AIBU- Someone has used my unusual baby name

(531 Posts)
MmmmDonuts Sat 09-Sep-17 20:32:03

I wanted my baby to have a one of a kind unique name.
I made up a name that I love. It's definetly never been used before.
(I realise this sounds dodgy already)

Anyway, my baby is 7 months old and someone in my town has just given birth and used the name.
I actually feel really gutted about it.

I realise I am about to be flamed in the comments.
BUt how can I feel less gutted about this? Meh

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PurpleDaisies Sat 09-Sep-17 20:32:34

What's the babe?

ineedmorethanthis Sat 09-Sep-17 20:32:44

Is the name Donuts?

PurpleDaisies Sat 09-Sep-17 20:32:47

That should say name!

NorksAreMessy Sat 09-Sep-17 20:32:59

You know you are going to tell us the name, don't you?

Passmethecrisps Sat 09-Sep-17 20:33:04

Be flattered that you have obviously started a fabulous new trend

Taylor22 Sat 09-Sep-17 20:33:23

You don't own the name unless you copyrighted it.

What is the name?


NapQueen Sat 09-Sep-17 20:33:24

I suppose you could be a bit flattered?

And also unless you or someone has told her of the name it cant be that unique otherwise someone else wouldnt have used it.

Yabu to start a thread about a name and not share the name.

NeedsAsockamnesty Sat 09-Sep-17 20:33:25

Someone you know?

Crunchymum Sat 09-Sep-17 20:33:35

You know this is going to be like 8 pages asking you to give the name right?

carjacker1985 Sat 09-Sep-17 20:33:38

Did you tell them the name? If you didn't, then it can't actually be a made up name, that both of you just happened to make up, surely.

Celticlassie Sat 09-Sep-17 20:33:45

Have you told anyone? Cos it can't be that unique if you haven't...?

JanuaryJuniper Sat 09-Sep-17 20:33:51

Does this person know it just a coincidence or did they get the idea from you?

I would be pretty pissed off tbh, whether that is rational or not I wouldn't care 😉

Crunchymum Sat 09-Sep-17 20:34:27

Jonquil? Jagwa?



DjangoUnchained Sat 09-Sep-17 20:34:47

Guarantee if you say the name someone on here will have taught one.

MonkeyJumping Sat 09-Sep-17 20:35:01

Her baby is 7 months old so I imagine the OP has toldnpeople the name, yes.

OP, try to be flattered.

PurpleDaisies Sat 09-Sep-17 20:35:04

Jonquil is a real name crunchy.

Awwlookatmybabyspider Sat 09-Sep-17 20:35:41

That's a risk when you take when you chose an unusual name.
Its not copying as No one owns a name.

TittyGolightly Sat 09-Sep-17 20:36:08


That's an actual name.

carjacker1985 Sat 09-Sep-17 20:36:36

Oh well done MonkeyJumping, I misunderstood the OP.

Well in that case, you can't get too upset about it, unless you took out a copyright you don't own the name!

AccrualIntentions Sat 09-Sep-17 20:36:45

"Someone in your town"? Seriously, unless your town is Emmerdale, no one will give a shit. If it was a friend or relative I could understand your thinking.

LineysRun Sat 09-Sep-17 20:36:50

It was me.

I melded into your thoughts and got 'Spocketta'.

Or it was just a coincidence.

GodIsDead Sat 09-Sep-17 20:37:16

Brilliant. Now tell us the name OP. grin

AdalindSchade Sat 09-Sep-17 20:37:51

What's the name?

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Sat 09-Sep-17 20:37:59

It's too difficult to ascertain whether you are unreasonable or otherwise without knowig the name. Please do tell, before the thread gets to 1000 posts. We're nosy, and we never give up.

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