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Crazy Child Names

Wild Child Name Roundup

Last week, I quizzed you on Hollywood's wildest child monikers. Jermaine Jackson's choice to name his last child Jermajesty threw most of you for a loop. While that certainly seems to be a contender for one of the world's most odd baby names, I've heard a few that are worth mentioning.

I knew one woman who unexpectedly became pregnant with her ninth child. Not wanting to have more children, she named him D'end. True story folks. One of my co–workers here had a friend named Abcde. When I asked how she pronounced it, she said, "Ab-sed-ah." Turns out she's not the only one out there as a couple of you have heard it, too. Harrison Ford fanatics may see nothing wrong with a couple that named their daughter Indiana Jones. As if that wasn't enough, they named their next child Dow Jones!

To see the most unusual names our readers have heard,

kikidawn — Zebra
macgirl — middle name ESPN
katedavis — Bliss Camille
Luckyme — Meconium
pinkprincess1101 — Orangejello and Lemonjello, and Abcde

Perhaps I should add these to my list. Thoughts anyone?

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yeokr yeokr 9 years
a friend's mother works in the health department and has seen an Abcde, but it was pronounced ah-bay-say-day. i worked on a lawsuit one summer and we found someone named Enchilada and Bilbo. then we started talking about names of people we went to school with and one of the girls had known fraternal twins named Male and Female (mall-ay and fem-all-ay). my boyfriend's last name is Igoe and his oldest brother is Will (will i go to the store?) it could be worse, certainly, but it's such a random last name.
luckyme luckyme 9 years
I just saw this now. Damn to my lack of Sugaring when this was posted. Anyway, to those of you nay saying the Meconium thing...Honest to God that is what the lady that came to get my daughters footprints told us. I'm not a liar, nor do I get my kicks from making up stories on a blog. This is what I was told. Now, if she was making it up, then so be it. And if someone is twisted enough to name their kid Abcde or Espn or Miller Lite (or whatever Matthew McConaughey's brother named his kid) or even Pilot freakin' Inspektor, I have no trouble believing someone else would name their child Meconium.
milosmommy milosmommy 9 years
I had a friend in high school named Autumn Day. I thought it was really pretty, but we would still tease her and call her Summer Night.
Mavs2980 Mavs2980 9 years
My sister's name is Holly Golightly Wood, Holly Wood! Wood is her married name, so our parents didn't saddle her with hollywood. Golightly is a family name.
SAL527 SAL527 9 years
In my hometown we have 2 brothers named Richard and Harold. Their last name is Balz and yes they do go by the common nicknames for their names: Dick and Harry.
ann418 ann418 9 years
I overheard a conversation about a newborn named Phyre. No one will ever be able to say his name loudly in a public place!
stephcorinn stephcorinn 9 years
My last name is May, and my husband and I joke that we are going to name our daughter "March April" or "June July" (so that in school on the role call sheet it will read "May, June July"). Our friends also offer suggestions such as "All the Way." I can't believe someone would actually name their kid that, though. I don't understand why people do that. It's completely baffling.
Greggie Greggie 9 years
I just remembered. A friend of mine insists an ex-girlfriend of his had a son named Havoc and that she planned to name her next child Mayhem. I'm still not convinced Havoc was a legal name and not just one she used as a nickname.
audreystar audreystar 9 years
Ralphie May also named his daughter that?! A comedian I guess I can see but an average family from Indiana, no, I don't understand it. :rotfl:
kikidawn kikidawn 9 years
Reading through these made me rermember... I went to school with a girl named Holly Wood.
keiren63 keiren63 9 years
I worked at a university and had to input marks and discovered that there were several students named Novelette. My husband wanted to give our son the middle name of Danger so that he could grow up to say, "Danger? Why that's..." When I went into labour, he sat quietly in Triage looking really upset. Finally he burst out, "this is a real child! We can't name it Danger! What's wrong with you that you would have let me!!" Too bad more people don't have that moment... (For the record, our son is kinda upset with us that we didn't go through with it).
tiggerchick2 tiggerchick2 9 years
My step mom went to school with a woman that had the last name "Tittsworth" I don't remember her first name though. Hopefully she got married and changed it!
Greggie Greggie 9 years
That's Ralphie May's daughter's name. He's a comedian who was on the first season of Last Comic Standing, in case you didn't know. *lol*
audreystar audreystar 9 years
what is wrong with all these people? and why are people in here quoting urban legends as personal stories? :oy: okay the best I have was this chick in my cousin's class her name was April June and last name May. hope she doesn't read this. :oops:
nashia nashia 9 years
I would say my own name since there are two of us in this great big world, but my cousins names are Shondreika and Vintanique. Since I work in insurance, I get to see many names like some poor guy named Cole Caine (his parents were drug dealers).
rgrl rgrl 9 years
Yes, I had a student named Dannon also, as someone stated above. It is like the yogurt brand, but also kind of pretty once you get used to it. :)
Greggie Greggie 9 years
"My cousin is friends with a girl named Britney Love Beavers. Parents: Sharon and Dick Beavers. You can't make that up." This is by far my favorite one. My mom once dated a guy named Dick Wacker.
LWatkins2004 LWatkins2004 9 years
My mom actually went to high school with a guy named Hallo Ween.....crazy parents!!
Dbtabm Dbtabm 9 years
There was a kid at my mom's school named Cocaine Mothershed.
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 9 years
My friend also knew a girl name Vagina and twin sister Regina. I felt bad for her. I know a Sadika and Shanoska, but that's not as crazy as some of the names I heard hear. This lady on the radio said she had a friend who named her kid Chiken Teriyaki. Supposedly she was in labor for so long and was hungry.
screammylungzout screammylungzout 9 years
i've heard of Abcde before too! It was pronounced ab-ceh-dee.
babysugar babysugar 9 years
I totally forgot this one. My cousin is friends with a girl named Britney Love Beavers. Parents: Sharon and Dick Beavers. You can't make that up.
Greggie Greggie 9 years
I knew it was only a matter of time before someone claimed Crystal Shanda Lear.
Pencils Pencils 9 years
The names like "Meconium" are an urban legend. The stories originated as a way to show how certain groups are inferior and uneducated--such as, too uneducated to know that meconium is the first feces produced by newborn (or not yet born) babies. I've also heard that the Orangejello and Lemongello names are also apocryphal. It's always a friend of a friend who knows the kids.
abbey0512 abbey0512 9 years
Crystal Leer. Middle name Shanda. = Crystal Chandelier
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