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Celebrate Your Own Name Day!

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mill1020 Says:

March 27th, 2014 at 11:06 pm

Celebrating a Name Day sounds like fun. It would’ve been an upside to being one of several Lauras in my class every year!

GrecianErn Says:

March 28th, 2014 at 9:37 am

I love this idea. Especially with twins – it gives them their own day. But it’s funny – me and one of the twin share a day, my husband is the very next, the other twin’s name day is 10 days before their birthday. Oh, and our oldest doesn’t even have a day. This is just not doable for us. :(

Sorceress Says:

March 28th, 2014 at 9:56 am

Nice blog post, but not everyone will be happy to share a name.

Giinkies Says:

March 28th, 2014 at 6:32 pm

I’m Catholic but they didn’t require that we be named after a Saint. Instead for confirmation I got to choose a Saint and I chose St. Sophia.

kmdharrington Says:

March 29th, 2014 at 6:29 pm

I found out versions of Katherine have multiple name days in some countries

orphanedhanyou Says:

March 30th, 2014 at 4:18 pm

neat but it seems as a society we are so obsessed with everybody being special and finding minor reasons to celebrate ourselves….would prefer a name day to learn about someone with your name/name family that has historical significance or made a positive contribution to society or even someone that was horrible and learning from their mistakes instead of it just being about oneself.

Guest Blogging at Nameberry | Waltzing More Than Matilda Says:

March 30th, 2014 at 8:21 pm

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