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  1. #16
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    Thanks @ rkrd :-)

    I might have a new name option for the list . How you feel about Elijah nn Eli?
    Vasiliki ,
    18 , univercity student , foreign .

    Ladies : Psyche * Ophelia * Persephone Eos Augustine " Poe " * Ligeia * Seraphine * Virginia * Remember .

    Gents : Orpheus * Amadeus * Viktor Charles Wolf * Seraphin * Edgar * Dorian .

  2. #18
    I'm going to pick between names with the same letter first. I don't want to have kids with the first starting letter. That may not bother you, but that's what I always do first to narrow down a list. Then I make a list of names that I can't choose if I choose a certain name, perhaps because they're too similar or because they're like Romeo and Juliet: bound through a literary work.

    Alaric: Over Amadeus. Amadeus is too Mozart for me. I like Alaric's meaning and the character in the Vampire Diaries. It sounds familiar and warm. Amadeus seems a bit regal/royal/much.
    Basil(over Beau): I really like the way you would pronounce it. Give Basil an O middle and you could nickname him Beau. Beau doesn't feel as substansial to me as Basil. Beau has a rather southern feel. Basil could be anyone.
    Christian
    Dorian: I've always prefer Dorian because: Portrait of Dorian Grey. Damon is too Vampire Diaries for me. Although maybe you're going for that considering you have Alaric on your list. I would prefer Dorian and Alaric.
    Edward
    Gideon
    Leonardo " Leo "
    Orlando: Orlando doesn't feel too out there compared to Orpheus. Knew an Orpheus who was made fun of because "orifice".
    Percival " Percy "
    Quentin
    Romeo: I've never liked Reuben too much. Reminds me of the sandwich. You have to walk a very fine line with Romeo though.
    Sebastian
    Tristan
    William

    Eliminated: Amadeus, Beau, Orpheus, Rueben. 5 to go.

    I think you have "normal names" and "not so normal names." One isn't better than the other.

    Normal:
    Basil
    Beau
    Christian
    Damon
    Dorian
    Edward
    Gideon
    Leonardo
    Percival
    Quentin
    Reuben
    Sebastian
    Tristan
    William

    Not so normal:
    Alaric
    Amadeus
    Orpheus
    Romeo

    I feel like: Christian & Edward & William: are too ordinary for you.

    I don't really like: Gideon & Leonardo (always prefer Leopold) & Percival.

    I really like: Alaric & Basil & Dorian & Romeo & Sebastian & Tristan.

  3. #20
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    These are the ten I would keep:

    Alaric
    Beau
    Dorian
    Edward
    Gideon
    Leonardo " Leo "
    Orlando
    Reuben
    Sebastian
    William
    ~Boys~

    ★ August Eli Benedict ★ Bram ★ Casimir Mordecai ★ Edmond John Meirion ★ Gillon ★
    ★ Jory Leander ★ Julian Charles ★ Macsen ★ Magnus ★ Vasiliy ★


    ~Girls~

    ★ Aira Rose ★ Arietta ★ Clover ★ Delphina ★ Eleni ★ Fiorella ★ Hester Isobel ★
    ★ Iris ★ Lilah ★ Merit ★ Sylvia ★


    Sorry to anyone who read TSI. First draft was terrible. Second drafting now.

  4. #22
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    Thank you very much @ irmgard + theodorian :-)
    You help me a LOT. I really appreciate it.

    You are right. Christian & William are ordinary for me. They will propably eliminate. I love Edward way to much to let him go.
    Quentin is propably out.
    Reuben a sandwich?? First time I hear that.
    Leonardo : I don't really know what to feel about that. I love the nn Leo & the associations but I hate that a turtle has that name.
    Basil vs Beau is a difficult decision. But I love the idea about Basil nn Beau!!
    Amadeus is propably out. I feel its way to serious.
    Alaric I love but I hate the nn Ric.

    I don't really mind a common first letter but I have noticed that I have four names ending in - ian.
    Christian vs Dorian vs Sebastian vs Tristan.

    What you prefer?
    Vasiliki ,
    18 , univercity student , foreign .

    Ladies : Psyche * Ophelia * Persephone Eos Augustine " Poe " * Ligeia * Seraphine * Virginia * Remember .

    Gents : Orpheus * Amadeus * Viktor Charles Wolf * Seraphin * Edgar * Dorian .

  5. #24
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    Thank you @ renrose :-)
    Vasiliki ,
    18 , univercity student , foreign .

    Ladies : Psyche * Ophelia * Persephone Eos Augustine " Poe " * Ligeia * Seraphine * Virginia * Remember .

    Gents : Orpheus * Amadeus * Viktor Charles Wolf * Seraphin * Edgar * Dorian .

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