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October 1st, 2013 09:04 AM #6“I am eternally, devastatingly romantic, and I thought people would see it because 'romantic' doesn't mean 'sugary.' It's dark and tormented — the furor of passion, the despair of an idealism that you can't attain.”
October 1st, 2013 09:53 AM #8Member
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Leopold and there was no big deal about it. KLII just brought the name there, I guess. But you will have to deal with the fact that your child shares a name with a man who administered the killing of more people than Hitler.Wren (03.08), Estella (05.10), Blair (10.11), and Yves (12.13).
October 1st, 2013 10:39 AM #10Senior Member
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Leopold is a fairly traditional name in Europe and in francophone countries (including African countries), so I have to disagree that the Belgian king is the only association with the name. Stalin was a mass murderer too and there are plenty of young boys who share his first name, Joseph.
That being said it's a pretty versatile name so he could easily go by Leo or Lee or Poldi if the associations ever became problematic.
I think it's a terrific name, although it feels somehow odd with your sibset. Leopold feels ancient/royal/elegant/European, while Zelda and Dashiell a have a more modern/vintage/hipster/American vibe, as do most of your other names except maybe Bruno and Michael.
I love Maynard, BTW - terrific meaning and John Maynard Keynes is a great namesake.Arabella, Thibault, Sophia, Alfred, Eleanor, Rémi, Charlotte, Achille, Olivia, Clement, Elizabeth, Frederick, Maud, Benedict, Adèle.
October 1st, 2013 07:32 PM #12
I'm Danish and I know a little Leopold August. I love Leopold by the way, have never been able to fully digest Leonardo, so Leopold is my ultimate Leo-name. I think Leopold sounds great with Zelda and Dashiell
A few (Scandinavian/Danish) suggestions:
And I totally second Ottilie's suggestion of Leopold Villads (I know quite a few people who would swoon over this combination) and Leopold BrorZelia • XXI • History student • Film and royalty enthusiastI blog at vesperlynds and everythingroyalty, and export names from Greenland and Inuit mythology
Henry Ásgeirr Edmund • Alexander Adelin Lórien "Sasha" • Atticus Aksel Inigo • Asa Fjordur Ivik
Cosima Ingrid Zenobia "Mimi" • Asta Ivalo (EE-vah-lu) Galadriel • Aviaaja Catherine Françoise "Avi" • Hester Margaret Undómiel "Hedy"
GPs: Nor Valdemar Oisín • Ilja Bertil Lysander • Olga Agnes Lúthien • Evelyn Alvaret Cleopatra "Elví"
October 1st, 2013 09:25 PM #14Senior Member
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