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2013-02-15 09:56:52 AM
That's a fascinating article, and I'm glad they didn't succumb to the temptation of simply posting the names in question on the first page. It was important that they establish the basic situation, set the scene, so to speak. See, so many journalists and writers these days just have this desperate urgency about their writing. They just want to  get to the point and  provide information andstuff like that. But, see, Parenting knows you don't want that. Sadly, I could tell upon beginning the third paragraph that this article was of too lofty a prose for my feeble mind, that I was not worthy of the secret gems, the knowledge, that would be revealed to me within. I can only hope, though, that as one progressed further into the rich delta of its later sentences, one discovered that, happily, each name was given its very own page. I will trust that such was so.
 
2013-02-15 10:18:37 AM
My first born son shall be named Alfred or Harold.
 
2013-02-15 10:25:31 AM

Pocket Ninja: That's a fascinating article, and I'm glad they didn't succumb to the temptation of simply posting the names in question on the first page. It was important that they establish the basic situation, set the scene, so to speak. See, so many journalists and writers these days just have this desperate urgency about their writing. They just want to  get to the point and  provide information andstuff like that. But, see, Parenting knows you don't want that. Sadly, I could tell upon beginning the third paragraph that this article was of too lofty a prose for my feeble mind, that I was not worthy of the secret gems, the knowledge, that would be revealed to me within. I can only hope, though, that as one progressed further into the rich delta of its later sentences, one discovered that, happily, each name was given its very own page. I will trust that such was so.


I also appreciated the video.  Why take the time to read when I could simply watch?  Also key to the experience was the wide variety of colorful advertisements, particularly the animated ones that pop in off the left of the screen.  I'm easily bored, and seek engagement from the many different sources.  Today's web designers seem hyper-focused on highly targeted and subtle ad delivery.  Kudos Parenting magazine for bucking the trend!

The entire tableau was reminiscent of the heady days of the internet when Myspace reigned supreme.  How I miss them.
 
2013-02-15 10:41:48 AM

Pocket Ninja: That's a fascinating article, and I'm glad they didn't succumb to the temptation of simply posting the names in question on the first page. It was important that they establish the basic situation, set the scene, so to speak. See, so many journalists and writers these days just have this desperate urgency about their writing. They just want to  get to the point and  provide information andstuff like that. But, see, Parenting knows you don't want that. Sadly, I could tell upon beginning the third paragraph that this article was of too lofty a prose for my feeble mind, that I was not worthy of the secret gems, the knowledge, that would be revealed to me within. I can only hope, though, that as one progressed further into the rich delta of its later sentences, one discovered that, happily, each name was given its very own page. I will trust that such was so.


Thread closed, we have a winner.
 
2013-02-15 10:42:29 AM
 
2013-02-15 10:42:40 AM
Where's Nicky and Vinnie and Tommy?.
 
2013-02-15 10:43:45 AM
Oliver

The problem with that name is that I can only hear it in Eva Gabor's accent.
 
2013-02-15 10:44:04 AM
I clicked through that whole stupid slide show just to make sure my two snowflakes' names were NOT there.  If I came to find out that I gave them trendy names, I'd have to shoot myself.  Fortunately the names Reinhold and Helga seem not to be taking off.
 
2013-02-15 10:44:04 AM
<b>Pocket Ninja and Babwa Wawa</b>
I'm not going to try to continue the prose, so I'll bring it down to my level.

Der gawd daym article is a gawd damnin clickershow.
 
2013-02-15 10:45:58 AM
I saw the name Silas on the list and was surprised because I always considered Silas to be an awful name. On the other hand,  I'd name a kid Silas before Aiden or anything that rhymes with Aiden.

"Aiden - Meaning: Diagnosis of fashionable mental disorder inevitable, whether present in patient or not."
 
2013-02-15 10:46:52 AM

Pocket Ninja: That's a fascinating article, and I'm glad they didn't succumb to the temptation of simply posting the names in question on the first page. It was important that they establish the basic situation, set the scene, so to speak. See, so many journalists and writers these days just have this desperate urgency about their writing. They just want to  get to the point and  provide information andstuff like that. But, see, Parenting knows you don't want that. Sadly, I could tell upon beginning the third paragraph that this article was of too lofty a prose for my feeble mind, that I was not worthy of the secret gems, the knowledge, that would be revealed to me within. I can only hope, though, that as one progressed further into the rich delta of its later sentences, one discovered that, happily, each name was given its very own page. I will trust that such was so.


Your comment on the article was fascinating until I realized you never separated the words andstuff.
 
2013-02-15 10:47:15 AM
If I have a baby, I will call him Fruit Smoothie and raise him to be a prize fighter.  Not a boxer mind you, but someone capable of punching the living shiate out of prizes on the Price is Right.
 
2013-02-15 10:47:55 AM

erveek: I saw the name Silas on the list and was surprised because I always considered Silas to be an awful name. On the other hand,  I'd name a kid Silas before Aiden or anything that rhymes with Aiden.

