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Worse child's name EVER

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CupcakesHay Thu 29-Jul-10 18:32:54

Me and my Dh were talkign about awful baby names, and i thought I'd share.

I used to work in a passport office - and we had an application for a brother and sister....

She was called Florence-Jolly (yes, with the hyphen) and he was called Lionheart! LIONHEART! grin

Still makes me laugh... poor love!

Who's heard of worse?

MulberryMoon Fri 06-Jul-12 23:27:53

he said he'd been told it was the Italian version of Felicity With friends like those....

Titchyboomboom Fri 06-Jul-12 23:35:58


Not necessarily awful, maybe just take a while to get used to

HarrietSchulenberg Sat 07-Jul-12 00:44:22

I don't think anyone could ever beat Frank Zappa's choice of Moon Unit for his daughter.
I used to know of a very old (now deceased) lady called Airey Muff. And my mum went to school with the offspring of Mr and Mrs Kermode, who they thoughtfully named Honour.

ItsjustSue Sat 07-Jul-12 00:57:24

Fanny Tickler - admittedly not a child but it did make me snigger.

FanjoPingpong Sat 07-Jul-12 20:16:37

Was he aiming for 'Felicia', maybe?

camtt Sat 07-Jul-12 20:28:12

My Mum knew an elderly, now deceased, Ulsterman called Delacherois, pronounced delasherus. Named after a make of tractor tyre apparently.

PegasusGriffin Tue 19-Feb-13 17:03:53

Pegasus, Hepzibar and Arriety.
Known as Heppy, Peg and Arriety.
Worst of all, their surname was Griffin, so Pegasus Griffin.

PegasusGriffin Tue 19-Feb-13 17:09:56

Also there were two sisters called Nevaeh and Htrae (nev-ay-uh and huh-tray-uh) which is Heaven and Earth spelt backwards.

peachyyy Wed 20-Feb-13 00:50:19

genuinely know a couple with a dd Coral and ds Reef...

DoYaDontYa Wed 20-Feb-13 00:59:07

A very distant relative of mine named her daughter Hunni , I mean wtaf was going through her mind ill never know

Lucia2013 Wed 20-Feb-13 08:48:28

Bubbles and pebbles??? I was in a terrible mood as trying to sleep as is half term and couldn't sleep because I had an argument wih my husband about baby boy names and when I finally fell sleep the postman came a d woke the kids and the dog up!! Bubbles and pebbles!!! Haha...

eggso Wed 20-Feb-13 10:28:56

In asda last week, a woman called her twin (boys) Ocean! Skye! giiit ere nawww!

LulaBear Wed 20-Feb-13 13:05:10

Amerikus Miley Cyrus Surname. hmm I know the parents and they ended up on Jeremy Kyle.
I was best friends in school with an Armarni.
I also know a Cayenne, like the pepper.

zingally Wed 20-Feb-13 17:44:47

An Australian lady whose blog I occasionally look at named her 3 kids -
Ivy (okay... not to my taste, but okay)
Yindi (a girl - YUCK)
Banjo (a boy - DOUBLE YUCK!)

What sort of dope was she smoking?

My favourite name however, is a boy I went to school with. His name was Wayne. Fine. But paired with his surname Carr... Let's just say Wayne Carr was a target for many.

AlwaysWashing Wed 20-Feb-13 20:19:52

HV told us of a child she knew named Ocean - lovely and apt as we live in a coastal area - but with the surname Haddock! Nooooo!
Also Muffet. Poor kid.

EggsMichelle Wed 20-Feb-13 20:32:13

I knew three sisters called Imogen, Ursula and Ingrid. Imogen's nice but the rest are terrible!

NappiesandGladrags Wed 20-Feb-13 20:51:59

I have a nephew Raven - yes for a boy

But the worst was Smirnoff - yes indeedy, SMIRNOFF!!

Aaaron, not bad on its own until you read the surname (Hiscock) I kid you not!

Also not a fan of Zee, Stone-Rose and Punanni - seriously why??????

NappiesandGladrags Wed 20-Feb-13 20:52:38

oh and twins Denim and Lace....

Mamuss Wed 20-Feb-13 21:13:51

Twin girls called Zozie and Nesrin

NappiesandGladrags Wed 20-Feb-13 21:52:17

Use to have two guests (americans) who were colleagues and used to stay regular at the hotel where I was a front desk manager.

Always got my newbies to check them in

Name's please Gents

Dick Skinner and Willy Rash :D - serious!!!!!!

RibenaFiend Wed 20-Feb-13 22:57:50

My only contribution
...was covering a class in a school once and was in the room post registration as a supply covering PPA.
My class is year 4. They're a lively bunch and no strangers to outbursts of violence (chair throwing, spitting, attacking one another) so, I know that I have to be cool, clear, in control and assertive but crazy enthusiastic too. Deep breath...

I was talking to the group introducing the activity and as part of my learning children's names, i ask them to say their name when contributing to the discussion. A girl had a fab point but hadn't said her name as yet and so I said "Brilliant! What's your name please?" She looked me dead in the eye, became very cocky and aggressive sucked her teeth making a kissing sound and said yomumma" she was clearly convinced her idea was wrong and the defensive attitude was her protecting herself...
"No! No! No! Your idea is brilliant I just don't know everyone's names yet, what's your name please hun?" (Yes I called her hun confused)
"What is your name?"
Mercifully another child interjects with "miss miss her name is yomumma"
"Thank you" and we quickly move on. I was mortified when I checked with the office ant break to verify that the child's name was "yomumma" and that she wasn't being rude shock

anonymosity Wed 20-Feb-13 23:32:30

Armani for a girl -
Youngblood for a boy - but there was something exciting and adventurous about it, I thought.

scarlettsmummy2 Wed 20-Feb-13 23:34:29

I have heard of a Phoenix and a Kinley this week. Not names I would choose.

scarlettsmummy2 Wed 20-Feb-13 23:36:03

I also heard a little boy responding to Bacardi at soft play. What hope has he poor child.

ZombiesAreClammyDodgers Thu 21-Feb-13 20:24:24

soontobemumofthree Jamshed isnt actually pronounced the way I presume you're thinking it's pronounced...

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