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May 1st, 2013 05:47 PM #71Senior Member
- Join Date
- Sep 2012
My married name is Toon. I was thrilled to take that as my last name, as I am a professional caricaturist/illustrator. I have had many clients call me to ask for my "real name" when cutting a check, or sending me W9 forms, and when I say, "That is my real name," they are stunned.
Some names that cannot work with Toon:
Otto Toon <--LOL
Names that end in T tend to run into the last name.Married since June 2007, expecting our first child on Christmas Day, 2013
Darcy ~ Rowena ~ Hazel ~ Lorena ~ Leona ~
Eames ~ Miro ~ Bradbury ~ Duval ~ Marshall ~
May 1st, 2013 06:36 PM #73
The first syllable of my husband's very Arabic surname is na-. Therefore any girls' name ending with -na is out, lest the kid sound like she's stuttering.
I kept my name as it's a big PITA to change it in the doctoring world, and since there is an obvious ethnic mismatch I thought his would sound frankly ridiculous on me. But kid(s) have his name only, no feminist double-barrelling for me.Blade, MD
XY: Antoine Raphael; Julian Victor
XX: Cassia Viviane Noor
Allaire * Emmanuelle * Honora * Lysandra * Marina * Rosamond * Serena * Sylvie * Thea * Verity / Blaise * Cyprian * Evander * Jules * Laurence * Lucian * Marius * Quentin * Rainier * Silvan
Hayat _ Qamar _ Sahar _ / Altair _ Faraj _ Tariq
May 1st, 2013 07:39 PM #75
May 2nd, 2013 07:35 PM #77Senior Member
Just a name lover.
- Join Date
- Nov 2012
"Do you think I've gone round the bend?"
"I'm afraid so. You're mad, bonkers, completely off your head. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are."
- Lewis Carroll, Alice and Wonderland.
May 4th, 2013 10:37 AM #79