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June 22nd, 2013 10:56 AM #26
I was using behindthename.com to find out about names. I found nameberry through a google search and I didn't get an account for a while but i really like it now. There is a lot more diversity here my name for example on behind the name is considered: 1). It is not a name, 2). It screams ghetto, 3). It also screams as an "alter-ego" to a showgirl or such. or what about this sophisticated comment: It's a very pretty name. I don't think it works on white people. It so blatantly makes people think of black, after all. Certainly beats tacky ghetto-ish bastardizations of Arabic and African names. But a black girl named Ebony had better not speak Ebonics. That could lead to bullying in a predominantly white school. or this: This name is tacky and trashy. No offense, but I just can't picture it on a white girl. It sounds more like the name of a black girl in the ghetto who yells a lot. It started to annoy me so I looked for different sites. Here it is more diverse and even though there is a certain style even if you like the name Maddison Nevaeh no one will tell you that its a ghetto name or that it screams showgirl.Ebony〜Fourteen year old lover of names books and chocolate
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June 23rd, 2013 06:43 AM #28
I found nameberry.com about 3 years ago when a friend of the family's son was born. I loved all the lists of names and found it very helpful to give them some ideas.
I didn't sign up until last year but I used to read through the forums and I loved how nice you berries are and give such hood feedback and opinions.
Through nb I've fallen in love with other names that I never thought I would like.
My family think I'm obsessed because I talk about names I find here all the time.for every dark night, there is a brighter day ♡
June 23rd, 2013 08:05 AM #30
Lemon - you are so right!
As for me, NB is an easy forum to fall in love with - even if you are past the baby-naming stage. Having been a name-lover for so long, it is nice to come to a site where you can give other people advice about names, or just talk about names and their history.
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June 23rd, 2013 05:09 PM #32Junior Member
- Join Date
- Feb 2013
People in other forums tended towards generic trendy or overused names. I also didn't like how everyone thought it was more unique and original to misspell a name (Kennidi, Olyviya, Elissabith etc.), then to look for names that were actually unique and original and underused. I liked discovering new names from different countries and eras on this site and I like that the forums here have smart and mature people, more willing to help you choose middle names, good flows, less used alternatives etc.Ladies: Sybil Alessandra~Romana Frances~Beatrice Eleanor~Lavinia Charlotte~Gwendolen Ingrid~Valentina Florence~Dorothea Naomi~Leonora Camille~Delilah Claire~Miranda Kate~Stella Penelope
Gents: Roman Orlando~Theo Fabian~Bodhi Rafael~August Sebastian~Inigo Felix~Francis Teodoro~Calvin Nathaniel~Henry Theodore~Rory Lance~Rowan Alaric~Donovan Charles
June 23rd, 2013 05:28 PM #34
There are other naming forums?
| Eloise & Matilda | Sylvie & Faye | Alice & Elliot |
| Jules & Ivan | Marigold & Juniper | Atlas & August | Marlowe & Cordelia |
| Dashiell & Roscoe | Simon & Wallace | Jane & Iris |