The ‘hideous’ baby name sparking backlash for new mum

A new mum has copped severe backlash after announcing her controversial baby girl's name.

In the recent decades, baby names have skewed away from the traditonal sense with parents choosing less conventional names - and one mum from England has taken this modern approach to a new height.

Jade Jeanes and her husband Joshua struggled for seven years before they fell pregnant, so when they found out Jade was expecting, they wanted to give their baby an 'extravagant' name to mark the celebration.

Both Disney-lovers, they thought of calling their baby girl 'Belle' after the princess in Jade's favourite film, Beauty and the Beast, however, the couple couldn't decide on one princess, so they chose to name their daughter something that covers all bases.

"After I thought Belle was a good name, I thought, 'Why not Disney?'," Jade says.

The new mum also admitted that if she had a boy she would consider naming him 'Sonic', after the iconic hedgehog computer game.

While the parents' friends and family love 'Disney', Jade received harsh criticism from other mums when she posted her announcement in a Facebook group where mums could rate other children's names with emojis.

Jade said her post received lots of negative reaction with laughing and crying emoji faces, as well as mean comments.

"Should have changed it to Looney Tunes," someone wrote. 

"I would freeze my eggs before naming my children with such hideous names!," another said.

While Jade was upset, she said she didn't understand why people were being so negative, and thought it was just the same as naming their child Walt. 

"It's just a name," she says. "There are ordinary names that people give that I don't like, but I don't tell them that they shouldn't give those names.

"It's no one's business what we decided to call her, and I think that's the way our generation is going, to be honest."

Jade hopes that by the time Disney goes to school, her name won't be an issue. 

"Other kids will have unconventional names, we hope. We don't think she'll have problems at school because of that."

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