Top Ten Names That Work for Adults But Not for Babies


The Top Ten

1 Olga

This name doesn't work for anyone ever. - SammySpore

I hate this name. - RiverClanRocks

This doesn't work no matter how old you are

Sounds like the name of a witch. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

2 Larry

I don't think it would work for a young boy.

Never would call my baby this. - funnyuser

3 Bob

Bobby or Robert would work, but I would never call my baby Bob. - Kevie16

But all adults were once babies... - SammySpore

Actually this is works for a baby more than a adult - venomouskillingmachine

4 George

What about the latest member of our Royal Family? - PositronWildhawk

I kinda looks like old man's name - zuni

5 Clarence

What kind of baby name is that? Just no.

Not the Cartoon Network show. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

6 Jean

No. This is perfect for babies! It fits their cuteness. Just imagine a baby in little pigtails and clothes, only to find that their name is Jean! Adorable on girls but horrible on boys. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

7 Bertha

Not really, if someone just gave berth to her - Songsta41

8 Bruce
9 Gertrude

How come every single book I read it has to have somebody's aunt named Gertrude? Gertrude is a good name for aunts. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

I wouldn't name my kid Gertrude. - letdot52

Does Gertrude work for anyone? - Songsta41

10 Mildred

It sounds like mild or miserable, dang. I don't want that name (Probably cause it's a girl name but still)

What kind of name is this? - funnyuser

Who would name their kid this? - CardboardBox

This is a really weird name. - RockFashionista

The Contenders

11 Winston

There's a kid in my Period 6 class named Winston - 445956

Has old man written all over it. Or the last name of a criminal heisman award winner... either way! Not for babies.

12 Trevor
13 Edward

I know a kid named Eduan who goes by Edward - 445956

14 Grogda
15 Fred
16 Barry
17 Beth
18 Bill
19 Dan

Not true this is my name and I love it - simpsondude

I know tons of Dans - 445956

20 Gary
21 Richard
22 Marie
23 Andrew

This is a name for someone in their 40's I my opinion - Clayttles

24 Horace
25 Donald
26 Elsie

Who would name a child of today "Elsie"

27 Elvis
28 Douglas
29 Curtis

Has old man written all over it.

30 Paul

It looks bad on babies, but totally good on adults. I really can't imagine a five-year-old kid named Paul. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

31 Jeffy
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