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Thread: Loki...for a girl
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August 26th, 2013 10:01 AM #13Senior Member
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I can't roll with Loki being used on children, let alone a girl. It's mainly because the Marvel version is so popular now---he's a supervillain, and you would not name your child "the Joker". Loki also does a lot of awful things in the myths (but I'm not as familiar with Norse mythology as I am with Greek). Loki is a fun, interesting character, but he is not a great namesake and his name is male, despite the whole turning into a milkmaid thing.
August 26th, 2013 11:16 AM #15EXPECTING OUR FIRST, A GIRL, IN MAY 2016.
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August 26th, 2013 01:10 PM #17Senior Member
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Its not that I havent researched the name. I know exactly what it means and that it is intentionally a male name. To me Loki itself (history and mythology aside) always sounded more feminine and innocent when not associated with anything else. I was curious if anyone else thought of it this way. Good to know the majority thoughts though! haha Thank god for nameberry community! =)