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March 2nd, 2013 09:54 AM #21Senior Member
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March 2nd, 2013 09:59 AM #23
DO know the relevance of Cohen to the Jewish faith, but use it because "I'm not Jewish."
I was on Yahoo! Answers once, and someone asked about using the name Cohen, and the very first answer pointed out the cultural significance. Several parents who had used Cohen posted, saying they had known about it's meaning to the Jewish faith, but used it anyway as they weren't Jewish so it didn't bother them. I was shocked!
Should have been more clear what I meant.♥ Margaret Mary ♥
19. Name nerd. College freshman.
~ Eliza Josephine ~ Esther Christabel ~ Harriet Aurelia ~ Mary Jessamine ~ Rose Georgina ~ Sarah Margaret ~
~ Asher Benedict ~ Gabriel Walter ~ John Constantine ~ Noah August ~ Reuben Alexander ~ Samuel Ernest ~
March 2nd, 2013 09:59 AM #25
Lucifer feels about his name then. (I'm sure you've all read my post saying I've been in love with the name since I was a child and before I knew why people didn't like it - I just won't be able to use it. 1)I'm not sure I'd be brave enough and 2) my SO comes from a traditional Irish Catholic family - just imagine. FYI: Emmanuel would also be out.)Endora & Lorelei
trying to narrow down.....Dexter, Victor, Gideon, Hendrik, Oberon, Cedric
newlywed!!! (not trying...yet)]
March 2nd, 2013 10:24 AM #27Senior Member
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To me, those names scream "using my child to prove a point" just as naming your kid Eleazar Gennesaret does.
Fox * Shea * Jade * Azure * Eden * Greer * Blaise
Lotus * Tallulah * Noor * Jasper * Linden * Arden
March 2nd, 2013 10:49 AM #29