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December 3rd, 2013, 05:14 PM
Florence nn Rory
Marigold nn Mary
or you could go the other way, common given name with uncommon nn.
Catherine nn Wren
All of your options sound great, but I would choose Amelia Joy and Hyla Grace. This way, Amelia will have a less-common middle in case she ever wants to go by that in the future. Same thing for Hyla,...
I would've been Adam if I was a boy. Ended up as Tressa.
I'm kind of surprised no one has mentioned the name Poet. I know it's a little out there, but I find it striking.
Or how about using Poet in the middle and then you can use anything for the...
September 12th, 2013, 01:50 PM
I've always been partial to Eowyn.
I'm in the US, and I do use the -er pronunciations.
My skating coach is from London and he always pronounces my name (Tressa) as Tress-er, but he says words like 'father' as fath-ah.
Hattie is my favorite
My name is Tressa, and I had a friend who fondly called me Contessa.
I like the sound of it, but I don't like that it's a title. I certainly do like it better than most other title names though.
I taught sisters named Jenna, Gina and Jianna.
I also taught siblings named Bryn, Brooke, Brett and Michael. I always chuckled about that one.
I truly love Thisbe Luna.
However, in the more practical sense, it has very similar vowel sounds to your Felicity. Doesn't seem like much now, but when someone is calling you through the house,...
April 13th, 2013, 04:39 PM
I'm in New York City and heard both KEER-sten and KUR-sten (like curtains). I have never heard KISS-sten.
I would instinctively say "KEER-sten".
I think that Elphaba's (The Wicked Witch of the West) son's name in the Wicked books
January 21st, 2013, 01:44 AM
I don't think it's bad at all. In fact like it a lot. If it still bothers you, what about Lena?
I'm a live-in nanny for 5 little girls, and the things they name their dolls always fascinate me. The most popular dolls in the house right now are twins named Googly and Glassy.
December 31st, 2012, 12:38 PM
When i was 13, I was convinced that the best name for a boy was Tristan. Wow. My tastes have certainly changed in the past 10 years.
Girls names included Baylee, Brenna, Ella, and Anna. Fairly...
#2- Georgia, Kate
#3- Elizabeth, Caroline
December 30th, 2012, 08:08 AM
The letter Z is pronounced as "zed" in the UK? That's fascinating. I've been around many British people and I had no knowledge of this little tidbit. Is it pronounced similar to "said" or more like...
Jesse and Justin
December 30th, 2012, 01:52 AM
There was a girl I was in Girl Scouts with named Tana and her mother was also named Tana. They both went by Tana and things were always very confusing.
The mom ended up having b/g twins after the...
Ivory and Emery are too close to "Ebony and Ivory" for me.
I'm lukewarm on the rest
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