Try one of our funny baby names if you need an unusual moniker for your little one. These are giggle-inducing names that would make others wonder about your choices.
The following names are taken from movies, literature, and other daily objects we see. Some parents even use city names for their children. For instance, celebrity Paris Hilton’s baby’s name is Phoenix, which is also one of her favorite cities. Singer Rihanna’s son’s name is RZA Athelston Mayers, as a tribute to the rapper RZA. What makes such names funny is that they are quite unanticipated to be used as names for children. However, these names have sensible meanings; just their pronunciation and backstories make them funny. Curious about which names made it to the list? Read on to find out.
100 Most Popular And Funny Baby Names
Here are 100 most popular and funny names for babies of 2020. Some of these names are so funny that you will not believe that they are real. Some names are so whimsical that even the government authorities banned them. Take a look!
Game of Thrones appears to be inspiring many funny sounding baby names. Sansa is one of them.
Here is another funny name. It looks like the parents were trying to squeeze as many consonants as possible into one name.
It seems that the parents wanted to give a royal title to their baby. They decided to go ahead and combine the first name with the honorific prefix.
The parents have gifted the name of their favorite car brand to their baby. Is there any better example of brand loyalty?
Yes, there is nothing wrong with the feminine name Adeline. But how can anyone name their baby boy Adeline? This is not one of the gender neutral names. And there is no dearth of good baby boy names. Then why chose this name? We can only hope that it was a clerical error.
Lavaeh is a variation of the name Nevaeh, which is Heaven spelled backward. But what does Leveah mean? Can anybody make a wild guess?
8. Pilot Inspektor
Pilot Inspektor is the child of Jason Lee. He was known for his comical appearance in the first season of the television series ‘My Name Is Earl.’ Maybe he has lost his comic timing to gift his child this name!
9. Fifi Trixibelle
Bob Geldof named his daughter Fifi in honor of his aunt and added the middle name Trixi as a nod to his wife’s appreciation for the elegance and charm of French belles.
Apple is the name of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s daughter. They chose this fruity name because it sounds sweet.
The name Destry sounds more like Destroy. Isn’t it? Destry is the name of Steven Spielberg’s son.
Here is another jocular baby name. Ocean is the name of Forest Whitaker’s daughter. We guess he took his love for nature too far! Ocean could be a name of a boy, too, and parents who love the ocean or have made memories near the ocean, may give their child the name. Sky Lacea, a mother and traveler, talks about why she named her son Ocean. She writes, “People have been asking me (why) we named him Ocean. Well, aside from the fact that I love the beach, his dad and I used to travel, and I felt that I was part of the Ocean before I was Sky (i).”
13. Audio Science
Now this is one witty name that you will hear in a long time. It sounds more like a class at a community college than a baby name.
14. Moon Unit
It’s understandable if you find the name amusing. Moon Unit is the name of Frank Zappa’s child.
15. Moxie Crimefighter
Moxie Crimefighter is the name of Penn Jillette’s child. The theory that Jillette and his wife gave was that people use the middle name rarely, so why not have fun with it.
16. Tu Morrow
You may have read some downright bizarre names, but this one is different. Tu Morrow is a ‘punny’ name of Rob Morrow’s son.
17. Briar Rose Christensen
The unusual name of Rachel Bilson’s child originates from the 1959 classic ‘Sleeping Beauty’. Briar was the name the three fairies gifted to Princess Aurora.
19. Bear Winslet
Bear is the name of ‘Titanic’ actress Kate Winslet’s son. It is a wild choice!
20. North West
North West is the name of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s daughter. The name North sounds beautiful, but it turns hilarious when pronounced together with the surname.
21. Cricket Pearl Silverstein
Cricket Pearl Silverstein is the son of Busy Philipps and Marc Silverstein. It looks like the parents are fans of the sport.
Singer Alicia Keys and her music producer husband call their first child Egypt. Little Egypt will have a tough time explaining his name to everyone he meets.
23. Buddy Bear
James and Jools Oliver have a unique approach to naming their children and have gained recognition for it. They call their first son Buddy Bear, continuing the lighthearted floral theme they started with their daughters.
24. Princess Tiaamii
Princess Tiaamii is Kati and Peter Andre’s daughter. Katie loved the name Princess, while Peter wanted to name their daughter after his mother. They merged their respective mothers’ names, Thea and Amy, to make Tiaamii.
25. Bluebell Madonna
Bluebell Madonna is Geri Halliwell’s beautiful daughter. Her daughter’s middle name is a tribute to pop singer Madonna.
26. Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily
Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily is the name of the love child of Paula Yates. It is truly a unique name!
