17 People Share the Most Ridiculous Names That They Have Ever Come Across

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One of the most difficult decisions you’ll ever make is what to name your child. That’s the name he or she will have to live with and be called their entire life—so you DON’T want to mess that up.

And yet, somehow, lots of parents do, indeed, make some naming mistakes. In fact, when you hear some people’s names, you might wonder what the heck the parents were thinking!

At least, that’s what happened to these people who shared the most ridiculous names they’ve ever come across in a hilarious Reddit post. Here are the ones that we couldn’t stop laughing to.

  1. Twelver

    “My neighbor was the 12th kid. His parents named him Twelver. That’s gotta be the worst I’ve ever seen.”

  2. Okay

    “Okay Arthur Doak. We called him Okay. He was the youngest of 5 kids.”

  3. Happiness

    “I had a roommate in law school from Ghana whose name was Happiness. Her nickname was Happy.”

  4. Cash Money

    “Some friends of mine in high school knew a girl named Cash Money. Met her once and she said her name with some made up accent.”

  5. Sprinkle

    “Cause she looked like a little sprinkle when she was born…so they say.”

  6. Haight and Rayge

    “An ex had friends who named their kids Haight and Rayge (hate and rage). Good luck kids.”

  7. Block

    “I saw someone who’s last name was Block…his parents named him Road. Road Block…like he’s a damn GI JOE.”

  8. Tyranny

    “My sister works with a girl by the name, Tyranny. And according to my sister, it sounds like the name suits her.”

  9. Rowdy (And Howdy)

    “Had a little boy in my program named Rowdy. Eh… kind of rednecky but, whatever. Then I found out his older brother is named Howdy! WTF?”

  10. Avonté

    “Had a boy in our school named Avonté. Pronounced Avont. Mother insisted the accent made the e silent. She would come completely unglued when anyone said his name wrong. Lady, that’s ‘Avontay.’”

  11. Nevaeh

    “Nevaeh. It’s heaven backwards. Anyone that tells you their daughter is named Nevaeh will also tell you that it’s heaven spelled backwards. Every time.”

  12. Brick

    “Brick…not sure of the spelling, but I’m serious.”

  13. Lettuce and Nimrod

    “My mother is a genealogist and discovered that my great great great something grandparents were named Lettuce and Nimrod. A power couple.”

  14. Zip Daub

    “I went to high school with a guy named Zip Daub. His middle name was Adydo. They named him Zip Adydo Daub.”

  15. Satchel

    “Knew a boy in America called Satchel. He changed it as soon as he could, because his mother refused to believe that a satchel was a type of bag. She thought it was a fantasy name like Aragorn or something…”

  16. Asthma

    “Did data entry at an amusement park. One pass holder was named ‘Asthma.’ That was her first name. Asthma, as in the breathing condition.”

  17. Peaceofgod

    “All one word. Northern African orthodox Christian parents who did not mess around with naming.”

How ridiculous are some of these names? What’s the most ridiculous one you’ve ever heard in your life?