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    Is it just "too much"?

    I'm trying really hard to put together a list of names that I really like for our future baby boy. I have always liked the name Emmett, but I am unfortunately aware of the Twilight connection. For the record, I don't think that any of the names by themselves should be avoided only because they appeared in this series of books/ movies. BUT our last name is also one of the main characters of the family. So I'm thinking that unfortunately it would be too much, especially for my husband who big time hates these books. We have only been asked one time about the connection so far, and he was not pleased. But I'm thinking if we used the name Emmett we would be dealing with the questions all the time. Do you think I should cross it off my list?

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    If your surname is Cullen, or Swan, then I'd avoid Emmett sadly.

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    It's not. It's the first name of one of the other members of the main family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by strawberry_fields View Post
    It's not. It's the first name of one of the other members of the main family.
    Ohhh, well then I'd say it's fine. If it's Edwards, Jacobs/Jacobson etc, then it's fine because those are so common. If it's something more rare, like Jasper, then I'd avoid it.
    Laurel - 21 - Toronto





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    The only people who will know what twilight is in 10-15 years is our generations and the kids who are Tweens right now. The books/movies are not going to become classics that's for sure. All the kids your son grows up with will never know, but one or two teachers might put the connection together. It is your choice, but I would cross it off because your husband seems very opposed to it. I'm sure you will find another name you love.

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