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A name-killer is a very strong association of a name with an unfortunate or disreputable person or character, with the consequence of the name becoming less popular than before.
Adolf, Elmer, and Cletus are all examples of once more common names that were affected by name-killer associations. It is still open whether Monica will suffer this same effect.
by Duckbutt January 23, 2009
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