What's The Weirdest Name You've Heard A Patient Name Her Baby? - page 91

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   jennyfyre
    OMG.. I've just had the worst day... but all these names have me cracking up! I work as a Health Unit Coordinator on a Peds unit... we've definitely had our share of bizarre names... but the kicker was when one of our favorite OB/GYN MDs was going to name his own baby Summers Eve.... :uhoh21:
  2. by   ortess1971
    A friend from college named her daughter Gamma Ray..There's also a urology doctor around here whose name is Dr Johnson.
  3. by   TrudyRN
    Quote from MemphisOBRNC
    I had a patient whose baby's middle name was Nevaeh- pronounced
    Na-Vay-Ah. (Heaven spelled backwards.)
    Nice and creative. I like the sound of it.
  4. by   TrudyRN
    [quote=33-weeker;1878019]

    One recently was Oceania for a girl. of course there have been many wierd names that I can't remember. (I like this name.)



    Twina and Twinb (twin 'a' and twin 'b') by parents who thought the babies had already been named. (That's sad that the parents thought their children had already been named.
  5. by   MemphisOBRNC
    Harry Johnson. Wonder if he was kin to Dick Ball?
  6. by   BabyRN2Be
    How about Richard, shortened to Dick. Last name: Glick. Of course, he's on OB/GYN in our area.

    Think about it.
  7. by   JeanettePNP
    Quote from dawnbee
    One unfortunate little girl was called Melena, and although the parents clearly had no idea, I thought "bloody stool" every time I heard the name.
    I know a Melena too, and until I read your post and googled I had no idea either! I doubt anyone outside the medical profession has any idea, really.
  8. by   ElvishDNP
    There are two urologists in our area (same practice) whose last names are Petrus (long "e") and Whisnant (s pronounces like "z"). Hmmm.
  9. by   supernurse65
    in 1983 when in nursing school the names of pts could still be placed on the outside of hospital room doors. there was a pt named Bunney Easter= Easter,Bunney on the door. very humorous when you are 18!!!
  10. by   mercyteapot
    Not a patient of mine, but a friend told me this one the other day. Child's name is pronounced Mackenzie, which is not so unusual, but here's how the parents decided to spell it, apostrophes included... M'K'N'Z'Y.... my question is W'H'Y!
  11. by   MemphisOBRNC
    A patient had twins. She named them The and Their. Their last name was Other. The Other and Their Other. Only in Memphis!
  12. by   shoegalRN
    I know a woman who named her kids after countries

    First born was named India, second born (my niece) is name Britian, third born is named Holland. Now pregnant with first boy and thinking about naming him Belize. I kid you NOT!
  13. by   RNHawaii34
    Quote from shay
    can't say it was a 'weird' name, per se....but one name that i have had at least 2 pts. name their kid was 'precious.' now, some people may think that's endearing or whatever, but to me it sounds like a name you'd give your poodle or a stripper.

    i know somebody named her baby " asia",.............no offense, it sounded more like a porn star

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