Popular Baby Names, More Regret

Only small percentage of parents regret giving their kids unusual names.
1:45 | 10/18/11

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And finally tonight it may be the most lasting decision new parents make about their baby -- name. They've -- nine long months to think about it so -- -- surprise to learn today how many parents regret their choice. Which parents which names here's -- -- -- enough funds. Spent little time in a playground you might wonder whatever happened to good old Dick and -- the film baby -- -- -- -- -- time without. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- What -- -- famously named her daughter apple actor Jason Lee went with pilot inspector for his son. And in addition Penn Jillette pulled a really interesting one out of his hat. Moxie crime fighter. So people would be surprised if those parents later regretted bestowing such big names on their little ones but it turns out they don't. A survey found -- the 8% of parents -- neighbor -- many of them said the problem is their child's name is now to comment. So the parents of last year's most popular names Jacob. Thinking about a nickname about now it's so cyclical of course take Linda number one in 1950 today it's 624. What -- the biggest mistakes according to the so called baby naming experts is letting the baby's grandparents have too much influence on a name. So right shows my son's name the way all good southern women do I know what it would sound like over the PA if you played college football -- wildlife. EB EV EP. No pressure no regrets. But it doesn't really matter meet the parents have -- regret. After all it's the kid who has to live with it. Sharon with the -- -- pharmacy ABC news New York.

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