Gender: Male Origin of Black: Color name

Black Origin and Meaning

The name Black is a boy's name .

Unlike Rose and Blue, this color name is Not Ready for Prime Time.

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Ship In A Bottle Says:


Black Francis is his stage name, he was born Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV. Apparently Black Francis was a name that his father was saving in case he had another son. Anyway, to me he'll always be Frank Black.

B.B. Says:


Well, I've never heard of him...but that aside, you're right. I'm talking about the average, everyday kid in school.

cabosanmucus Says:


Black Francis hasn't been teased, but I guess because he's a rock star--so he's glorified.

beachbear Says:


He will be teased. There's no way he wouldn't be teased, no matter what race he is.

autumnreverie Says:


It's not offensive.

iipostmvh Says:


I think that for any "color name" to work, you must step outside the original box of 8 or so (at at least the first row)! ;-). Meaning red, brown white, yellow, black, purple, pink, and green just don't work. Apparently Blue does! Ha.

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Zelliew Says:


Black is a strange name

kiwipop Says:


In reality, no one in this world is black. There are only brown-skinned people.

CupcakeGirl13 Says:


No, not ok. Not a good name. IMO.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


You can't be Sirius if you say you want to use this name.

raevynstar Says:


Two problems:
a) The Harry Potter reference
b) an outdated, mildly-offensive term for African Americans.
So try, I don't now, Sterling? It's kind of a color name because of the silver....

CocoWhite Says:


Sounds like a racial slur.