There are thousands of kids named John, Susan, Emily, and Tyler across America, but some parents do get rather inventive, maybe bordering on crazy, when it comes to naming their kids.

The University of Michigan has conducted a study of some of the stranger names given to kids. See some of these names and their rankings after the bump.

The top 16 out of the ordinary boys' names:

  1. Aspen
  2. Satchel
  3. Stetson
  4. Bat
  5. Bart
  6. Remington
  7. Geronimo
  8. Pontiac
  9. Marshall
  10. Armstrong
  11. Judd
  12. Rocky
  13. Hoss
  14. Slim
  15. Tex
  16. Snake

The top 13 out of the ordinary girls' names:

  1. Jalen
  2. Lakeisha
  3. Siren
  4. Savannah
  5. Atlanta
  6. Destry
  7. Greenlee
  8. Calamity
  9. Zena
  10. Diamond
  11. Storm
  12. Elektra
  13. Buckette