5 Things to Know: Picking Baby Names


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Teasing

Matthew McConaughey's older brother named his son Miller Lyte. Take a moment and imagine yourself as Miller Lyte on the playground. Now, put that feeling to use as you're putting together your list of potential names.

Is the name you're thinking of ripe for taunting, either in the eyes of a teasing second grader or a skeptical potential employer? (Double check initials, too!)

Face it, kids are cruel and what you haven't thought of, they certainly will. While you can't avoid your child receiving unfortunate nicknames, you can anticipate what kids might chant if you name your child Harold Butz.