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December 15th, 2013 12:27 AM #1Senior Member
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Alternatives to India
What names would you suggest to someone who loves the name India but is uncomfortable with the possible negative connotations? (I'm not really looking for other Ind- names, just names that are similar stylistically or in sound.)
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Samuel • Edward • George • James
Girls' names are a struggle.
December 15th, 2013 12:33 AM #3
Beatrice, Jane, Rosalie, Alexa, Eleanor, Imogen, Flora, Clara & Adeline
Gideon, Charlie, Sawyer, Flynn, Wyatt, Hugo, Henry & Lachlan
December 15th, 2013 12:38 AM #5
I know girls called India with sisters called -
Quite a mixed bag, they tend to just be old/well-known, and trendy names used by young middle-class parents (generally speaking, of course).
What about Saffron? It's such a guilty pleasure name of mine.olivia - eighteen (finally!), england but sometimes canada. i like names, film & philosophy.
i'm desperately maternal! some beloved ideas;
Emmett Crispin ○ Rosemary Oona (Romy)
○ Wilfred Jack (Wilfie) ○ Sibyl Georgia (Billie) ○ Rufus Eoghan ○ Mavis Margaret ○ Edgar Alec ○ Maude Evangeline ○ Hugh Baez (Hughie) ○ Fenella Briar (Nell)
crush: eudelia !
December 15th, 2013 12:45 AM #7Senior Member
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I feel the same way about that name! My favorite alternative is Indira because it sounds very nearly the same, but it comes with its own very strong connotations. I'm not sure if you'll like these, but here are some other names I like. They're not all the same style, but I can imagine someone who likes India being drawn to any of these for different reasons:
Jade or Giada
Jessenia or Yesenia
December 15th, 2013 12:53 AM #9