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Thread: Names That Make You Cringe?
November 28th, 2012 02:45 AM #41
November 28th, 2012 04:48 AM #43Annie, mid-twenties, vegetarian, name lover. No kids yet, just two furbabies - Roxy & Layla.
Top favorites for a girl: Beatrice Lily, Charlotte Amelia, Clara Louisa, Eliza Ruby, Josephine Alice, Katherine Annabel, Lillian Audrey, Margaret Helena, Matilda Iris, Philippa Violet
Top favorites for a boy: Adrian Silas, Alexander Gray, Emmett Oliver, Jasper Milo, Julian Edward, Lucian Henry, Nathaniel August, Samuel Owen, Rowan Felix, Theodore August
November 28th, 2012 06:08 AM #45Junior Member
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November 28th, 2012 08:38 AM #47
Amelia - the sound of it makes me cringe. I cannot stand it.⋆ Margaret Mary ⋆
Elisabeth Mary ⋆ Josephine Sarah ⋆ Iris Christabel ⋆ Beatrice Helena ⋆ Harriet Cordelia
Asher Benedict ⋆ Jude Raphael ⋆ Gabriel John ⋆ August Samuel ⋆ Joah Francis
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November 28th, 2012 09:09 AM #49Senior Member
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Also Bree/Bri names grate on me awfully, I can't stand them. Brianna, Briella - eugh. Aubrey's the worst for me, I think. I don't like Audrey either, it's an old lady name to me and doesn't suit a child at all. I don't like overly frilly princessy names either, they just make me think that child's going to be a spoilt brat. And any of the trendy rhyming Aidan names (not Aidan itself though) and the -son/mac- names on girls, both mean son of. And boys names on girls but spelt wrong to look more feminine - eg Elliette. Eugh. Just use Ellie or Charlotte or something, or leave Elliot for a son.
Actually, just thought of my most disliked girls' name - Genevieve. I don't know what it is about it but the jenna-veev pronunciation is horrible to me, I don't find the French way of john-vee-ev as bad though I still don't like it that much.
Last edited by essjay; November 28th, 2012 at 09:16 AM.
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