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Thread: Tainted Names?
October 24th, 2013 11:35 PM #11haley/officially nineteen/lover of Jane Austen and Downton Abbey/
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October 25th, 2013 03:40 AM #13
October 25th, 2013 09:10 AM #15
Myra is tainted over in the UK, because of child serial killer Myra Hindley, that much I do know.
My British grandpa was already living in the USA when the killings, and subsequent trial took place, but he was obviously aware of the story through his family back in the UK.
My grandma's sister almost named her daughter (my mom's cousin) Myra, but she noticed my grandpa recoil in horror at the name, and when he explained why, my great-aunt chose not to use it.♥ Margaret Mary ♥
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October 25th, 2013 09:54 AM #17
A lot of people, their parents or themselves lost a lot to her. It's still a really strong connection to the name, and not exactly positive to many.
Plus it's still really dated here.Tallulah, Persephone, Eris, Saskia, Natasha, Zhanna, Matthias, Andreas, Dean, Isaac, Jude, Christopher, Caleb, Victor, Fabian, Skyler, Dexter, Cecily, Alannah, Savannah, Hester, Britta, Xanthe, Temperence, Violetta, Anton, Anatoly, Maksym, Ilya, Raphael, Gabriel, Xanthe, Carmen, Electra, Dahlia.
October 25th, 2013 10:37 AM #19
Cain is another one, at least for me.Maebry Eloise o Emilia Sunday o Annabel Birdie
Piers Lachlan o Roan August o Gray Everett
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