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    Kim Kardashian's Story About How She Named North West Is Truly Something Else

    "And I was like, 'No way. I would never name my daughter that.'"

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are known for their unusual baby names — North, Saint, Chicago, and Psalm...they like to shake things up!

    And in a video Kylie Jenner just posted on her YouTube channel, Kim confesses that the idea to name her first child "North West" actually started off as a joke — one made by Jay Leno when he was interviewing her on his late night show back in 2013.

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    "North took me like a week to name her...I actually got it from Jay Leno, who made [the name] as a joke," she told Kylie in the video.

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    Kim was pregnant at the time of the interview, and Leno cracked a joke that she should name her baby North, since her last name would be West.

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    "And I was like, 'No way. I would never name my daughter that.' I said that on his show."

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    But according to Kim, after the show aired, people started urging her to seriously consider the name.

    "Everyone was coming up to me, like, 'It's such a cool name. You should really think about it.'"

    And recording artist Pharrell ended up selling her on the name when he came up with some "cool meanings" behind it.

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    "They really become the name that you name them," Kim concluded.

    OK, am I the only person who did not realize that North West's name started off as a joke on late night TV??? Truly, truly wild.

    You can check out Kylie's full video below:

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