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something completely unexpected...Octavius with Gus for short!
i never understood how Cinderella pulled a G out of Octavius....if you dislike nicknames with seemingly no full name connections as...
January 25th, 2014, 11:25 AM
spell it in ENGLISH how you want it pronounced in ENGLISH.
don't expect people to say in a French accent.
January 22nd, 2014, 09:03 PM
doesnt seem like a name that rolls off the tongue for daily use... 'Navy! dinner is ready!' or 'hurry up Navy!' feel weird to me.
also because my family is Army naming a child after a 'lesser'...
Isla - just think of the actress
Fiona - definitely spunky and fun, go for it
Alice - classic but seems to also be trendy right now
Sylvie - a lady has a full grown up name, Sylvia - use...
January 19th, 2014, 09:50 PM
Theodore Benjamin - overused
Leopold Felix - ends up just being Leo
Benedict David - needs a comeback, new way to get Ben
Abram Benjamin - okay
Basil Felix - feels feminine to me, no good nn...
January 15th, 2014, 04:08 PM
Annabelle Birdie - too trendy, too double B
Eve Birdie - too short
Francesca Birdie - not a fan, need something lighter to balance Birdie
May Birdie - too literal, too short
Rosalie Birdie -...
Is anyone else not able to view the popularity graph or whatever is supposed to happen when we click the new popularity tab on name pages????
is this because there is no info (normally there'd...
FYI fraternal twins run through the mother's side. your husband's mom would pass the gene thatd make it more likely to release two eggs at once to her daughter. her son didn't affect how many eggs...
Felix IS way to popular
especially with Theo and Gus
Francis doesn't need a comeback. what's the nn? Fan? skip.
like Frederic but not Fred. prefer Ferdinand nn Ferdin (think it's the Italian...
both names are way too complicated to spell and pronounce.
try a more literal spelling, AT LEAST FOR THE FIRST NAME since it'll be used most.
when there is that much going on, of spelling on...
January 14th, 2014, 06:23 PM
not because of sounding like Klein, but I still am not a fan of the double c/k worth Calvin Kim.
just to similar.
January 13th, 2014, 06:30 PM
id end up using Isa, is-a, nothing fancy. i take nicknames, you know, straight from the name.
January 13th, 2014, 05:58 PM
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really lovely art and lots of...
since its so close to castle, i have too expend more thought than normal to make sure its pronounced and enunciated it correctly
names shouldnt have to take second looks or be so close itd be...
January 11th, 2014, 10:18 PM
only one z per sibset please.
if you must only one z as a first initial - at least if you used z in other ways it wouldnt be so overwhelming.
alliteration is questionable, even with more...
my fav is Valentina Maria da Silva - great rhythm
im like your husband - i go for longer names instead of legally naming someone a nickname they may want to 'grow out of' as an adult
nope. not when you can just use Aubrey or Auberon.
some of the -urn names are ok but pretty stiff.
January 11th, 2014, 05:57 PM
one, i think i prefer Dulcibella/Dulcibelle, Dulcina/Dulcinia, Dulciana, Dulcine, Dulcette all over Dulcinea even with its literary reference.
Dulcinea Iverine - i dont mind the double...
cant use Jackson? it balance out the name more
narrowed to these to go with Madison. the others were either too classic to double up with Jack or way too trendy
January 10th, 2014, 08:57 PM
Betsan Isolde - lovely
Amabel Delphine - too much, clashes
Evelyn Flora - flora is too literal a name for me
Thisbe Indira - a mouthful
Cosette Azalea - okay, from the south so azalea will...
January 10th, 2014, 08:00 PM
use history for inspiration though!
why not Lawrence?
January 8th, 2014, 04:42 PM
the baby will have a name no matter what....
maybe it wont be PERFECT.....
but you can always pick something last minute as a place holder, either until you find 'the one' or make peace with...
January 8th, 2014, 04:38 PM
-IE endings are generally nickname sounding....nicknames can a lot of times be limited to childhood so naming someone Rosie or Millie and giving them no 'mature' option is not taking into...
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