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June 23rd, 2013 01:12 PM #1
Need help ! usable names in my country !
i currently live in US but if i decide to go back in Greece i will cant use any of my favorite names because it will be pr. problem and names like Emma will sound stupit there because its similar to aima which means blood in Greek
also i cant use two middle names mayde neither one
names i like and i can use are
but i dont really love them(exp.Isabella).Do you have any suggestions about names that can be used both in US and Greece ?
Thanks in advance
June 23rd, 2013 01:31 PM #3Senior Member
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June 23rd, 2013 01:38 PM #5Senior Member
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I grew up in a predominantly Greek area of the UK, and these were some of the names of the Greek girls I went to school with;
Dina (short for Costandina)
I have no idea how these names would sound in Greece, but I don’t remember any of my classmates batting an eyelid in England. Then again it was a very diverse school, so your mileage may vary.
From your list it looks like you favour older names with a mythological connection, so how about;
Personally I think a lot of Greek names are beautiful and perfectly useable in English speaking countries, so if you fall in love a name that reflects your heritage, I say go for it.Girls: Alice, Anna, Astrid, Beatrice, Clara, Elodie, Emily, Evelyn, Hannah, Hermione, Lorna, Phoebe, Sophie, Sylvia
Boys: Andrew, Arthur, Elliot, Griffin, Hamish, Henry, Leopold, Martin, Peter, Robin, Rupert, Thomas, Tobias, William
Guilty Pleasures: Athena, Damaris, Digory, Emrys, Ganymede, Hester, Jessamine, Phineas, Myrtle, Nymeria, Nyx
June 23rd, 2013 02:06 PM #7