Baby Names

Here are some baby names that never made the grade, along with their inspirations.

Cary [Grant]
Cash [Johnny]
Clementine [Eternal Sunshine]
Colin
Cornell [Joseph]
Declan [hot name!!]
Elliot/Eliot [T.S.]
Emil [family name]
Finley [it was already taken!]
Joseph [like Jo]
Jonas [too much like Jonah]
Nathan
Oskar [Werner]
Oliver
Quinn/Quinlan [I love me some Q!]
Sam
Simon
Toby [“Forget about the baby”]
Torba [family name, very NOVA]
Vaughn [like Marvin]
Weber [family name]
Wilson [like the volleyball]

  1. Cristin’s avatar

    I really like Cash, Declan, and Quinlan. SO glad you didn’t go with Clementine. Were you thinking of that for a boy? Cuz I’m assuming all the rest of the names are for boys. And Toby. As much as I love Labyrinth, glad you didn’t jinx Henry with the “screaming bay-bay” title. Also makes me think of Toby from The Office and that’s not cool. I love the name Henry. He’s so cool!

  2. admin’s avatar

    Yeah, I actually like Clem. 🙂
    And I love Toby on The Office!!! 😀

  3. Cristin’s avatar

    It just makes me think of the song. My Dadd used to yodel-sing it to me and my sister in the car to make us crazy. He got a big kick out of that.

  4. Swistle’s avatar

    I LOVE Wilson. It’s not good with my surname. Sadness.