Parents Are Turning Regular Words Into Baby Names . . . Here Are the 10 Most Awkward
All my life, I've been spelling my name to people. For some reason, nobody seems to spell it like my Mom decided to. But at least my name SOUNDS like a name, instead of, like, "Chair". It seems like fewer and fewer parents are cool with giving their baby a traditional name . . . they want one that's UNIQUE. And what better way to find a unique name than to pick any random English word and call it a name?
The website Nameberry.com analyzed data from the Social Security Administration to find a bunch of "real word names" that at least five parents used last year. Here are the 10 most AWKWARD . . .
10. Sativa . . . which is a type of marijuana.
Well, there you have it. I will never have child of my own, just my decision, but maybe if I get a dog someday I'll name him Harsh. Who knows.
Have you ever heard a name that just made you go, "Huh"? Or a name that you've heard that made you think, "Wow, why didn't I think of that?"