Is it though?

By lindsey822 - 08/04/2021 10:59

Today, my brother and his wife have seriously decided to name their son “Bubba.” I don’t know how to politely explain to them that Bubba is a dog’s name, not a human’s. FML
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If either of them work in a supervisory position maybe bring up how that would look on a resume when the baby is older? I call my son Bubba sometimes, perfectly acceptable nickname, but not a very good legal name if they want him to be taken seriously anywhere other than a bait and tackle shop later in life.

While I agree that it's a stupid name I really don't see how it affects you at all.

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If either of them work in a supervisory position maybe bring up how that would look on a resume when the baby is older? I call my son Bubba sometimes, perfectly acceptable nickname, but not a very good legal name if they want him to be taken seriously anywhere other than a bait and tackle shop later in life.

bleachedraven 14

good points

I think its a fine name. Bubba is warm and welcoming and kind of sweet. besides, it's not your business.

None of you guys have heard of buba smith?

That wasn’t his birth name.

Sounds like your nascent social skills are trying to tell you it's not your business. Don't overrule them!

I have a grandchild named Buddy.

My brother's childhood nickname was Bubba, and sometimes younger siblings will call their older brother Bubba.

I call my brother that but he has a real name! I couldn't say brother as a kid

Never been south of the Mason-Dixon line have ya?

While I agree that it's a stupid name I really don't see how it affects you at all.

I'd have to agree

time to go fishing for shrimp with forest?