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First Baby Names of 2012: Name Candy's State-by-State List
Shine ^ | Jan. 6, 2012 | NameCandy

Posted on 01/07/2012 11:02:32 AM PST by bgill

What does the 2012 crop of New Year's babies foretell? A quick glance will confirm that when it comes to the new generation of American baby names, creativity rules there's no longer such a thing as "normal." The first babies of the year include an Daytona, an Akier and an Envy (yes, Envy), but nary a John or Mary to be seen.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: babynames; crystal; meth
See the list for each state's New Year's baby's name at link.

I feel for their teachers who will constantly mispronounce the class roll and trying to come up with some phonetic spelling rule for their names.

1 posted on 01/07/2012 11:02:39 AM PST by bgill
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To: bgill

Grace Marie for SC... not bad!


2 posted on 01/07/2012 11:06:56 AM PST by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: bgill

What? No new Barracks?

But plenty of Mohammeds, Abdullahs and Husseins that are not mentioned but will be heard of in the future.


3 posted on 01/07/2012 11:07:13 AM PST by 353FMG
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To: bgill
Texas: Shekinah Rain Shanice

Swell.

4 posted on 01/07/2012 11:07:25 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Nothing will change until after the war. It's coming.)
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To: bgill

Did “Mitt” and “Newt” make the list?


5 posted on 01/07/2012 11:07:31 AM PST by TaxPayer2000
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To: bgill

I named my child “Realized Zygote non-abortion”.


6 posted on 01/07/2012 11:13:31 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Illegal aliens do not belong in the USA. Deport Obama.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Want to bet on the age and marital status of her Momma?


7 posted on 01/07/2012 11:13:49 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Congress touched me inappropriately, they should be put on administrative leave immediately)
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To: bgill

Hooray for Indiana! Michael Joseph! I have Joseph Michael.

A very loving welcome to all the babies born. God bless them all.


8 posted on 01/07/2012 11:14:32 AM PST by mardi59
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To: bgill

La-a isn’t on the list.


9 posted on 01/07/2012 11:14:39 AM PST by TightyRighty (I enjoy well-mannered frivolity.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Rezyna for short?


10 posted on 01/07/2012 11:14:58 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: bgill

Chastity....pronounced Chaz....or dude or dudesss


11 posted on 01/07/2012 11:19:25 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Xenalyte

Name ping!


12 posted on 01/07/2012 11:46:28 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

What happened to Shaniqua? LOL!


13 posted on 01/07/2012 11:59:30 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: mardi59

I’ll second all those remarks ;)


14 posted on 01/07/2012 12:22:47 PM PST by mikrofon (a/k/a MJ)
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To: bgill

My friend had a daughter last year. She wanted to give her a unique name, something that no other girl in her class would have.

She named her Mary.


15 posted on 01/07/2012 12:44:45 PM PST by mrs. a (It's a short life but a merry one...)
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To: leapfrog0202

16 posted on 01/07/2012 12:52:35 PM PST by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: bgill

Where is LaTrina? The country is in a latrine, it would only be appropriate!


17 posted on 01/07/2012 12:55:08 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: bgill

When I first started substitute teaching in middle school a couple of years ago I’d start attendance with “I apologize in advance if I mangle a name’s pronunciation, just correct me if I’m wrong and I’ll do my best to remember it”


18 posted on 01/07/2012 12:59:37 PM PST by Severa (I can't take this stress anymore...quick, get me a marker to sniff....)
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To: bgill

I was born in 1966. My parents wanted to give me an unusual name that would stand out.

They named me Jason, which was pretty unusual at the time. Ten years later, the name became one of the top boy names for newborns.

I thus have had both a rare and common name. I liked it much better when Jason became common and everyone knew how to spell and pronounce it.


19 posted on 01/07/2012 1:01:06 PM PST by Our man in washington
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To: bgill

My step-daughter named her son “Emmanuel James Jaquarius D’Andre Merrit”

I just call him Manny.

“Class, please write your full name on the paper”
“Sir, I’m gonna need another sheet...”


20 posted on 01/07/2012 1:19:03 PM PST by ItsOurTimeNow ("Go now. Run along and tell your Xerxes that he faces Free Men here...not slaves.")
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To: ClearCase_guy

Texas: Shekinah Rain Shanice

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/cowboys.wav


21 posted on 01/07/2012 2:08:25 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: bgill

How about :
Squirellisha
Booanna
Cocaine Cassanova
Master of the Universe
You know those names will take them places.


22 posted on 01/07/2012 2:12:57 PM PST by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: peteyd

This week, in N.O. paper I saw Kal-El! That goes on the list with Tsunami and Teriyaki.
Of course, IMO, nothing beats Toi’let.


23 posted on 01/07/2012 2:17:42 PM PST by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam-it's about Islam. Jesus loves you, Allah wants you dead!)
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To: bgill; All
A Roshanda by Any Other Name

How do babies with super-black names fare?

From the article:

"Today, more than 40 percent of the black girls born in California in a given year receive a name that not one of the roughly 100,000 baby white girls received that year. Even more remarkably, nearly 30 percent of the black girls are given a name that is unique among every baby, white and black, born that year in California. (There were also 228 babies named Unique during the 1990s alone, and one each of Uneek, Uneque, and Uneqqee; virtually all of them were black.)"

It makes it tough on teachers (and Scoutmasters). The only study of which I'm aware concludes there are "no negative relationship between having a distinctively Black name and later life outcomes after controlling for a child's circumstances at birth."

24 posted on 01/07/2012 3:24:45 PM PST by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Scoutmaster
Getting old. Forgot the link: A Roshanda by Any Other Name.
25 posted on 01/07/2012 3:28:47 PM PST by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: ClearBlueSky
I was named the executor of an uncle's estate and had to pick up multiple certified copies of a death certificate in Dougherty County, Georgia. To do so, I had to sign a public register in which you stated the name of the person for whom you were requesting a birth or death record.

I wasn't surprised at the number of birth names containing an apostrophe. I wasn't even surprised at the number of birth names containing two apostrophes. The winning name on the request page that was visible had five. I wish I had written it down. Then again, I'm seeing more boys named McClintock and girls named MacCauley.

26 posted on 01/07/2012 3:37:50 PM PST by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: mrs. a
My friend had a daughter last year. She wanted to give her a unique name, something that no other girl in her class would have.

I have a dog named "Twice"

He won't come if you call him Once.

27 posted on 01/07/2012 8:11:02 PM PST by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: Our man in washington
They named me Jason, which was pretty unusual at the time. Ten years later, the name became one of the top boy names for newborns.

In the mid 80s, I coached a Little League team, 5 of the starting 9 boys were named Jason.

28 posted on 01/07/2012 8:14:39 PM PST by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: bgill
What? There's not a Muhammad on the list! Proof that Americans hate Muslims and are racists. [sarc off]
29 posted on 01/08/2012 2:11:41 PM PST by MasterGunner01 (11)
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