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December 25th, 2013, 08:57 PM
I care about a name not being too popular but I also care about how the name will be perceived by most people. I don't care so much about if individual people like it, even if they are close family,...
I can't see the poll
December 10th, 2013, 10:52 PM
November 22nd, 2013, 12:41 AM
wow...everyone is assuming that Nameberry favorites are obviously "the best" names that everyone would be using, if only they knew about them!
There will always be different groups of people, who...
October 20th, 2013, 09:59 PM
1. Bernedene or Vivian and Malcolm or William
I wouldn't have thought Amaryllis would work until I met one in real life...now it sounds completely normal to me!
I wouldn't use Mary as a nickname, though, because it doesn't sound anything like...
I agree with julery that Nameberry is not very good at predicting what the average person will think of a name, because Nameberries tend not to have very mainstream opinions when it comes to names,...
3. Rosella (but I like Roselle better)
October 6th, 2013, 12:04 AM
I definitely like the sound of Ebony Luna Blossom better, but after seeing what others said about it being too wordy, I can see their point. Ebony Matilda Blossom doesn't sound quite right to me,...
My first thought was doxycycline, my second thought was the doxies from Harry Potter.
October 2nd, 2013, 10:43 PM
Ashley and Avery are the only ones that sound feminine to me
September 30th, 2013, 12:07 AM
Bellicent (BEL-ee-sent) - sounds like belly-sent
Eimyrja (AY-moor-ya) - confusing, I think a lot...
September 29th, 2013, 12:32 AM
I think it's alright for you to use the name, because:
1. They won't share the same last name
2. It's a common name and a lot of kids will have it (as your sister is beginning to see)
I agree that Lavender sounds more name-ish, but I feel like Lilac sounds more modern and pretty, and has a better nickname. Also, lilacs are one of the best smelling flowers, so I have good...
September 27th, 2013, 08:57 PM
If you like Jane and he likes Anna, what about Janna? (Nameberry says to pronounce it yah-nuh, but I know a woman by this name who pronounces it jan-uh)
September 22nd, 2013, 07:51 PM
Some names that I think are similar to you and your fiance's style:
If it was a really rare name I could understand, but a hugely popular trendy name? Obviously there are going to be a lot of other kids named that! Maybe the friend or the sister or both should branch...
September 17th, 2013, 11:26 PM
I would only avoid the name if a family member or a very close friend used the name. If it's someone you're not super close with, I would just ask them how they would feel about you using the same...
September 17th, 2013, 11:13 PM
I think all kids get teased a bit, but if there is something really weird about them (like a really crazy name) it will be a lot worse. I don't think any of your name choices are a cause for concern...
September 17th, 2013, 11:00 PM
I think it's great that the name would honor both sides of the family. Most people won't even wonder where you got the middle name, and if they ask you can say that it honors several different...
September 14th, 2013, 10:58 PM
Iris Delphine is stunning!
September 14th, 2013, 10:51 PM
September 14th, 2013, 09:16 PM
My vote is for Iris. Finley is too trendy.
September 13th, 2013, 09:22 PM
I like Antoinette, and Amadeus on its own is OK, but together they sound kind of pretentious.
September 11th, 2013, 10:50 PM
Am I correct that your son's name honors his great-grandfathers only through his initials?...If that is the case, why don't you honor your daughter's great-grandmothers through initials too?
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