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  1. #1
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    Honoring Petrina

    Is Regina (pronounced Re-Gee-Na) too far fetched for honoring a Petrina (pronounced Pe-Tree-Na)?
    • teenberry • Australia •

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  2. #3
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    I wouldn't see the connection. Maybe if it was more similar, like Petrina / Katrina or Petrina / Petrova / Petra.
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  3. #5
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    I agree, the connection is far from obvious.
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  4. #7
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    It does sound a like, but I personally would choose another "P" name or a name that means the same thing as Patrina. Or just plain "Trina".
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  5. #9
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    It sounds similar but it certainly isn't an obvious connection... You'd have to explain it to people repeatedly.

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