Advanced search

I found inspiration for choosing baby names by looking in my fridge.

(219 Posts)
FaxMactor Mon 14-Jan-13 11:35:06

Chardonnay, Champagne and Stella jumped out at me right away though they may be a little European for some.

Olive is a good old fashioned sounding name that we don't hear much these days, well not since On The Buses finished.

The cooling fruit gave us a number of really trendy names, Peaches, Mango, Apples etc but these aren't to everybody's tastes.

The one I eventually chose for my daughter was Danone, a nice healthy sounding name and funnily enough we fed her with plenty of yoghurt during her formative years.
It's a real shame she's now a bit on the fat side but your shape can't always reflect your name, though my teenage son Pizza probably wouldn't have agreed.

JustFabulous Fri 18-Jan-13 15:07:44

Still loving this thread grin.

Still can't add anything else to it as my little only post was ignored sad

EvenIfYouSeeAPoppy Fri 18-Jan-13 16:17:26

How about Rucola for a girl? German for rocket (the veg).

Darksideofthe80s Fri 18-Jan-13 16:21:23

Dh suggested Truvia, my Ucle Ben agreed, but dh's Aunt Bessy said it was too saccharine, I quite liked that so we are going with Sachet

atthewelles Fri 18-Jan-13 16:30:14

We thought EVOO might be a nice change from the commonplace Evie.

For a boy we're tossing up between Bruschetta and Benecol.

SocietyClowns Fri 18-Jan-13 16:30:22

Oh no, Brie is far too common now sad. We went with Quorn for a boy although I thought Vodka has a nice ring to it, and Gorgonzola grin

troisenfants Fri 18-Jan-13 17:03:39

I have to say we went Retro when choosing our two DD's names, Angel Deelite and Marie-rose sauce, I always loved the 70's.......

WildRumpus Fri 18-Jan-13 17:10:47

Oh yes - my French nephew and niece got 70's inspired names: Fondue and Vol au Vent. Their mum liked Coq au Vin and Vinaigrette but in the end decided they were a bit fussy.

LadyInPink Fri 18-Jan-13 19:20:45

Does anyone like Canderel? I thought Candi/Candy for a nm but thought it may sounds a bit sickly...

WeAreSix Fri 18-Jan-13 19:31:11

I know a D'Cath Costa. A little underwhelming but pleasant enough.

PomBearWithAnOFRS Fri 18-Jan-13 22:40:54

I have actually met a small Riocca (yes, spelled like that, I had to ask) at a children's party once. I know an Olive too, and she is only about 7 or so now. She was my sister's neice until the divorce iyswim. There are lots of Olivias, but Olive is just that leetle bit different...
(Both true btw grin)

Minimammoth Sat 19-Jan-13 21:44:48

Have changed my mind. Vimto and Pepsi. Twin girls

JustFabulous Sun 20-Jan-13 13:29:02

My new DD to be is going to be Brandy Butter.

WildRumpus Sun 20-Jan-13 13:54:37

Oh Brandy Butter is lovely - especially for a Christmas Baby. My neighbour's little girl is Clotted Cream (nn Clottie) but I much prefer Brandy Butter.

JustFabulous Sun 20-Jan-13 14:17:36


Minimammoth Mon 21-Jan-13 20:35:16

Brandy butter is ba it like a porn name thoughshock

poshbeaver Mon 21-Jan-13 20:45:45

I taught a child named Dijon. Honestly!!!

Sidge Mon 21-Jan-13 21:20:40

I went with Beansprout for DD1, then Frube for DD2.

By the time I had DD3 my fridge didn't inspire me so I went with the medicine cupboard - she's Lanacane.

I love the fact there are no other kids with their names at school.

SocietyClowns Thu 24-Jan-13 14:02:06

I've been shopping. I can now offer Pak Choi and Pakora, twins grin

Bejeena Thu 24-Jan-13 14:22:05

I don't need to look, just open the fridge and call the baby Smelly grin

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: