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The Rooney's New Baby 'Klay' - Brother to 'Kai'

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MomsNetCurtains Tue 21-May-13 11:50:00

I've never seen Clay spelt with a K.

Maybe they are starting their own Kardashian style family. All the 'K's...

Has anyone ever seen it spelt like this?

MomsNetCurtains Tue 21-May-13 12:08:24

Clayton is ok, I understand it is popular in the US.

But....Klay...? Oh dear.

"No, no, that's Clay...but with a 'K"" Oh the poor child.

OrlaKiely Tue 21-May-13 12:08:28

Having trouble saying Klay. It's harder than some words to get your mouth around. I was going to call one of my children Clem but then I tried saying it and it wasn't as easy as it looked.

MomsNetCurtains Tue 21-May-13 12:08:53

Kai Klay Klan


OrlaKiely Tue 21-May-13 12:09:00's not Klu, it's ku I think

LaRegina Tue 21-May-13 12:09:28

Come on would anybody really expect them to give their children names with any class?


AmazingBouncingFerret Tue 21-May-13 12:09:57

I didn't know Steve Gerard and Madonna had had a baby! wink

squeakytoy Tue 21-May-13 12:10:17

it definitely KLU Orla..

MomsNetCurtains Tue 21-May-13 12:11:33

Arf to Steven Gerard and Madge having a baby!

DebsMorgan Tue 21-May-13 12:12:34

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

LadyBeagleEyes Tue 21-May-13 12:12:45

I do know it's pronounced Ki, I still think they sound similar.
I wonder if they have a girls name picked out.

TSSDNCOP Tue 21-May-13 12:14:37

It's a stupid name. I don't give a tiny rats wank if that gives MN a bad name. It'd still be a stupid name even if it was correctly spelled Clay reflecting the connection with Cassius Clay.

MomsNetCurtains Tue 21-May-13 12:14:54

DebsMorgan Oh goodness, no I don't hate K names at all.

We have friends with 2 young DCs and 2 dogs....all beginning with the letter J. Including Mum and Dad. Each to their own, but IMO its naff.

squeakytoy Tue 21-May-13 12:16:25

"I wonder if they have a girls name picked out."

I am going to put my money on Kia... grin

Onesleeptillwembley Tue 21-May-13 12:19:46

Clay would be bad enough, but Klay? That truly is awful. Krap, even. They arent really known for their taste or class though, are they? However I've had a bet with a friend than they'll have a daughter next and call her loam.

MomsNetCurtains Tue 21-May-13 12:19:49

squeakytoy grin Nice!

hopkinette Tue 21-May-13 12:20:36

it definitely KLU Orla

I don't think it is

VivaLeBeaver Tue 21-May-13 12:21:15


OrlaKiely Tue 21-May-13 12:22:12

erm yes it's ku

OrlaKiely Tue 21-May-13 12:22:33

thanks hopkin!

CommanderShepard Tue 21-May-13 12:22:41


boschy Tue 21-May-13 12:24:02

is there a K name prejudice tho? I mean, Karina is a beautiful name. Kevin (pronounced KeVAN) is popular in France, Kerry is a pretty name, etc etc etc. I think its the intentional mis-spelling that annoys me.

CommanderShepard Tue 21-May-13 12:24:50

If he follows in his dad's footsteps will the tabloids use headlines like Feet of Klay?

MomsNetCurtains Tue 21-May-13 12:26:35

Boschy I think its the intentional mis-spelling that annoys me.

YY! You've hit the nail on the head for me. Call your child what you want - this is just a bit of fun - but it is the intentional use of a K that makes me cringe.

threesypeesy Tue 21-May-13 12:31:54

i think it is a lovely name, personally i hate "normal" names and all the so called snobbery that goes with it, it its not you're child it has no impact on you!!!

my dds would hate a run of the mill common name!!

squeakytoy Tue 21-May-13 12:41:32

oops sorry Orla.. I typed it into google and it came up on autofeed as Klu..


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