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October 10th, 2013 11:33 PM #6Step-Mother to three lovely children - Josiah Lewis (14), Stella Evangeline (8), and Emma Catherine (4)
Expecting Baby Chicken on February 3, 2014
It's a boy!
Rhys Andrew, Milo Andrew, Conrad Henry, or August Henry/August Charles
October 10th, 2013 11:47 PM #8~Emily
Annabel, Carlotta, Tamar, Jubilee, Lorelei, Lola, Josie, Alice, Indira, Claire, Liliosa, Vivienne, Ella, Abigail, Ivy
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October 10th, 2013 11:57 PM #10Senior Member
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Ugh...you wouldn't believe how difficult this trend makes my job as a substitute teacher sometimes. Everyone says, "oh, don't name him/her (top 10 name) because it's too popular - she won't be the only one in her class!" But, honestly, I rarely encounter 2 Jacobs or 2 Sophias in a class, but I often have more than one kid with an -ayden name. And they're so hard to remember because they're made up! I'm constantly calling them by some similar-sounding incorrect name. I'd rather have 2 Jacobs, at least I'll remember what to call them. The ridiculous thing is all these parents think they're being unique.
I actually liked Aidan the first time I heard it. It's still way better than all of its many imitators!Mommy to...Maura Lucille and Patrick Donley
If we have another...
Seamus Arthur/Albert or Brigid Ellen/Helen
October 11th, 2013 06:54 AM #12Senior Member
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October 11th, 2013 08:05 AM #14
Because of their similarities to Aidan, which is legit (or at least some spelling of it is), Hayden and Jayden (etc.) are nothing but masculine to me.
I wonder what the total tally would be if you included all of the spellings outside the top 1,000! -aden names are a crazy trend. Even though I sort of like Aidan, I'd never use it because of the trend.Em (stillborn 7/09) | Bo (08/09)
Nats (02/12) | Tay (11/14)