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Normalize naming kids after something you love

Goodnight, Fort Worth.


We know we’re at the top of your baby name list.

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Last week, we jumped on the “normalize naming kids after something you love” social media trend. We proposed some of our favorite Fort Worth icons + garnered humorous name suggestions from our readers.

Destination designations

You can’t go wrong with taking baby Cultural District, Magnolia, Trinity Duck Pond, or Marine Creek Trail for a tour of their namesake.

Model monikers

We’re betting that Forest Park Miniature Railroad, Stockyards Twice-daily Cattle Drive, and Bass Hall Angel Sculpture will be the only kid with that name in their kindergarten class.

Nutritious nicknames

If you’re expecting a new family member and feeling a little peckish, don’t sleep on Coco Shrimp, Buffalo Bros, Buc-ee’s, or Salsa Limon.

Beverage bylines

Make sure you get your little Cherry Coffee, Tarantula Tiki Lounge, or Tulane’s Fort Worth a drink of water before bed.

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