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  1. #1
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    Wink Funny article about baby naming

    I thought this was funny: http://www.buzzfeed.com/mikespohr/wa...rive-you-crazy

    Baby naming articles are often interesting to me, especially from a non name-nerd perspective

    What do you think, Berries?
    Jemima

    twenty-one | law student

    * Beatrix * Nell * Penelope * Felicity * Margo *

    * Theodore * Hugo * Edmund * Felix * Oscar *

  2. #3
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    The old man ist right, Fred is a strong name!

    I also loved this comment by a Mariana:

    It's weird to think my parents might've gone through all of this and I still ended up with a name that means 'sea of bitterness'. Oh, and one of my sisters is named Giulia, which is really just Italian Julia, so my mum has a sea of bitterness, a bearded youth and a bean grower. Perhaps someone should've told them to look the names up before choosing.
    TTC since Jan 2014 - male factor infertility - fertility treatment starting Feb 2016
    Keeping our fingers crossed for a little Harriet or Frederick

  3. #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by dottipanda View Post
    The old man ist right, Fred is a strong name!

    I also loved this comment by a Mariana:
    I agree it's good idea to google a name, but people may not care. Especially if they found two sites telling different stories. Besides, Mary (thus Mariana) probably doesn't mean sea of bitterness. It probably means love or beloved, which is nice meaning.
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    Rosalyn Amoret, Charlotte Ravenna, Cecily Helena, Seraphina June
    Aurora Valkyrie, Melody Beatrice, Anastasia Bridget, Dorothea Giselle

    Emil Orpheus, Edmund Ludwig, Magnus Roland, Percy Beowulf
    Edward Marcel, Erik Peregrine, Robin Lysander, Lucius Remy

  4. #7
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    I found this pretty humorous except for the part about grandma knitting a blanket. My grandma died while I was pregnant. And my son has a crocheted blanket that a family friend finished, because my husband's grandma died when my son was still a tiny baby. Otherwise, the other stuff was hilarious. That part was just a downer for me.
    Rachel Whitney 1984
    (Name Nerd since abt. 1994)

    Malcolm Alexander 2012

    Current Favorite Names For a Future Child:

    Firsts:

    August, Carlyle, Caspar, Ansel, Gustav, Caspian, Ronan, Armand, Hubert, Desmond

    Estelle, Astrid, Adele, Leonie, Celeste, Solenne, Elsa, Sylvie, Esme, Helen

    Middles:
    Llewellyn, Frederick, Adelbert, Augustus, Ehrenfried

    Matilda, Isadora, Adelina, Helena, Elsabina

  5. #9
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    Love this! Thanks for sharing!
    Mommy to Ronan Sebastian
    Boy #2 due 5/26/16

    Keaton Dominic, Donovan Leo, Jeremy Lincoln

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