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May 6th, 2013 11:35 AM #21Junior Member
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Love this list! I am about to become a grandma for the first time, but have been "name-obsessed" since age 10 -- and especially with "knightly" strong-but-romantic names. My son is named Tristan (and I gave him that name several years before "Legends of the Fall" when no one was using that name for baby boys :-) . . . and now he and his wife are expecting a baby boy. They were not crazy about three of my name suggestions -- Talon, Alaric, and Loic -- but do like Maro and Marin. In fact, they are now pretty committed to "Marin." (There was a lesser-known knight of the Round Table named Marin; he was given the Red City and eventually killed during the fighting surrounding the rescue of Guinevere from burning at the stake. There's also a children's book about a little boy named Marin who saves his town by dealing with a golden dragon.) Anyway, as much as I personally think "Marin" has that same strong-romantic-heroic sound as "Tristan," my concern is that, although "Marin" is very much considered solely a male name in France, Croatia, and Romania, it seems to be yet another name Americans are insisting on using for girls. (Why do people keep doing that??) Do you think it would be ok for my son to name his son Marin?
May 6th, 2013 11:41 AM #23
May 14th, 2013 11:05 PM #25
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May 15th, 2013 01:36 AM #27Senior Member
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@Ash, love the Narnia names! The horse and his boy is my favorite! Thus my dog's name ;-)
Don't forget Rilian from the Silver Chair (can't remember if it's one L or two)
Llonio (my favorite)
Melynlas (ok, this is the horse's name, but it's so much fun to say)
I know there are more but I can't remember them :-)Wife to Jordan.
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May 15th, 2013 07:46 AM #29
How did I miss this thread? I love the one you made in the Girls Names forum, Ottilie, so I'm absolutely stoked that this popped up
Suggestions (I apologise in advance for any repeats):
ValdemarZelia/Elja • Nineteen • Name and history nerd from an early age • I have a blog.