Predictable I guess. I know an Aldous, a Hendrix and an Ayrton. One is a relative. I know a Bacchus, whose sister is Scheherazade 1 Vote up! My son plays football with a British lad from Stoke called Zlatan. 2 Vote up! Heh @ a Stoke Zlatan. just the usual Arlo, Hugo, Esme etc for me. 0 Vote up! I am aware of a chap who has named his boys Elvis and Ringo. The poor wee mites. 1 Vote up! Ayr Town are a football team I think? Scottish championship division IIRC 1 Vote up! The asbo reporting in the local paper always used to be a great source of amusement for lads called things like Schmeichel and Rooney. 0 Vote up! i also know an Ayrton 0 Vote up! Ayrton is weird, no? 0 Vote up! not the name itself but the firey death connotations ickle flaming baba 1 Vote up! I know twins who are Ralph and Hugo. Not too bad until you find out that they have genuinely 'designer' middle names. 1 Vote up! the second baby's middle name is Boss? heh 1 Vote up! My sister gave her son an "exotic" name. They called him Logan as in Wolverine. There are fooking tons of logans of about the same age. 0 Vote up! I don’t know any children with fvcking silly names. You guys must be friends with twots. My own kids have names that are proper real names, but not ten-a-penny 0 Vote up! Austin Danger Powers 0 Vote up! I don't know any children with stupid names My kids have normal names to reflect their normal upbringing and working class routes You lot all live in Esher and Southend clearly 0 Vote up! friend's son has a middle name of "danger". to be fair all three have ridiculous first names. 0 Vote up! Can’t imagine how he’ll chat the ladies up 0 Vote up! Davos can't comment further, he is putting Jermaine and Kourtney to bed. 1 Vote up! The best names are normal but rare. 0 Vote up! I knew a bloke whose surname was Valentine. His first name was also Valentine. Valentine Valentine. I also knew a Mr. Smellie. I also met a bloke at an IT conference in the US, called Truck Morrison. I asked was he related to Van, but that didn't register. 1 Vote up! But his cousin is called Carmen Ghia 1 Vote up! I now have a great nephew and great niece with unpronouncable (odd spelling) names, so I haven't bothered learning them... 0 Vote up! I had a client whose middle name was Justice. I made some lame comment that it was unusual and he said it was because his parents had met at court. Whether one of them was on the bench or in the dock, I did not ask. 0 Vote up! The long-standing US trend of giving kids surnames as their first name has caught on over here. ’Carter’, ‘Logan’, ‘Harper’ etc. 0 Vote up! I can't understand people who give children names that are cute on a toddler but ridiculous on an adult. Give them a proper name to use. I have one of these names, don't do it to your kids. Spend my life saying, no, that is my actual name. 0 Vote up! Never trust anyone with a surname as a first name. 0 Vote up! Still waiting for ‘Smith’ to make an entry. 0 Vote up! My mother worked in a rough Comp in Middlesbrough. One of her 14 year old kids got pregnant and had the child. She brought it in and it was called Simara. Quite an unusual name, so she asked her why - the 15 year old boy who impregnated her wore Aramis aftershave and Simara is Aramis backwards. She also had a girl who called her daughter Tia Maria. 0 Vote up! Heh. At my son’s primary there is a kid named ‘Prada’. There’s also a ‘Diesel’ in another class. I should prob move. 0 Vote up! subsitute teacher at school was called Mr Willie. Really chose the wrong profession with that name... 0 Vote up! My music teacher was Mr De’Ath. Just have Death, Sir - nobody’s buying it. 0 Vote up! I also know an Ayrton! Wonder if they are all the same kid. Did laugh a bit when I heard it. 0 Vote up! There’s loads of Jensons. Presumably some named after or because of Jenson Button, who was named Jenson because his Dad loved the Jenson Interceptor car. 1 Vote up! Shame he couldn’t spell it 0 Vote up! Shame he spelt it wrong. 0 Vote up! Heh! 0 Vote up! Nearly true According to John, Jenson was named after his Danish friend and rallycross opponent Erling Jensen, changing the "e" to an "o" to differentiate it from Jensen Motors, while Simone recalls that she named him Jenson after noticing a Jensen sports car and thought the change of spelling would be "more mannish" 0 Vote up! Mr and Mrs Hamilton always liked visiting the tea shops in Lewes. 0 Vote up! Hard to look beyond Frank Zappa calling his daughter Moon Unit 1 Vote up! I don’t begrudge the aspiration. Worst thing is to call children what their existing family members are already called. Fresh blood renews. 0 Vote up! I have colleagues with names that include: Irish Crest Princess Rose Jingle 'Darlin Pinky Rose Lustre 0 Vote up! Loki and wolff 0 Vote up! Irish Crest is the new Dairylea. 0 Vote up! subsitute teacher at school was called Mr Willie. Really chose the wrong profession with that name... Hopefully there was another member of staff called "Holding". 0 Vote up! I sort of think Dairylea would be a nice name for a girl... ARRGGHH! WHAT AM I SAYING? It would be a terrible name. Just not as bad as the ones ITT which are chronically abusive. Bacchus??? 0 Vote up! Refresh Back to board Join the discussion Login Register 0 Vote up!