In 1 Samuel chapter 4, KJV we read:
21 "And [Phinehas's wife] named the child I-chabod, saying The glory is departed from Israel: because the ark of God was taken, and because of her father in law and her husband"
(In the preceding verses, Israel had just lost a battle against the Philistines, who took with them the ark of the covenant.)
I-chabod is defined in my scriptures as "Where is the glory?"
This naming scheme seems odd to the modern reader. Phinehas's wife is naming her child after a historical event. This would be like giving an infant born 1 Jan 2000 the name "Y2K"
Why did she do it? Was there some sort of cultural influence going on?