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April 21st, 2013 01:51 PM #1
Is Norbert really a geek forever?
I always have a significant amount of trouble finding boy's names that I like, and when I do find some, they are usually very similar to the point that they would not work in a sibset. Lately, I've been crushing on Norbert (right now only for a middle name) and I was perusing the Nameberry lists when I discovered this one;
Which of course, contained Norbert, and so did this list;
Plus the name description did it absolutely no justice.
Is Norbert really that uncool?
And if not, what nicknames could you use other than Bert?
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April 21st, 2013 01:59 PM #3
April 21st, 2013 02:01 PM #5
Well, I just watched the first Harry Potter movie again last night, so obviously it's a dragon's name. :-)
That said, it's certainly not a name you'd associate with the coolest kid in school, but that's not the end of the world. As for nicknames, Bertie would be my favourite. I can't think of any other except Norb or Norbie, none of which are that cool.Estella ~ Helena ~ Miriam ~ Beatrice ~ Anastasia ~ Ruby ~ Ivy ~ MarillaPaul ~ Wesley ~ Walter ~ Martin ~ Edmund ~ Fraser ~ Alexander
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April 21st, 2013 04:44 PM #7Senior Member
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April 21st, 2013 04:57 PM #9
I don't think it's attractive at all. Norman feels much more usable.♂ | Samuel ◊ Edward ◊ George ◊ Silas ◊ Arthur ◊ Ezra ◊ Freeman ◊ Dean ◊ Tobias ◊ Jasper
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