"Aiden - Meaning: Diagnosis of fashionable mental disorder inevitable, whether present in patient or not."


I'd call my name Titus Magnus. I have a thing for bombastic names like that.
 
2013-02-15 10:49:00 AM
Auto load music or video. Instant close.
 
2013-02-15 10:49:49 AM
Fark Name Thread!

La-a. YOU PRONOUNCE THE DASH LADASHA LOL!!

My cousin's uncle's sister's proctologist's wife is a teacher and she had twins Orangejello and Lemonjello

"I gave my kid a traditional Gaelic name that is completely unpronounceable. Fearghas. It means 'breaks terrible wind'"

-aiden/ayden
 
2013-02-15 10:49:50 AM
Whenever I hear "Jasper," all I can think of is the old Tom & Jerry cartoons.

/If you don't get the reference, get off my lawn.
 
2013-02-15 10:50:57 AM

Warthog: I clicked through that whole stupid slide show just to make sure my two snowflakes' names were NOT there.  If I came to find out that I gave them trendy names, I'd have to shoot myself.  Fortunately the names Reinhold and Helga seem not to be taking off.


All my kids' names are on there (as well as several of the finalists we didn't choose), but they were all named 5 years ago or more.  Do I have to shoot myself, or do I get a "I liked them before they got big" exemption?
 
2013-02-15 10:50:58 AM
Still no Lunesta, Boniva or Valtrexia I see. Im going to name my son Completrius and he will be and NFL reciever
 
2013-02-15 10:51:02 AM
gawd damnin clickershow

Top 10 Searched Baby Girl Names:

Isabella
Millie
Sookie
Ann
Ella
Betty
Ellie
Emma
Eithne
Charlotte
Top 10 Searched Baby Boy Names:

Jacob
Max
Liam
Ted
Mo
Aiden
Andy
Bertie
Ned
Gus
 
2013-02-15 10:51:54 AM
A friend of mine named their kid Rafe.

Not as in Raf-ael, or prounced RAF-FI

Prounced rayf.  Like Rape, with a lisp.

Per google, In Hebrew it means "weak, limp"

Just wanted to share that, in case you're looking for suggestions on how to ensure your kid needs counseling.

Props to Pocket Ninja and Babwa Wawa for being awesome.
 
2013-02-15 10:52:41 AM
For some reason Parenting is blocked at work. WTF? But I will guess the most popular names.

Gladys
Norbert
Gingham
Micajah
Zedock
Spatula
Kinkajou
Fromunda
Rizzuto
 
2013-02-15 10:53:26 AM
We briefly considered Havelock for my son's name.  I thought it sounded pretty cool.
 
2013-02-15 10:53:52 AM

A couple months ago, I was at a birthday party held in a "Tumble and Cheer" school.

These were some of the names on the wall:

Cambree
Karli
Baylee
Jaslynn
Maccie
Balei
Addison
Izzabelle
Kasey
Jadyn
Abigayle
Kinley
Kinsley
Ryleigh
Kyler
Dravyn
Jacelyn
Jacelynn
Kolie
Khloe (2)
Caryss
Blayse
Karsyn
Jaylynn
Kennadi
Brooklyn
Rylynn


Luckily, most of these girls won't have to worry about people misspelling their names since strip club patrons don't usually tip with checks.

And if you read Deadspin - yes, these names were printed there first...but I wanted to share this sign of civilization's impending collapse with my Fark family.
 
2013-02-15 10:54:53 AM
Wow, I have two very young cousins with the names Hazel and Jasper, respectively. This still makes me laugh a little, because up until last month I had a beloved old cat named Hazel, and my favorite betta fish was Jasper. (May they both rest in peace.) I had no idea those names were trendy!

Eh, still better than the trends involving names like Mackenzie and Aiden. Most of the "old fashioned" monickers are quite pretty.
 
2013-02-15 10:55:22 AM

Prank Monkey: For some reason Parenting is blocked at work. WTF? But I will guess the most popular names.


Because parenting is an adult site, obviously.
 
2013-02-15 10:56:00 AM

whizbangthedirtfarmer: We briefly considered Havelock for my son's name.  I thought it sounded pretty cool.


His middle name could be "Willtravel"
 
2013-02-15 10:56:21 AM
i1119.photobucket.com

Obligitaory.
 
2013-02-15 10:56:52 AM

Sybarite: Oliver

The problem with that name is that I can only hear it in Eva Gabor's accent.


I hear Richard Hammond screaming it.

25.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-02-15 10:57:25 AM

erveek: I saw the name Silas on the list and was surprised because I always considered Silas to be an awful name. On the other hand,  I'd name a kid Silas before Aiden or anything that rhymes with Aiden.

"Aiden - Meaning: Diagnosis of fashionable mental disorder inevitable, whether present in patient or not."


There's a beagle in my neighborhood named Aiden - perfect for him. A human? Not so much.
 
