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  1. #1
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    Question thoughts on Halloran??

    Hey berries!

    Well I'm back again to get your opinions on a name!

    I recently came across the name Halloran, I'd never heard it before and thought it was pretty cool

    It's a Gaelic name (mostly a surname) so there's not much info on it, the meaning Nameberry and other sources indicate is along the lines of "a man from over seas" or mysterious foreigner etc. which is a near meaning too

    It's definitely growing on me, so what is your personal opinion?

    TIA!

    **note: I'm pronouncing the name as "hal-ur-in", correct me if I'm mistaken!
    Combos:

    Isidore Lake & Violet Moon


    Boys:

    Arlo·Halloran·Oliver


    Girls:

    Clara·Alice·Tallulah


    Guilty Pleasures:

    Boys:
    Murdock·Soren·Jasper

    Girls:
    Mirabel·Darrow·Jacey

  2. #3
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    Not my taste. Hal could be a good nickname.

  3. #5
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    I thougt so too, thanks!
    Combos:

    Isidore Lake & Violet Moon


    Boys:

    Arlo·Halloran·Oliver


    Girls:

    Clara·Alice·Tallulah


    Guilty Pleasures:

    Boys:
    Murdock·Soren·Jasper

    Girls:
    Mirabel·Darrow·Jacey

  4. #7
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    I do like the NN Hal, but the name Halloran feels strange to me. It almost sounds like someone with an accent saying halloween or halogen (as in light bulbs)
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  5. #9
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    I'm going to agree with Javad. I first thought of Halloween, Hell, and Hello. Hal is a cool nn, but I'm not big on Halloran. It could be a nice mn.
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