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When I was about nine I used to threaten my mom that I would have three girls and name them Aurora, Phoebe and Dawn - it drove her totally mad as the meanings are so similar.
now I know that I...
Do you think that a name has a gender?
I grew up in Germany. In German everything has a gender designation (well somethings like a house are gender neutral but other things like a table are...
D’Anna and S’manth’a make it look like the parents are trying to hard to look like they don’t try too hard/care. It’s like typing out can’t instead cannot - except more idiotic because it doesn’t...
My best friends name is Richard and when he get’s the question of “does anyone ever call you Dick?” his standard response is “Only when I behave like one.” Or “Only when I behave like you.” Usually...
Yesterday, 09:57 AM
After my FH asked about my top names (for the first time in 5 years) and promptly hated 98% of them.... I of course did what any sane women - whose FH tends to like “modern”/“popular” names would...
I couldn’t have said this better myself. Except... if you are a little unsure there is no harm of holding off for a month (give yourself a deadline though) and calling her Penny Joy around the house...
I find Welsh incredibly difficult but I think that Blodeuwedd is pronounced more like Bleu-DAYE-yeth to me.
Have you checked out how it is pronounced on forvo? I find this always helpful....
Cindy: Citheria, Indira, India, Indy, Sydney/Sidney,
Sabrina: Irina, Brin, Sabine, Sabia
Otherwise for Sabrina you could also choose Audrey - a little far fetched but there is the famous...
That’s it never occurred to me that it might be a Latvian form of Aldo. Thanks!!!
April 21st, 2014, 10:11 AM
I voted for Sequoia Maximus. While the other choices are lovely this just felt the most distinguished to me.
It’s not weird but I always find it super confusing as I use how the nn is spelled as a signal to know how to spell the full name. (This is purely a Catherine variant thing as there are so many...
Sorry for repeats:
Colin (young dog)
Irwin (boar friend)
Oberon (mostly it has the bear sound in it)
It would sort of be pronounced like this: Dor-t-chen. (It would rhyme with this: http://www.forvo.com/word/julchen/#de though have a much harsher beginning.)
I should have mentioned this in my...
I pronounce it vye-oh-la. This is the most natural pronunciation for me and also me favorite. I grew up in southern Germany but currently live in Washington DC.
I was watching something with Aldis Hodge and started wondering about his name. I couldn’t really find much online.
One site suggested it was old english and means warrior another linked it to the ...
As others have mentioned I wouldn’t use NB as a site for accurate etymology or meaning. This site’s primary awesomeness comes from the forums and the members who post.
I’d suggest one of these:...
I was going to suggest behindthename.com as well... (now I feel like a broken record).
Sweden, Norway, Germany, and Denmark are all Germanic cultures and have Germanic word roots.
I’ll list reasons if I really love or dislike something but in general it really just comes down to preference.
Top 5: (no particular order *are my favorite)
Felix Jasper - mostly because both are favorites are mine...
Also I think Felix works nicely/better with Julius and Eden.
April 20th, 2014, 08:35 PM
hahahahahaha..... we are not planning on rivaling the Duggars... I think 2-3 is going to be it for us. lol.
(He would prefer 2 I think 3 would be divine).
Thank you ladies for your suggestions....
April 20th, 2014, 08:07 PM
You can always subscribe to threads you like.
Super easy 2 step process:
1) At the top of each page there is a grey bar with writing on the right... under “Thread Tools” there is the options to...
I would avoid Isobel for you. This is why:
1) I think that Isobel and Imogen are a little too close - mostly because they share the I - o sounds. I would suggest Isabel instead but....
2) I think...
Judging by the list of countries you mentioned in your original post it looks like you might be looking for names that have an ancient germanic root. (Note Germanic does not equal German - German is...
Darcy - thank you for your suggestions. Unfortunately Georginia, Regina and Ginevra are nms. I do like Ginger (but mostly as a mn as it becomes difficult in German and as 95% of my family is...
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