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Thread: Easton River: what do you think?
August 27th, 2013 01:32 PM #6
I agree that the combo Easton River sounds like a description of a THING rather than a person's name. However, the fact that we don't often use our middle names in real life makes that less important. It would be fine to use only if your surname isn't a word too (eg. Easton River Woods). A word of caution: Easton (as well as Weston) is a very trendy name so it may not be as unique as you think. Last year in the US, Easton cracked the top 100 most popular names at No# 96 (that's 3,926 boys). Although it may have a "cool" meaning unknown to other people for you, many parents love the name enough to use it for their sons.All the best,
August 27th, 2013 01:37 PM #8
I agree with mischa. The meaning may have a nice, unique meaning to you but in reality, the name isn't unique.Current favorites:
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August 27th, 2013 05:28 PM #10
August 27th, 2013 06:01 PM #12
Yup. This sounds like a case of parents thinking they've come up with a "unique" name, when really it's quite trendy and common. And also very modern.
Definitely agree that the combo is way too "geographical." River is a fine name, though. Are there any other names you like that we could use to help come up with a better combo?Two pink lines means we're now planning and not just dreaming of names! First babe, due 4/17.
Mattias Leo, Leander James, Joakim Rhys, Macsen George
Arietta June, Leonora Pearl, Felicity Catherine, Elowen Mae
August 27th, 2013 06:12 PM #14Mommy to...Maura Lucille
I had a baby today, I would name him/her...
Patrick Donley or Brigid ???
BOYS: Seamus Arthur or Niall/Neil/Neal James