View Poll Results: Which do you prefer? Why?
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Jasper Ioas Brandt Lucky
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June 14th, 2013 03:20 AM #16
Ok, sorry to comment again... the more I think about it, the more I lean towards Jasper. Jasper is a gem, which links it to nature... which would be important for linking it to your wife's Naxi culture. I think this also links quite well to Rayhan's name, as Rayhan is a nature name meaning 'basil'. Jasper is also a variation of the Persian name Caspar, so both Rayhan and Jasper would be linked by heritage (which is also kinda cool to me, as Javad is Arabic/ Persian). While I like Emrys' meaning and magical quality, I would pose the question (since I know very little about the Naxi): Do you think that it would represent your wife's culture as well? Ioas would already represent your Baha'i religion (it's from Leroy Ioas, right?), and Brandt I remember being from your side of the family... So I guess I would support Jasper as I feel like it might tie him to his brother's name, father's name, and his mother's culture a bit better... Emrys is also nice, but Jasper is ahead by a hair for me... unless I am wrong, and Emrys represents your wife's side just as well (this would be a deciding factor for me).
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June 14th, 2013 12:57 PM #18Senior Member
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Thanks for the further thoughts! I don't have time to respond to everyone individually right now, but I appreciate everything everyone's said. A lot of the things you're saying about Jasper @Tfzol is why I can't bring myself to cut Jasper (as well as a few other reasons). And yes, Ioas is in memory of Leroy Ioas. And there are some subtle poetic connections between the 'jasper' reference in the Bible and the particular things Leroy Ioas dedicated much of his life to pursuing, which is one of the reasons I really like linking those two names together.Updated Name List- http://www.ebabynames.com/list/eff115- Vote away...
June 14th, 2013 03:35 PM #20
June 15th, 2013 05:52 AM #22Senior Member
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I voted Emrys Nabil. You've been in love with Emrys for such a long time, it's consistently been in the top, it's got so much meaning to you and I feel it compliments Rayhan's mysterious nature perfectly. They're different, but go so well together. Jasper is a beautiful name too; you can't go wrong, but there's something special and magical about Emrys that draw me in...My darling Marian Illyria Aphrodite, March 2013 & Little Bunny (a girl!) due 9th of February 2014
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