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Before he even plays one game God's Gift Achiuwa goes into the name Hall of Fame.

http://www.foxsports.com.au/other-sports/basketball/nigerian-born-basketballer-gods-gift-achiuwa-joins-foxsportscomaus-list-of-great-sporting-names/story-e6frf3f3-1226046844671?from=public_rss

And if he gets drafted in the NBA his siblings Promise, Precious and God's Will and sisters Grace and Peace will be there as well.

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I read about this a few days ago, great name. This isn't my idea (got it from either the comments on the particular article I read or twitter...idk) but just imagine this guy pulling women.

Girl: Who do you think you are, God's Gift to women or something?

GG: Well, actually...

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Jonathan is Hebrew for "God's gift." His parents just wanted to cut out the non-Indo-European middle man.

Jonathan technically means "YHWH has given".

Matthew means "Gift from God" or "God's Gift".

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It's more than a little pretentious, don't you think?

Like putting a star on your football helmet.

Or singing the US National anthem at a game between the Vancouver and Toronto in the Hockey.

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It's more than a little pretentious, don't you think?

Like putting a star on your football helmet.

Or singing the US National anthem at a game between the Vancouver and Toronto in the Hockey.

But they don't sing the US National Anthem at games between Vancouver and Toronto.

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My wife is a pediatrician and tells me about some of the crazy names that she sees at her clinic. The God's _______ is pretty popular right now. I believe there was a GodsWill and GodsJustice and I think maybe a GodsFury also. The worst name she ever told me about was L-ea. You would think it would be pronounced Leah or Leia, but no. The girls name was La-dash-eh. They pronounced the "-"! I feel like I may have brought that up in another thread once, I apologize if I am repeating myself.

A lot of the NICU babies are the one's with the Gods______ names. I imagine most of them don't grow up to be college basketball players though.

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My wife is a pediatrician and tells me about some of the crazy names that she sees at her clinic. The God's _______ is pretty popular right now. I believe there was a GodsWill and GodsJustice and I think maybe a GodsFury also. The worst name she ever told me about was L-ea. You would think it would be pronounced Leah or Leia, but no. The girls name was La-dash-eh. They pronounced the "-"! I feel like I may have brought that up in another thread once, I apologize if I am repeating myself.

A lot of the NICU babies are the one's with the Gods______ names. I imagine most of them don't grow up to be college basketball players though.

Where is this at?! Cuz I swear either my sister or her husband had a student with this exact same name and scenario. If it's duplicated somewhere else, then it's an epidemic of stupidity.

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My wife is a pediatrician and tells me about some of the crazy names that she sees at her clinic. The God's _______ is pretty popular right now. I believe there was a GodsWill and GodsJustice and I think maybe a GodsFury also. The worst name she ever told me about was L-ea. You would think it would be pronounced Leah or Leia, but no. The girls name was La-dash-eh. They pronounced the "-"! I feel like I may have brought that up in another thread once, I apologize if I am repeating myself.

A lot of the NICU babies are the one's with the Gods______ names. I imagine most of them don't grow up to be college basketball players though.

Where is this at?! Cuz I swear either my sister or her husband had a student with this exact same name and scenario. If it's duplicated somewhere else, then it's an epidemic of stupidity.

I'm almost positive that there are either multiple instances, or people are making up this story. I've heard it from lots of teachers, and it's always someone else telling about someone else who had this student named La-a...which seem to be the classic components of an urban legend.

Weirdest student name I've had is Robert Bobby ______. Legal first name Robert, legal middle name Bobby. Many more just seem like random syllables slapped together, but Robert Bobby takes the cake so far. I'll let you guys know if I get a La-a and we can put this to rest. ^_^

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My wife is a pediatrician and tells me about some of the crazy names that she sees at her clinic. The God's _______ is pretty popular right now. I believe there was a GodsWill and GodsJustice and I think maybe a GodsFury also. The worst name she ever told me about was L-ea. You would think it would be pronounced Leah or Leia, but no. The girls name was La-dash-eh. They pronounced the "-"! I feel like I may have brought that up in another thread once, I apologize if I am repeating myself.

A lot of the NICU babies are the one's with the Gods______ names. I imagine most of them don't grow up to be college basketball players though.

Where is this at?! Cuz I swear either my sister or her husband had a student with this exact same name and scenario. If it's duplicated somewhere else, then it's an epidemic of stupidity.

I'm almost positive that there are either multiple instances, or people are making up this story. I've heard it from lots of teachers, and it's always someone else telling about someone else who had this student named La-a...which seem to be the classic components of an urban legend.

Snopes chimes in --

http://www.snopes.com/racial/language/le-a.asp

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I'm almost positive that there are either multiple instances, or people are making up this story. I've heard it from lots of teachers, and it's always someone else telling about someone else who had this student named La-a...which seem to be the classic components of an urban legend.

Snopes chimes in --

http://www.snopes.com/racial/language/le-a.asp

Good call. Didn't even think about going to Snopes for this.

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I'm almost positive that there are either multiple instances, or people are making up this story. I've heard it from lots of teachers, and it's always someone else telling about someone else who had this student named La-a...which seem to be the classic components of an urban legend.

Snopes chimes in --

http://www.snopes.com/racial/language/le-a.asp

Good call. Didn't even think about going to Snopes for this.

It really does sound fake, but this is first hand from my wife and some of the other doctors. There are a few variations on it as well, I believe there was a Ta-a as well.

I should state that I am fine with parents naming their kids something "unique" if they want to, but at least follow the rules of language.

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