PICKING the perfect name for your newborn can be a lengthy process if you don't already have one in mind.
This woman's parents didn't have that problem, since they settled on a name long before her birth.
But things went up in the air when two days before she was born her dad was looking through his old school year book.
Posting in a popular Facebook group she explained: "My name was supposed to be Amanda Jane up until two nights before I was born.
"Supposedly my dad made a comment when he found an old yearbook that he had a girlfriend named Amanda back when he was in first grade and my hormonal pregnant mom freaked out."
That's when he mum "locked him out of their bedroom and binge-watched Baywatch, where she was introduced to Nicolette Sheridan," she explained.
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The mum liked the name so switched it last minute "out of spite."
But the mum wasn't done with the name changes just yet, and switched up the spelling of Nicolette right before she signed the birth certificate.
"She switched the C to a K because my dad's name starts with a K, and switched the O to an A because my Pap's middle starts with an A, so the tragic Nikalette was born," she explained.
Nickalette, who is now in her 30s, said she's never been able to find the strange spelling of her name on any keyrings growing up, and people always spell it wrong.
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"My personal favourite attempts of others spelling my name have been Nick-U-Let, Nikklit, and Nickholelette.
"Also Nicorette (ironic because I work in a Pulmonary office!) and Knicolette, when I told a barista it was spelled with a K," she said.
After sharing how she ended up with a different name on social media other people revealed their parents did the same thing.
"So my name was originally going to be spelled as Mackenzie, but my dads mom told my mother she was going to call me 'Mack' for short.
"My mom didn't like that and was afraid people would call me 'Mack truck' so she decided to go with MyKenzie," one said.
And a second wrote: "My name was picked out of a hat
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