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September 16th, 2012 12:02 PM #1
I recently fell in love with this Greek name. Everything about it appeals to me. It has history and a great sound that's somewhat familiar. (Ryan, Casper, etc.) The only problem if I were to use it would be the spelling. No one where I live in the US would know how to pronounce it. I'm not a fan of changing the spelling of a name, but I would have to make an exception in this case. Kairon maybe? Or is that butchering it too much? Does it look too girly that way? What's your opinion?Crushes: Casper & Isobel.
September 16th, 2012 02:35 PM #3
Well I love it. Chiron was the oldest and wisest of the centaurs and that's pretty cool, although some people I know who aren't familiar with the myths mistake Chiron for Charon (ferryman of Hades).
Personally, I wouldn't change the spelling because that's just butchering it for no good reason. Teach people how to say it. It will only take a few times of hearing how to say it before they learn.
If you decide that you have to change it, try Kyron because that's the phonetic way to spell it.http://www.amazon.com/Angel-Blackwood/e/B00SARZLFY -- My Amazon Author Page
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September 16th, 2012 03:33 PM #5Senior Member
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I agree with Dantea. Chiron is on my list as well, it's such a great name and I love the myth behind it.[FONT=Palatino Linotype][CENTER]My darling Marian Illyria Aphrodite, March 2013 & Little Bunny (a girl!) due 9th of February 2014[/CENTER][/FONT]
September 16th, 2012 04:47 PM #7
You might also like Kiernan?25 year-old name lover and cat-momma to Clover and Calvin
September 17th, 2012 12:46 AM #9Senior Member
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I wouldn't change the spelling at all. People will figure it out.Ttc since June 2012.
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