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rosamonte, I'm so curious what names you ended up going with!
It's interesting to think about how names are thought of in any particular culture. For example I have always loved the name Pilar but...
June 29th, 2012, 07:44 PM
I love the name Ponette. I have tried googling it but theres nothing on it! Is it really a name, or just a nickname for a little girl (it means "pony"? Does anyone know anything- other than the...
Yeah, it's pretty horrendous. She'll be a fitting playmate for her cousin Bronx Mowgli.
Any Basque speakers out there want to explain how to pronounce Nere and Nerea?
I like both, but I am leaning towards Calixta right now because it sounds and looks more interesting to me. I'm a fan of edgier names (but not too far over the edge). I think Calixta sounds exotic...
Calista or Calixta- which do you prefer and why?
January 17th, 2012, 12:35 PM
Thanks for the responses all!!
January 17th, 2012, 02:06 AM
Aroa is a Basque/ Spanish name; according to nameberry it means "season".
I'm wondering how you would pronounce this name, just reading it off the page. Where is the emphasis- would you say...
November 17th, 2011, 02:08 AM
Please don't use either! Can you imagine how she will be teased? It could be bad.
I love Luna. I am a Spanish speaker though, so I automatically think "moon".
I think the concern about teasing is valid, however ANY name has potential for teasing. My husband's name is Kris-...
I forgot to mention that we are of Mexican heritage, my husband specifically has Zapotec roots. We want a name that will honor the Native American (Pre-Columbian) heritage of our family.
Hello berries! I'm trying to gather some opinions on my top pick for a middle name: Ixchel. It is pronounced "EE-shell".
Ixchel is the ancient Mayan goddess of midwifery, fertility and medicine....
Thanks for replying! Mischa, I am quite fond of Joan Didion's writing so I love that association (with Quintana), love the Mexican place-name too since we are a Mexican American family!
Please vote for which you like best with Paloma!
Paloma and Luna
Paloma and Delfina
Paloma and Quintana
Paloma and Benita
September 6th, 2011, 02:15 AM
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The Sor-a-ka pronunciation immediately brings to mind an orca. As in Free Willy. I like the Sor-sha pronunciation better.
August 9th, 2011, 01:43 AM
For those of you who like Celeste better than Celestine, would you share why? I'm just curious. Celeste seems dated to me but my mind could be opened.
August 8th, 2011, 03:21 PM
Which of these names do you like better?
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