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May 4th, 2015, 10:27 AM
More predictable than I thought they would pick, although I also predicted it would be a beautiful name :) And Elizabeth Diana - a fitting tribute that surprises no one.
May 4th, 2015, 10:25 AM
The baby name has been announced....
Realistically, they did. :) Congrats to zealouszoey on winning your bet too!
May 3rd, 2015, 10:16 AM
You are right. Leo would have been cool though. I guess it could be short for Leopold? That's a royal enough name. Plus, Leo the lion, the king? Also awesome reference to the Lion King - Oh, I just...
May 2nd, 2015, 05:09 PM
Because it is May 2nd and I am always the hopeful Harry Potter fan, I hope that Victoria is the first name!
Since the royal couple blew me away with George Alexander Leo, I really don't know what...
February 21st, 2015, 09:34 PM
Hestia and Fairuza, absolutely!
January 13th, 2015, 04:55 PM
Jupiter! I like Jupiter!
January 5th, 2015, 08:16 PM
Ingrid Adele is utterly charming!
December 14th, 2014, 12:52 PM
They are ALL nice literary heroines! Maybe get 3 cats...?
December 8th, 2014, 11:56 PM
A few of these are punny which I appreciate, but I cannot take seriously - Dorian (grey!) Catsby! Crookshanks/Aslan/Pi and the like are too 'on the nose' for me/have associations (Sephora, Isis,...
December 8th, 2014, 08:04 PM
I like Hector, Jocasta and Persephone. I also like Titania but if I suggested that for my cat, my roommate will name HER cat that! To be fair, she is very devoted to Shakespeare's Titania :)
November 14th, 2014, 11:06 PM
Oh! I really love Pandora. Love love love. But I have a friend named Pandora...I think that would be too weird/confusing. Grrr. It's a perfect example of the kind of name I'm looking for!
November 9th, 2014, 11:22 AM
Nope....my old roommate had a long-haired cat. I'm a short-haired cat person for life :)
And no to Minnie as well - I hear Minnie, I think Mouse!
Stop talking to them and start talking with a therapist, or any other adult who can professionally take your feelings as valid.
(what I wish I had done instead of stopped talking to them and...
November 7th, 2014, 04:26 PM
Although I am child-free by choice, I personally would rather adopt than under-go even potential fertility treatments.
Perhaps this is my oversimplification of an issue I don't expect to ever...
November 7th, 2014, 04:13 PM
Like I said in my first post, I'm willing to re-consider the possibility ten years from now - but even now, I think that my re-consideration will be limited to adoption and no more than...
November 7th, 2014, 03:56 PM
As part of my roommate agreement, my future roommate and I are getting a kitten each!
Sadly, this future rooming situation is not set to take place until next year (hopefully, early spring once...
November 7th, 2014, 03:27 PM
I've given myself a ten year re-evaluation checkpoint just to be absolutely certain, but I am child-free by choice.
This was not as easy choice either. There were lots of different factors and...
October 21st, 2014, 04:41 PM
Zyla Amelie is gorgeous, and I like Zyla Wren. But perhaps a version of Rose?
October 19th, 2014, 10:29 AM
I love Beatrice best of all, but since your future daughter would have the Hispanic heritage, I think Beatriz would be a gorgeous way to honor both of her parents, keep the Bea nickname and avoid the...
Seconding this. I also liked the suggestion of Ariadne Venus - Ariadne Rosebud Venus?
October 18th, 2014, 09:55 AM
You are right on the difficulty! My first answer was Kennedy and Brooke, but those are too popular to be unusual.
October 18th, 2014, 09:44 AM
I'm starting to see a few more kids with very Nameberry names! Still hugely out-ranked by the Emilys and Catherine/Katherines of the world though.
I've always pronounced it "Bee-on-ca".
I like Bianca a lot, especially for it's Shakespeare references. I don't like Pamela for personal reasons and I don't care for it as a middle to Bianca...
I've always liked Elora - I first heard it on a high school girl when I was in school and she had the most absolute perfect last name to go with it.
October 10th, 2014, 06:40 AM
Generally, I learn the BAD kids' names first ;)
Great point about Aleksander though - I should remember not to jump to conclusions.
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