Why/how did you pick your child’s name? Does it have a special meaning to you? Is it a family name or just a name you thought was cute? My husband and I wanted our girls to have strong Irish names. (Okay, I did..and he agreed to it.) It was really important to me.
Well, I recently learned that I have officially scarred my children for life. According to @FactsAndTrivia (http://facts.randomhistory.com) the most popular female dog names are Maggie and Molly. Guess what I named both my precious babies? Yep, you guessed it.. Maggie and Molly.
How was I supposed to know that everyone names their dog a cute, Irish people name? Let’s start a movement to end this trend. As my uncle told me, “You better watch out when you open the door and yell for the girls to come inside for dinner. You’ll have all the neighborhood dogs running your way.” Lovely. Once we found out we were having girls, we immediately announced the baby’s name. I feared backlash from people that didn’t like the name or those who would suggest something “better”. Luckily, everyone was kind and accepted our name decision. I find it pretty funny that it’s the most popular dog names. It doesn’t bother me one bit.
Tell me about how you chose names for your children (or future children). Did you consult a book? Did you check the Internet to see if it was popular or maybe not so popular? I look forward to hearing your thoughts.