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The baby-namer

And the name is ...
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I think there is a need if not a market for a person who gives babies their names. There at least needs to be a name registry so some poor kid doesn't end up with the name of Dagger or Taylor ( most unisex names would be banned). The Namer would use some scientific method on arriving at the name. Whether mathematics, astrology, facial charactaristics or measurments. Maybe, a combination of these. The names would have some personal meaning instead of being named after your great great grandfather and great grandfather and grandfather and dad Wilber your name would come from you.
xnihilo, Jan 23 2003

Babynamer http://tools.oxygen...amer/babyblurbs.cfm
Developed in Seattle and sold to Oxygen Media. [bristolz, Oct 04 2004]

name generator http://www.behindthename.com/random/
thorougly baked, and free, last time I checked. [ye_river_xiv, Jul 02 2006]

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       How's this for a name
skinflaps, Jan 23 2003
  

       not thought through - tripe.
po, Jan 23 2003
  

       I'd never call a kid-tripe
skinflaps, Jan 23 2003
  

       I thought "Lucifer Beelzebub" would be unusual names ("bringer of light", "lord of the flies", strangely appropriate for babies, no?), but my girlfriend vetoed them. She didn't like Judas either. This idea gets a fish skeleton, by the way, because it is useless.
aglet, Jan 23 2003
  

       why not [skin]? it rolls off the tongue
po, Jan 23 2003
  

       literally,my grandmother used to force feed me on the stuff.
skinflaps, Jan 23 2003
  

       gross.
daseva, Jul 02 2006
  

       //scientific method//   

       astrology ??
monojohnny, Jul 02 2006
  

       I'm going to have to bun this. My buddy just named his first son Odin.   

       I've also met a young boy named "Superior."   

       However, I disagree with the idea of removing unisex names, and I feel that there is some need for new names.   

       I'll also point out that there are plenty of random name generators out there.
ye_river_xiv, Jul 02 2006
  
      
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