View Poll Results: Cora, Coral, or Coraline
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Thread: Cora, Coral, or Coraline?
July 12th, 2013 04:41 PM #16
Neil Gaiman thought he made the name up but then discovered that it was in fact a legit name with a history (he mentioned this in some interview awhile back). So while the book and movie definitely made the name more mainstream, the name didn't originate from them.
Anyway, I would go with Coraline since you can use both Cora and Coral as nicknames. Unless you want to use a super long middle name, in which case I'd go for one of the two shorter names.
July 12th, 2013 04:49 PM #18
Cora, I like the simplicity of it.♧ expecting a wee one in november ♧
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July 12th, 2013 04:51 PM #20Senior Member
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My vote goes to Coral. It's most beautiful to me cause it feels naturey and vibrantly colorful. I never saw the movie Coraline, but somehow associate it as being gothy...I could be wrong, but that's my memory of it. Tim Burton or something? A cartoon, no? I would rather a name evocative of sunny brightness & the ocean, but that's just me. Cora is very sweet, but prim. I picture a Colonial girl & I think of the name Laura which I associate as shy & sweet.
July 12th, 2013 08:41 PM #22Senior Member
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July 12th, 2013 10:37 PM #24