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October 9th, 2012, 09:30 PM
Working on an old story of mine for a fiction writing workshop for a class I'm taking, and I'm just really curious about how people are going to feel about the names. Most of the characters I've been...
April 9th, 2012, 08:27 PM
Hebe - Ehh, I wouldn't use it.
Artemis - I LOVE this name, I hate that people seem to think it can be a boys name. One issue I have with it, though, is thatthe goddess was well-known for being an...
April 9th, 2012, 07:56 PM
I have a friend named Meredith, and she hates it because it's kind of an old person name, in her opinion. She goes by Meri instead. I personally think it's a pretty name, but definitely a little...
I've never heard of anyone combining their names to make a new last name. I didn't even know that was legal. I personally think it would be extremely confusing for the child, and the school system,...
It's definitely growing in popularity in the US as well as the UK. it was #139 in 2010, I beleive it's even higher now. Honestly, I don't think it's popular enough, yet, to be a problem, though.
April 9th, 2012, 06:30 PM
Because it's set in Tennessee, I think it's fair to guess that the names don't all have to be Scottish or Irish in origin. I believe Emmett is German, though it sounds like it would fit in with Irish...
When I read it, I immediatly think male. While it could be used on a female, I personally wouldn't use it. One thing to remember is that people aren't named after their personalities. Just because...
When I need last names, I go to Google maps, pick a random area somewhere far from me, and zoom in to see the streets. A lot of streets are named after people, so there's a lot of potential...
April 9th, 2012, 01:34 AM
Thanks for the feedback, coffee stain. Some of your impressions match the characters surprisingly well, I wouldn't have suspected the names said so much. It's very interesting, especially the ones...
April 9th, 2012, 01:31 AM
Oh, I'm not planning to change anything about the characters based on what people say. I'm just curious what sort of impressions people get from the names alone, since I think a name can influence...
April 8th, 2012, 03:39 PM
If it's going to bother you, I'd say change it. If you like both names, keep them. As others have pointed out, the sounds are different enough that it doesn't really matter. I actually think they're...
April 8th, 2012, 02:05 AM
(Okay, I'm new here. Someone on another name site recommended I check this site out, seems pretty decent. Let's see how you guys do.)
I have a lot of stories, and a lot of characters, and thus a...
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