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Thanks for the replies :)
Which do you prefer and why? Also, do you say Corinne as COR-een or cor-RIN?
April 16th, 2015, 04:32 PM
It doesn't seem like it is a problem for Oona Chaplin (Castilla), who was born and raised in Spain. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oona_Chaplin
April 14th, 2015, 07:34 PM
Disa and Freya
I really like both of these names and love Roma/Romy as nicknames. Of these two, which do you prefer and why?
Gioconda - a name which refers to the Mona Lisa
April 10th, 2015, 09:53 AM
Asha - Derived from Sanskrit आशा (asha) meaning"wish, desire, hope" [http://www.behindthename.com/name/asha-1]
Chandra - "moon" in Sanskrit, derived from चन्द (chand) "to shine"...
Maybe Taissa, like Taissa Farmiga http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taissa_Farmiga
Disa - a Swedish name meaning goddess. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disa
There is an Elaina at the school that I teach who constantly deals with being called EE-lay-na and eh-LAYN-ah. Point of the story, sometimes people will overly complicate even a simple name. I don't...
January 9th, 2015, 11:02 AM
I like Delara and Aylin best. Also have you considered Selene as a variation of Celina? I think Delara Selene and Aylin Selene sound dreamy. I even like Mavera Selene works well too.
Gianluca nn Luke
Natalka (though this is a nickname in both cultures)
I have been thinking about Clea and am wondering how most people would say it. While I do know the correct pronunciation, I wonder how much variance that there is. If you wouldn't mind, please share...
Annunziata who went by Nancy
Irma (air-MAH in Italian) Giuseppina who went by Irma (ER-mah) and Josephine equally
Katarina who went exclusively by Catherine (though I have...
Armin is allllll Van Buuren for me, which makes it pretty cool, in my opinion. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armin_van_Buuren
For those interested, Armin comes from Arminius and is used in the...
Once while I was substituting, I had a Dmitri, a Demetri, and a Dimitri in the same grade. The Cyrillic spelling is Дмитрий, and there are many ways to transcribe the name. (Also, Dimitri is the...
While it is a legitimate name in its own right, I've always liked Erno as nickname for Ernest. http://www.behindthename.com/name/erno
This is how Neve Campbell's name is said. Is that what your aiming for?
I've been practicing French with DuoLingo on and off. I'm mainly looking to increase my knowledge of French grammatical structure as I teach ESL. I'm found that knowledge of the students native...
I remember someone on Nameberry suggesting Polly as nn for Olympia and I've always liked it.
I think Jane packs a punch. A wonderful classic name that has a wealth of images - strong, independent, sweet, and kind. The sort of name that works equally well as a tough girl or a bookworm.
Wm was a common abbreviation for William. At least judging by the documents that I have read on Ancestry.com, it was.
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