Joseph Maina, contributing writer at Kenyan newspaper The Standard, believes his country is in the midst of a “naming crisis.”
It all started like a joke, but our neighbourhood is now inundated with ‘modern’ names like Chavez Mwangi, Honda Otieno, Superman Wafula and World Cup Mutai.
Among the girls, we have Martinas, Tiaras and Princesses; and this has given rise to all manner of hideous permutations.
He also knows of children named Beyonce, Dolly-Parton, Mary Christmas, Timberlake and Tupac.
“The list is growing, and there seems to be no end to this dizzying cocktail of ridiculous christenings.”
Source: Some names are bad jokes