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  1. #1
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    How can i convince my friend not to name her baby Artemis??

    I don't want to be too harsh and say 'your daughter is going to hate it and be really embarassed of you!'
    Excludes my top 7 girls and top 7 boys names.

    girls reserve list - Lucia(loo-see-a) - Orla -Kitty (katherine) - Iris - Celia - Ilona(ee-low-na)

    boys RL - Caspar - Tristan - Rowan - Charles (not charlie)

    Note: Official names in brackets and they are just that 'official'.

  2. #3
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    Why would her daughter hate her name? Artemis is fabulous. Gorgeous name, amazing namesake.
    [FONT=Palatino Linotype][CENTER]My darling Marian Illyria Aphrodite, March 2013 & Little Bunny (a girl!) due 9th of February 2014[/CENTER][/FONT]

  3. #5
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    Most people in real life would probably think it's too odd. Personally i do like some names that i wouldn't dare use- like Arpad.
    Excludes my top 7 girls and top 7 boys names.

    girls reserve list - Lucia(loo-see-a) - Orla -Kitty (katherine) - Iris - Celia - Ilona(ee-low-na)

    boys RL - Caspar - Tristan - Rowan - Charles (not charlie)

    Note: Official names in brackets and they are just that 'official'.

  4. #7
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    I'd be really careful expressing disapproval to a real-life person. If she loves Artemis, she'll probably use it no matter what you say, and honestly, that's how it should be. If you're going to say anything, and I don't think you should, make sure to be extremely tactful about it.

    And I agree with Ottilie-- it's an awesome name/namesake. Personally I'd much rather meet a baby Artemis than another baby Ava.
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  5. #9
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    I agree with Ottilie and geeknamezyo.
    Last edited by sorceress; August 3rd, 2013 at 10:45 AM.
    My new list: Enchanting names.
    Godfrey Thorin Ludwig Edmund Tristan Sylvan Emil Werther Lucius Robin Leon Percival
    Beowulf Pascal Edward Wesley Darcy Arthur Gilbert Peregrine Florian

    Dorothea Charlotte Sabina Avalon Rosamund Melody Amoret Griselda Saskia Cecily
    Elysia Beatrice Seraphina Eliska Aurora Milena Freya Cressida Magdalena Helena Nimue

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