What's The Weirdest Name You've Heard A Patient Name Her Baby? - page 11
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
Jul 11, '02Joined: Jun '02; Posts: 311; Likes: 3This is just too hilarious for me. Obviously I need more sleep.
Went to school with a girl named Sandy Shores.
Jul 12, '02Occupation: Nurse Manager Joined: Apr '02; Posts: 125; Likes: 24saw an obituary yesterday for a woman named LaVodka
Jul 12, '02Joined: Apr '02; Posts: 4,738; Likes: 104I always say that if the name would sound like it belongs on a soap opera or a daytime talk show, it's not a good name.
Jul 12, '02Joined: Apr '02; Posts: 4,738; Likes: 104P.S.
There are a people of Mennonite descent where I live. There are also quite a few people named. Peter Dyck (pronounced dick).
I used to know a guy whose name was Epiphany. We called him Pif for short.
Jul 12, '02Joined: Mar '99; Posts: 13,361; Likes: 1,376Twin girls were named "Melody" and "Lyric" because their parents loved music. I think the names are cute if unusual.
Jul 13, '02Occupation: PCU/TELE Joined: Jun '02; Posts: 489; Likes: 13I worked in peds for 5 years and saw all of these:
Ocean-for a boy
Aja- sounds like Asia
Nimrodd-yes as in you nimrodd
Shithead- sounds like SHA-tied, I had to ask how to say the name cause no one else would!
Dick- NOT Richard, last name.... Long, chart name Long, Dick
Erin, Erron, Eucial- triplets
Erin, Enid- not bad you say? Last name Clair. Dad wanted "all little eclairs"
Pepsee and Kohla- twins pronounced as Pepsi Cola
Some times ya just gotta wonder about drugs at delivery.
Jul 13, '02Joined: May '02; Posts: 35Approx. four years ago when i was working at a pediatric clinic we had a child named "Thelastone" pronounced "thu-lest-oney"
Jul 13, '02Occupation: Nurse Consultant Specialty: 24 year(s) of experience in Obstetrics, M/S, Psych ; Joined: Jun '02; Posts: 3,105; Likes: 49Zigmont...no doubt he will be called Ziggy someday
Jul 13, '02Occupation: Registered Nurse, Mentor Joined: Mar '01; Posts: 28; Likes: 10Forgot about a kiddo we had on peds mother had scalded her buttocks are you ready her name was Rosie Arce
Jul 15, '02Occupation: Staff nurse, Labor and Delivery Joined: Jan '02; Posts: 37; Likes: 1Aja- sounds like Asia
I know of someone who was named Margarita Vaca...sounds like her parents had a few to drink when she was conceived, huh?
Jul 16, '02Occupation: Student Joined: Apr '02; Posts: 475; Likes: 4I was looking at the babies on the hospital website lastnight - they're all so adorable. Here are some names I came across
Princess Porshay Tierra
Chasity Deanne and Kasity Leanne (twins)
Mary Margaret Virginia (sounds like a nun in waiting. nothing wrong with any of these 3 names...but together?)
Deandra Rockell & Deondre Deshawn (twin girls)
Jack Jackson (that's wrong, just wrong)
Filmon Tewolde Tekle
That's all for now...time to get ready for work!
Jul 16, '02Joined: Dec '01; Posts: 3,165; Likes: 59OK here goes:
Big Daddy-- first & last.
Illiterate mom wanted biblical names for her twins, and she picked them all righty: Sodom & Gomorrah
I've seen some strange ones, and I remember one pt's that I had to practice saying with a straight face before I could go in there. Mercifully, I've forgotten it. :chuckle
Jul 16, '02Occupation: RN Joined: Apr '02; Posts: 69; Likes: 28We had a pt in the ER, a child named Malik Butts. I know they pronouce it May Leek (like what, their diaper???), but it looks like May Lick Butts!!! We also have a big white male pt named Tiny O'Rear!! Well, tiny, it is NOT!!