The Most Hated Baby Names in America Are…
We always hear about the most popular baby names of the year. But latest trends in offspring designations can also breed a backlash. I'm not talking about weird celebs that name their kids after the sandwich they had for lunch but, names that have been popular for a few years.
The name that seemed to drive the most people nuts is a name that didn't even exist untill the 1990's, Nevaeh. That's "heaven" spelled backward
The authors of the survey point out that it's not a scientific survey just a gathering of opinions. They wanted to find the names that made people cringe.
Some of the reasons people give for not liking a name are because of an odd spelling. Or a name that put a virtue on a child, like Destiny. People also disliked brand names, like Bentley, because they said it comes off as trashy.
The top 10 most hated boys' names:
The top 10 most hated girls' names:
I'm waiting for the rise in popularity of naming kids after Nintendo video game characters.
"Mario, Luigi, Zelda, Metroid time for dinner!"
"My name is Samus not Metroid!"