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June 18th, 2013 05:37 PM #16
Alaska is a huge guilty pleasure of mine. It sounds very feminine to my ear and does have all the AL- nicknames built right in.
Jude, however, ruins it. Jude is strictly male to me, so I can't get by a little girl being named the unisex-but-so-male-heavy name Alaska Jude. I like pp suggestion of Alaska Jane or Alaska Jade if you want something similar to Jude.
Other "J" middles:
If you decide not to go with the nn "AJ" (which to me is very masculine anyways), I think there are a lot of great one-syllable options that sound beautiful with Alaska. Alaska Paige, Alaska Pearl, Alaska Rose, Alaska Mae/Maeve, etc. to list some. Good luck!
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June 18th, 2013 08:09 PM #18Senior Member
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Wow, I'm surprised no one's mentioned the book "Looking For Alaska" by John Green. It's one of my favorite books, so that's where my mind goes. There's a character named Alaska, so if you're a John Green fan, I like the connection, although I personally wouldn't love a little girl of mine to have Alaska Young as her namesake. That said, I think the name is nice, and I like June, Jane, and Juliet with it.
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June 18th, 2013 09:38 PM #20
I think Alaska is rather pretty. I live in Alaska, so I'd never use it though. There's also Alyeska, which is where Alaska comes from.
Other Alaska names:
Most names up here seem better suited for boys, it seems, so I didn't include those. I think Alaska works just fine, just thought I'd share some other names I've heard or considered myself.Artemis Willow ☀ Cordelia Avalon ☀ Isabeau Forest ☀ Isadora Nightingale ☀ Lorelei Ondine ☀ Lyra Snow ☀ Pandora Everild ☀ Tabitha Eilonwy ☀ Thisbe Wildrose ☀ Thora Silmarien
Caspian Ward ☀ Conrad Elessar ☀ Damian Sparrow ☀ Desmond Finvarra ☀ Evander Hart ☀ Gwydion Agathon ☀ Jorah Mithrandir ☀ Malachi Bjorn ☀ Peregrin Llyr ☀ Theodore Finglas
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June 18th, 2013 09:52 PM #22
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