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I second the Philippa suggestion! Pippi is a sweet nickname, but picturing a21-year old college student trying to get an internship and introducing herself as "Pippi-Anne" just doesn't work. It...
My nieces slept over the other day, and during the lazy part of the morning i let them watch cartoons; Caillou briefly came on and i realized there's a female character named Clementine that is...
July 2nd, 2015, 01:40 PM
I have a hard time finding boy names I really love, and an even harder time matching them up with middles.
I love the fn August, and as a bit of a joke about how nerdy I am, joked to a friend that...
Clementine Blythe has been my top name for a couple years now, but lately I'm considering Blythe as a first. I love the meaning (Joyous, kind, cheerful, pleasant), and I love that it's less common...
June 8th, 2015, 10:52 AM
Just curious as to what people think about this. Most people think Rose = flower, but since Rose is also a shade of red, would it be weird to have a Rose and a Scarlett as sisters? Am I reading too...
My friend's niece is named Lorelai and nicknamed Rory - because they saw it on Gilmore Girls and loved it. And the name fits her perfectly!
I think anyone who knows where the name is from would...
April 28th, 2015, 03:57 PM
It's been ages since I've posted here, but this one brought me back. I had finally settled on Indie as a solid first. I was going back and forth for the longest time on whether it needed a longer,...
Today I encountered a little boy named Jrue. Pronounced Drew. His brothers had normal j-names, so I assume the parents wanted to keep with a theme and tried to get creative.
Is this an actual name...
January 31st, 2015, 07:15 PM
I'm open to switching Edmund and Rosa to Edwin/Eswin/Oswin and Rosamund. I like both girl options equally, but I tend to like Edmund slightly more than the other boy options.
January 31st, 2015, 02:06 PM
What would you think if you met or heard of the following sib-set?
August, Edmund, Milo,
Clementine, Xanthe, Rosa, Indie
I'm not planning on having 7 kids, but those are all...
January 30th, 2015, 09:38 AM
I agree that Indie works better on a girl. And the only actual River I know is a girl, so I tend to view that one as a girl's name as well.
I'm not in love with the flow of the middle and...
January 26th, 2015, 10:53 PM
Mackenzie! I can't even begin to describe how handsome the name Mackenzie is on a boy!! Oh, I swoon a little bit every time I hear it.
Ashley is so rugged and strong on boys. I can see a teenage...
Honestly, I love it. I'm not even a big Star Wars fan, but I love the name Anakin.
It always makes me laugh on this website that people will so aggressively state that boy names shouldn't go to...
Tell me your thoughts on this name. How useable, what impressions it gives you, what assumptions you'd make on hearing the name, etc. I'd really like honest, detailed answers, if possible. I like...
January 19th, 2015, 04:07 PM
I like the way they sound together, but the fact that they both end in "the" and are pronounced differently, would that cause issues?
I know they're very different styles, but what I'm most...
I would use a word/name that means red rather than red itself, but that's just me. I liked the above suggestions of Scarlett Rose.
Not sure if you're aware, but there's actually a horror movie...
January 15th, 2015, 08:51 AM
I greatly prefer Josie. Shelby and Rylie both sound really mid-90s to me.
If Lynn is special to you, then I say keep it, but if you're open to other middles for Josie, I would suggest Kit. It's...
I know a family with like 6+ kids, all of who have McK-names...McKenzie, McKaybree, McKade, McKarie. They all have dropped the Mc part offv their name and go by the K-name.
:lol: I saw the thread title and assumed this was about names to honor/reference HG Wells. Whoops!
I don't think Prim can be short for anything but Primrose: but...
January 3rd, 2015, 05:09 PM
I'd prefer it if the names I love had lovely meanings, but Imogen just means "maiden" and Rosamund means "house protection" and I'll admit that I have looked for alternatives because I wasn't wowed...
I absolutely dare!
For me it all depends on my perceived respectability of the thing the name came from. Katniss and Renesmee are from fad books, and while the Hunger Games are at least good,...
I've found that most Americans find state names to be kind of trashy, which is sad because I love Georgia, Carolina, Indiana.
December 31st, 2014, 10:56 AM
I'm still loving Ingrid the best, although, I do have a question:
Would Clementine, Indie, and Rosa be that odd on siblings? Does indie require a longer, more formal name?
I was reading in the...
I personally only know one Ava, who is in her 50s...but it seems like every other acquaintance of mine has a daughter/niece named Ava. I haven't met any of them, but I hear about Avas all the time,...
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