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May 14th, 2013 10:42 AM #6Senior Member
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I don't like the sound of the word, it ends rather abruptly and has quite a harsh sound to me when I say it. I could see it working on either gender - nn Ant for a boy, nn Annie or Emmy for a girl. Personally, I'm not keen, but then I'm not a massive fan of most word names anyway. It does feel quite patriotic due to the national anthem being where I hear the word most.
Anna Katherine * Lydia Ellen * Zoe Madeleine * Phoebe ___ * Imogen ___ * Emilia ___Samuel * Thomas * Charlie * Reuben * Oliver * George
May 14th, 2013 10:51 AM #8Ladies
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May 14th, 2013 11:12 AM #10
No, for all the reasons stated above.~Boys~
★ August Eli Benedict ★ Bram ★ Casimir Mordecai ★ Edmond John Meirion ★ Gillon ★
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Sorry to anyone who read TSI. First draft was terrible. Second drafting now.
May 14th, 2013 11:41 AM #12
May 14th, 2013 12:52 PM #14
Hmmm, I was just thinking about Anthem the other day, actually. I like it, and I think would work much better on a boy (reminiscent of Adam, Ingram, the above-mentioned Anselm, or Ephraim).
But then again, I really like word names! An Anthem is a song of praise or joy, which is a lovely meaning for your child, i think.
And no, I don't think it feels patriotic.Sequoia Orion born November 2014
Considerations for our next child's name: Cytheria, Caspian, Seraphina, Arcadia, Venture
Middles: Beatrix, Dwyn, Jupiter, Violet, Zephyr, River