Names Searched Right Now:
Page 3 of 8 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 ... LastLast
Results 11 to 15 of 36
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    England
    Posts
    1,841
    Quote Originally Posted by emsky View Post
    I think if you're gonna use it, just spell it like the state. It's clearly a place name; I don't see any need to tack on the 'h'.

    Do you know the name Saskia? Has some of the same sounds and also happens to be gorgeous imo. Saskia Faith would be beautiful. Unless Alaska specifically holds some very special meaning for you.
    Oh gosh, Saskia is beautiful, and does share many of the same sounds, without being too heavily reminiscent of the state. Fab suggestion, @emsky!

  2. #13
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    392
    Quote Originally Posted by sawyer'smom View Post
    I like the spelling of alaskah because it makes it a little different from the state.
    I don't think that the H on the end makes any difference, except spelling it wrong. If the state has signifigance to you, then you should spell it correctly. It's still going to sound the same, but adding a superfluous letter will just add difficulty for your daughter later in life.

    "Alaskah, like Alaska, but with in H on the end."
    Always under revision.

    - Alexandra August - Josephine Louise - Madeline Isobel - Jeffrey Erich - Elias Fox - Theodore Hale -




    Wishful: Genevie Nadine - Edith Isobel - Jethro -

  3. #15
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Cair Paravel :)
    Posts
    20,052
    I dislike Alaskah (its a recognized place, and I'm pretty sure every American--not to mention many, many other people know how to spell that--taking a common place name and changing the spelling won't help you or your child, I would think), but I do like Alaska! I remember it being on one of my friend's lists once. I think it lends itself well to nns (Ally, etc.), and it could be really wearable. Besides, Alaska really is beautiful. I am not generally a fan of too many place names, but I do love Alaska a lot, and would love to meet a little girl with the name.
    Ashley | namenerd | Christian | storyteller

    List under major construction.

    Isabelle Aurora Grace | Caleb Elias Joseph | Arianne Eleanor Daisy | Everett Joshua Charles | Grace Odilia Lily
    Grant Frédéric Conrad | Adele Sofia Eloise | Casper Nathaniel Eden | Audrey Lila Pearl | Samuel Gaspard John

    Thinking about Zara Amélie Spring and Adelaide Maja Éliane "Daisy" today.

    I've recently started a story--join me! havengermany.blogspot.com

  4. #17
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    2,301
    I think it has a pretty sound but agree with others that adding the h is a bit silly. If you like the name Alaska because the state is special to you, why change the spelling to take the name further from the state?

  5. #19
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Posts
    299
    Not a fan of the name Alaskah or Alaska. I'm sorry.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •