Have you ever encountered someone with a name so unique that it made you say “wow” the first time you heard it? Well, get ready to be amazed.
An organizer from Sabah of a program recently found herself taken aback by one participant’s name, which was literally “Baby Girl Binti Ariffin.”
“Baby Girl Binti Ariffin”
Taking to Facebook, the organizer shared her unexpected encounter with this eccentric name holder.
She had organized an entrepreneurship program where participants were asked to use their real names on Facebook and WhatsApp to present a professional image. She specifically requested avoiding names any nick names as their identity.
During the self-introduction session, a participant went by the name ‘Baby.’ This bothered the organizer because she had already made it clear that only real names, not nicknames, were to be used.
To her surprise, the participant, identified as “Baby Girl Binti Ariffin,” confirmed that it was indeed her legal name, even providing her Identification Card.
Upon seeing the proof provided, the organizer then apologized, saying, “I’m really sorry, Ms. Baby Girl. I sincerely apologize,” as mentioned in her post.
Curious about her name, we reached out to ‘Baby Girl’ to discover the true story behind her uniquely one-of-a-kind name.
The name was given randomly
In an exclusive interview with WeirdKaya, the owner of the name “Baby Girl” shared that she was named randomly by her aunt.
The 37-year-old Sabahan explained that her name doesn’t hold any profound meaning, it was an impromptu choice that has now become a source of amusement for those who come across it.
When asked about people’s reactions, she shared, “They will be surprised because it’s funny and unique.”
Interestingly, her siblings have conventional names, making hers stand out even more.
Embracing her distinct name, she mentioned being affectionately called “Aunty Baby” in her neighborhood.
Netizen were stunned and amused
Netizens were utterly stunned and found it hilarious, as they couldn’t get enough of the unexpectedly unique name.
“Forever a baby… won’t grow old ever.”
Also, another user commented, mentioning that this kind of name is very common in Sabah.
“You’ll come across many more unique names… welcome to Sabah!”
At times, names in Malaysia are so fun and surprising that they make everyone go ‘wow’ in sheer disbelief.