Bad names for kids...

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  1. rattrap007

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    Anyone else see poor kids stuck with a stupid name because their parents are dumbasses?

    I work at an optical lab and make eye glasses. Some kid came in because his glasses were stolen at school or something. Well the kid is eight. His name is Trinity. Hell if I was a little kid I'd probably tease the kid too with a name like that.

    My little theory is the parents were heavily into The Matrix or something. That or they wanted a girl and had already picked out the name. When the kid came they were disappointed and called him that anyway.
     
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    I have heard of the name Trinity before, trust me @ is much worse :lol 
     
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    My mom taught a kid once whose name was Sh*thead. (Pronounced SCHIH-theed). And no, his parents weren't foreigners or anything and the name just happened to be a weird coincidence. Poor, poor kid....
     
  4. rattrap007

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    :lol  the dog in The Jerk was named Shithead...
     
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    My dad worked with a guy that named his kid Storm Shadow. That guy was really into GI Joe.
     
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    Oh, I almost forgot-- two other kids my Mom taught were siblings, one boy named Male (mal-EY) and one girl named Female (fee-mal-EY).
     
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    Gotta admit nothing makes me chuckle like hearing this over the intercom at work:

    "DICK MAYO PLEASE DIAL ####, DICK MAY PLEASE DIAL ####"
     
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    Haven't really heard much weird names, though I have definitely seen my share of strange last names working in a pharmacy.

    Never forget when we misplaced somebody's prescription. Everybody was looking all over for it. Then, out of nowhere loud enough so EVERYBODY can hear one of the pharmacist raises a piece of paper up and shouts: "I have Gaas!" Yep, the person's last name was Gaas. Got a lot of laughter that day.
     
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    At least with that he could be called Stormy and drop the Shadow part as a middle name. Stormy is unusual, but it isn't that bad..
     
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    Weird, my Spanish teacher told us she once had a student named Female.
     
  11. KidDynamite

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    My kids have pretty weird names, but nothing as weird as Shithead or Storm Shadow. Wow.

    A lot of people think my kids have strange names. The whole thing for us was first, that we wanted our kids to have names that were unique and meaningful, and when they're older to know that a lot of thought and planning went into them. Their names either have powerful meanings for us that we'll explain to them down the road, or they're named after people or fictional characters that we have deep respect for and wanted to honor. I hate, hate, hate ordinary sounding names, always have. I would feel like I was personally insulting my kids if I thought there was much likelihood of them having other kids in their classes with the same name. They do all have real names that have been in use and even somewhat popular in the past, so it's nothing completely over the top, just not names that you hear a lot of kids with these days.

    Second, nobody gives a damn about middle names, even official government documents don't ask for more than the initial, so they're an opportunity to really branch out and have fun or do something special. Example: my first son's middle name is Danger. No one ever has to know unless he wants to tell them. If he thinks it's cool when he's older, awesome; it not, his middle initial is just "D". I would not have given him a first name that unusual. But we thought it was fun for a middle name, and it also fits beautifully with the meaning of his first name to form a full statement that we found pretty powerful. To me, if you really want to name your child Storm Shadow or whatever, if you want to do it with the middle name, do it. Who cares. First name, probably not.

    Third, the "they'll get made fun of at school" excuse is 100% Grade A prime bullshit. People have forgotten what school is like. Kids are going to get made fun of no matter what. Kids are brutal, and they will find a way to turn ANY name you can think of, common or unusual, into a insult if they feel like making fun of you.
     
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    There was a patient named Weiwei in the office last week.
     
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    I thought it was in bad taste, but to each his own.
    A past associate named his daughter Sativa.
     
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    Worst name I heard while substitute teaching was 'Vagina.' Rhymes with 'Regina.' Then there's "Le-MAHN-zhe-lo" and "Or-AHNJ-zhe-lo," written 'Lemonjello' and 'Orangejello.'

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    My fiancee and I went to look at reception places and at one of them, the guys name was Lindsay Lindsey, spelled exactly that way... I had to walk out of the room because I almost fell out. He was a nice guy but the name was killin me.

    Of course some of us have weird names on the board. If Wingsbr was my official name I'd probably get laughed right up out of meetings at work...
     
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    :lol 
     
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    If I ever have a kid, I'm naming it Bitchtits, no matter what
     
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    Ive seen a kid actually named Lucifer, Marky Mark, and ABCDE(pronounced, absidy).
     
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    There was this kid at the beach named Butter. I'm totally serious.
     
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    I guess he melted before you got his last name... hahahaa :) 
     

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