What are your favorite offbeat baby names?

June 14 |
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Baby names are obviously a perennial parenting topic, but in all of our discussions about names we've never just point-blank asked: what are you favorite offbeat baby names?

The term "offbeat" is intentionally both vague and inclusive — sooooo many names can be offbeat. Is your kid's name a combination of family names handed down through generations? Something you pulled from your favorite book or movie? A name you totally made up? Or does your kid have one name — but you secretly love a totally off-the-wall name? (I knew someone who wanted to name her kid Saturn but went with a much more traditional name.)

Let's talk it out open thread-style: what are your favorite baby names?

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