Parents Who Name Their Kids After Bands

The Daily Mail has a story on some of the weirder names given to newborns in the UK over the last 12 months.  Imagine growing up being called Lohan, Puppy, Pinky, Pepsi or Dior. Yeah, you’re in for a lifetime of playground beatings.

Several girls will also be saddled with the name Nirvana.  And yes, those parents were thinking about the band.

The full story can be found here.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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