Baby names inspiration: Did you know the weird meanings behind these common names?

0 Baby names inspiration: Did you know the weird meanings behind these common names? YOU'LL undoubtedly recognise these familiar names, but have you ever stopped to read up on their truly strange meaning? By Hayley Kadrou
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Settling on a name you like the sound of for your newborn is in itself a feat.

Let alone matching it with a fitting meaning of the person you envision your little bubba to be.

Hence why many parents simply slip that second bit under the rug.

Because there are so many common names that have truly bizarre meanings.

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Deirdre: Sorrowful

Emily: Rival

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    Leah: Weary

    Lola: Lady of sorrow

    Mary: Bitter

    Molly: Bitter

    Olivia: Elf army

    Rebecca: Bind or tie up

    Baby boy names with odd meanings

    Brody: Ditch

    Calvin: Bald

    Cameron: Crooked nose

    Connor: Hound lover

    Jacob: Supplanter

    Mark: God of war

    Trsitan: Sad

    While some on these titles may have odd origins, they’re still easy on the ears. Who would have known?

    If you wouldn't name your little one a title which means something such a far cry from your little bundle of joy, then there's so many more names to pick from.

    Take these most on-trend baby names of 2017. Alisha for a little girl means nobility, and boy's name Lucien means illumination.

    So it is possible to get a gorgeous name with a beautiful meaning, too.

    Still unsure of which direction to go in?

    Try these unique unisex baby names or twin name trends for inspiration.

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