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What's in a name, really? An identity? Sometimes a joke that will follow you until you're 6 feet under. Whether your parents had the forethought to name you Ben Dover or Richard Small, sometimes we just wish we could forget about our names. That's what the internet is for though, to dig up those hilarious names that need to be out in the world.

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'Every 4-year-old girl in my son’s class is named like Ingrid and Astrid and Edna': Moms discuss the rise in little girls with old lady names

So adorable
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Stepmom lashes out at stepdaughter for not naming their 5th child after her: 'She feels like I was disrespectful to her and her efforts to be a mother to me'

Is she justified?
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17-year-old girl named Sawyer begs family to use her name, paternal side refuse because they don't find it sufficiently feminine: 'They hate that I'm a girl with a boys name'

Sawyer is not just for boys!
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'You're both idiots': New parents make an unconventional baby-naming deal, husband wants out after hearing wife's ideas

Is it that bad?
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Pushy mother pressures pregnant daughter-in-law to give her baby her maiden name despite nobody in the family using it: 'I raised you he didn't'

Names can carry with them big expectations
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Unmarried childless woman insists her sister rename her baby because his name is on her baby names list, their parents double down on her demands: 'They said she prides herself on that list'

You snooze, you lose
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Dude named Skyler claims giving boys a unisex name is unconscionably cruel, freaks out when brother-in-law named 'Indigo' disagrees: 'He acted like I had demanded he name his son Ella'

There are far worse names in the world
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American hairstylist mispronounces Indian customer's name, compares it to the weird names she gave her kids: 'she just admitted that she made her child's life harder by giving him that name'

Sure, totally the same thing
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Dad insists on naming baby Nigel despite mom hating the name, won't take no for an answer: 'He said if we didn't name him Nigel, he would still call him that'

A middle name is not a good compromise
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New dad refuses to give his baby a short name, despises nicknames and insists on using long formal first names: 'It bothers him that the full name gets ignored'

What's wrong with nicknames?
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18-year old changes her last name back to her late dad's name, enrages mom and stepdad who changed it against her will when she was 7: 'My mom's husband told me I publicly disowned them'

She's an adult, and it's her name.
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'You know who's gonna suffer here? This poor kid': New parents resolve to call their baby 2 different names after name argument stalemate

Two names is better than one
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Adults complain about parents that give their kids weird names: 'This is a human being that will have to go to school, apply for jobs'

Bad news for the Brayleighhhs of the world
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New mom's baby name tribute to 'Nana Lottie' goes horribly, hilariously wrong: 'To say the family lost their minds would be an understatement'

She should have thought that through
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'I don’t want a different last name than our kids': Ex-husband insists ex-wife change her last name because it makes his 24-year-old fiancée uncomfortable

That's her name now
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'It sounds more like a furniture brand': Mom-to-be faces pushback for rejecting husband's absurd baby name

The worst gift a parent can give
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