What are some names you dislike?

Discussion in 'Baby Names' started by samanthaaa, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. samanthaaa

    samanthaaa Well-Known Member

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    Not trying to offend anyone... just curious as to what names some people dislike.


    I can't stand names like Jayden/Aiden/Hayden/Kaden. Not even because every kid seems to be named one of those nowadays. They're cute names for like, toddlers but it's an immature/unproffesional name for an adult.
     
  2. odd_socks

    odd_socks Long Term WTT

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    yeah i dont like really really common names, i used to love jack and connor but they are common around here, i still think they are lovely names thou
     
  3. LunaRose

    LunaRose Mum of a Boy & Girl

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    Ooh .. My son is Jayden. I know an adult Jayden & Hayden and it suits them just fine! :thumbup:

    I can't think of any names I hate right now! I love Ruby & Lily but they are just too popular in my area.
     
  4. Hevalouaddict

    Hevalouaddict Mama to 3 beautiful babas

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    names like margaret and maureen, they remind me of my grandma who is named maureen but i dont think its a real cute baby name
     
  5. Monkeyarmy

    Monkeyarmy Well-Known Member

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    Made up names such as kai etc, any name that goes up in popularity the closer you get to a social housing estate.
     
  6. Phantom

    Phantom Mommy

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    I don't see anything wrong with sharing your opinion on names you don't like. People do it all the time when asked in other threads.

    I personally don't like Honey or names that don't look like they sound, such as Niamh.
     
  7. LunaRose

    LunaRose Mum of a Boy & Girl

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    I don't like it when 'Boo' is used as a middle name! Or anything else that's too cutesy like that ...
     
  8. birdiex

    birdiex Guest

    I'm not a fan of the -Aden names, but that's more because of how popular it is here. I also hate made up names and just plain stupid names, like Jamie oliver's kid's names. What was he thinking?
     
  9. Maman

    Maman Guest

    im not a lover of jayden kayden hayden either. i dont like dylan, callum, connor, kieran, archie, alfie... and girls names i dont like scarlet chantelle or chanel, kayla, lily, maddison, ruby, thalia, chardonnay (why would you do that?!) or any names that are just normal names spelt incorrectly ie. kloe, khlowee, deeviyne... it looks like the parent couldnt spell.

    I hate when people spell my name as katy... its katIE.
     
  10. belle1

    belle1 New Member

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    Personal hates: Paris, Prada, Candice, Jean and sooooooooooo glad my neice didn't get called Alexis, What was she thinking, too beautiful to call her something that screams shoulder pads. Gary, Barry and Clive.
    I know all the above [apart from Alexis] but they don't suit the person.
     
  11. lucilou

    lucilou Cooking again!

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    definitely a tricky topic! I remember commenting to say I didn't like a certain name a while ago and I thought a mob were actually going to come out looking for me! It's not like I was offensive or aiming my comments at anyone in particular, but one forum user took a real huff and went mental at me 'My daughter is called that how dare you' etc etc it wasn't even her that started the thread I was commenting on!

    Anyway, that's by the by...

    I personally prefer more traditional/mainstream (but not trendy or overly-popular) names, sorry if that makes me a bit boring! I know some people choose wierd names or spellings specifically to be unique or different, but I personally don't see the point and I think having to spell your name every day would be so annoying it would outweigh any novelty value of having an unusual name.

    Although saying that, I can understand using an unusual name if there is some relevance or meaning to it, eg to represent a family's ethnic background or foreign heritage...
     
  12. moomin_troll

    moomin_troll mummy to zane and corey

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    the only name that gets on my nerves is zoe and thats because ive never met a nice person called zoe. so i hear that name and think nasty.

    i dont like over used names, but each to their own. im sure there are plenty of people out there who dont like my boys names but i couldnt care less lol
     
  13. RubyRainbows

    RubyRainbows TTC Baby#2 Since Oct/2009

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    People may get offended, but that's just silly! It's a baby name forum & the point is to discuss baby names. My son's name is Jayden, & i don't get offended. I hear people bash "ayden" names on here all the time. I think it's also a cultural thing. I often hear people say on here that they don't like "American" sounding names... seems "american" names & "ayden" names are "chavvy" in the UK. That's fine. Doesn't offend me at all. I love the name Jayden, so hearing other's opinions interests me.

