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  1. #6
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    Oct 2012
    Location
    South Australia
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    I have a couple times, but more often it people comenting to me that they like our name choices! Especially if people find out our eldest's name is Elizabeth.
    The 3 Princesses in my life...

    Elizabeth Hope
    Annabelle Cadence
    Madeleine Pearl

  2. #8
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Texas, USA
    Posts
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    I don't think there's anything wrong with it at all.

    I have strong opinions and a weak verbal filter when it comes to names, so I rarely comment on them,, good or bad, in real life. A name I love will get a smile, though.
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    Mom to N
    Malcolm, Tristan, Aaron, Garrett, Vincent
    Iris, Bridget, Bonnie, Averill, Petra

  3. #10
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Southeast USA
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    Oh, yeah. There's a large park in my neighborhood that I go to a lot, and I've given compliments to several parents for their excellent name selection. I also compliment people when I'm being introduced to them (or their children) and really like their name.
    ♂ | Samuel ◊ Edward ◊ George ◊ Arthur ◊ Ezra ◊ Dean ◊ Micah ◊ Gideon ◊ Tobias ◊ Jasper
    ♀ | Helen ◊ Cora ◊ Anne ◊ Jane ◊ Edith ◊ Georgia ◊ Gwen ◊ Catherine ◊ Lydia ◊ Phoebe

  4. #12
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    Jul 2012
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    I don't go out of my way to do it, especially with complete strangers. But if I happen to strike up a conversation with someone and am told names, I will definitely complement, (if I like them,) I did complement my phlebotomist the other day on her name, (Amethyst.)
    One Beloved Son - Raphael David
    Saved for Later:
    Rosemary, Susannah, Loretta, Georgia, Theodora
    Viggo, Thaddeus, Woodrow, Laszlo

  5. #14
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
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    I totally do! Honestly though, I don't have a lot of interaction with parents, so in terms of telling a parent, "I love your kid's name!", I don't get the chance, but if I love someone's name (recently met a girl named Concetta, for example), I won't hesitate to pass on a compliment.
    Lucia
    Seraphine, Jemima, Leonor, Seffora, Eulalia
    Edmund, Marius, Joscelin, Earnest, Caspar

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