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I pronounce it a-po-LEEN, stress on the last syllable.
I wouldn't say it'd be difficult to live with, but I'm not going to say she'll never run into pronunciation or spelling issues either. Even I...
July 27th, 2015, 03:27 PM
@Oliviasarah - I love Rufus George and Lysander Alec. I'd have Rufus on my list, but my older sister has sort of claimed it. And I just love Lysander in general, and I love Alec so that's a win. And...
For me, pretentious has a lot to do with intent.
Are they naming their kid Persephone because they want to look smart or cool and cultured? If so, I think that's pretentious. But if they genuinely...
July 26th, 2015, 03:33 PM
Shea is a respelling of the Irish name Sé to behind with. So yeah, Sheamus instead of Séamus could work.
I don't think you can go wrong with either, but I prefer Atlas.
I like Junot! Also it reminds me of French Jeannot, which is an old nickname for boys called Jean.
July 26th, 2015, 12:48 PM
I like either Louisa or Lucia best.
Giada is properly pronounced like JYAH-dah in Italian, not gee-ah-da.
UK resident here. Circumcision is rare here too. And rare in Europe in general. And 82% of men in the world aren't circumcised.
I don't believe it is right to unnecessarily cut off a part of...
OP: What should I use as a middle name for Elizabeth? I was thinking of Elizabeth Catherine Ruth, after her grandmothers.
Motherish, maybe, but that doesn't make it unusable at all.
July 25th, 2015, 08:03 AM
I live in the UK, Harry is very popular here for boys and it's never short for anything. I went to school with a lot of boys called Harry and they did OK.
A compromise could be Henry. I think it...
It's really cute IMO, it reminds me of grizzly bears in a good way, but I can see how not everyone would want to go by it. There are other things she could go by, like Giselle / Gizelle or, since...
Beatrice, Beatriz and Beatrix are all from Latin Viatrix, so they all have the same meaning. There's also Russian Beatrisa. :)
Beatrix has a nice kick to it. I also like Beatriz.
Mona Frances Corinne, or Mona Corinne Frances. How are you pronouncing Corinne? Like COR-in or cor-IN?
Since it's a place name, I guess it could work. I've always generally seen place names and surnames as unisex. However, it might be mispelled as Mariah a lot.
If you wanted to get the same sound...
July 24th, 2015, 04:08 PM
Pearl feels a lot more in step with Memphis and Afton than Hanna does.
July 24th, 2015, 03:32 PM
"Vladymer Daemon" on a girl is really confusing me......... Vladimir is 100% masculine to me, as is Daemon. Vladimir more so, because it is an extremely common male name in Russia, more so than...
July 24th, 2015, 03:23 PM
Well, looking at your location, you're in West Virginia. I looked it up on ssa.gov and 18 Penelopes were born in West Virginia in 2014, putting it a #99. So it's not that bad.
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