First, I thought I was going crazy and then after additional troubleshooting, it turns out I'm not!
So, I wanted to create a page called 2017, but every time I create a page that begins with a number WordPress appends a "-2" at the end.
I thought it was something in my theme or some images I had that already had the same name, so I tried all kinds of weird numbers that I definitely wasn't using other places and WordPress still appends a "-2" at the end.
Then I figured, ok, so let's disable my theme (enabled the WordPress default) and plugins to isolate the issue...the issue persisted.
Nothing is in the trash, there are no matching post or page names (not even images)
Finally, I was like, let me try this on another site - different images, different theme, different plugins, different everything...the issue persisted.
So, now I think this is a WordPress thing. Is there a way to fix this?
Basically, to reproduce try and create a page that starts with a number - could be 2005, 1999, or 2017 - the only thing I have noticed is that it has to start with a number.
Am I missing something?