my love since August 2001
My lovely bunch of coconuts;
Sebastian Elihu (7/02)
Bronwen Eliza (2/04)
Linus Ezra Graham (9/06)
Violet Leona (1/09) and
Wolfgang Levi (3/13)
Always missing our Felix Emmanuel (10/10-10/10)