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Tuesday, November 29, 2011


I've noticed several recent articles about upcoming baby name trends. It seems like people pull these names from out of thin air. It's almost impossible to predict baby naming trends. Especially bad baby names. Some names do seem to come from nowhere at first until you dig a little deeper. Most popular names(especially bad names) come from pop culture. People do name their children after their favorite actors, TV characters, athletes etc. To try to predict the future you have to look at the past or at current naming trends. The name Bentley came from the popularity of the MTV show Teen Mom where likable Teen Mom, Maci named her son Bentley. Bentley rose 101 spots in 1 year. Maci has actually gone up over 200 spots in 1 year. Be on the look out for baby girls named Monroe thanks to Mariah Carey naming her daughter Monroe. Her son is named Moroccan aka Roc. Monroe is Roe. Finley is another male name becoming popular for girls thanks to several celebs using that name for their daughters. Paisley is on the rise for girls. I assume it's due to the popularity of country singer Brad Paisley. A popular trend in bad baby naming is changing one letter of a popular name to create an even uglier trendy name. Examples: Zayden, Payden, Rayden and even Layden. Presley is another name on the rise for girls. I guess this generation has forgotten than Elvis Presley was a man! Be aware that that the SSA does not account for different spellings so Maci is spelled Macy, Macee, Maycee etc and is even more popular than it appears. If you know someone who is thinking of using a horrible name for their baby, mention how popular the name really is if you take into account the spellings. Encourage them to google the name so they can see it isn't really all that original. Maybe you can save a child from enduring a lifetime with an embarrassing name.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Bad Name Of The Week

Legna Jalissa. Legna is angel spelled backwards. LOL

Saturday, November 05, 2011

Hae-Den Lee Joesiah
Ty'leigh Lamont Montrell
Bre'Asia Ty'erra La'tesha
T'Zyian Rae'nell Jermaine
Charleston Leiava Praisa
Mikynxi Ayleni Rainele
Dynasty Joyful Harmony

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Maury Strikes Again

A man named Andre appeared on The Maury Show today. Andre was spelled Undra. LOL! I would never guess that Undra was supposed to be Andre.

Saturday, October 08, 2011

So bad it should be illegal

Love Jewell
 Ma'Liyah Ja'Nae 
 A'Zaiyahia Sade
Presslei Erynn
Kornaijah Torrina
Kroslee Paige 
Zh'Rye Markelle

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011


What do you think of names spelled backwards? I hate it. I've heard of Semaj (seh MAHJ) for James. Nomar for Ramon and Trebor for Robert. I label these as bad names.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Fanta'vious Lanae
Beckett Olivia
FoxyRiyaun Elizabeth
King D'Maureay

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

"Maury" Name

A name I heard on The Maury Povich show......... 



Thursday, July 07, 2011


Someone actually named their daughter Renesmee. Renesmee is the invented name from the Twilight series. Edward and Bella have a daughter and give her this atrocious name after their Mother's names. It's a combo of Renee and Esmee. I admit it. I actually like Twilight. I don't think it's great literature but I enjoyed it. The thing I hated the most about the series was that name. It's just ugly beyond belief. What is wrong with people?

Monday, June 27, 2011

Diesel Daigle

Terrible, right? Yikes! Diesel is dumb enough on its own. Combined with a rhyming surname it's unbearable. Jennie Finch and Casey Daigle named their son Diesel. Diesel's older brother is Ace Shane. BTW, Diesel's middle name is Dean. LOL Jennie Finch is an olympic softball player and her husband is an MLB pitcher.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Bad Names and their popularity.

From the most popular list of 2010.
#25 Nevaeh
(I can't believe it's that popular!)
#162 Hayden (For a girl. Not cute!)
#174  Alivia (So dumb! Olivia is nice.)
#216 Hadley (So ugly!)
#217 Miley (File under embarrassing)
#232 Maci
(File under I need to turn off MTV and get a life. Seriously! I can't believe this name jumped from 655 to 232 in one year thanks to Maci from Teen Mom. Wow! People are way too influenced by pop culture these days. What ever happened to naming children after relatives?)
#238 Paisley
(Jumped from 318. Why? Ugh!)
#274 Presley
(Went down a bit from 269. Thank goodness!)
#315 Emerson(Emersyn is 917)
#408  Finley (vomit)
# 227 Cadence (# 913 Caydence, #438 Kadence, #258 Kaydence)
#462 Charlie (#925 Charleigh, #836 Charley, #557 Charlee, #462 Charlie)
#465 Parker
#480 Kayden (For a boy: Caden #119, Caiden #265, Cayden #151, Kaden #106, Kayden #123)
#484 Logan (For a boy it's # 17. So gross on a girl.)
#493 Rowan(Please leave this one for the boys!)
#509 Brynlee(# 660 Brinley)
#523 Miracle
#562 Bristol (Up from 666. LOL )
#571 Dylan
#23 Avery (#572 Averie, #943 Averi)
#593 Sloane (So ugly!)
#648 Leighton
#651 Haven
# 668 Phoenix (# 381 for a boy)
 #758 Campbell (The epitome of feminine. Am I right? lol)
#784 Sawyer (# 173 for a boy)
#790 Rylan (#183 for a boy)
#901 Princess
#960 Precious
#40 Brayden (#409 Braeden, #468 Braiden, #337 Braydon, #734 Bradyn)
#9 Aiden (#79 Ayden, #288 Aden, #556 Aaden, #94 Aidan, #636 Aydan, #884 Aedan,
#32 Adan, #664 Aydin, #703 Aidyn)
#96 Hayden
#101 Bentley
#106 Kaden(#119 Caden, #265 Caiden, #151 Cayden, #693 Kaeden, #166 Kaiden, #123 Kayden, #899 Kadyn, #985 Kadin)
 #135 Ryder
#152 Gage
#172 Jaxson(You don't need the "S" if you have the "X")
#174 Jaiden(# 91 Jaden, #708 Jaeden, #4 Jayden, #573 Jadon, #873 Jaidyn, #903 Jaydin, #991 Jaydan)
 #214 Kingston
#311 Ryker (A prison)
#353 Jett
#457 Knox
#464 Talon
#522 Prince
#546 Xzavier
# 599 Cannon
#605 Madden
#619 Zaiden
#619 Ace
#643 Sincere
#650 Messiah
# 798 Jaxton
#848 Blaze
# 880 Major
# 929 Rayden
# 946 Legend
 # 972 Kinglsey
# 991 Slade

