What's The Weirdest Name You've Heard A Patient Name Her Baby? - page 231

Hi, I was wondering about some of those weird names that you've probably encountered in L&D and PP. I remember when I had my maternity rotation a couple of weeks ago, one of the nurses said she... Read More

  1. by   FlowersInTheWindow
    I once knew a Mr and Mrs Pipe who named their son Dwayne. Sound it out... :uhoh21:
  2. by   sharpeimom
    Quote from flowersinthewindow
    i once knew a mr and mrs pipe who named their son dwayne. sound it out... :uhoh21:

    egad!
  3. by   bellanurse30
    I actually met a mom on rotation that named her son 'Patron', after the alcoholic beverage
  4. by   caregiver1977
    My children have authentic African names and I once had a nurse let me know that she didn't think much of that...:angthts:
  5. by   iteachob
    Coravette
  6. by   rn/writer
    Quote from iteachob
    Coravette
    Maybe she's a sibling of Porsche (Portia) and A'Lexus (Alexis) and Mercedes.

    Real names, all.
  7. by   NiceShot
    Chardonnay
  8. by   sharpeimom
    Quote from niceshot
    chardonnay
    ahhh... yet another name to whine about! or is that wine:d
  9. by   GHGoonette
    Quote from sharpeimom
    ahhh... yet another name to whine about! or is that wine:d
    actually, there are some wines that would make quite nice names; ruby cabernet, with the cab as the middle name, shiraz, pronounced syrah, claret, which could be modified to spell clarette; and then of course stein, which is a recognized surname and has been used as a first name. on the whole, i think the red wines have nicer names, although i would never dream of naming my children after one; have people checking my kids out for signs of fas...
  10. by   FranEMTnurse
    Has anyone heard of the name; "Moonshine" yet? Just a silly thought, but I felt a funny coming on.
  11. by   iteachob
    Quote from Franemtnurse
    Has anyone heard of the name; "Moonshine" yet? Just a silly thought, but I felt a funny coming on.
    Probably only a matter of time......I'm in Eastern KY
  12. by   Penelope_Pitstop
    Eazia.

    Not sure how it's pronounced, just read it, but here's hoping it's not "Easy-uhh." Poor girl won't have a good time in high school. (Or will she?)

    There was a woman in my local paper whose first name is Aquanetta. I think that's probably the greatest name ever!

    And let's not forget my friend-of-a-friend, the unfortunately named Rotunda. Who, well, looked like her name...
  13. by   etuckerRN
    Working in PP, i've seen some interesting names. One mom named her baby MECONIUM. Oh yes, Meconium.

    Another mom named her baby Lyric. I thought that was sort of sweet.

    Edna

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