Choosing a name for your kid can be one of the hardest things to do.

Especially in the modern era, where one year their name is in and the next it is out.

Over the last few years, the bar has really been raised. It probably all started with Apple, which 10 years ago would have been bizarre is now completely normal.

Let’s think about it, there are going to be so many kids called ‘Arya’ or ‘Khaleesi’ in the next year, all thanks to Game of Thrones.

Some people though, still want to go original.

They can even come with a twist though.

One Gold Coast Mum decided that Caitlin was the name for her but it was still a bit too common.


So why not spell it.. this way.



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That’s right, put the roman numerals in and you will defintely have a stand out child.


The image of the name was added to imgur and reasoning behind it? Always blame the Dad!

Her mum Mavis said”Ive always loved the name Kaitlyn but hated how popular it was.” she was quoted as saying.

“So when I found out I was having a girl, my husband suggested we replace the ‘ait’ with the Roman numeral symbol for eight!

“Now our daughter is truly unique.”

Yep, I will probably never meet another KVIIILYN.

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