185 of the Ugliest Names Given to Babies
Ugly Baby Names
I've scavenged the web in search of the most hideous names in history. Why any of these names were ever given to human babies is beyond me.
Perhaps some of these names may be suitable for a lovable but dorky family pet: at least your cat won't know how hideous its name is and therefore will never develop resentment.
A baby, on the other hand, may grow up to hate the name you gave him/her. To save your kid the humiliation that comes with a gross name, I've compiled a master list of ugly baby names.
Ugly Baby Names for Girls and Boys A-E
Addison/Maddison and similar others
Angel (Stop that.)
Ashley (Beaten to death by overuse.)
Brittany (Again, another victim of overuse.)
Calvin (Means "little bald one.”)
Cameron (Means "crooked nose.”)
Cassandra (Means "entangler of men.”)
Claudia (Means “lame.”)
Diamond (I knew a girl named Diamond: Whatever were her parents thinking!?)
Ugly Baby Names F-J
Fartel (No comment.)
Gage (I knew a kid named Gage growing up who was always trying to provoke people.)
Guy (You wanna go ahead and make that a little more obvious?)
Humphrey (“Hump,” for short.)
Igor (Good pet name, though.)
Jayden/Kayden/Ayden/Brayden and similar others. Horrible!
The Ugliest Names for Girls and Boys K-O
Kennedy (I knew a girl with this name, I hope her parents didn't know it meant "deformed head" when they gave it to her.)
La-a (Ladasha—the dash isn't silent.)
Mallory (Means “unlucky.”)
Margot (C'mon, way too close to the spelling of “maggot.”)
Marie Juana (I see what you did there.)
Melena (A medical term for dark, bloody stool.)
Mistake (I actually saw this in a name book.)
Monster (Found in a name book.)
Morona (Now that’s just mean.)
Nevaeh (Heaven spelled backwards? Oh, you don't say. Equivalent to naming your child “hell.”)
Obamaniqua (No. Just, no.)
The Ugliest Names P-T
Quamyra (I knew a girl with this name.)
Rebel (I know a guy named Rebel. If I told you his life story, you wouldn't be surprised at all.)
Sausagea (Sausage with an a?)
Shithead (I know how it's pronounced, but look at how it's spelled!)
The Worst Baby Names U-Z
Unknown (Saw in a name book.)
Zayden (My eye just twitched at that.)
Do You Agree?
Are these names a bit too much?
Names might not be ugly forever.
Some of these names are only ugly for babies but quite suitable for grown men or women. Sally, Judy, Ronald, and Winston are all perfectly fine names and sound respectable for adults, but I could not imagine calling a sweet little toddler Ronald: Ronald isn't an adorable name and it's not appropriate for a baby. Imagine saying, "Come here little Winston, time for bed." That doesn't sound nice at all.
It's so hard to find a great baby name these days; most are overused, spelled oddly, sound too old, sound too strange, or sound too fake. I really don't have much advice for choosing a name other than telling you to make sure it has meaning to you or your family's heritage.