*Judgementalness alert* Worst DC/sibling names you've ever heard.

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I know someone whose daughter and son are called Paris and Troy. Really! Aside from being utter rubbish, I mean, if we are going with mythology Paris is a boy not a girl, and Troy is a place not a person! Its Paris and Hector surely? Or Troy and Mesopotamia?

So can you top that? Go on, I could do with a laugh.

usualsuspect3 Tue 20-Nov-12 19:49:56

I think Jade is a lovely name.

goralka Tue 20-Nov-12 19:50:28

goodness me I didn't realise my little twopence worth would be taken so seriously...
oh Henrietta is dreadful!!
knock knock
who's there?
Henrietta who?
Henrietta cake/sausage/pie

MolotovCocktail Tue 20-Nov-12 19:50:44

Go and have a look at Nameberry - none say 'prostitutes' for the name meaning.

Connotation-wise, you could extend the name meanings, but is that really okay to do here??? Like what Pickled said, these are childrens names. It just feels wrong labelling kids names like this.

And, the OP implored us all to keep things amicable, didn't she?

rocket74 Tue 20-Nov-12 19:53:36

there is a boy in the Boots Health and Beauty mag this month called


Its a real name! - but he does look asian if that explains it and he's
in the mag as he is in hospital so not intending to be mean. never heard that one before.

Narked Tue 20-Nov-12 19:53:44

Luckily we don't live in the 1500s so that's not really relevant is it?

MrsDeVere Tue 20-Nov-12 19:54:49

I know a family with children called Freya, Sophie, Finn, Oscar and Lily.

I mean how could you?

cathpip Tue 20-Nov-12 19:55:19

My sides are hurting with the laughter, the best i can do is Stead and Aurora...

PickledFanjoCat Tue 20-Nov-12 19:55:47

I have no problem at all with people not liking names but these threads always end up with prostitute chav or trailer trash thrown about.

It's just not a nice way to refer to kids in my opinion.

Narked Tue 20-Nov-12 19:55:51

It's a Hindu symbol Rocket. It was corrupted by the Germans. It has been used as a name for years before the Nazis ever existed.

goralka Tue 20-Nov-12 19:58:37

for goodness sake fanjo, I am not talking about children I am talking about what certain names evoke..ok I am an english lit graduate I admit, but I do not think that makes me 'weird'

Howgreenismyvalley Tue 20-Nov-12 20:01:00

I heard tell of a girl call La-a; pronounced Ladasha. Truly

Clary Tue 20-Nov-12 20:01:28

I know a Sid and Nancy which always makes me smile.

Narked Tue 20-Nov-12 20:04:30

But you are Goralka. I have tried to be a lot more careful since MrsDeVere pointed out that, whatever the name, it was chosen with love and care by the parent as something they thought was beautiful and they're not just a collection of letters, they're a child. I still loathe some of the names but try to bite my tongue more.

MrsDeVere Tue 20-Nov-12 20:05:32

Its an urban myth howgreen as is the Chlamydia one.

And I am at a loss as to what is wrong with twin boys being dressed smartly in cardis and boots hmm

Narked Tue 20-Nov-12 20:05:55


goralka Tue 20-Nov-12 20:06:10

well I would never say it to the face of a parent or child, sorry if I have offended anyone.

usualsuspect3 Tue 20-Nov-12 20:08:10

If my child was called Scarlett and you looked at her and thought prostitute because of her name.I would think you were an idiot TBH.

Narked Tue 20-Nov-12 20:08:15

I've done it more than once. We need a foot in mouth bench.

goralka Tue 20-Nov-12 20:10:14

but how would you know what I was thinking usualsuspect? ha!

goralka Tue 20-Nov-12 20:11:21

besides I would never think that about a lovely innocent little girl, I was just stating some word association......

usualsuspect3 Tue 20-Nov-12 20:11:23

I would spot your haughty face grin

goralka Tue 20-Nov-12 20:13:38

hmm seriously please accept my apologies if I have offended you.

usualsuspect3 Tue 20-Nov-12 20:14:34

You haven't offended me.

These threads offend me though, I become very PO-faced on these threads.

Ohhelpohnoitsa Tue 20-Nov-12 20:16:02

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InNeedOfBrandy Tue 20-Nov-12 20:16:05

Why would you name your dc something so terrible MrsD come on Freya, Sophie, Finn, Oscar and Lily, I'm suprised the registar let you get away with it!

What is wrong with cardi,jeans,boots and a haircut. Much better then letting dear felix keep his curls even though the school keep unreasonably telling you to cut it.

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