7% of Aussie parents regret what they name their child

10 May 2022

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Did you know that 7% of Aussie parents regret what they name their child? So Bec and Jeziel wanted to know have you had name regret?

Theresa grew up with the last name Campbell. But when she was 17 and was looking through her ID she discovered her legal name was Theresa Wallace. Her biological father’s last name was Wallace but her mother raise her with her step-dad’s last name. “When I got married I had to sign as Wallace, yet I never had Wallace in my life. Then I got married to Goodwin and divorced and went back to Wallace. Now I’m married a second time and I’m Churchill. I work in a school and the kids never know what to call¬† me.

Andrew’s friend gave him a kitten. The mum was called Mimmy and the grandma was call Kimmy so he named her Imogen or Immy for short. He thought Immy was a girl until he took them to the vet and realised it was a boy. “I was like okay let’s add a ‘T at the beginning and he can be called Timmy.”

Have you had any name regrets? Let us know your thoughts by texting or messaging us on socials. Listen to the full chat below!

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