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September 7th, 2013 10:18 PM #1Senior Member
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Is this a stretch?
I've taken a liking to the name Jane. I'm not really worried about it being too plain or anything, it's a classic. Short, sweet, recognizable, and grows with age. Classy. I was wondering if it would be too big of a stretch to honor my father, James, with Jane. I just don't like Jamie for a girl and I know so many little James right now. I know Jane is a feminization of John, but would it work in this situation?
Thanks in advance!
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September 7th, 2013 10:24 PM #3
September 7th, 2013 10:25 PM #5
I think it works well, actually. If I met a little Jane, and her mother told me her name honors her grandfather, James, I would be impressed because I think subtle connections are just as meaningful but lets the child be a little more original. I doubt anyone would argue "Oh, but Jane is a variation of John, not James"~ Larissa
Currently writing: A fantasy/comedy/romance about a teen girl named Romilly and her experiences in love, loss, friendship, secrets, and truth
September 7th, 2013 10:31 PM #7
Yes I think it would work in this situationI like distinct, memorable, exotic and preferably non-popular names. The kids with unique names wore them so well when I was younger and never got lost in the crowd.
September 7th, 2013 10:32 PM #9
The sounds are very similar, so I think it works.♂ | Samuel ◊ Edward ◊ George ◊ Silas ◊ Arthur ◊ Ezra ◊ Freeman ◊ Dean ◊ Tobias ◊ Jasper
♀ | I'm taking a break from girls' names at the moment.