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  1. #1
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    Sep 2013

    Question Poet, Sonnet, Story...Love 'em but scared!

    Like many of us, my taste in names is ever-evolving. I am currently stuck on Poet, Sonnet and Story as names for a girl!
    I am not adventurous enough (at least not today) to use these as first names. I doubt my husband would go for them anyways! I would love to use one as a middle name though!

    So some questions for you berries out there:

    1. What do you think of these 3 names?
    2. What is your favorite and why?
    3. Are any of them realistically usable, or are they a setup for mocking and weird looks?
    4. What are some names similar in style and feel that are not so "out there" and literal?

    Thank you, I really look forward to seeing what everyone has to say!!!!!

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    I don't like these three names as first names. I know they're popular here, but they're too word-ish for me, especially since I am a writer. I don't think their classmates would make fun of them, but adults might think they're very odd. They might make very nice middle names, especially if you are a writer or a voracious reader or a poetry fan. Clementine Story, Everly Poet, or Julia Sonnet would be very nice combinations, for instance.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    I think all three are very pretty. Story (and Paisley) are on my list. I have been discussing both with people, not on naming forums, which leads to discussions on lots of -wordy- names and I have gotten a lot of positive feedback on them. When I hear of an actual person with these names I fall more in love with them each time. If I have enough guts to use -wordy- names for a first I will use a more conservative Middle. You could use the -wordy- name in the middle and call the child by their middle name.
    Piers Lachlan Wilder
    Charlie Bennett Wolf
    Oliver Henry Birch
    Declan Theodore August
    Crispin Everett Gray
    Sophie Elizabeth Fable
    Grace Margaret Birdie
    Emma Jane Magnolia
    Lily Anne Vesper
    Nora Vivienne Azure

    heart my son

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Going to keep it short:

    I really like them all for three darling little girls. Personally, they remind me a modern uptake--if someone had daughters named Faith, Hope, & Charity. Or somewhere along those lines.

    aspian Atlas Locke ▪ Ƶephyrus Alan Psalm
    Oberon ▫ Raphael ▫ Sebastian ▫ Orion ▫ Phoenix ▫ Edmund ▫ Jasper ▫ Solomon

    Łiliana Adelrune Claire ▪ Ɲoemi Adlumia Fable
    Chrysanthe ▫ Juniper ▫ Isabeau ▫ Camellia ▫ Galilea ▫ Yara ▫ Chloe


  5. #9
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    I like them okay. Serenity is my favourite of those types of names
    ~~~~~~14 year old Canadian geek~~~~~~
    Alaska, Laila, Jasmine, Rachel, Amara, Daine, Anne, Sarai, Caroline, Alianne, Freya, Sophie, Coraline, Beth
    Combos: Alaska Jasmine, Alianne Inara, Laila Coraline, Freya Sarai, Anne Zaina, Rachel Amira, Amara May, Sophie Noor, Beth Aziza
    Avery, Rowan, Stellan, Sky, Dusk, Hart, Castiel, Alastair
    Combos: Dusk Alexander, Sky Amir, Hart Ismail

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