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Thread: If you were a celebrity...?
January 30th, 2013 03:23 PM #6Senior Member
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If I were a celebrity, I think I would feel the freedom to use out-there names, like Sea for a girl.Current Favorites:Elizabeth Lily nn EllieMary Emmeline nn MaisieSarah Evangeline nn Sadie
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January 30th, 2013 03:35 PM #8Member
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If I was a celebrity I would love to name my son Bukowski.
January 30th, 2013 05:16 PM #10
Ooh, fun question! I love so many names that I would use despite the fact they're rather unusual but for my worry that they will be perceived as pretentious, hipster, or trying too hard. That doesn't seem to be an issue for celebrities, however (Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman, anyone?). So if I was a celebrity, I would totally use...
I would still consider using most of these, honestly -- even in my thoroughly unglamorous real life.Simon, Eloise/Louise, Faye, Judah, Thea, Felix, Iris, Cordelia, Roscoe, Lydia, Jasper, Phaedra, Adrian, Lucinda, Jane, Conrad, Wallace, Finnegan, Sylvie, Charlie, Dashiell, Juniper, Atlas, Matilda, Julian, Alice, Marlowe, Octavia, Jack, Marigold, Archer, Gabriel, Persephone, Raphael, Dov
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January 30th, 2013 06:07 PM #12
I'm the opposite actually if I was famous I would be far to scared to use a name considered out-there than I would in my current (rather boring) life as let's face everytime a celeb names their kid something odd they tend to get made fun of. A lot. By complete strangers. That being even my more out there choices are actually pretty normal, at least not unheard of. that being said I wish I had the courage to name my one-day daugther my long-time name love CharityCurrent Favorites:
Helena, Anna, Gwen, Faye, Ruth, Mary, Georgina, Cordelia, June, Kristina, Elaine
Briar, Daniel, Callum, Reed, Robert, Abel, Raphael, Edwin, Magnus, Caspian
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January 30th, 2013 08:15 PM #14
Probably the same names I would use under normal circumstances, however if I should be somewhat more flamboyant, I'd probably use one of my GP names like Hester, Cosima, Hugo or Akiva. Or actually I know what I would call a girl; Marie-Bonaparte. Now, I know Bonaparte is a last name but it sounds so beautiful and I think being a celebrity could make you get away with it, haha.
Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson)
Seven names is a lot, but I do think they sound lovely together.Zelia • XXI • History student • Film and royalty enthusiastI blog at vesperlynds and everythingroyalty, and export names from Greenland and Inuit mythology
Henry Ásgeirr Edmund • Alexander Adelin Lórien "Sasha" • Atticus Aksel Ivik • Asa Cosimo Vincent
Cosima Ingrid Zenobia "Mimi" • Asta Ivalo (EE-vah-lu) Galadriel • Aviaaja Catherine Françoise "Avi" • Matilda Margaret Undómiel
GPs: Nor Valdemar Oisín • Theo Bertil Lysander • Olga Agnes Lúthien • Evelyn Alvaret Cleopatra "Elví"