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Bad, Hilarious, Or Just Absurd Baby Names

Discussion in 'General Chatter' started by Acey, Oct 5, 2016.

  1. Acey

    Acey i use my outside voice because i have no choice

    I’m really hoping that’s a real name in some other culture and that it just sounds unfortunate to English speakers, but at this point I’m never sure.
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  2. Agreed. I mean I’ve only ever heard of one guy called Cable, and that was a superhero code name.
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    • Informative x 1
  3. LadyNighteyes

    LadyNighteyes Wicked Witch of the Radiant Historia Fandom

    Which, considering he's a Rob Liefeld character from the 90s, makes it even more impressive they managed to out-90s-superhero-name him.
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    • Winner x 2
  4. palindromordnilap

    palindromordnilap Well-Known Member

    Apparently, one of the Puritan naming trends was translating Hebrew names based on etymology.
    Meaning, yes:
  5. Acey

    Acey i use my outside voice because i have no choice

    Puritan naming trends in general were...well, interesting, let’s put it that way.
    • Agree x 5
  6. Acey

    Acey i use my outside voice because i have no choice

    So I looked it up and McKell is an actual surname, at least.

    Still the most unbearably matchy sibling set, though, and I still don’t like it as a given name. :P
    • Agree x 1
  7. Re Allyssa

    Re Allyssa Sylph of Heart

    Pretty sure that my half-uncle on exdad's side was named Royce. So, that didn't sound out of place to me.
    • Informative x 1
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