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Changes in Popularity

The SSA now keeps a list of names that are rapidly changing in popularity. Up or down.  It's sad that parents these days apparently look to reality TV for baby name inspirations. The two names that jumped the highest for boys and girls come MTV's Teen Mom. Maci for a girl and her son's name, Bentley. Some of the names on this list are actually nice, but they are inspired by TV, movies or celeb's children. What ever happened to naming children after relatives? People always send me e-mails claiming that they named their daughter Jackson because it's "unique" or their son Knox because it's different and cool. Millions of other people watch the same shows, see the same movies as you do. Trust me, you're won't be the only one who names their kid  Monroe or Moroccan. Why not take a name from your own person family tree? If you name your son or daughter after a relative, you will have a name that truly means something and the name most likely won't be too popular. No attractive names in your family tree? Try a different version of that name. Go with a name from a favorite book. Name your children after someone who inspires you. Anything is better than naming your child after a reality TV celeb.

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Top Ceo Names

I thought this was interesting. Not one male name on the female list! I'm aware that these aren't bad names. I am making a point that children with bad names probably won't be future CEO's.

Top 10 Global Male CEO Names
1. Peter
2. Bob
3. Jack
4. Bruce
5. Fred
6. Bill
7. Ron
8. Christian
9. Alexander
10. Don

Top 10 Global Female CEO Names
1. Deborah
2. Sally
3. Debra
4. Cynthia
5. Carolyn
6. Pamela
7. Ann
8. Cheryl
9. Linda
10. Janet

My favorite day!

The most popular names list of 2010 has finally been released! I'm going over it now. I'll be back later to post some of the more interesting names. BTW. Mariah and Nick. Shame on you! Monroe is not a girl's name! Marilyn would have been more appropriate since it's actually related to Mariah. And Moroccan? That's like naming your kid American or Canadian.

Monday, April 18, 2011

A few celeb baby names

Peyton Manning and his wife, Ashley are the proud parents of twins. A boy and a girl. The names are Marshall Williams Manning and Mosley Thompson Manning. UGH, just UGH! I was hoping that the news would be confirmed to be fake or at least that they were twin boys. Mosley Thompson for a girl? YUCK! I wonder what they are going to call her... I have no problem the boy's name. It's not really my style but it's far from being a bad baby name. 

Megyn Kelly (Fox News Anchor) and her husband named their daughter, Yardley Evans. GRR!!

I guess the only good thing about these recent bad celeb baby names is that I don't see them catching on with the general public any time soon.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

This one is cruel


I can imagine the jokes this poor little girl will have to endure.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

What do you do?

What do you do when your friend or family member wants to give their child a bad name? Do you tell them your honest opinion of the name? Do you lie to spare their feelings? It's a no-win situation. If you lie to spare their feelings, the child will end up with a bad name. If you tell the person the truth, their feelings will be hurt.  I think it's okay to be honest if someone asks you for your opinion. Make sure to let the person know why you dislike the name. Be sure to offer your suggestions for a more tasteful name, but do it in a subtle way. Direct your friend to the most popular baby names site. Popularity is a big concern for most parents these days. If they realize that their bundle of joy will be one of the thousands with an "-aden" name, they might choose another name.  Let me know your opinions in the comments section.

Saturday, February 12, 2011


I think that's what this mess is supposed to be.


She was born in December. 

Thursday, January 27, 2011

boy or girl?

Nyxon Willow

Don't expect an answer because I don't know. Maybe the parents are reading? Let us know. Looked like a boy but who knows? Nixon is definitely male but the misspelling leads me to believe girl. Willow is usually a girl. Anyway.. HORRIBLE NAME!

Monday, January 17, 2011

Fugly Names Alert!

Tuff Cole
Brick Elliott
Cutter Lance
Hunner Irl
Trey'sior Allis Queen
Da'Kari Zaire
Denym Necole
Rocky Arick
Sha'Miya Shawntamae Lynette
Kenn'yijah Marshae La'Diamond
Armanii Tramain Starr
Mi'Queen Lola Star
Kaylee and Baylee
Ta'niyah and Ra'biyah