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The 15 Weirdest Names Athletes Have Ever Given Their Kids

The 15 Weirdest Names Athletes Have Ever Given Their Kids

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Throughout the pop culture world there have been many people who have named their kids things that simply make people sit back and shake their heads, Of course, athletes fall into the realm of both pop culture have also made some weird name choices for their children. Here are 15 examples.

15. Gunner Papelbon

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15. Gunner Papelbon

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Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon named his second child Gunner, which sounds more like a nickname than anything else.

14. Ewin Ezekiel Holyfield

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14. Ewin Ezekiel Holyfield

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Evander Holyfield has had 11 children from six different women, and Ewin Ezekiel Holyfield is surely the most questionable name of them all. Not only is this name a major tongue twister, but it really looks like a name that was made up on the spot.

13. Camera Ashe

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13. Camera Ashe

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Tennis legend Arthur Ashe was married to a photographer, and they decided that naming a daughter Camera would be a good idea. On one hand, it is original, but on the other hand ... it is just ridiculous.

12. Trinity Rodman

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12. Trinity Rodman

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Dennis Rodman is an enigma, and few would describe him as being anything close to a biblical man. Still, Rodman has a daughter named Trinity, which isn't an especially rare name, but does go against everything her father seems to stand for.

11. Bryce Maximus James

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11. Bryce Maximus James

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LeBron James has made a lot of money off of the King James moniker, but one would think he would refrain from putting anything close to such an arrogant title on his own child. This would be wrong, as his second child has the middle name Maximus. Unless he turns out to be a Greek god, this name will be too much to live up to.

10. Eetu Selanne

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10. Eetu Selanne

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Anaheim Ducks forward Teemu Selanne is nearing the end of his NHL career, but many believe that his son Eetu may have a future in the league. Unfortunately, many are going to have to figure out how exactly to say Eetu, which finds its origins in Selanne's Finnish roots.

9. Deiondra Sanders

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9. Deiondra Sanders

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Deion Sanders is known as one of the cockiest players to ever line up in any professional sport, and he took this title off the field by naming his daughter Deiondra. Based on this name, one would think Deion's first wife played no role in childbearing, and it is clear she had no input on the name of her first child.

8. Dream Alijha Iverson

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8. Dream Alijha Iverson

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Allen Iverson was one of the most entertaining basketball players of his generation, but his child-naming prowess is questionable. Iverson's fifth child is named Dream, which is a nice gesture, but surely makes his other children feel unloved.

7. Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade

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7. Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade

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Dwyane Wade's first child has a very long name, but the title Blessing is what stands out most from it. Wade loves his first-born child, but one would assume this name created an awkward situation after the Miami Heat star had a second child.

6. Luna Coco Patricia Lampard

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6. Luna Coco Patricia Lampard

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Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard apparently chose two of the most random names he could find when he named his daughter Luna Coco.

5. Elyaz Zidane

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5. Elyaz Zidane

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Former Real Madrid and France star Zinedine Zidane named his fourth child Elyaz, which is a name I have never heard before.

4. Princess Pacquiao

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4. Princess Pacquiao

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Manny Pacquiao named his third daughter Princess. No, that is not a typo, and Pacquiao actually followed it up by naming his daughter Queen Elizabeth.

3. Bol Bol

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3. Bol Bol

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The late Manute Bol was one of the great humanitarians to ever play professional sports, but it is hard not to question him over naming his son Bol Bol.

2. Harper Seven Beckham

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2. Harper Seven Beckham

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David and Victoria Beckham are one of the most prominent power couples in the world, but the middle name of their only daughter had to be a mistake. First off, Seven is not a name, and it is impossible to find any legitimate connection of the name to either David or Victoria's professional careers.

1. George Foreman Jr. III, IV, V, VI

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1. George Foreman Jr., III, IV, V, VI

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George Foreman didn't go wrong by coming up with strange names, but rather by naming five different children the same thing. Each of his five sons are named George Foreman, but they are separated by being Jr., III, IV, V and VI. Now that has to make for awkward dinner and holiday talk.