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September 8th, 2015, 05:23 AM
I always check on forvo when I'm not sure how to pronounce a name:
May 2nd, 2015, 03:09 PM
3: ‘A,B,C NAMING X’ Form
Story about a German-Russian/Bulgarian family that has lived in Russia and Bulgaria for many years, but lives now in Germany.
Parents: Akim and Yuliya
Where I live Bauer is sometimes used as an insult.
March 16th, 2015, 06:16 PM
Benedict - that must be such an American problem with the name. I have grown up with a lot of boys named Benedikt/Benedict. Most of them went by Bene or Beni.
Anna - seems like a lot of people are...
Aladdin is the Disney spelling of the name. So you could use Aladin Sherlock if you want to make it less Disney.
August 23rd, 2014, 07:50 AM
According to beliebte-vornamen.de popular names for girls in Germany are:
Hanna / Hannah
Sofia / Sophia
August 14th, 2014, 06:25 PM
Micah (for a girl)
Sunshine (middle name only)
I have chosen all of these for characters in short stories and I really LOVE these name but on a real human...
August 9th, 2014, 07:20 PM
USAGE: English, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian,...
I rather like the name Iago/Jago but I am afraid people will only think of the Shakespeare villain (and that parrot).
August 9th, 2014, 06:35 PM
I know of two families who changed the name of their child because they are not religious people. The one family wanted to name the kid "Johannes" but since "Jo" means God they only named him...
Honestly? Word names make me mad.
"There is still hope, Hope."
"Would you like an apple, Apple?"
"Precious, you are so precious to me."
"You are as strong as a bear, Bear."
July 3rd, 2014, 05:29 PM
As a German native I wonder where you got these names from???
are German names (or they are at least used in Germany as firstnames). All the other ones you mention...
Philipp and Christopher (14)
Jessica and Denise (29)
Patrick and Dominik (17)
Yannic and Celine (16)
Niklas and André (16)
Six years old, you say. They would be quite close in age. Ivan as a middle name, perhaps then?
How do you pronounce it? ee-VAHN or IE-vən? Because ee-VAHN is not too close to Evan in my opinion. How old is your nephew?
Florian - that's really a standard German boys' name in my book
Fabian - same here. Though I do know one nine-year-old called Fabio.
Sylvian - never heard of this name before. I do know a Sylvio...
It depends: http://de.forvo.com/search/Casimir/pl/
I pronounce it: KAH-zee-meer
March 26th, 2013, 05:42 PM
I know a ten-year-old Arthur. He is very athletic and a clever boy.
Gunnar and Gunther/Günther are real oldfashioned names around here. The youngest person I know is in his late thirties.
March 24th, 2013, 01:16 PM
Matthias: How do you pronounce it? mah-TEE-ahs or mə-THIE-əs?
I think Miles-Aden sounds very nice. It's not too long. A hyphenated name with more than three syllables doesn't work in my opinion. So you're fine.
Ryan & Seth
I know a 12-year-old boy named Wolf-Niklas. Where I live Wolfgang is really oldfashioned. Only men 50+ are called that.
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