What's The Weirdest Name You've Heard A Patient Name Her Baby? - page 61

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   ljds
    Quote from work4choc
    Aren't Celt and Anglo-Saxon heritages? I'm confused I guess.
    Sure they are; but so is "gypsy". I'm not sure that there are a whole lot of Kansans who are exclusively "norse-viking," celtic, or anglo-saxon. Most of us are a bit more muttish than that, and "northern european," Irish, or English probably would suffice.
  2. by   BethAnnG
    Where I used to work we (largely Hispanic population) we had an older man with the name of Circuncisin. You guessed it...circumcision. Now, I realize as a parent it's your prerogative what to name your baby, but for the life of me, I cannot visualize looking down at my sweet newborn baby boy and naming him Circumcision.
  3. by   APP
    "Coonception (actual spelling). I don't get it."


    Concepcion is a common hispanic name. Yes, it means conception: it is in honor of hte Immaculare Conception.


  4. by   supermo
    In every elevator in my area on the inspection sheet you will see a picture of a lovely lady-

    Cherie Berry

    She was on a local radio station recently and explained that when her father was in France during the war, he heard them say "Mon Cherie" and loved it so it is pronounced shah-REE.
  5. by   nursewho
    Love wacky names--when I was working in the business world, I had a client whose name was Kitty Peed!!
  6. by   wannabe07
    I went to school with a girl named Polly Esther Sheets!!!

    And I had a patient (in dental field) named Mohammed Mohammed.
    And another patient had a last name of Butkis.

    Once worked with twins, America and Prescious, that was nice.

    Haven't read the whole thread but have you heard of Germaine Jackson's kid? Germajesty! hahaha

    :chuckle
  7. by   Balder_LPN
    I know a young lady named Samantha Sativa Jones.

    and in this case I actually do know what her parents were thinking
  8. by   hope3456
    My mom is a teacher....there are two boys in her school named Bull and Bronco (brothers).

    Also, there is a family in my hometown who has 2 kids named Forrest and Timber. What is funny, their father works for the Forest Service...
  9. by   LoveMyBugs
    ][/QUOTE] Also, there is a family in my hometown who has 2 kids named Forrest and Timber. What is funny, their father works for the Forest Service...[QUOTE
    There is a family in our chruch their son is Forest, daughter Brooke, son Hunter, the parents like the outdoors and the father is a hunter, so they gave their kids names that reminders them of the things that they like.
  10. by   SthRNBelle
    Worked with a girl named "Freedom Hope". She was a premie that DRs didn't expect would make it. She was born on July 4th. She went by Freedom. kinda cool i guess.
  11. by   HisTreasure
    Quote from nicubabyrn0209
    My daughter had a student naimed "shithead" pronounced shi-theed. I promise this is for real. When she first saw it on the roster she had to call me in hysterics.
    I know someone named Shithead, pronounced Shy-Thed. Class of '99, people called her Meeka, which is her middle name (Shameka). :angryfire:angryfire:angryfire Think her parent's should have been drug tested before they left the hospital!:trout:
    Last edit by HisTreasure on May 17, '06
  12. by   MIA-RN1
    Last night in the program at a middle school concert, I found an Odin and a Champagne.
    There was a picture in the paper of kids cleaning up the neighborhood and one's first name was President.
  13. by   Annabelle57
    I work with a lady named Entrence. There's always much confusion when some asks, "Where is Entrence?" and someone who doesn't know who she's talking about points to the front door!

    Also used to work for county government, and there was a lady in a different division named "Cinnamon Wild". Real name, sweet lady.

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