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May 13th, 2013 06:48 PM #1Senior Member
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May 13th, 2013 07:11 PM #3
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May 13th, 2013 07:24 PM #5
I like it a lot! To me it's one of those exotic-sounding names that can even work well on a totally non-exotic girl, kind of like Zara (if that makes sense). The nickname Indie is cute too. I know a lot of threads on here have been about it being offensive but I totally don't understand that. I think it's really underused!Felicity ~ Calista ~ Claudia ~ Beatrice "Betty" ~ Carlotta ~ Millie ~ Cora ~ Audrey ~ Violet
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May 13th, 2013 07:27 PM #7
I think it has a great sound, but there is some controversy surrounding its usage as a name. (It has caused some of the largest fights in Nameberry history IMO.) Check out these threads (there are probably a lot more):
Indira and Indigo have a similar sound but much less controversy.
EDIT: To sum it up, from what I understand the reason India is controversial is because it references the British rule of the country, in which hundreds of millions of people were killed.
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May 13th, 2013 08:00 PM #9
Yeah, I'd suggest just reading those threads. I wouldn't want another argument started over it. You weren't to know that of course~Boys~
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