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on 30 Aug 2011 09:44

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What Not to Name Your Children

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1. Meet the Parents (2000)
Gaylord Focker
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2. Goldfinger (1964)
Pussy Galore

I feel like that name would guarantee that your daughter grows up to be a stripper.. I don't know..
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3. Transformers (2007)
Optimus Prime
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4. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Jar Jar Binks
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5. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Quasimodo
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6. Superman (1978)
Kal-El

Well, Nicolas Cage already did it. Let's see how that's working out..

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7. Forrest Gump (1994)
Forrest Gump

Run, Forrest, run! - need I say more?
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8. Spider-Man (2002)
Peter Parker

A common name actually, but if your name is Peter Parker, some people may have quite high expectations of you.
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9. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Hannibal Lecter
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10. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Hermione Granger
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Lately it's been really popular to name babies after favorite movie or TV characters, like the Twilight characters. Isabella & Jacob are two of the most popular names at the moment.. Here, on the other hand, is a list of movie characters you probably don't want to name your baby after.

Suggestions are welcome!

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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Aug 30 20:05
I Like Hermione's name ;)
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Aug 30 20:33
It's nothing wrong with the name. But I think a kid with the name Hermione Granger probably would be teased a lot ;)
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Aug 30 23:10
Oddly enough, a guy once changed his name, to Optimus pRIME.
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Aug 31 14:28
I know a chick who named her kid Deathly Hollows.... Weird but also kinda cool. I'm not sure about being referred to as "deathly" though... Might get weird.
Other movies people name their kids from are lord of the rings, shrek, really any superhero movie and let's not forget Indiana jones or star wars. All embarrassing names to have even if the characters are awesome you get teased.
I also know this guy named Casanova, lol what were his parents thinking??
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Aug 31 16:04
Great list! I used to know a girl called 'Tiggy', after the Winnie the Pooh's Tigger. She always hated her mother for naming her that.
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Aug 31 16:35
good list! :D
Suggestion: you could add Cook Poo from How I Met Your Mother :P
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Sep 24 16:33
Nice list, but Jar Jar Binks made his debute in Phantom Menace, not A New Hope.
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Sep 24 16:50
haha very cool
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Sep 24 17:40
I'd also stay away from Wayne King and Ivanna Mann
Posted: 2 years, 4 months ago at Oct 31 9:12
I once knew a guy called Michael Hunt. He enjoyed being called Mike. Hilarity ensued.
Posted: 2 years, 3 months ago at Dec 27 13:02
On the other hand, little Gaylord Focker would always amuse people, just by saying his name :-)
Posted: 2 years, 2 months ago at Dec 27 21:26
hmmm interesting
Posted: 2 years, 2 months ago at Jan 16 16:24
good stuff. how about gaylord's girlfriend? if they married she would be martha focker..
Posted: 1 year, 10 months ago at May 19 20:33
Optimus Prime
O_o that cool name, it must be in name you kid that
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 13 0:10
Chewbacca and Darth Vader are not in the list. Can I name my kids after them? ;)

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