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There are people who think wacky celebrity baby names like Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence and Bear Blu are a little bizarre, and there are folks who sniff that calling your kid Luna or Bear really isn't all that unique or interesting after all. (In fact, their best friend's cousin's neighbor named her kid -- her girl kid, by the way -- Bear, like, five years ago.) And then there are the rest of us.
Whether you're really, honestly searching for outlandishly unique baby name inspiration or just want a good chuckle at the whole my-baby's-name-must-be-so-cool-and-unique-that-no-one-has-ever-thought-of-it-before mandate, you'll love Miek Bruno and Kerry Sparks' new book Hello, My Name Is Pabst: Baby Names for Nonconformist, Indie, Geeky, DIY, Hipster and Alterna-Parents of Every Kind.
Check out our favorite baby name categories and some of the suggested monikers:
Names That Fit Into Skinny Jeans: Willa, Pippi, Jaks, Vette, Twy, Malte, Pimm, Isle, Dew, Penn, Ivo, Wither
Burly-Woodsman Baby Names: Sparrow (Nicole Richie's pick), Ash, Archer, Perch, Trout, Angus, Bandit, Django, Antler, Axe, Tracker, Sturge
Names that Wear Cozy Leg Warmers: Auggie, Juniper, Lulu, Zelmo, Scarf, Pookie, Pixie, Blankie, Cozy
Names Handmade By Etsy: Thora, Frieda, Fenno, Opaque, Slate, Decal, Botny, Nuno, Weil, Warby, Hem, Deco, Bootsy
For more ideas -- including Names That Look Good Painted on a Food Truck, Brew-Your-Own-Craft-Beer Names, Names That Can Rock a Bonnet, Vegan-and-Gluten-Free Names, and Easy-To-Assemble Ikea Names -- check out Hello, My Name Is Pabst. Then give it to your pregnant friend.