Are the Kardashian Sisters Too Traditional When Naming Their Kids?
Aside from being known as a huge, close-knit family, the Kardashians and Jenners have also got people talking about the way that they typically name their kids. Some fans think that the sisters are quite traditional in certain aspects, which might not be beneficial for the children later on. Let’s take a close look at why fans believe this is so.
Who are the Kardashian sisters’ children?
The oldest sister, Kourtney Kardashian, has three children with her ex-boyfriend Scott Disick: Mason (b. 2009), Penelope (b. 2012), Reign (b. 2014).
Meanwhile, Kim Kardashian and her husband Kanye West have four children: North (b. 2013), Saint (b. 2015), Chicago (b. 2018), and Psalm (b. 2019).
Khloe Kardashian has one child with her ex-boyfriend Tristan Thompson: True (b. 2018).
The youngest sister, Kylie Jenner, has one child with her current boyfriend Travis Scott: Stormi (b. 2018).
Why do fans think that the Kardashian sisters are too traditional?
It’s clear that the sisters are not traditional when it comes to their children’s first names. Many of the Kardashian children have uncommon given names and, according to BabyCenter, Mason is the only one that cracks the top 20.
However, some people have noticed that the Kardashian sisters are quite traditional in their children’s last names. All of the kids have their father’s last name, regardless of the relationship between their parents.
In the case of Khloe Kardashian, for example, a lot of fans thought it was odd that she named her daughter True Thompson even though her ex-boyfriend cheated on her multiple times and is not True’s primary caregiver.
Kourtney Kardashian co-parents her three kids with her ex-boyfriend, but they all have his last name: Disick.
Meanwhile, Kylie Jenner’s daughter is named Stormi Webster using Travis Scott’s real name.
Kim Kardashian — the only sister who is currently married — changed her name to Kim Kardashian West, but her children’s last name only has her husband’s surname: West.
The only kid in the Kardashian family who has the iconic last name is Rob Kardashian’s daughter, Dream. Many fans believe that the sisters should have given their children the last name Kardashian or Jenner, as they are way more recognizable.
“The Kardashian/Jenner name is really the major one here, and it’s as simple as writing ‘Kardashian’ on the birth certificate,” a Reddit user said. “They are weirdly and unfortunately traditional when I think they’re the powerhouses of the couples.”
“They aren’t traditional in many other senses so why this one?” another person commented.
Will the Kardashian children change their last name in the future?
Some people even believe that the kids themselves might choose to change their names in the future, especially if their parents’ relationships worsen or their fathers are not active in their lives.
A fan said: “I’d bet money that True and Stormi will eventually change to Kardashian/Jenner, under the condition that Kylie and Travis aren’t together or are having difficulty with co-parenting.”
Of course, these are merely predictions and it will be a long time before we know which last name these kids will choose to take one. However, a person on Reddit did point out that perhaps these Kardashian sisters just want to show that they care about their kids’ fathers and do not want to dismiss them entirely.
“Do they need the accusations of only being with these men to have the babies?” the fan said. “Khloe giving True her last name would seem like paternal alienation.”