2013-02-15 10:57:29 AM
Clara
Eli
Naomi
Charlie
Alice
Henry
Olive
Leo
Lillian
Jasper
Amelia
Everett
Nora
Silas
Adeline
Max
Hazel
Owen
Stella
Oliver

There. No need to click through seven pages.
 
2013-02-15 10:57:42 AM
So are stripper and slut names becoming less popular? Where will these girls come from in the future? "Clara" will never be thought of as a naughty, naughty girl.
 
2013-02-15 10:57:58 AM

Billzebub: Obligitaory.


Here's a direct link to the same image.

Sorry about that.

http://o.onionstatic.com/images/5/5426/original/700.jpg?2506
 
2013-02-15 10:58:08 AM
Nice, most of the girls names are all variants of Elizabeth....
 
2013-02-15 10:59:25 AM

Prank Monkey: For some reason Parenting is blocked at work. WTF? But I will guess the most popular names.


Because if you're Parenting, you aren't working, cube jocky.
 
2013-02-15 10:59:27 AM

busy chillin': whizbangthedirtfarmer: We briefly considered Havelock for my son's name.  I thought it sounded pretty cool.

His middle name could be "Willtravel"


Eh, I vetoed my wife's first two names for our daughter: Pippin and Genevieve.

\gag
 
2013-02-15 11:00:08 AM
"I always thought 'Dipshiat Knight' had a real ring to it."
 
2013-02-15 11:00:24 AM
When my daughter was born the nurses were almost fainting when we gave her a correctly spelled name in the top 50 list that has been around for more than 50 year.

We were married and that made it even more shocking to them.

As a bonus we even have health insurance.
 
2013-02-15 11:00:25 AM

CygnusDarius: Where's Nicky and Vinnie and Tommy?.


Touring with Motley Crue
 
2013-02-15 11:00:35 AM

Warthog: I clicked through that whole stupid slide show just to make sure my two snowflakes' names were NOT there.  If I came to find out that I gave them trendy names, I'd have to shoot myself.  Fortunately the names Reinhold and Helga seem not to be taking off.


Mr. Abreucantina and I consider it a badge of honor when people comment that they don't see the names we've chosen for our children used often. That was kind of the point.
 
2013-02-15 11:01:01 AM

whizbangthedirtfarmer: We briefly considered Havelock for my son's name.  I thought it sounded pretty cool.


If his middle name was "Vetinari", you'd win all the internets ever.
 
2013-02-15 11:01:06 AM

Onkel Buck: Still no Lunesta, Boniva or Valtrexia I see. Im going to name my son Completrius and he will be and NFL reciever


I hear "Raymond Luxury" is making a comeback, though most people mispronounce it.
 
2013-02-15 11:01:10 AM
I wonder if there is any actual statistical data or if Parenting is doing their best to change the trend?

A majority of the girls in my 4th grade sons class have stripper names.
 
2013-02-15 11:02:14 AM
I have twins.  We named them Bweryang and Bob.
 
2013-02-15 11:04:15 AM
My first child will be a girl.  I shall name her Stacy, and I will be Stacy's mom, and I will have it going on.
My second child will be boy and I will name him Luke so that my husband can say, "I am your father, Luke."
My third child will be named Narnia so that when I purchase something for her, I can shout, "FOR NARNIA!"
And my fourth child will be named Sparta so that when I introduce him to people, I can proclaim, "THIS IS SPARTA!"

/oblig
 
2013-02-15 11:04:25 AM

Teknowaffle: Fark Name Thread!

La-a. YOU PRONOUNCE THE DASH LADASHA LOL!!

My cousin's uncle's sister's proctologist's wife is a teacher and she had twins Orangejello and Lemonjello

"I gave my kid a traditional Gaelic name that is completely unpronounceable. Fearghas. It means 'breaks terrible wind'"

-aiden/ayden


How about "Detroit?" Pronouced "Dee-twa..." it's French!
 
2013-02-15 11:05:25 AM

Billzebub: [i1119.photobucket.com image 300x251]

Obligitaory.


I typically don't post oblig pics, opting rather for the typed "ohsnapflowchart.jpg" option. But that one - that one I will never get tired of.

I mean, Sinutab, man.
 
2013-02-15 11:05:34 AM

cman: My first born son shall be named Alfred or Harold.


Bah!  Go with Ebeneezer. or Habakuk
 
2013-02-15 11:06:29 AM

wambu: So are stripper and slut names becoming less popular? Where will these girls come from in the future? "Clara" will never be thought of as a naughty, naughty girl.


Yeah, well they used to say the same thing about "Hester"
 
2013-02-15 11:06:47 AM
"Hashtag AxLord"

/extra capitals = extra coolness
 
2013-02-15 11:08:05 AM
Aiden is helping out
Daryn is quite brave
Colin is on the phone
Carolyn is out singing in the neighborhood
Karen is compassionate
and

Sharon is a selfish biatch
 
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