50 Baby Names Inspired by the 2012 Games

olympic baby namesTonight's the Opening Ceremonies for the 2012 Olympics, so you know what that means: Baby names! No, it doesn't really mean baby names, but why not drum up a list in honor of all the little babies who'll be born during, or around, this year's games?

Here are 50 Olympic-inspired baby names. USA! USA!

Phelps

London

Summer

Olympia

Or just "Pia"

Goldie

Bronze

Sylvie

Sylvia

Blue (as in Red, White, and Blue, not as in "Ivy")

Bar (as in uneven bars, not "Refaeli")

America

John (a man named John has represented the United States in the Olympics 134 times!)

Sarah (there are 8 women named "Sarah" on the USA team)

Jake (... and 5 "Jakes")

Ryan (as in Lochte)

Jordyn (as in Wieber)

McKayla (as in Maroney)

Gabrielle (as in Douglas)

Natalie (as in Coughlin)

Claressa (as in Shields)

Nadia (as in Comaneci -- old school)

Berlin

Track

Medal

Archer

Apollo

Zeus

Athena

Demeter

Champion (Champ)

Javelin

Torch

Love (tennis)

Duncan (as in "dunk" basketball, bleh -- maybe that one's a stretch)

Leo (as in "leotard" -- alright, this is just getting crazy)

Victory

Victor

Coach

Star

Anthem

Captain

Sport

Ringo (Rings)

Wynn

Bela (as in Bela Karolyi, Mary Lou Retton's coach)

Gainer

Ralph (Lauren)

Some countries participating that would make for a good name (or middle name):

India

Kenya

Any other names you can think of?

 

Image via theogeo/Flickr

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Aunt_... Aunt_ning

The majority of these names are just horrible. Why not wait and make a list after the Olympics are over so you can see what happens and who makes their mark

nonmember avatar Shannon

At least these names are some what better than some of the names I have seen on list here. A lot of them are pretty normal for a change, some I may actually use and have considered like Jake.

evienda evienda

Poor kids!  Most of these names are horrible!

acrog... acrogodess

There went a minute I'll never get back. At least I read quickly. Lol

Stacey Miner

Nobody should ever name their child Phelps. Ever. -_-

Monica Hrycaj

Really? This is horrible. People try so hard to be different, they not only end up being the same, but quite ridiculous to boot. 

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