'Teen Mom' Star's New Baby Name Is Earning Him a Whole Lot of Hate

Chelsea HouskaChelsea Houska is a fan favorite on MTV's Teen Mom while her baby daddy Adam Lind is ... not. In fact, he is probably one of the more hated dads given how he treated Chelsea after their daughter Aubree was born. But now he is having a new baby with his girlfriend Taylor, and the two of them have revealed that they plan to name her Paislee. Cue the Internet crap storm.

It seems most of the judgment around the name comes from the use of the double E as it's similar to Aubree's name. But hey, maybe it's a compliment. Could be, right? They are sisters. Maybe Adam is trying to make sure the two names go together.

There is also some judgement just about the name itself. It makes perfect sense why so many new parents keep the names quiet. People are SO judgmental about names. It's kind of awful.

According to family legend, when I was born, my grandmother told my mother my name sounded like a "goddamn DP" ("displaced person" after World War II). My aunt also had some snarky things to say about my daughter's name soon after I had her (despite the fact that she named her kids the most bland, boring, trendy American names you can think of). So yeah. There is a lot of name judgment.

Hell, even the Duchess of Cambridge is not immune. I heard a lot of grumbling last week over Kate's name choice (George). "It's boring!"; "It sounds like an old man." Here's an idea: Shut up!

I mean, really. Choosing a name for your child is a big, big deal. It's a big responsibility and a lot of work. As an expectant mom myself, I feel that pressure and basically never want to reveal the name we are thinking even though it's TOTALLY AWESOME and I LOVE IT.

Most of the time, names end up suiting people. And while it's true that what we name our kids does reveal a lot about our past and our upbringing (for instance, Kate wasn't going to name her baby Jayden), it's still up to each parent to choose their own name. So judgy people, shut your traps.

Did people snark on your baby's name?


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Alexa... AlexaAdams

Oh geez! My oldest daughter is named Adalyn (the name Leah just named her daughter) and my youngest girls name is Paisley. These teen mom girls love my kids names apparently.

lovem... lovemy2sons25

My sons are Ian and Dominic I like names that aren't to unusual but you yet you don't hear them everyday. However at the doctor and stuff they call Dominic Dominque which drives me crazy!!

caleb... calebsmama12312

I am not a fan of adam's, but this is silly. He is getting hate because there are 2 e's in her name like her sister's? I really don't understand why this is bad.

nonmember avatar Tina

I actually love the name and I like that they used the 2 E's to go with Aubree.

nonmember avatar shay

My oldest daughter is Maesyn, pronounced Mason. Of course we got people telling us that she'll always have people messing up pronouncing her name, her name is too boyish, etc, but who cares? So far, no one has mistaken the girly spelling for being a boys name.



nonmember avatar Seanna

I named my son Everett, I get the old man comments a lot. I think it is awesome.

hutch... hutchfam2007

I named my son Tucker and I did get a lot of flack because it rhymes with a bad word and "he will get made fun of"

nonmember avatar jessica

Why was he so skinny on the show. And now he's not

Jessica Erwin

He probably had the E's in there that way so he can remember how to spell his own kid's name.

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