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Cardano Fan Names Newborn Son After Favorite Cryptocurrency

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Mon, 11/29/2021 - 07:43
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Alex Dovbnya
This dad must be really, really passionate about Cardano
Cardano Fan Names Newborn Son After Favorite Cryptocurrency
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A cryptocurrency enthusiast caused a stir on Twitter after allegedly naming his first kid after Cardano, the six-largest cryptocurrency.

His tweet was not left unnoticed by Input Output CEO Charles Hoskinson, who welcomed the baby to the world.

The cryptocurrency community was not on board with the decision, cracking jokes about the name choice. Some are concerned that the kid might end up being bullied by peers because of his name:

However, it’s worth mentioning that the blockchain platform was itself named after an actual person: Italian polymath Gerolamo Cardano, who is considered one of the most influential mathematicians of the Renaissance era.

Meanwhile, the "ADA" comes from English writer and mathematician Ada Lovelace.

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 Some praised the dad for showing the strength of the Cardano community.

This is not the first time that cryptocurrencies have inspired baby names. In 2018, a couple named a kid after Bitcoin to express "gratitude" to the top cryptocurrency.

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Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets, can be contacted at alex.dovbnya@u.today.