27. Sunday Rose
Nicole Kidman named her daughter Sunday because it’s her favorite day.
28. Jermajesty Jackson
29. Satchel Farrow
Satchel is Woody Allen and Mia Farrow’s son. Satchel Page is the inspiration for this name.
30. Kal-El Coppola
Kal-El Coppola is comic fanatic Nicholas Cage’s son. He took his obsession for comics a bit farther than most by giving his son the birth name of Superman.
Rachel Griffiths and her artist husband gave their son a musical name Banjo. They named their child after the famous author Banjo A.B. Paterson.
32. Diezel Ky
Even this one of the most funny boy names you must have ever heard. Toni Braxton is in love with the jeans section in her local store. She named her other boy Denim.
33. Bronx Mowgli Wentz
Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz named their child after the famous character Mowgli in the ‘Jungle Book’.
34. Sparrow James Midnight Madden
Nicole Richie and Joel Madden wanted their child to share his name with a common garden bird. The parents are nature-lovers for sure!.
Unbelievably, 12 people in the world have the name Cherry Grant.
36. Mustard M. Mustard
Please tell us that the M in this name does not stand for mustard.
An Egyptian couple named their daughter Facebook to honor the role of this famous social media platform in the Egyptian Revolution.
An Instagram and Twitter-obsessed couple named their child Hashtag. This makes for a unique and quirky name, doesn’t it?
39. Heather Tina Marie Lawson
Do you notice something unusual in this name? The acronym of this name would be HTML.
Some German parents have named their child Bandit, which means ‘robber’.
Arthur Ashe and Jeanne Moutoussamy Ashe have named their child Camera. We hope the name ‘clicks’ with their daughter when she grows up.
Here is another example of brand obsession. Erykah Badu, a renowned American musician, has named her daughter Puma.
43. Seven Sirius
Erykah Badu has a playful passion for unique names and has chosen the name Seven Sirius for his son.
44. India Rose
Chris Hemsworth has named his daughter India Rose. It would have sounded much better if Chris had named her Indian Rose.
What were Barbara Hershey and David Carradine thinking while naming their child Free?
46. Daisy Boo
Daisy Boo is the name of Jamie and Jools Oliver’s daughter. It indicates their love for Disney characters.
No, we are not talking about your kid’s favorite bread spread. Nutella is a name that some parents chose for their children.
48. River Rose
If you are a nature lover, the name might be a good pick for you.
49. Summer Rain
Summer Rain is the child of Christina Aguilera and Matthew Rutler. Nice choice?
50. Saint Lazslo
Saint Laszlo is the beloved child of Pete Wentz and Meagan Camper. After much consideration, they decided on the name “Saint” to commemorate the timing of his birth, as he arrived after Wentz’s tour had finished.
51. Buzz Michelangelo
52. Bodhi Ransom
Bodhi Ransom is a unique name that symbolizes a journey towards spiritual enlightenment and liberation, with roots in Buddhism and English literature.
53. Royal Reign
Now take that, Prince of Cambridge! Royal Reign is Lil’ Kim and Papers’ son.
54. Titan Jewell
The name Titan Jewell sounds more like an ornament than a baby name.
55. Megaa Omari Grandberry
If you want to give a funny name to your child, then this is the way to do it. It is the coolest and funniest name ever.
Thinn may seem like a humorous name, however, it may not be the best choice for a child’s name.
A couple seems to have taken their love for fitness too far!
The name Zealand sounds dignified. It could have been much worse like Zeelynnd and Zzealynndanna.
Yes, Burger is a name and a pretty funny one!
The name originates from the Sports channel ESPN. The parents of this baby must be die-hard TV buffs.
Don’t ever name your child Haven’T.
The alphabet X is now as overused as the letter Y. You will find many names ending with X, like Kix, Dax, Kax, Pexx, etc.
Pawk sounds more like a sound effect than a name.
A couple in Sweden attempted to name their child Brfxxccxxmnpcccclllmmnprxvclmnckssqlbb11116. They pronounce the name as Albin, and we don’t understand how.
In Italy, a jury prevented a couple from calling their kid Friday. They thought the name would expose the boy to ‘mockery’.
66. Talula Does The Hula From Hawaii
Why, just why any parent would give this name to their child is beyond our imagination!
67. Fish And Chips
A couple in New Zealand chose the name Fish and Chips for their twins. The government later banned the name.
In Norway, a woman was jailed for two days for naming her child Bridge.
69. Chow Tow
Thank goodness, the Malaysian government banned this absurd name. Chow Tow translates to ‘Smelly Head.’
