This one is Chardón, pronounced shar-DON — as if it were French. (The closest legit French word I could find, chardon, means “thistle.”)
“I beg your Chardón!” was the catchphrase used in the semi-suggestive commercials* that must have started airing circa 1981, as that’s when the baby name Chardon debuted on the SSA’s list:
- 1983: 5 baby girls named Chardon
- 1982: unlisted
- 1981: 15 baby girls named Chardon [debut]
- 1980: unlisted
- 1979: unlisted
But the brand didn’t last long, and neither did the name, which made the list just once more before dropping off for good.
*Here’s one of those commercials:
What do you think of the baby name Chardon?