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June 14th, 2013 11:46 AM #11Junior Member
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June 14th, 2013 12:14 PM #13
German name (German root, through the Normans)... so it's a bit like how people say Jasper, Casper, etc. are Persian... they have a Persian root. However, I actually did know a German Harmon... but I've also mostly known German hippie types (hence why I assumed it was pure German... my mistake). In either case, I am neither German nor British... so it would probably qualify as "international" for me...
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June 14th, 2013 01:27 PM #15
I have a pretty hefty mix of cultural ties, so I feel like I could "get away with" using names from languages other than English fairly easily if I were raising my kids in Canada because a lot of the international names I love are either names that go with my family's lineage (German/Austrian/Transylvanian Saxon, Hungarian, Romanian, Scottish), or with my own living experiences (French, Spanish, Basque, Catalan/ Valencian).
Rafael (not gonna lie, I like this because I like Rafa Nadal)
Pau- I'd totally use this!
* = couldn't/wouldn't use for a cultural/ linguistic reason (ie: I'm not Italian, Turkish, Irish, Russian, Portuguese, or Dutch)Lucia
Atlas, Bruno, Edmund, Fabien, Joscelin, Marius, Aitzol, Amets, Ekhi, Gorka, Imanol, Liher
Alba, Eulalia, Jemima, Leonor, Séfora, Seraphine, Amparo, Aña, Itsaso, Leire, Maixabel, Miren
June 17th, 2013 12:24 AM #17
June 17th, 2013 11:49 AM #19
| Eloise & Matilda | Sylvie & Faye | Alice & Elliot |
| Jules & Ivan | Marigold & Juniper | Atlas & August | Marlowe & Cordelia |
| Dashiell & Roscoe | Simon & Wallace | Jane & Iris |