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First names you would never call a child of yours watch

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    (Original post by elekro)
    too many religious references or does that not matter in the UK?
    maybe he just doesn't like half the Beatles
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    (Original post by jambojim97)
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    (Original post by starfab)
    The meaning of that to my knowledge is 'a person from Baghdad'
    It's not a name.
    Why is it not a name?
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    There are some names like Keith which I cannot imagine belonging to a gentleman under 40. Imagine baby Keith.
    Also Percival and Horace are just ghastly!
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    (Original post by Tiger Rag)
    My dad told me he knows a man called Andrew Andrews.

    A relative does have his grandmother's maiden name as his middle name. But it is a proper boys name, rather than what quite clearly is a surname, like Cooper. (or mine, which I'm not going to reveal)
    I'd imagine anyone called "Tom Tom" would constantly be asked for directions.
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    (Original post by Pikachū)
    Why is it not a name?
    It could be a name I don't know. But in my view it's more a sort of title telling people where someone is from -generally done in arabic. So say on was from Spain (in Arabic known as andalus) you could title the person as 'al-andalusi'.
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    connor, jay-jay, lee-ryan, paul, ****, richard
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    I refuse to call my potential girl anything but Meg, short for Megatron...
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    John: “All right. Brandi, Heather, Channing, Briana, Amber, Sabrina, Melody, Dakota, Sierra, Vandi, Crystal, Samantha, Autumn, Ruby, Taylor, Tara, Tammy, Laura, Shelly and Shantelle? Courtney, Misty, Jenny, Christa, Mindy, Noel, Shelby, Trina, Reba, Cassandra, Nicki, Kelsy, Shauna, Jolene, Earlie, Claudia, Savannah, Cassie, Dolly, Kendra, Callie, Chloe, Devon, Emmylou, f**king Becky?”

    Ted: “Nope.”

    John: “Wait, was it any one of those names with a ‘Lynn’ after it?”

    Ted: “YES!”

    John: “Okay, Brandy-Lynn, Heather-Lynn…”

    Ted: “Tami-Lynn.”

    Whenever someone mentions what not to name your child I always think back to this scene in Ted.
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    (Original post by prazzyjazzy)
    But don't you want your child to be number one?
    My child won't be called anything that isn't Robbie Rotten and they WILL be number one :cool::cool::cool::cool:
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    1. Any regular word in any widely-known language or in a language I speak. (Precious, Justice, Amara*, etc.)

    2. Any made-up name. (*insert made-up name here*)

    3. Any foreign name. (Abdullah, Dhanya, Takahito, Yeon-hee, etc.)

    4. Any name I cannot pronounce. (Blodeuwedd, Culhwch, etc.)

    5. Any less than common name a famous politician had. (Adolf, Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Lincoln, Nero, Caesar, etc.)

    6. Any name spelt in an unusual way. (Khloe, Kieron, etc.)

    7. Any name so ghetto it hurts. (Shaniqua, Sharkeisha, Airwrecka, etc.)

    8. Any name so old-fashioned others would make fun of the kid. (Ichabod, Gertrude, etc.)

    9. Any unusual celebrity name. (Jay-Z, Rhianna, etc.)

    10. Any weird name taken from a book/TV show/etc. (Katniss, Ulquiorra, Yoda, etc.)

    11. Any name that could lead to an embarrassing nickname. (William, Richard, etc.)

    12. Any name that is a relatively common last name but not a very common first name. (Thompson, Jackson, etc.)

    13. Any name that is the same as or a derivation of their last name. (If the last name is Andrews, the children will not be named Andrew, Andy or Andrea, etc.)

    14. Any extremely long name. (Uvuvwevwevwe Onyetenyevwe Ugwemuhwem Osas, etc)

    15. Any name that does not fit their biological sex. (A girl named Adam, a boy named Katherine, etc.)

    16. Any overly biblical name. (Jesus, God, Moses, etc.)

    17. Any name I hate or find ridiculous. (Examples withheld due to the possibility of someone getting offended or sad if they saw their name here.)

    18. Any other name that is potentially embarrassing. (Mia, Tara, Johnson, etc.)


    * Amara means 'the bitter one' (female) in my native language.
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    (Original post by Pikachū)
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    Gemma, because that's my name.

    In all seriousness though, I'd never call my kid Emily. Every Emily I've ever met has been horrid.
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    (Original post by bwfc1993)
    When you have children what won't the child be called
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