21 Bizarre Baby Names We Can't Believe Are Real

Tanvier Peart | Jan 27, 2017 Pregnancy

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Expectant parents have been known to fall in love with all sorts of baby names. Some moms and dads will choose a title that's been in their families for years. Some will pick one they saw online or in a book, or even just heard in passing. And then there are future mommies- and daddies-to-be who love going against the grain by choosing a baby name that's really ... different. We can neither confirm nor deny if these are good baby names, but hey, it's important to see what's out there!

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Laura Wattenberg is the founder of BabyNameWizard.com, and she's identified a number of baby names many of us would think are fake, but are actually real names people can use -- or are using.

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As Laura notes, "Some [of these baby names] may make [people] laugh, but if so I hope it's in a good-spirited way. Think of them as a fabulous bouquet from America's naming garden. Remember that each of these names has been chosen, with love, by multiple American families -- most of them dozens of times, some of them hundreds or even thousands of times." We guess we'll quiet our disbelief. As the old adage goes: One man's trash is another man's treasure! Curious to know which names made the cut? Let's find out...

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