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Fake names for nosey people?

(92 Posts)
Usanayme Wed 22-Mar-17 01:09:45

Did you come up with a fake name to give to the nosey parkers who wouldn't stop asking about the name?

My cousin went with Dave and Damien

HirplesWithHaggis Wed 22-Mar-17 01:35:25

If you're going to give fake names, it would be much more fun to claim your dc was (to be?) called Balthazar or Dogberry...

SuperBeagle Wed 22-Mar-17 02:12:31

Gerald and Geraldine.

They stopped asking after DC1. grin

Lochan Wed 22-Mar-17 02:40:45

No, we just said "you'll find out after the baby's born"

Be careful though I do know someone who picked a silly name for their baby as a joke. They referred to the bump as they name for so many weeks that they got used to it and it became the child's real name... confused

ThaliaLuxurySpa Wed 22-Mar-17 03:27:12

"We haven't decided on a name yet...when we finally meet him/ her, we'll know what suits him/ her best"

No possible answer to that wink

TheDowagerCuntess Wed 22-Mar-17 03:56:37

When asked if we had names in mind, we just said, 'yes we do'.

End of conversation.

crazypenguinlady Wed 22-Mar-17 04:25:56

Yes, for the boy we picked a joke name that rhymed with the surname (think Ray McKay) and for the girl, I kept repeating names of TV personalities my Nan hated. It was only my mum and Nan who nagged about it though and was always good natured. smile

FreeNiki Wed 22-Mar-17 04:53:17


ICJump Wed 22-Mar-17 04:59:54

We did. Well DS1 came up with a name and we just used it.

SpikeGilesSandwich Wed 22-Mar-17 05:24:32

We told people we were thinking Thor, went down surprisingly well actually! We didn't use it although I do call DS it sometimes when he is playing with his toy hammer smile

KingJoffreysRestingCuntface Wed 22-Mar-17 06:01:49

Alphonso and Gonzo.

KingJoffreysRestingCuntface Wed 22-Mar-17 06:02:36

Or Harthacnut but pronounce it Halfacunt.

flumpybear Wed 22-Mar-17 06:04:21

Kermit 🐸

CryptoFascist Wed 22-Mar-17 06:05:27


INeedNewShoes Wed 22-Mar-17 06:13:12

If it's a girl I'm going to call her Princess and if it's a boy then I'm torn between Nigel and Brian.

PetalMettle Wed 22-Mar-17 06:18:34

I'd just go for really popular as then they won't feel the need to discuss is further - Oliver and Ava or something

ILikeSalmon Wed 22-Mar-17 07:01:17

Fanjita and Juan

My friend who I haven't seen for years keeps texting literally every week "name yet?"
Not "how are you?" Or anything.
Nosy fucker

Fairybella Wed 22-Mar-17 07:07:43

Genuine question... why not tell the truth? I've know people keep a name secret and build it up and then it's named something obvious. I was expecting something like baby Zeus!
Is it incase someone pinches it? Or is rude?

JuniDD Wed 22-Mar-17 07:12:53

We didn't know the sex so just said we'd be waiting to see what they looked like when they were born. Didn't really discuss it between ourselves either.

Gaaaah Wed 22-Mar-17 07:14:34

Boris. Husbands idea.

Helenluvsrob Wed 22-Mar-17 07:16:46

Friends twins were " ivy and Geoff" in utero.

Guess how they were conceived !

BernardsarenotalwaysSaints Wed 22-Mar-17 07:25:21

We don't find out during the pregmamcy but do like to wind certain family members up. They are stolen from the tv programme Milly Molly, Albert Roger (actually not an awful name) for a boy & Albertina Rogerella for a girl grin

Ecureuil Wed 22-Mar-17 07:38:49

'We haven't decided yet' worked for us!

ASqueakingInTheShrubbery Wed 22-Mar-17 07:42:31

'DH wanted Endeavour, after Inspector Morse, but now we know it's a girl we're back to the drawing board!'

I did tell one trusted friend, just in case the initials made an embarrassing acronym or there were any bad connotations that I hadn't noticed.

FeralBeryl Wed 22-Mar-17 07:50:25

Boris or Doris
Darren or Karen

Couldn't be arsed with any negativity so kept schtum.

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