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July 20th, 2013, 05:04 PM
I watch the show and I made the connection immediately, but I don't think many people would.
Sansa has always sounded weird to me because it's the word for the olive oil waste in Italian (my first...
November 23rd, 2012, 01:29 PM
Aglaia. It's my favorite name (of both my girl and boy lists), it's very meaningful for me and I'm not 100% sure I won't use it, but the assonance with the word ugly bothers me a lot.
November 19th, 2012, 07:30 PM
My favorite from your list is Isobel, I also like Louise and Laurel.
November 19th, 2012, 07:24 PM
I love Edmund and Frederick (with this spelling), but I dislike the nicknames. The only one I wouldn't mind is Ed, but I can't say I like it.
Natala is not italian, Natalia (pron. nah-tah-LEE-ah) and Natalina (but I don't recommend this one) are.
I love Sofia but I wouldn't use it because of its popularity.
I also like Willow and Amaia...
November 17th, 2012, 12:05 PM
Thalia was also the name of one of the Charites, so it's strongly tied to nature. But I consider it a spring name, not wintery.
I voted Flora Grace because I love Flora, but I don't like Grace.
November 15th, 2012, 10:50 AM
Virna (from Latin vernus, spring)
I hadn't realized before that I only like "Vi" names!
November 15th, 2012, 10:28 AM
If it's fantasy ok, I would have three girls and name them Aglaia, Ofelia and Ermione (er-MEEOH-neh).
In reality I could never handle three kids. And I come from a family of egocentric women, I...
November 14th, 2012, 07:01 PM
Orpheus is my favorite of your list, Orfeo is one of the names I love most.
I also like Orion, Endymion and Robin.
Apollo is fascinating but I don't like the sound of the name, I prefer...
Thanks to all of you for your answers.
I live in Italy, but I didn't ask because I want to use this name, I was curios to see how it is perceived :)
It's a variant of Muriel and reminds me of Merle Oberon so it sounds feminine to me.
I like the sound, the meaning and the blackbird association. I think it would be perfect for a little girl born...
November 13th, 2012, 12:17 PM
November 13th, 2012, 11:29 AM
I like Romeo more.
November 13th, 2012, 11:22 AM
In Italian we say NEH-veh :) It's a nice name. But I don't know if the pronunciation could cause problems in English.
We have a different idea of class I guess :)
November 12th, 2012, 11:57 AM
It doesn't mean rebellion but Guia (GOO-yah) is the feminine form of Guido/Guy. I've always loved this name.
I love Victor. Vincent is nice but Victor has a stronger sound.
November 1st, 2012, 11:14 PM
I usually like:
Names of greek origin that contain the phi
Girl names ending in -illa, -elia, and -ia
Boy names that contain r (also some girl ones actually)
Boy names that contain both d and r...
November 1st, 2012, 10:44 PM
That's how it worked for me. My family and older friends still use my legal name. Actually some newer friends prefer using that one too. Currently I have four flatmates and two of them use my legal...
November 1st, 2012, 10:37 PM
Though I wouldn't be able to change my name completely, I go by a nickname that has nothing to do with my real name. It's a variant of a family name and I would like to add it as second name to the...
November 1st, 2012, 10:25 PM
Eurydice I love this one!
Juniper not my style at all... but I like the sound a lot
I want to like Circe but what comes to my mind when I think of it is pigs....
November 1st, 2012, 10:13 PM
Orfeo is one of my favorite names, I wouldn't use it because I love Ofelia more and they sound too similiar.
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