Baby Names We Can’t Believe Are Baby Names

You know those names that make you go, "Really?! You named your kid <em>that</em>?” From Hashtag to Homer, here are some of the most ridiculous baby names our Bumpies have heard.
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Jun 2018
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“Please don’t slap two names together that you like and think it sounds great — ‘I like Andrew and my husband likes Stephen…heck, let’s name him Standrew!’ Ugh.” — rosiep

“Richard Gere named his son Homer. Oh man, the jokes this kid will hear.” — rp

“I still haven’t gotten over Gwyneth Paltrow naming her child Apple. Notice how that trend never caught on!” — amyf

“I thought Hashtag was bad, but then I read about a little boy named Facebook. Facebook?! How could you do that to your kid?” — Allison H.

“I worked at a school one time where a little boy’s name was Nivlac, Calvin backward, and his dad’s name was Nivek, Kevin backward!” — aggie

“My former sister-in-law’s cousin named her child Houston Rocket. What the heck?!” — Blondie

“Someone named their daughter Matyson, instead of Madison. That’s just a little too unique.” — Njohnson

“Apparently there’s a family at my gym with the last name Bean. They have girls who are named after different types of beans, like October, Boston and Seven. Seriously.” — shadow

“A friend of mine teaches and has twins in her class named Audacious and Bodacious.” — ec

“Le-a, pronounced ‘Ledasha.’ I learned the hard way that the dash isn’t silent!” — Jenna B.

“Aquafresh. I kid you not.” — Jeannie T.

“Abcde, pronounced Ab-sid-ee. The parents weren’t as clever as they thought they were.” - Nadia R.

“My dad met someone named Chlamydia. Turns out the mother thought it sounded pretty.” — Estelle H.

“Celebrity actress Shannon Sossamon’s son’s name is Audio Science. Jason Lee’s son’s name is Pilot Inspektor. Terrible!” — Rachel W.

“My husband is trying to convince me to name our son Thor… I just can’t do it!” — Bella P.

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“My son has a friend named ‘Dorcus.’ Poor kid.” — Janice W.

“Tree (for a boy) and Tippy (for a girl). Their last name Topp. Tree Topp and Tippy Topp. No joke.” — Pam F.

“North West — Kim Kardashian and Kanye West named their daughter that!” — Julianna M.

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