What's The Weirdest Name You've Heard A Patient Name Her Baby? - page 57

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   justrissy
    Hi guys I'm new here but I think I have a couple of winners for you in the weird baby name discussion are you ready? In high school I knew of a girl name Aphrodite, her sister Isis and Brother Buffalo Zeus! all greek gods. I also knew of a family last name Beaver the 2 youngest were Pacer and Cricket. I also have heard the Placenta story and the Female story before.
  2. by   flourchild
    I was told by a nurse I knew that one of her patients had eaten lemon jello and orange jello after delivering twin boys. She named the boys Le'monjelo and Le'ranjelo.
    Last edit by flourchild on Apr 7, '06
  3. by   APP
    I went to college with a guy names Angus Rocket.
    There is a OBGYN in Nothern VA named Harold Beaver (I looked it up, it's true!)

    My sister went to school with Candice Clapp.

    I once worked with a guy named Tim Toomer, and another named Tom Timko.

    Also worked with a Suet Man... who is a woman (she's Cambodian)
  4. by   APP
    Oh geez, can't believe I forgot these: when I was alittle kid, the kids naext door were named Dickey and Peter Cummings. The funny thing is it never hot me until I was in college and mentioned it to my boyfriend and another friend. They howled and rolled around laughing while I said "What? what???"
  5. by   wildcat81
    I took care of a man named George Washington and when I went to give report, the nurse on the other line said, "roosevelt here." Then I said, "roosevelt, here cometh George Washington." And it was very close to president's day...:spin:
  6. by   Nurse-To-Be-Joy
    I recently met Hawaii Vegas.
  7. by   liltempr
    Some of the names I have heard are AAmenn,Penut cause the baby weighed 4 pounds at birth,Sunset and Dove cause the mom loved morning doves.
  8. by   Butterfly3001
    I work in the ER and I promise the baby's first name was Coe last name Kane. Coe Kane, how sad is that.
    Last edit by Butterfly3001 on Apr 8, '06
  9. by   OBnurse3
    What are some people thinking??? Anyway..I have to say the "oddest" named child I've actually cared for was Tequilla Rose.
  10. by   StatRNNJ97
    I had a patient name her baby Meconium! I explained what meconium was but the patient still insisted that was the name she wanted.
  11. by   Marylou1102
    I turned down a marriage proposal once. We would have been Larry and Mary Lou Pugh (pron. Pew)
  12. by   Faeriewand
    Quote from Marylou1102
    I turned down a marriage proposal once. We would have been Larry and Mary Lou Pugh (pron. Pew)
    Did he have a brother named Peppi? :chuckle
  13. by   Fonenurse
    I worked as a midwife in the UK in the 1980's and early 1990s. We suffered a lot of bad names - one family called their first born son after every single member of the Manchester United football team.

    The worst craze for name giving was in the 1980s when the TV programmes Dallas, Dynasty and the Carringtons were on the TV screen in the UK. We had a lot of babies called Blake, Alexis and Crystal after that.

    My husband's family wanted us to name our son Walter Albert Reginald - not something I was prepared to sanction - especially as our surname starts with the letter 'T' so his initials would have been W.A.R.T. poor kid, I just couldn't do it to him...

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