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March 8th, 2013 02:22 PM #1Senior Member
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Opinions on the names in the cloud
Share your opinions on the names in the cloud right now. or make sibsets or first/middle combos.
right now the names are:
girls - Billie, Edith, Emma, Eve, Flora, Francine, Guinevere, Josephine, Leah, Luna, Margaret, Margot, Mila, Penelope, Rose, Sophie, Stella, Vilda, Willa
boys - Aiden, Charlie, Cormac, Darcy, Declan, Elliot, Emory, Everly, Finn, Gaetano, Gordon, Gorky, Isaac, Leo, Lucas, Lukas, Max, Michael, Ryan, Seneca, Viggo
I like them today!Anastasia, Tessa, Marina, Stella
Connor, Rhett, Corbin, Grayson
March 8th, 2013 05:11 PM #3Member
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I like most of them, more so than usual lolAlexander "Xander" ~ Andrew ~ Charles "Charlie" ~ James ~ Lawrence ~ Leonard ~ Patrick ~ Philip ~ Richard ~ Robert ~ William "Liam"
Alice ~ Catherine "Cate" ~ Elisabeth "Bettie" ~ Ellen ~ Hannah ~ Lucy ~ Margaret "Maggie" ~ Rachel ~ Rosana ~ Sallie
March 8th, 2013 06:22 PM #5
Billie - interesting, wouldn't use it but it's okay
Edith- hate it, sorry
Emma-meh, I know dozens
Eve- love, one of my favorites
Flora - okay, sorta interesting, wouldn't use it, but I kinda like it
Francine - hate
Guinevere - beautiful, but too loaded for my taste
Josephine - okay, sorta like it
Leah - meh, it's fine
Luna - okay, it's very pretty, I love it as a mn, but isn't the most appealing sound combo
Margaret - meh, okay
Margot- okay, bit cheerleaderish but I don't hate it
Mila- not a pleasant sound to me, mealy....
Penelope - okay, I think it's fun, I wouldn't use it but I like that it's interesting and has a lot of options
Rose - fine
Sophie - I know a bunch but it's okay
Stella - meh
Vilda - yuck
Willa - interesting I sorta like it
Cormac - not a pleasant sound but I don't hate it
Darcy - girls name
Declan - decline
Emory - meh
Everly- girls name
Finn - love
Gaetano - never heard of it
Gordon - horrible
Gorky - even worse
Isaac - classic
Leo - love
Lucas/Lukas - like
Max - dog
Michael - classic
Ryan - 80's
Seneca - meh, I'm not into the Greek/Roman vibe--Maximus, Caesar, Augustus, etc. just nms
Viggo - vigor, we go, just don't like it.Olivia/Livia/Livy/Liv : Thessaly/Darah/Bethel : Noelle/Eve
Benedict/Eli: Jude/Zane: Luke/Darius : Levi/Phineas/Calvin
March 8th, 2013 08:00 PM #7Senior Member
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Billie - Not my style, but cute enough.
Edith - Too old lady-ish for my tastes, though it doesn't repulse me like it used to. Downton Abbey could facilitate its comeback.
Emma - Classic and pretty but too popular.
Eve - Lovely middle name, though I wouldn't use it as a first.
Flora - Seems fit for a fairy or a princess (maybe a fairy princess?), but it's a beautiful, elegant name.
Francine - Reminds me of "Arthur", the children's show. A very average name, in my opinion.
Guinevere - Again, has a very fantasy vibe. Pretty, though.
Josephine - Stunning and timeless.
Leah - A bit dated, but okay.
Luna - I can't quite get over the Harry Potter reference, but it's a solid, interesting name.
Margaret - Simple but charming.
Margot - Margaret's fresher cousin. Love this one!
Mila - Lovely. Short and sweet, it rolls off the tongue. The gorgeous Mila Kunis seems to be helping this one.
Penelope - Yet another pop culture reference (baby Kardashian). This one's actually growing on me--great rhythm to it.
Aiden - Ehh. Nothing special about it.
Charlie - Like it as a nickname for Charles.
Cormac - Love! Strong and unique.
Darcy - Okay, but a bit on the feminine side.
Declan - One of my recent favorites. Uncommon but not unheard of, it strikes the perfect balance.
Elliot - Respectable, sophisticated, historic.
Emory - Not a favorite, but there's nothing wrong with it.
Everly - Again, seems a bit feminine.
Finn - A former favorite of mine, though Glee's ruined it somewhat for me. I prefer Flynn.
Gaetano - Not familiar with this one. A little out there.
Gordon - Okay. More of a last name to me.
Gorky - What?
Isaac - Never been crazy about this one, but it's nice enough.
Leo - Love it! By itself or as a nickname, Leo shines.
Lucas - A tad boring, but fine.
Lukas - Same as Lucas. Indifferent about the 'k'.
Max - Love, though I prefer it as a nickname. Such a sturdy name.
Michael - No thanks.
Ryan - Not interesting enough.
Seneca - Now that's something different.
Viggo - Compelling, though I wouldn't use it myself.
March 8th, 2013 08:29 PM #9Senior Member
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Billie- hate boy names on girls. Okay if used as a nickname for a feminine name- Belinda, Wilhelmina, etc.
Edith- too old lady
Emma- nice, but on the boring side
Flora- like, very sweet
Francine- sounds frumpy to me
Guinevere- This is a one-person name to me
Josephine- boring and too old lady
Leah- I like it, but unfortunately the first reference that comes to mind is Amber's daughter on Teen Mom.
Luna- not a fan at all.
Margaret- I like the nicknames more than the full name, but would never use the nicknames on their own
Willa- very sweet, this name has been growing on me
Aiden- I have liked it spelled Aidan for a looooong time now. I strongly dislike the trendy -en spelling.
Charlie- Cute nn, not good as a full name.
Cormac- Love! On my list
Darcy- LOVE! Would be on my list if DH did not hate a guy named Darcy. I went to HS with 3 male Darcys and it's not at all uncommon for guys where I'm from so I see it as primarily male name.
Declan-like, but becoming too trendy for me.
Emory- Meh, fine
Everly- Too girly
Finn- Love Finlay, but Finn seems really trendy to me.
Gaetano- Love Gaetan (French), if I had any Italian heritage I could go for this
Isaac- Meh, fine
Leo- Meh, fine
Lucas- Solid but a bit on the dull side for me
Lukas- This legit spelling variant makes it a bit less boring for me.
Max- Meh, fine
Michael- Meh, fine
Ryan- A modern classic that I love
Seneca- I think of the native tribe before the Roman reference, so it feels too cultural appropriation-ish for me to be used as a first name.
Viggo- I'd assume any non-Scandinavian who used it was an uber Viggo Mortenson fan
I find the boy list much more interesting and appealing than the girls.Gareth: 05.2012
Baby #2 04.2014