Names Searched Right Now:

Search:

Type: Posts; User: vasilisa

Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Thread: Any teachers?

    by vasilisa
    Replies
    12
    Views
    100

    I work in various public schools doing freelance...

    I work in various public schools doing freelance enrichment teaching, usually in the Bronx. A lot of kids have unusual or ethnic names, and there are many French names among the kids from francophone...
  2. Replies
    17
    Views
    88

    I love Irina, both the sound and the meaning....

    I love Irina, both the sound and the meaning. Alondra's interesting too, though.
  3. Replies
    17
    Views
    87

    It depends where you are. Here in Brooklyn,...

    It depends where you are. Here in Brooklyn, people are making jokes about the ubiquity of little boys named Henry. Close runners-up: Oliver, Sebastian, Luca or Lucas, Felix, and Dashiell--which...
  4. Replies
    26
    Views
    123

    Phoebe or Felicity; both are graceful and...

    Phoebe or Felicity; both are graceful and charming. I really dislike Margaret; the sound is so harsh.
  5. Replies
    21
    Views
    44

    All your options are charming, but I really adore...

    All your options are charming, but I really adore Mazarine Francis Noa, nn Mazzy. I think the girl who had that name would be lucky indeed. Mazarine Francis Eden would be maybe even slightly more...
  6. Thread: Victor

    by vasilisa
    Replies
    13
    Views
    53

    I think Victor is quite wonderful, connoting the...

    I think Victor is quite wonderful, connoting the perfect balance of strong and thoughtful.
  7. Replies
    55
    Views
    187

    Yvaine. The meaning and sound are both marvelous....

    Yvaine. The meaning and sound are both marvelous. My husband hates it, though.
  8. Replies
    15
    Views
    80

    I find Amara much more beautiful. There are so...

    I find Amara much more beautiful. There are so many Liv/Olivia/Olives around now that I think Livia might lose some of its distinctiveness, too.
  9. Replies
    11
    Views
    778

    The nerds and tech people I know generally name...

    The nerds and tech people I know generally name their daughters Tesla. Sometimes Luna or Cosima. But I know three little Teslas (brothers: Kelvin and Zaius.)
  10. Replies
    20
    Views
    195

    Zephyr is great!

    Zephyr is great!
  11. Replies
    52
    Views
    391

    I'm a Sarah who hated having a popular name, and...

    I'm a Sarah who hated having a popular name, and I still find it a nuisance. It's not just that there were other kids with my name in my classes, though of course there were. There are also the...
  12. Thread: Mazarine?

    by vasilisa
    Replies
    9
    Views
    65

    !) Gorgeous. Totally usable and adorable. 2) I...

    !) Gorgeous. Totally usable and adorable.

    2) I don't see where the pronunciation ambiguity comes in: Mazz--ah--REEN. It's spelled phonetically.

    3) Mazzy is great.
  13. Thread: Favorite

    by vasilisa
    Replies
    12
    Views
    68

    Simone Elena.

    Simone Elena.
  14. Replies
    3
    Views
    20

    Winter by a mile!

    Winter by a mile!
  15. Replies
    13
    Views
    173

    Oh, I love both Morwen and Yseult! Morwenna is...

    Oh, I love both Morwen and Yseult! Morwenna is also lovely and oceanic. Can't go wrong.

    Another similar thought is Yvaine, evening star. Ursula or Ursina, little bear. Vesper, also evening...
  16. Replies
    9
    Views
    13

    Poll: Fiona Maeve is adorable.

    Fiona Maeve is adorable.
  17. Replies
    19
    Views
    64

    I love Cosima and like Adrienne and Adelia. From...

    I love Cosima and like Adrienne and Adelia. From your signature, though, I absolutely adore both Parisa and Allegra--so strong and beautiful!
  18. Replies
    26
    Views
    141

    I think of it as a stereotypical mean-girl name,...

    I think of it as a stereotypical mean-girl name, rather like Tiffany, but of course it would only take one kind Veronica to dispel that association. The meaning is lovely.
  19. Replies
    17
    Views
    52

    I like Ada Katherine nn Ada Kate a lot! Ada...

    I like Ada Katherine nn Ada Kate a lot!

    Ada Lovelace, the Victorian mathematician, is a terrific namesake for a girl, too. And she was Byron's daughter; I think it's fair to assume that Byron had...
  20. Replies
    32
    Views
    152

    Tallulah Wilde by a mile. Or Tallulah Woolf?

    Tallulah Wilde by a mile. Or Tallulah Woolf?
  21. Thread: Auralie...?

    by vasilisa
    Replies
    2
    Views
    34

    Oriane/ Oriana is gorgeous and has a similar...

    Oriane/ Oriana is gorgeous and has a similar sound and meaning.

    An Auralie will probably be subjected to lewd "orally" jokes in junior high.
  22. Thread: This or that?

    by vasilisa
    Replies
    27
    Views
    85

    Cosima--love Eulalie--love! Eden Marina--also...

    Cosima--love
    Eulalie--love!
    Eden
    Marina--also love.

    Cosima, Eulalie, and Marina are all names I'd seriously consider myself. My only hesitation with Eulalie is that double-L names are in such...
  23. Thread: Too extreme??

    by vasilisa
    Replies
    13
    Views
    78

    I really like Phoenix and Winter. I know an...

    I really like Phoenix and Winter. I know an adorable baby Phoenix, so it doesn't seem out there to me. Brutus, though, would be a problem. I mean, Dante puts him in Satan's mouth as punishment for...
  24. Hermes might be cool.

    Hermes might be cool.
  25. Thread: Harold?

    by vasilisa
    Replies
    7
    Views
    22

    It's my four-year-old nephew's name. It sounded...

    It's my four-year-old nephew's name. It sounded sort of musty and awkward to me when his parents chose it, honestly, but he's so cute that he's changed my perception. Great nickname Hal is a bonus!
Results 1 to 25 of 209
Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4