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  • I LOVE IT!

    4 8.16%
  • Not my taste, but it's ok.

    14 28.57%
  • I DON'T LIKE IT.

    31 63.27%
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  1. #6
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    Dec 2012
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    It's ugly.

  2. #8
    Be careful with names that are not pronounced how theyre spelled.
    My son has a super cute Irish name (I think!). Cian. Pronounced Key In. As much as I love the name, I honestly would go back and choose something different if I could. It is an endless headache. NO ONE can pronounce it.

  3. #10
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    Apr 2013
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    I don't like it because the two ways people would pronounce it rhyme with skeevy and heavy. I really don't think any girl would like having that name.
    alyssa ϟ 23 ϟ usa ϟ name lover

    Girls: Emilia Jane, Anastasia Louise, (still working on girls list)
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  4. #12
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    Aug 2012
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    I checked Keavy out on Behind the Names and they say that it is pronounced KEE-vee. It is an anglicized form of CAOIMHE which they say is pronounced KEE-va or KWEE-va. Keh-vee seems like a mispronunciation.
    Anxiously awaiting the arrival of Luther's little brother November/15!
    Currently loving: Magnus, Griffin, August/Augustus, Atticus, Auberon, Cole, Tiberius, Alaric and Rowan.

  5. #14
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    Apr 2010
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    Canada
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    Caoimhe is Irish (KEE-va). Keavy (KEE-vee) isn't really Irish at all. It's an Anglicization. Personally, I don't like the cutesy sound.
    All the best,
    Mischa.

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