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I've liked the name Emmanuelle for a long time, but I recently found out that it's associated with a French soft porno film from the 1970s. Would many people make that connection? I know I had never...
No, but when I hear the name Giuseppe I do.
April 2nd, 2013, 08:37 PM
Why is Declan off the table? Just curious. It doesn't mean "from Wales" or anything like that.
April 1st, 2013, 05:01 PM
I must prefix this by saying that I'm not actually considering Shapiro for a child, but I would like to know people's thoughts on the matter, especially from Jewish forum members.
Would it be...
I know very little about Buddhism and don't know if Buddhists would find non-Buddhists using the name Bodhi offensive. Are there any Buddhist members who could enlighten us?
March 31st, 2013, 02:02 PM
Thanks for your replies, everyone.
I think most names are open to people regardless of background. However I would avoid names that are particularly sacred to religions I don't belong to (e.g....
March 30th, 2013, 05:25 PM
What are your thoughts on choosing names from outside of your ethnic, linguistic or religious group?
Would you choose to do it?
For parents who have done it, have you received any negative...
People seem to prefer Amaya, but I've always liked the look of Amaia more. I also prefer Maia to Maya.
I've only heard Maya (as in the Maya people) pronounced MY-a. I guess because the name was...
What are your thoughts on the name Amaia? I'm pronouncing it a-MY-a, though I have also heard a-MAY-a. How would you pronounce it? Which spelling do you prefer - Amaia or Amaya?
What are your thoughts on Ostara? It's the Old High German name for Easter, and the name some modern-day Pagans/Wiccans use for the holiday. I've also heard of it being used as a girls' name.
I sometimes see names being labelled as "exotic". What names seem the most exotic to you, and why?
goodkarmavt - Liliana and Juliana (I prefer this spelling) are very pretty. I also love the Italian spelling Giuliana, but it's liable to be mispronounced where I live.
theclocktowerofjoy - Thanks...
Bumping my own thread.
I can understand how someone would view Caliana as a combination of Calista or Calla with the trendy -iana suffix. I guess most berries don't like names that have a made-up...
bree-ZHEET, like Brigitte Bardot.
What are your thoughts on this name? Does it seem made-up or trendy?
I think it's an invented name, but spell it Kaliana and it's the name of a village in Cyprus. Does that give it legitimacy?
March 23rd, 2013, 10:15 AM
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