The golden age of television is alive and well with programs like Mad Men, Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones. But is that enough of a reason to name your first-born after a George R. R. Martin character? With the news that 146 girls were named Khaleesi last year – a 450 percent jump from 2011 – here are eight more traditional monikers that have also been corrupted.
Sure, it’s common among Swedish monarchs and South American footballers. But after Vince Gilligan attached this tag to Walter White‘s adversary, well – no one aspires to have their kid’s face blown off.
On the plus side, your male offspring gains isntant street cred at the docks. But that’s only if he dodges the near-constant assassination attempts (damn you, Gyp Rosetti!).
We get it – Mandy Patinkin is a national treasure (have you seen The Princess Bride?). But bullies are malicious these days, and no one wants to be associated with the CIA before they can even spell.
Original and feminine, but the “where’s Coach,” Friday Night Lights references are guarenteed to annoy your little princess.
The Walking Dead
Apologies to all Missing Persons fans, but once we witnessed Jeffrey DeMunn’s death, new wave will just never sound the same again.