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Hi all, I'm not very active on the boards but thought I'd drop in. I'm due June 15th with my third (though my babies tend to be a little on the later side, so more like June 21st-22nd). Congrats on...
December 14th, 2014, 11:07 AM
Sure, why not? Boys' names are used on girls all the time and names considered feminine by our linguistics are becoming more popular for boys as well. Many people care less about gendering names. Not...
December 13th, 2014, 05:31 PM
My cousin married a woman with the same name as me. I have an uncle and cousin (father-son pairs) on each side named Christopher. One of them is married to a Christina. A cousin on each side named a...
Girl faves: Evangeline, Selene, Thalia.
Least faves: Felicity, Johanna, Veronica. To me, they all have an unpleasant sound and appearance.
Boy faves: Jude, Leo, & Walter
Least faves: Gregory -...
Though it's way outside my ordinary style, I find myself inexplicably loving Martha. I kind of like clunky names though - Brunhilde. Hedwig. Ermengarde. Unlike Martha, they're mostly on the unusable...
December 13th, 2014, 01:55 PM
A personal favorite is Astrophel, invented by a poet in the 1500's for a male character. It means star lover.
You'll find many names of astronomical objects come from mythology, be it Greek, Roman,...
December 13th, 2014, 01:27 PM
An 8-month-old Jessica. I was very surprised, though I suppose I shouldn't have been, as it remains in the top 200.
December 13th, 2014, 01:17 PM
Resurrecting this forgotten thread to add my second - Poet Wildflower Hecate (girl).
Nameberry and Behind the Name (which I find fairly trustworthy with etymology) both list Beverly's meaning as "beaver stream," more or less. I've seen this elsewhere as well. However, most English...
Guinevere is too fanciful and sweet for me. I love the clunkiness of Gwendolen. It would be a serious contender for my next girl if there was an easy nickname I liked for it (can't stand Gwen,...
I prefer the pronunciation CLAH-ruh but here in the northeast US most say CLARE-uh.
Fel, a character in a book I've read. In Dutch it means "bright" or "fierce."
Liz, from the Lic/Liss part of the name.
October 1st, 2014, 09:28 AM
My kids have pretty unusual names so with their first plus middles, they're one of a kind. I searched each of their names out of curiosity and found a thread on another site discussing my younger...
September 29th, 2014, 09:58 PM
Junie Lane is cute and I love Natalie June Snow
That's a good point. Maybe as an optional feature, to be able to turn likes/comments on and off? I mostly want a way to view which lists I've liked in the past.
September 29th, 2014, 09:38 PM
Congratulations. Gosh, I love your kids' names, especially Foster.
I love making and reading lists and would like to see the list features updated. It would be nice to see what ratings lists have and for the owner of the list to see who has liked or disliked it....
Exie is a Victorian-era nickname for Alexandra. I love it as a nickname for Echo.
August 12th, 2014, 09:38 AM
Um, my entire list? Lol. I'll leave you with my most recent additions and a choice few.
Turn the names of the original 150 pokemon into usable names (eg Ivysaur to Ivy, Diglet becomes Digby). Have fun!
005 Charmeleon ...
June 26th, 2014, 12:45 AM
June 24th, 2014, 12:47 PM
Thanks for the votes and replies, everyone. I'll take this as a go-ahead to start writing!
June 19th, 2014, 11:23 AM
Thanks, Pam. I'll keep that in mind!
I think it sounds fine. Too many s's for me but that's just my own personal preference.
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