A recent post on the popular parenting site Netmums, revealed one mum's decision to name her daughter a name that some have branded 'cruel' and 'ridiculous'. Rather than sticking to the top baby girl names in 2018, she chose to, let's say, branch out...
The post by 'Annalise D', exposed her friend as the mum who chose a name so 'crazy', she turned to the forum to ask if anyone had ever heard it before. But how crazy is crazy?
The child is called Abcde, pronounced Ab-si-dee.
The viral post received countless responses from mums, aghast at the name.
One mum said, "if this isn't a joke...then that's truly awful. Fancy saddling a child with that kind of ridiculous name. Imagine growing up to constant questions accompanied by smirking about his name?!"
Another chimed in, "No way 😂 I can just imagine the teacher calling out the name and not knowing what to say!"
Whilst others simply put, "poor child" and made jokes like, "it's great because if they have another they can call it fghij then the next klmno and so forth."
As it turns out, the name 'Abcde' did actually originate in Hawaii in the 1980s. Surprisingly, the American news site Vocativ found 328 girls were born with the name between 1990 and 2014.
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