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Do you think children's names affect what kind of job they will have?

Anonymous
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Children with names funny names. Oddly spelled names? Ect.
Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 14, 2013 at 1:02 AM
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PEEK05
by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 1:03 AM

Apparently my first child, Esmeralda, will grow up to be a hooker because of her name.

I don't think any of my three kids will have a hard time finding a job.  They are not odd, made up, funny, etc.

thatgirl70
by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 1:03 AM

I don't, but I know this post is going to be flooded with responses that say otherwise. 

MixedCooke
by Platinum Member on Jan. 14, 2013 at 1:17 AM

well some names do sound more like stripper or porn star names but it really just depends on the person.

its funny how many criminals I come across with names like Justice and Innocent.

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by Anonymous on Jan. 14, 2013 at 1:21 AM
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I think names can help/hinder with people's preconceived notions. 

Really, I think a stellar candidate is going to stand out no matter how many silent vowels and apostrophes their name has. However, I do think a poor name could have the potential to slightly  hinder a child professionally if  they are struggling as is.  

I do no think that just because you name your child Day'Zee because that is their aunts name backwards, they will be a stripper, but I do think that the type of parent who thinks Day'Zee is a good name might not consider future implications for their child of crazy names. 

Jers.
by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 1:23 AM

There was actually a study published about this - I will have to  look for it, but it basically said that yes, your child's name can significantly affect their professional life.

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 14, 2013 at 1:24 AM

it depends on how far they got educational wise

TSNDDY
by Ruby Member on Jan. 14, 2013 at 1:24 AM
I knew two Angel's in highschool, of course they were far from.

Quoting MixedCooke:

well some names do sound more like stripper or porn star names but it really just depends on the person.


its funny how many criminals I come across with names like Justice and Innocent.

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ihave1
by Platinum Member on Jan. 14, 2013 at 1:24 AM

 I have pasted on hiring people before b/c I could not pronounce their name. 

skittlefart
by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 1:26 AM

Possibly. then again, I've never seen an adult with a weird name before...

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by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 1:26 AM
Eh im still indecisive, I feel like times have changed enough for it not to matter, but at the same time there will always be that one HR recruiter/realtor who wont call back a person for a job or apt.
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