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Curtisbaby5wks4days Thu 28-Feb-13 17:18:35

Ok so I entered my daughter into the local newspapers best baby competition. I've bought the newspaper today and in my daughter's category there are the following:

Acer (girl)
Sasha-Belle (actually love this but still..)
Jäger (girl)
Tyla-Jay (girl)
Harijak (as in Harry Jack, not a mixed heritage baby from photo/surname)
Teejai (boy)
Ocean (girl)
And that old favourite....Nevaeh : )

grin that feels better!

ladymia Thu 28-Feb-13 17:20:35

in the UK??

Bringmewineandcake Thu 28-Feb-13 17:31:47

Yep! smile
Have name changed in case parents of said children track me down...doesn't seem to have changed my first post though!

FellNel Thu 28-Feb-13 17:34:18

Bloody hell. I am not even sure how one would start to pronounce most of those.

carrielou2007 Thu 28-Feb-13 18:00:35

Goodness!! You expect the parents to have been in JK asking for DNA test with names lone that, nibs if them with any teeth wink

carrielou2007 Thu 28-Feb-13 18:01:01

On JK not in smile

Bringmewineandcake Thu 28-Feb-13 18:14:34

I feel I might have to change my daughter's name so she'll fit in with her future classmates!

PixelAteMyFace Thu 28-Feb-13 18:30:25

What would you change your Dd`s name to? I suggest Lottie-Love smile

For a boy I think Beau-Lox is nice grin

cantfindadecentusername Thu 28-Feb-13 18:32:19

Following Carrielou's JK comment, it probably is more indicative of the type of people who would enter their child into a best baby competition than your child's future classmates in general...

Varya Thu 28-Feb-13 18:34:37

For a boy this week I like Jody.

maidmarian2012 Thu 28-Feb-13 18:41:44

I live on an estate, you should hear some of the names round here...

HappiStar (i absolutely kid you NOT)

I could go on. grin

maidmarian2012 Thu 28-Feb-13 18:43:11

However, whatever my opinions on these childrens names, I believe you have the right to name your children whatever you like.

I forgot, theres an Araminta, too hmm

Ginebra Thu 28-Feb-13 18:52:35

Wow that is some list. I can hardly believe it's in the UK
I like Sasha and Belle, but it's overkill together. I know a child called Maisie -Jane.

BeeBopDingALing Thu 28-Feb-13 19:30:05

Wow that's a bit of a different bunch! But Maisie-Mae oh my goodness that's awful.

Empress77 Thu 28-Feb-13 19:34:26

oi whats wrong with Brian?

Bringmewineandcake Thu 28-Feb-13 22:20:43

Pixelatemyface I think Lottie-Love is fab!

I think a combo of the most repeated choices would be best so Lacey-Lexi-Mae-Mai it is grin

getmeoutofthismadhouse Thu 28-Feb-13 23:00:20

I know a Minnie , her siblings all have quite ordinary names (think Chloe, john , David, Rebecca) and then out comes Minnie ! I'm sure parents now just think of a name and find the weirdest spelling they can and lumber their kids with it !!

Poor children sad

UnrequitedSkink Thu 28-Feb-13 23:04:38

I know a Lottee-Lou. Or is it Lottee Lu? Must check...

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Fri 01-Mar-13 11:02:50

There won't be any confusion over nursery coat pegs. Refreshing to see such variety!

FriggFRIGGisPoorlySick Fri 01-Mar-13 12:26:34

I like Acer and Oakley...

the other names are just,well,I'm not surprised to see them in a 'judge-my-baby-soley-on-their-outer-beauty-and-then-give-me-money-competion'. hmm

Lulabellarama Fri 01-Mar-13 15:26:20

maidmarian What on earth is wrong with Frank?

happychappyJB Fri 01-Mar-13 16:33:36

I am a teacher and you should see some of the names we get in school -

Jedi (seriously)
Female (pronounced Fem-ah-lee)
Kofi (for a short white ginger kid!)
Klamidia (so not joking - it's practically abuse!)

It's so bad!

OkayHazel Fri 01-Mar-13 16:48:35

Maybe it just says something about the types of parents who enter their babies into these competitions! (sorry OP)

happychappy I actually don't believe you about some of those - they are well-known to be urban myths hmm

LulaPalooza Fri 01-Mar-13 17:03:06

How the actual fuck do you pronounce "Avah'Riane"?

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