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Thread: Names you just don't "get"?
November 1st, 2013 07:16 PM #1
Names you just don't "get"?Mom of James Daniel (12) William Joseph (11), Elise Marie (9), Zachary Allan (3), and George Thomas (1)
Rose Ottilia; Vera; Colette; Sylvia; Amy; Mary; Audrey; Kate Linnea; Anna; Tabitha; Caroline; Adele; Dahlia; Isla; Rosemary Laura; Rosalind "Lindy", Iris; Iola; Amanda
Abraham; Andrew; Franklin; Adam; David; Theodore Maxwell; Bartholomew; Henry
"If you make happy those that are near, those that are far will come." -Grace Lin
November 1st, 2013 08:32 PM #3
November 1st, 2013 10:22 PM #5Senior Member
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Ezra because it's a short, hard-to-mispronounce, underutilized biblical name. Having been a child in the 90s, Better Than Ezra didn't hurt either.
And I love Phineas. I've loved it since I read A Separate Peace. How anyone could read that book and not love Phineas' easy confidence and incredibly kind nature is beyond me (though it certainly doesn't guarantee liking the name). Naming a boy Phineas and calling him Finny...it still appeals to me. But we have a fur-child with a name that's much too close to Finny for that to ever work!1 amazing son: Theodore IsaacWhy yes, I probably should be working!
Benjamin * Sebastian * Ezra * Edmund * Henry * Hugo * Cormac * Andrew * Winston * Levi * Zev
Arabella * Aviva * Ariella * Maeve * Matilda * Eleanor * Catherine * Charlotte * Beatrice
November 1st, 2013 08:44 PM #7Senior Member
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I don't get giving boys names to girls. I hate having to question if some names will soon become too feminine or complete unisex names.
November 1st, 2013 09:18 PM #9Senior Member
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Surname/Boys names on girls - I feel like people who do this are terribly misguided. Wether there goal is to be "different" or for their daughter to be a "tomboy" there are better ways of finding a name that is unique/tomboyish without taking male names and surnames and sticking them on little girls. What happened to pretty names on girls? There is nothing pretty about the name Peyton or Riley. I don't understand what made people think they'd be good names for a little girl.Violet Gray
No longer a teenager, still sad and name-obsessed
Jude, Theo, Luca, Oliver l Eliza, Rose, Kate, Dahlia