Weird Baby Names
The definition clarifies the mind when searching for a name that
can be described as ' Weird '. People searching for Weird Baby Names are usually searching for a name that is
mysterious, striking or unusual. Check
out the Name Meanings and
the Names Dictionary Sections!
Dictionary Definition of
Of a strikingly odd or unusual character; strange.
Of, relating to, or suggestive of the preternatural or supernatural.
Of strange or extraordinary character. Odd, mysterious or
The Reasons why more people are looking for
Striking or Weird Baby Names
There is a definite trend towards people choosing an unusual or
"weird" name. The first reason for this is that our surroundings are becoming too similar. No matter where a person lives there are the same chains of stores and fast food outlets - we want to set ourselves and our children apart. And
this can be achieved by choosing out of the ordinary or weird
baby names. Society is much less formal than it used to be. We use
our First name more often than surnames now and the first name
has become increasingly important in terms of a person's identity. So
think carefully about the way other people might perceive a '
The pitfalls of choosing
striking or weird names
Remember that you are taking full responsibility for creating an important factor in your baby's identity.
Selecting a name from the category of
Weird Baby Name's runs the risk of being faddish and associated with a particular period in
time or a particular country.
A weird baby name must be suitable throughout all of life phases ( "A Name isn't just for a birthday - it's for life!").
Consider the phases and our life cycle starting with baby - toddler - school child - teenager - young adults - parents - middle age - retirement and old age.
baby name that you have chosen suit a pensioner as well as a baby? Will the schoolchild be teased
mercilessly? And what will your baby think of your choice? Will they thank you for constantly having to repeat and spell their name to people for the rest of their lives?
although the name is weird, or out of the ordinary, it will be widely used - so other people must be able to say it and spell it
easily. The name should not suggest anything undesirable or silly!
Studies undertaken by eminent psychologists suggest that people who have
striking, or Weird names, considered odd by those around them, can experience great
difficulties in their normal social relationships.
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Records show that in 2003 the following American name's were
recently only given to one baby and can therefore be described
as being currently unfashionable. 62% of the people with
this type of unique name are women,
confirming that parents are more likely to give their baby girl
a unique or exotic name. Some of these unfashionable names could
fall into the category, and pitfalls attached, to giving what
some people might consider to be a weird baby boy or girl name. The
dictionary definition for weird is '
Of strange or extraordinary character. Odd, mysterious, out of
the ordinary, striking or unusual'.
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