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  • Bayes

    4 44.44%
  • Baze

    0 0%
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    5 55.56%
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Thread: Bayes or Baze

  1. #1
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    Jun 2013
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    Bayes or Baze

    My youngest just turned one and my wife and I are thinking about names to use for future children. We have two boys named Dashiell (Dash) and Flynn. We originally picked Bayes for Flynn but everyone in our families hated it and that made my wife not want to use it. We both still really love it and it's the only one we kind of regret not using. What do you say? Was our family right, is it a terrible name? And if you don't think it's terrible, which spelling do you prefer?

  2. #3
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    Apr 2013
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    Does it have some significance to you? It's a bit too out there for me, but if it's a meaningful name, then go for it...
    INTP Anthropologist Living in the centre of China, married to a Persian, and just enjoying a completely unpredictable life

    Emiliana Pari 郑煜曈 '14

    Raphael Kaveh
    Currently stuck on girls

    Names I love, but cannot use:

    Soren Pasha, Caspian Bardia, Caspar Siavash, Elias Rostam, Simon Kasra
    Valentina Parvaneh, Rosalind Tala, Viola Katayoun

  3. #5
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    Feb 2013
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    I don't like it, but if you do, use it.

  4. #7
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    Jan 2013
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    I suggest Blaise! It has a similar sound and is much more recognizable as a "legitimate" name.

  5. #9
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    I don't mind Bayes--I like the sound of it--but Baze is really not good. Bayes reminds me of Hayes and of Bay and seems more legitimate. Baze looks totally made up and trendy.

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