Mumsnet users have revealed their least favourite baby names and why they would never choose them in an online post.
The discussion, entitled ‘What you would never name a child and why?’ saw parents list the names they took a particular dislike to earlier this week.
Among the popular British monikers making an appearance on the list were Mia, Amelia and Flora.
Mumsnet users have revealed their least favourite baby names earlier this week in an online post entitled ‘What you would never name a child and why?’
Some users described how certain names sounded ‘clunky and awkward’ while others explained that some names were simply over used in this day and age.
Other names also seemed to be associated with rude words.
On the website one user wrote: ‘I would never name a child Mia = missing in action.
Mia, Amelia, Alice and Grace were among the least favourite names making an appearance on the online post
Baby names and users comments on them
-Amelia: ‘Just a bit over used now’
-Mia: It can also mean ‘missing in action’
-Jackson: ‘I just don’t get the surname as first name trend’
-Madison: ‘It ends in ”son” so really doesn’t belong on a girl’
-Grace: ‘There are very few accents that say it gracefully’
-Lesley: ‘Just not keen on the sound of it’
-Amelie: ‘I think it sounds clunky and awkward’
-Flora: ‘Makes me think of bacteria’
-Graham: ‘It sounds like ‘Grey Ham’
‘Or Cameron, what if she marries a guy named Cameron and then she is called Cameron Cameron?’
Another person commented: ‘Anything ending in “-den” i.e Jayden, Kayden, Hayden etc. Don’t know why, it just makes my teeth itch.’
While another user wrote: ‘Francesca.
‘It’s a beautiful name, but I knew a really horrid one at school (she wasn’t nice to me) and couldn’t use it. The name is forever tainted!’
The online discussion saw hundreds of online users respond to the amusing post to air their irrational dislikes.
Another user commented: ‘Mabel, Ethel or Alice….still incredibly frumpy sounding to me despite their recent popularity.’
While another wrote: ‘I wouldn’t call a girl Madison. It ends in “son” so really doesn’t belong on a girl.’
One user listed the names ‘Jack, Sam, Oliver, Olivia, Isabelle, Amelia’ as ‘just a bit over used now’ while another said: ‘I find Emma and David quite boring names.’