I am looking to get opinions on a name I've been considering. I am only 6 weeks pregnant, and we are choosing to not know the sex of our baby until birth. Our last name is Lawrence so I really do want a unique first name to go with our common last name. One boy name that I really like is Kilo (kee-loh) with a family name for the middle name. I got the idea from hearing a gentleman as a guest speaker on the radio, he was named Kilo and I really like what he was speaking about. I also really like how the name is simple and still unique. At one time I also liked the name Keno but quickly dismissed that name due to its association with gambling which I choose to not gamble for my own moral beliefs. Now with Kilo, would people associate this name with anything negative? Like drugs? I kind of live in a bubble and not sure if drug dealers use kilos more commonly or grams or some other unit of measure? Possibly I am overthinking this but wondering what somebody's first thought is when they hear "Kilo" I do love the name however I don't want any regrets if people have a negative association with its word form.
My associations aren't negative, but they're definitely measurement-related rather than name-related: Kilo is filed in my mind with words like meter, yard, inch, and gram. The name is not in the Social Security Administration's baby name data base for 2011.
If I saw Kilo used as a name, I would think it might be pronounced Milo with a K.
Another association was niggling in the back of my mind; I finally figured out it was reminding me of Cee Lo Green, who sang the huge hit "F**k You!" in 2010.
What does everyone else think of the name potential of Kilo?