    Anyhow, some names i hate:

    Alfred, Connor, Oscar, Dexter, Felix, Aiden, Mason, Graham, Theodore, Eugene, Edward, Owen

    Evangeline, Morgan, Desiree, Caroline, Evelyn, Marilyn, Amy, Elizabeth/Eliza/Beth, Grace, Matilda

    (Most of these names are fine on people i know... they are just names i don't like for new babies, if that makes sense?) :shrug:
     
  14. Tampa

    Tampa Guest

    I "wouldn't choose" ;) names that are words eg Hope, Faith, Charity; places eg Paris, Brooklyn; and overused names - just about every kid I see at work is made up of a combination of Eva, Ava, Grace, Rose. And the Chanel, Chantelle type names. That's a lot, isn't it? I must be really hard to please! there's not going to be much left for me to choose....!
     
  15. hot tea

    hot tea Guest

    Oh you ladies... All names are made up names, haha! Unless you only like traditional names like Anne or Elizabeth.

    Kai is a real word. It is from the hawaiian word for ocean. Most names come from real words from different languages. Some will be common, some will not be.

    I hate popular names. They bore me to tears. All the ayden names as well for me. Anything in the top 500 I would not name my child. I like original, but not ridiculous. I like meaningful. Naming your child some run of the mill name just seems so thoughtless to me!
     
  16. missZOEEx

    missZOEEx Isaac'sMummy<3

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    aw; my name is Zoee; haha. :)
    um... i have a baby names app on my iPhone && in the american section there is actually names like Babyboy && Babygirl... who would actually name their child this? sorry if anyone actually likes either of those.. :S a
     
  17. Maman

    Maman Guest

    you think thats bad? there is a baby girl name in the book called anal... who wouold call their kid that?

    my son knows a boy called khansa... first time i read that i pronounced it very wrong.
     
  18. Terrilea

    Terrilea Me,OH & r beautiful Ruby

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    I dislike names that can be used for a boy or girl such as Ashley, Tyler, Taylor, Morgan etc.

    Also i don't like the boys names (for no particular reason!) Henry, Dylan, Dexter, Brian, Barry, Connor, Oscar, Cameron, Logan, Charlie, Aiden, Daniel, Carl, Christopher, Owen, Lucas, Thomas.

    Girls names i dislike (but i also don't know why lol) Lily, Jessica, Erin, Layla, Samantha, Emma, Niamh, Chantelle, Charlotte, Sophie, Rebecca, Hannah, Stacey, Alice, Nicole/ Nicola.
     
  19. BEG19

    BEG19 Well-Known Member

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    It's funny cause I was thinking if I had a third girl I might name her Ava or Grace! haha!

    There are going to be people who hate names that other people love and vice versa...as long as the mom/dad/parents can cope with saying it over and over and over again, any name is just fine.

    My two daughters are Victoria and Emma. When I chose Emma it was around 16th on a previous years popularity list, and I SPECIFICALLY chose it because it was traditional but not TOO popular...so much for that because in the years following it has been number one or two in popularity! UGH! Oh well...

    Personally I don't like boys names that sound "cutesy", or any name way out in left field in terms of being trendy. It is so much harder than it seems picking the perfect name for your baby!
     
  20. lucilou

    lucilou Cooking again!

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    isn't it nice that everyone is different? The world would be so boring if everyone liked the same names!

    I really love to see some of the unusual names people suggest on here, even if I wouldn't necessarily use them myself. Bring it on!

    I did hear a rumour (not on this forum) of someone in the US wanting to call their baby girl Shi'tead (pronounced shu-TAY-ed) but I'm hoping it was a joke!
     

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