Grammophon is another funny sounding name.
71. Mafia No Fear
Yes, that’s a name, and it has left us astounded.
Yes, this name is ‘4Real’.
The funny names list would be incomplete without this one.
What does Stompie even say about the baby? Weird pick we must say.
75. Matthew Correspondent
Surprisingly, it is the name of a journalist working for the BBC.
76. Joelle Rollo-Koster
Joelle Rollo-Koster is the name of a lecturer at the University of Rhode Island.
77. Captain Fantastic Faster Than Superman Spiderman Batman Wolverine Hulk And The Flash Combined
In Somerset, a teenager named George Garratt changed his name to this. Probably he thought he would turn into a superhero overnight!
78. John Anthony Portsmouth Football Club Westwood
In Portsmouth, a supporter of the Portsmouth Football Club changed his name to John Anthony Portsmouth Football Club Westwood.
79. Rhoshandiatellyneshiaunneveshenk Koyaanisquatsiuth Williams
This is one of the weirdest and funny girl names for sure! It is the name of a girl in Texas.
80. Toasted Teacake
The name sounds more like a dish on the breakfast menu!
Although Smellie is a chuckle-worthy name, it is a less-than-desirable name for a baby.
Darriah, a variation of the name Daria with Slavic roots meaning “queenly” or “rich,” may unintentionally sound farcical due to its similar pronunciation to the word “diarrhea.”
What could have made the parents name their child Dough? Did the parents expect their child to be fat?
84. Justin Case
‘Just in case’ you are wondering what the name means.
85. Will Power
Yes, we know you want your child to be righteous and have great self-control. At least do not name him Will Power!
86. Boo Weekley
Golfers usually have goofy names. Here is one such example.
87. Razor Shines
Razor Shines is the name of a basketball player. Basketball players often pick up unique and amusing nicknames during their sporting careers.
The name sounds scary when you spell it backward.
People these days just open their fridge and come up with a child’s name. After Nutella, Apple and Burger, here is another name inspired by food.
When people run out of flowers, foods, and colors to inspire their child’s name, then numbers are the best bet!
If children can have names like London, Tokyo, and Brooklyn, then why not Manhattan!
Since the birth of North West, directional names are now a thing. There are not many options available, so you have to choose between North, South, East, and West.
Katniss was one of the main characters in the famous ‘The Hunger Games’ series. Many movie fans may choose this name for their baby girls.
The name Huckleberry rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it? It is the name of the protagonist in a novel by Mark Twain.
It’s understandable why some parents may choose unique names for their children, but naming them after keyboard symbols is not a common practice. Thankfully, this funny name was banned in China soon after.
In an effort to protect the child from any potential future discomfort, the Icelandic government has decided to ban the name Blaer, meaning “light breeze.”
98. Fox India Owen
Fox India Owen is the name of Mark Owen and Emma Ferguson’s son. Don’t you think it’s a weird name?
99. Blue Ivy
Beyoncé and Jay-Z had chosen the name for their child. The name spelled backward refers to the daughter of Lucifer!
The name Vodka may not be appropriate for children, however the parents’ love for celebrations is understandable.
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When you have to choose a name for your baby, a few hundreds of names may not be just enough. Keep digging our mine of baby names until you find that one precious gem.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Do people from different countries have varying opinions about funny baby names?
Yes, different nations have varying opinions on funny baby names. While some countries are okay with them, others have gone so far as to outright ban using some droll funny baby names.
2. Are there any drawbacks to giving a baby a funny name?
Giving your baby a funny name may have a few drawbacks, such as it may be hard to spell, pronounce, or remember. But, in some situations, it may also have social repercussions.
3. What are some benefits of giving a baby a funny name?
Giving your baby a funny name would make them sound unique, and if the name carries a good meaning, it can make your baby stand out.
4. What kind of research should you do before deciding on a funny baby name?
Before naming your child anything funny, consider the name’s pronunciation, significance, where it came from, and how socially acceptable it is.
We have listed some funny baby names that some people have considered for their children in movies or in real life. However, it is not so cool to plan a goofy name for your child to share a chuckle when you see the birth certificate. A name is a person’s first identity that they need to carry throughout their life. Imagine the plight of the child who would have to bear the name and possibly be a subject of uproarious laughter and bullying throughout their lives. We suggest you select an exotic name for your baby rather than making a silly choice.
Infographic: Popular And Funny Baby Names
Searching for the perfect name for your little one might become tiresome and monotonous. So, why not take a break and have a good laugh over funny and unusual names for a baby? We bring such names in the infographic below. You may also choose one for your little one.