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What is with ridiculous baby names these days?

Are these parents just mean? LOL. My cousin named her son Bjorn. Bjorn! What the heck?


Asked by AF4life at 5:45 PM on Nov. 24, 2013 in General Parenting

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Answers (19)
  • They're all trying to out-unique each other.

    Answer by Ballad at 6:29 PM on Nov. 24, 2013

  • Bjorn is actually a legit name. It's just not often used in the US.

    I have no problem with legit but, rarely used in the US names. I just don't like made-up or misspelled ones.

    Answer by 3libras at 5:48 PM on Nov. 24, 2013

  • I'll take a real Scandinavian name over a kreative Jordyyyn MacKenzieeieio, especially when it's a girl's name, even though the Mac in MacKenzieeieio means "son of"

    Answer by NotPanicking at 6:32 PM on Nov. 24, 2013

  • !!!!!


    Answer by cassie_kellison at 7:24 PM on Nov. 24, 2013

  • I have some hipster associates who have come up with some doosies! Strummer for a girl? C'mon!!

    Answer by tessiedawg at 8:20 PM on Nov. 24, 2013

  • That is pretty horrid are either one into tennis? Because there was a great tennis player named Bjorn Borg :)

    Answer by liss05 at 5:49 PM on Nov. 24, 2013

  • I met someone named Snowwhite 20 years ago. I'm not sure the unique name thing is that new.

    Answer by musicmaker at 5:52 PM on Nov. 24, 2013

  • They secretly hate their kids, so the give them the stupidest name they can think of??

    I don't know, but it seems to be REALLY getting out of hand, and celebrities are leading the way.

    Answer by Rosehawk at 6:31 PM on Nov. 24, 2013

  • Do you think Gerhardt is ridiculous?

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 7:54 PM on Nov. 24, 2013

  • My DH said he does not like that name. Bjorn. Is it a girls name or boys name.

    Answer by louise2 at 8:58 PM on Nov. 24, 2013