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    I think it's cute. I have a fondness for...

    I think it's cute. I have a fondness for boy-name nicknames for girls. I think either Louie (how I would spell it to avoid confusion) or Lou would work.
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    Great suggestions -- I really like Flint,...

    Great suggestions -- I really like Flint, Everest, Wilder, Forest, Cedar, and Sterling. I'll add Orion, Orson, Linden, Heath, and Glen.
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    My faves from your list are Spencer and Henrik. ...

    My faves from your list are Spencer and Henrik. I think Oscar, Hugo, Edmund, Hiram, and Felix go nicely with the girls' names (I know some of those names might not go well with the last name, but...
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    Interesting question. Dh's brother has a fn that...

    Interesting question. Dh's brother has a fn that didn't really work well and he went by his mn -- everyone calls him by the nn for his mn. So that kind of an issue has been on my radar while naming...
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    Thanks everyone! I like the sounds of Ferelith...

    Thanks everyone! I like the sounds of Ferelith and Orlaith, but I think Gwyneth would be the name dh and I would be most likely to agree on. I'm not usually fond of one-syllable names, but I like...
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    I'm on the fence about Edith; it should be the...

    I'm on the fence about Edith; it should be the perfect solution, but it just doesn't grab me.

    I like Gwyneth. Is it too tied to Gwyneth Paltrow? She's the only one I've heard of IRL.

    Eilith...
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    Miriam and Rosemary were both on our list for our...

    Miriam and Rosemary were both on our list for our first girl; she ended up being named Miriam. I had no idea until I was looking up the name meaning that Mary was the same name.

    I kind of like...
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    Names like Meredith?

    I like the name Meredith, but we already have a kid with an M name and I'm trying not to repeat initials. Our girl is named M1riam. Apart from the M- start (which I love in a girl's name), I like...
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    Artemis is a favourite of mine, but off the table...

    Artemis is a favourite of mine, but off the table because we already have a kid with an A name. Unfortunately, I think a number of people see it as a masculine name due to Artemis Fowl and the...
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    My first instinct is to say they're too close...

    My first instinct is to say they're too close together. I struggle with mixing up names when I'm with my daughter (M1riam) and sister (M@ren). But I think a lot of people would say that some of our...
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    Just reading the title, I would say Louisa, but...

    Just reading the title, I would say Louisa, but Clara Louise is so lovely, now I'm torn. I agree with the comment about Louisa being more unexpected; if popularity is a concern, where I am,...
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    I ran across this thread because dh suggested...

    I ran across this thread because dh suggested Heather, and it is a name that I've had floating around at the back of my mind. I only knew two Heathers growing up, one my age at one school and one...
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    Poll: I wouldn't do it. I know what IBS stands for,...

    I wouldn't do it. I know what IBS stands for, and even if a lot of people don't, she likely would find out. Also, iBs looks like "I BS" to me. Our last name starts with an S, and I won't use a B...
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    I have a Solomon who we named expecting to call...

    I have a Solomon who we named expecting to call him Sol, but we waited too long to start using the nn and now, he hates it. It's a great name, though. I never thought of the nn Mannie, probably...
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    One of my grandmother's grandfathers lived in Denmark and was named R@smus (we used that name for one of our boys; unknown to us, we named our next kid, And3rs, after her other grandfather). Other...
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    Interesting question. I have used family names,...

    Interesting question. I have used family names, both as first and middles, but we haven't given a first name that is the first name of anyone still living. That feels a bit too close or confusing...
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    I agree with labelo. Also, every generation...

    I agree with labelo. Also, every generation scratches its head at the weird stuff the rising generation does, and the same goes for subcultures within the same generation. I don't understand the...
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    I think thetxbelle has it right. I didn't have...

    I think thetxbelle has it right. I didn't have internet access when I was pg with our first, and I think I looked at a baby name book or two from the library, but that was it. We went with a family...
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    I like Wilford as an alternative to William. I...

    I like Wilford as an alternative to William. I think it's useable, and it goes well with Edmund.
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    Another vote for Arlo :)

    Another vote for Arlo :)
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    Harvey and Harold are both names I have a hard...

    Harvey and Harold are both names I have a hard time seeing on a kid; to me, they are in the category of old man names that are a bit too clunky to make a comeback. Of the two, I prefer Harvey.
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    I like both forms, so I would put Charles on the...

    I like both forms, so I would put Charles on the birth certificate and call him Charlie. I know that lots of adults named Charles go by Charlie, but it feels juvenile to me; I would want him to have...
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    I've had a few moments like that with my kids....

    I've had a few moments like that with my kids. When I had three, I was out at a mall, waiting around for a while before going out to catch a bus. An older woman came by and started chatting with me,...
  24. Wow, there are lots of -n names out there! I...

    Wow, there are lots of -n names out there! I wanted to second Lochlan; I love it, but it was vetoed.

    If your husband likes Oscar, Orson has a similar vibe (older name, starts with O) and has...
  25. Thread: Richard?

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    I think it's a strong name and goes well with...

    I think it's a strong name and goes well with your other names. Personally, I like it, and considered it as a middle name. It's one of those names that I only like in its full form; I don't like...
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