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  1. #16
    Nothing wrong with Kaja, Maja or Sonja. These are common spellings in other countries. I don't like the others though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ottilie View Post
    I prefer Maja, Kaja and Sonja, it's the normal thing in scandinavia and Russia.
    German too. But as pp pointed out I wouldn't just sub a j for an i or a y anywhere and would only use it where it's a legit variation. (Though I feel that way about spellings in general so maybe not the most helpful insight at this point. lol.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by greyer View Post
    Sonja, Kaja (or Kaija), and Maja are all legitimate names. The others are just too kree8tyve looking for my taste.

    Check out Finnish names, there are lots of j-as-y sounding ones there.
    Agreed. Polish names, as well. My first thoughts are Gracja (GRAHS-ya) and Lilija (LIL-ee-yah). A lot of German "J" FNs have the "Y" sound, too--like Justus, Jonas, Josefine/Josefina/Josephine. I do really like Kaja/Kaija, although I prefer the Kaia spelling.
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    I think Sonja is the only one that works, the others are a little over the top for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by greyer View Post
    Sonja, Kaja (or Kaija), and Maja are all legitimate names. The others are just too kree8tyve looking for my taste.

    Check out Finnish names, there are lots of j-as-y sounding ones there.
    I agree with all this.

    A Finnish friend of mine is named Meiju (MAY-yu), which I really like.

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