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Thanks for all the kind replies! :)
Duncan Tatsui Tyndale, nn Tate.
Tatsui means "boar dragon" in Japanese. It's in honor of Tatsui Sato, who translated the Book of Mormon from English to Japanese.
Tyndale honors William...
October 9th, 2012, 09:47 PM
Berries, thanks so much for the help!
Seeing all your suggestions really helped us narrow things down! And I really appreciate the feedback on Revere and Zeddicus.
We're going with Tatsui. I...
October 6th, 2012, 05:00 PM
Just off the top of my head, I think you should either lose an e or add one.
Caerlon (or Caerlen; I like the -lon more)
Hmm, no, nm, that's not an improvement.
October 6th, 2012, 04:54 PM
The seventh baby we've had was a girl, Cora Dove. She was born on the Fourth of July in 2011.
Then I was pregnant and didn't even bother considering boy's name, because I am full of teh dumb and...
October 6th, 2012, 09:54 AM
Which sounds best?
Cora Dove & Hawthorne
Cora Dove & Duncan
Cora Dove & Connally
Cora Dove & Abraham
Cora Dove & Revere
I do like alliteration...I am leaning towards the first two combos,...
October 6th, 2012, 09:38 AM
Okay, econo, we went over names again, including the names you suggested.
I liked Griffin/Gryphon and Hawthorne. I really like Hawthorne.
BUT, my husband says Hawthorne is frequently used in...
October 6th, 2012, 01:26 AM
Okay, I went over a name list with The Husband tonight, and these are the top picks:
@1234plus1, I totally love Hawthorne! My husband...
October 5th, 2012, 09:59 PM
This will be the fourth boy we've named, and eighth child.
Here are our other children:
September 7th, 2012, 09:30 PM
sleepysessha, what fantastic recs! Thank you so much. I had no idea on Kiji, Tsuru and Raicho. I like those options very much!
August 17th, 2012, 12:35 AM
Plenty of people change their baby's name.
I've done it. I personally know 3 people who've done it. It's not rare at all.
August 16th, 2012, 10:10 PM
Don't worry about the Wall-E thing. Some people just like to try to be clever and end up being rude instead. I can't tell if some of them really dislike any name that isn't top 10, or they just like...
August 16th, 2012, 07:46 PM
isn't that the truth?
I envy the people who look at their baby for a few minutes and then proclaim they're clearly a Sophie or a Brittney or whatnot. Or do like my husband's BFF's wife did, and...
Eliza, no question.
August 16th, 2012, 04:43 AM
Czarina. Bless their hearts.
That initial Cz, though...gotta admit that's pretty arresting.
August 16th, 2012, 04:37 AM
Around here, it's Le-TEE-see-ah. Lots of Hispanic folks.
I adore the nn Letty, but honestly can't get behind Letitia, pronounced leh-tee-sha. One of those rare instances where the name *looks*...
August 15th, 2012, 06:59 PM
OTOH, it would be *perfect* for an over-the-top character in a work of British fiction.
Something by Terry Pratchett, perhaps.
August 15th, 2012, 06:57 PM
True; if this is your husband's pick, you can look forward to taking more of the reins next time.
I kept grabbing the reins from my husband about naming girls with each daughter. We've name 4...
August 15th, 2012, 06:49 PM
I watched that documentary!
Yeah. Perfect for a pet! Great geeky name for a pet. A mean name for a kid....and I say this a mom of a Buffy (that's her nn, not fn)
August 15th, 2012, 06:07 PM
You know, when I tossed the Mabel idea past my kids they actually said, "Maple!" and then said, "But we'd have to bring her home from the hospital and see if she likes maple syrup first." :D :D
August 15th, 2012, 06:04 PM
Chiming in here just to add my support. You're going about this thoughtfully and with consideration for your husband--you will make the right choice. :)
August 15th, 2012, 01:23 PM
Yes, change it.
Being called different names by different people is not a problem for kids. That's fine.
Ditto everyone else above--they all said it very well!
August 15th, 2012, 01:15 AM
I think you're being very sensible and kind about this. I am remembering how *I* acted when was considering changing my daughter's name and I...um....wasn't so mature. ;)
Kate is everywhere, and...
jesba, thanks so much.
-ko is a suffix (and increasingly less fashionable one, but I'm okay with using trad Japanese names, not the newer ones) and you can append it to just about anything.
Umeboshi are pickled plums. That would take the name from being a nostalgic, feminine Japanese favorite to....um....something that isn't. (my clever just broke)
Really, really, really SOUR...
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