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skrap
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My sister's oldest daughter was married to a man named Romeo, he wanted to be called Rome [Roll Eyes] . Her sister named her second daughter Crystal Jewel. Poor kid, she goes by CJ now.
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There ought to be laws to prevent people with the surname Beckens naming their daughter Destiny. Destiny Beckens for goodness sake.

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siwucha
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A friend of mine had relatives called Pete Moss and Chris Moss.

And theres a guy in urology research called Dik (or Dirk, depending on the reference)Kok. So its an odd name and apt as well.

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I went to grade school with a girl named Dusty Couch.
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There was a dumb girl who sometimes came into my first grade class to play and work with us, but she wasn't officially in the class because of her disability, her name was Silence.
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Eanar
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Reading my local paper on line I came up with:

Marty Martin. Parents like that should be shot with a potato gun!

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Plurabelle
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quote:
Originally posted by Llewtrah, Ghost and Marmalade:
A hippy couple I once met at a disreputable pub (Snopesters from the Chelmsford area circa 1980 might remember the Prince of Orange aka POO) showed admirable common sense when they wanted an unusual name for their son, but one which could be shortened to something conventional if he didn't like it. Infant was called Marcus with the option of shortening it to Mark if he preferred [Smile]

I always thought marcus was a fairly common name? at least here in the states.

Anyway, I went to school with a girl born on February 14th, first name Valen, last name Stein.

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I know a guy named Leslie Besley (known as John)and my great grandfather was named Ishmael Mayell!

When my third child was born, we decided to name her Eve (we actually lengthened it to Evie) our surname is Moore - and my sister in Law pointed out that as my daughters second name was Nicola, we once had 2 children and now we had 'eve n moore' [Big Grin]

This topic reminds me of a 'story' my Mother In law told me about her teaching days in Bedfordshire during the 1960's - a new child joined her class whom,as informed by his parents, was named 'Gooey'. Perplexed, my Mother In Law asked for the spelling...the mother of the child spelled out 'G U Y' [lol] she swears this is true, and I have to say I totally believe it.

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Heavenly Hiraani Tigerlily is the daughter that Paula had to Michael Hutchcence, a little girl, who, for the sake of stability and family ties is the ward of Bob Geldof. (it beats the hell out of being thousands of miles away from her sisters)

Talk [/QB][/QUOTE]


Yep - and she now goes by the name of 'Tiger'

Deciduous'which I think is quite nice'blonde

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quote:
Originally posted by Deciduousblonde:
Heavenly Hiraani Tigerlily is the daughter that Paula had to Michael Hutchcence, a little girl, who, for the sake of stability and family ties is the ward of Bob Geldof. (it beats the hell out of being thousands of miles away from her sisters)

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Yep - and she now goes by the name of 'Tiger'

Deciduous'which I think is quite nice'blonde

I kind of like that name as well...actually Tiger was almost my name but the parental units changed their minds at the last minute.

Tommy "I was born in the Year of the Tiger after all" gungirl

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I kind of like Tiger too. I think Tigerlily is actually very pretty.
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Don't forget the woman who put her identical twin boys up for adoption. One was sent to Egypt, and his new parents named him Amal. The other was sent to Mexico and named Juan.

Years later, Juan learned he was adopted and tracked down his birth parents. He sent them a long letter and a picture.

The mother cried, and says to her husband, "I wish Amal would send me a picture so I could see what he looks like now."

Her husband replies, "They're identical twins. If you've seen Juan, you've seen Amal."

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There was a major with the Leon County Sheriff's Office (Tallahassee, Fla.) whose last name was Dyke.

The sign on his reserved parking spot read "Major Dyke."

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When I was growing up in Yakima, Wash., I had a good friend named Luke. His little sister's name was Leia. And they were both born BEFORE Star Wars came out in 1977.

Go figure!

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Originally posted by greg writes:
When I was growing up in Yakima, Wash., I had a good friend named Luke. His little sister's name was Leia. And they were both born BEFORE Star Wars came out in 1977.

Go figure!

Like a friend of the family who named their kids Kylie and Jason, about a year before it happened on Neighbours.

I'm guessing only Aussies and Brits will see the irony in that.

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I don't think I've posted this before, but recently there was a birth announcement in the local paper for a girl named Ashanti Shakira.

Gee, guess we know what CDs her mom has been listening to.

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quote:
Originally posted by siwucha:
And theres a guy in urology research called Dik (or Dirk, depending on the reference)Kok. So its an odd name and apt as well.

In Holland, this would be a perfectly normal name. Both 'Dik' and 'Dirk' are fairly common first names. 'Dik' can also mean 'fat'. 'Kok' is a common surname. In Dutch it literally means 'cook'. Our former prime minister was called Kok, to the delight of countless visiting standup comedians ("Your president is called Cock! WUHAHAHAHAHAH")

Mis "Fat Cook" ha

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quote:
Originally posted by MamaBoid:
[QUOTE]Originally posted by oh pleeze:
[qb] there was a korean baby in the nursery named Wayne Dwopp....and ya just KNOW that kid's gonna talk with a lisp! [lol]

And he's going to keep falling on his head!!![QUOTE]


Confirming my suspicions, my Korean friends tell me there is no such name as Dwopp.

However there is an offensive ethnic joke about a vampire who had a castle in Italy. What was the favorite song of the alligators in his moat?

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I've never known many people with names too odd, but my best friend in high school's middle name was "Latch".
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quote:
Originally posted by rutabaga:
[QUOTE]Originally posted by MamaBoid:
[qb] [QUOTE]Originally posted by oh pleeze:
[qb] there was a korean baby in the nursery named Wayne Dwopp....and ya just KNOW that kid's gonna talk with a lisp! [lol]

And he's going to keep falling on his head!!![QUOTE]


Confirming my suspicions, my Korean friends tell me there is no such name as Dwopp.


Hi!

Long time lurker, first time posting...Just wanted to confirm Dwopp is not a Korean last name. Hhhmm...i was hoping my first post was a bit more insightful. Maybe next time [Embarrassed]

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I have cousins named Misty Gail, Summer Sky, and Sierra Sky. They live in a small town in Texas. While there I dated a girl named Starry Night, everyone called her Star for short, and because of the movie "Lost Boys". If I would have been a girl I would be Fredrica, thank god I wasn't. [Razz]
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At my university we have an area where we post pictures of graduates who were beauty pageant winners. I got a look at one: Mignon Merchant, she was Miss Oklahoma sometime during the eighties.
There's a certain irony to her name. [Razz]

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I went to school with Sparkle. My father used to work with Cigarette. I used to know a boy named Jappy. And when my grandfather on my mothers side was born, they didn't know what to name him, so his real name is "Baby Boy Pope", as listed on his birth certificate.

My name is Matt Bahr (pronounced "bar"). Nothing odd about that, but my father would always joke about how he planned to name my sister "Candice" (Candy), my brother "Joe's Grill'n", and me "Crow".

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I had a teacher in high school named Herb Sample. Before they had kids he used to joke to his wife they should name a son "Urine" and a daughter "Free". (Eek!)
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I saw a woman on the TV show Medical Mysteries by the name of Aquanetta. Her mother must have been a hairdresser.
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