When you are a child, it is a simple fact of life that it takes time to grow into certain things. From wanting to fit into daddy’s work boots or mum’s high heels, and dare we say it a name like Geraldine or Craig.
There are just some monikers that, minus any nickname application, sound a little strange calling a baby.
They can be perfectly beautiful, classy and charismatic names but just take a bit of extra time to really fit the little person you have named.
Personally, my brother is a Gary, and even today when I watch home movies of him as a baby being called by his name, I have a good giggle. And yet there is no doubt he was always meant to be a Gary – or Gazza as we affectionately call him.
Here are some others we found that just don’t quite fit babies well.