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  1. Thread: is it wrong ?

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    I think it all depends on the name and how well...

    I think it all depends on the name and how well it can be assimilated into whatever country/culture your family is a part of. For example, a Welsh name like Owen rolls easily off the tongue of...
  2. 1. Isaac 2. Noah 3. William 4. August 5. Luca

    1. Isaac
    2. Noah
    3. William
    4. August
    5. Luca
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    My grandfathers were Ian and Raymond. My...

    My grandfathers were Ian and Raymond. My Great-grandfathers were James, George, Wilson, and Oscar.
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    Neveah - what's up with this name?

    I'm sorry if this has been discussed before (I did a forum search and couldn't find anything), but what's the name Nevaeh all about?

    1. How do you pronounce it? Nev-eye? Nev-ehh? Nev-aye?

    2....
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    Carmen Dorian Gibson (to carry on the guitar...

    Carmen
    Dorian
    Gibson (to carry on the guitar theme, heh)
    Harper
    Piper
    Bard
    Orpheus
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    I would use John as the FN and keep Johnny as the...

    I would use John as the FN and keep Johnny as the nickname, in case he wanted to use something more formal later in life. Not every adult could pull off "Johnny." And no, I don't think John is too...
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    My two faves out of your choices are Leo Thomas...

    My two faves out of your choices are Leo Thomas or Liam Thomas. I don't like the double "as" sound of Lucas Thomas.

    I think Leo is a great name. It's short and snappy, not overused, and you can't...
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    I once heard a mom with a son named Isaiah (close...

    I once heard a mom with a son named Isaiah (close to Isaac) call him "Ika" for short. (Pronounced IKE-ah). I always thought it was a cute nickname and better than "Ike," which makes me think of a...
  9. We asked our almost-2-year-old whether he...

    We asked our almost-2-year-old whether he preferred the name Zev or Everett for his baby brother... he replied "Zeverett."
  10. Thread: Our sons name

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    Hi Julin, Noän would definitely be considered...

    Hi Julin,

    Noän would definitely be considered an unusual name in the US. People aren't used to seeing accents over letters, and would probably pronounced it close to "no one." Out of curiosity,...
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    Quentin, but spelled "Cwentun" Jemimah (as in...

    Quentin, but spelled "Cwentun"

    Jemimah (as in syrup, or Puddle-Duck)

    Ryan - for a girl
  12. Poll: Yes, I think you've hit the nail on the head....

    Yes, I think you've hit the nail on the head. There are a lot of famous Josephs including many positive role models to choose from, but only one (in)famous Adolf.

    As for girls' names, I can't...
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    As a teen I had my heart set on Thorin (a name...

    As a teen I had my heart set on Thorin (a name from J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy novel "The Hobbit" for a boy. These days I still don't think it's a bad name... and I might consider it as a middle name...
  14. I found out with mine. I was too impatient not to...

    I found out with mine. I was too impatient not to :) The advantages to me, as other people have said, are that it's easier to plan ahead when buying baby stuff, and you only have to worry about one...
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    I hope I'm not out of line in saying this, but...

    I hope I'm not out of line in saying this, but your husband sounds like a controlling @$$, and I think there's more going on here than just a spat about names. He has no right to steamroll over your...
  16. Thread: Zebulun

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    It sounds a bit science fiction to me, not that...

    It sounds a bit science fiction to me, not that that's necessarily a bad thing! I like the nickname Zeb.
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    If they have special meaning for you, then go for...

    If they have special meaning for you, then go for it. If a name, no matter how plain or common, reminds you of a beloved family member, friend, or another positive experience in your life, then in my...
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    What do you think of my baby boy shortlist?

    Hi all!

    I'm 33 weeks pregnant with boy #2 and I'm looking for feedback on our shortlist of names. They are:

    Everett William
    Errol William
    Cedric William
    Theo William
    Zev ???
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    Poll: The "proper" way to spell Makenzie, which...

    The "proper" way to spell Makenzie, which originated as a Scottish surname, is Mackenzie or MacKenzie. Incidentally, the "Mac" part means "Son of" so I find it kind of funny that names like Mackenzie...
  20. I would pronounce it "Al" + den, but it looks...

    I would pronounce it "Al" + den, but it looks like I'm in the minority!
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    I don't think it's a bit deal at all, especially...

    I don't think it's a bit deal at all, especially if they each go by Alex and Xander, which sound like completely different names anyway. We named our first son Ian, even though I also have a cousin...
  22. Poll: Ashley. There's a famous male Nova Scotian...

    Ashley. There's a famous male Nova Scotian fiddler named Ashley MacIsaac, so to me wouldn't be that big of a deal, and he could go by the cool nickname Ash if it was going to be a problem.

    Naming...
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    I think Hampton works better with Lola. Remington...

    I think Hampton works better with Lola. Remington feels a bit stuffy and pretentious to me, but Remy would make a cute nickname, and I think Remington would definitely work as a middle name.

    I'm...
  24. I have to side with the people saying it's a bad...

    I have to side with the people saying it's a bad idea. Name your puppy Rudolph if you love the name, and choose another name for your son :)
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    I like the name, but for me it will always be...

    I like the name, but for me it will always be associated with the evil vampire on Buffy.
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