I'm trolled for naming my kids after an extremely popular TV show – but I have a good reason why I chose the names | The Sun

A WOMAN has defended her reasons for naming her kids after a popular TV show after being trolled.

The mother-of-two, who uses the TikTok handle @theellisisland17, explained why she opted to name her kids after Grey's Anatomy.

"They weren't, per se, named after the characters, but more so just the show," the TikToker said.

"But I also didn't really want them to have 'weird' names.

"Owen and Harper are both on the top 100 baby list," she continued.

"So it's not like they're super uncommon names that you would only hear, like, on the show.


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The TikToker goes on to explain that her two children share the same middle name – Grey – for a specific reason.

"They have the same middle name because they were donor conceived," she said.

But they chose Grey's Anatomy because of the first conversation she had with her wife.

"I'd never met anyone named Miranda before, and she said 'My name's Miranda,' and I said 'Oh my god like Miranda Bailey!'"

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It's been a "long standing thing" for the couple, she said.

Plus, she continued, her mother is a "huge fan of the show."

"So they're not exactly named after the characters.

"I just like the names in the show.

"But if you don't like it, it's not your kid, not your problem."

Her video has been viewed nearly 70,000 times.

Many commenters supported the TikToker's decision.

"Girl don’t listen to them! It’s your life you choose what to do with YOUR LIFE!! And honestly that’s a petty cool idea!," one person wrote.

"I wanna do that when I have kids!!!!," wrote another.

"You just gave me an idea for my future kids I love the theme!!!," another said.

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