25 Worst Baby Names That People Absolutely Despise

Let’s talk about the worst baby names! Choosing a name for your baby is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a parent. It reflects your child’s identity and your family’s values. It will stick with them for the rest of their life. Unfortunately, not all names are created equal; some can leave a lasting negative impression. People on Reddit are opening up about the worst baby names they have ever heard, and we promise these appellations will curl your hair!

We’ve compiled a list of the 25 worst baby names people absolutely despise. From bizarre spellings to cringe-worthy ideas, these baby names will make you think twice about what you call your little one. So buckle up and get ready to be disgusted as we dive into this list of naming fails.

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Reinbeaux (pronounced rainbow).” —u/sir-ripsalot


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Xy. Pronounced ‘Christy.'” —u/criticallyAnalytical


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“I’m teaching in an elementary classroom and had a boy named Jacuzzi. That was a fun one.” —u/Pm_me_fluffy_stuff

Chaotic Rage

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“Chaotic Rage. Kid was not surprisingly very hyper.” —u/AJablonski

Chase Cox

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 “I went to school with a guy named Chase Cox.” —u/Cthulhuhoop


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Jageorgeson. Pronounced Jason. The entire ‘George’ is silent. Parent actually got upset because it was mispronounced.” —u/uglypelican


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Kviiilyn. Pronounced Kaitlyn as in K-8-lyn.” —u/joadgr

Paige Turner

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“Paige Turner (as a pianist I find this hilarious).” —u/adne001


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“I worked with a guy named Cocain once.” —u/ashpash111


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“A kid named Phelany (pronounced the same as Felony).” —u/devourthegalaxy


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“I know a couple who named their daughter Anakin. Their family is almost painfully normal too; their other kids have normal names. I don’t get it.” —u/ihopeyoulikeapples


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Pestilence. Dunno what was going through their mind, but I have a strong guess what was going through their bloodstream.” —u/metric_football

Crystal Shining Waters and Blue Clear Waters

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Crystal Shining Waters and her twin brother, Blue Clear Waters.” —u/Inexperiencedascrap

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Taqueria, and for those who don’t speak Spanish, a ‘Taqueria’ is a place that sells tacos.” —u/marcusmf

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Diesel Duramax

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Diesel Duramax. I wish I was kidding.” —u/mandy6919


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“Wife came home from work one day (works at a hospital) and told me a couple had a baby boy and named him Kingslayer.” —u/tree42o


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“I’m related to a girl name Psamantha.” —u/MicolashCaged


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“We had a family friend with a child named Nevaeh, and we all just called her Heaven Backwards.” —u/sayoso

Neptune, Galaxy, and Uranus

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“My kids used to have friends in school whose names were Neptune, Galaxy, and Uranus. All girls. And no, this is NOT a legend or a myth. Their parents were astronomers. Poor Uranus got it the worst.” —u/mpdscb


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“Met a girl named Jennifert in college…Jennifer with a T. Why? Because her parents wanted her to be different.” —u/NippleBuddy


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Khaleesi. What the hell are you thinking?” —u/PunchBeard


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“I taught a boy named Rhythm. He was a fat white kid.” —u/LittleLint


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A kid named “Heorgie” is in my class. Weird name. It’s pronounced “he – orshie.” —u/mosin-user

Strawberry Rain

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“My coworker named her baby ‘Strawberry Rain.’ Which would be a great baby name, if she had given birth to a bottle of shampoo.”—u/captainmagictrousers

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“A girl in my class was called “Sonja” pronounced like Sonya. I didn’t think it was that bad of a name until I saw her full name was “Lasonja.” Her parents named her freaking lasagne and spelled it wrong.” —u/Merrio1220

There you go! Now you know the worst baby names people have ever heard. This is a great time to remind you to make good choices, as you would not want your little one’s appellation to end up on the worst baby names list.

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