Names Searched Right Now:
Page 3 of 4 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 LastLast
Results 11 to 15 of 17

Thread: Prudence

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Posts
    1
    We named my daughter Pruitt after a friend with that as a surname. I loved the nn Pru and so we went for it.

    We always get a great reaction from her name! It's never, "Oh!…That's nice." It's always, "Oh my gosh! That's such a pretty name!"

  2. #13
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    2,202
    I really like Prudence. I know two; one goes by Prue and the other by Prudy. They are both very funny, sweet and popular girls. Neither of them have ever been teased. I think it's a gorgeous name!
    Jemima

    twenty-one | law student

    * Beatrix * Nell * Penelope * Felicity * Margo *

    * Theodore * Hugo * Edmund * Felix * Oscar *

  3. #15
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    2,916
    All I see is prude. It's pretty in theory, I think the character played by Shannen Doherty on Charmed wore the name well, but I don't think it's quite feasible in real life.
    ♥ My Loves ♥
    Emma Angel [07/2009, my angel]
    Bo [08/2009] | Tally [02/2012]
    Octavia Elina [11/2014]

    ♥ Current Favorites ♥
    Alban Shepherd | Ansel Frederick | Leonidas John | Linus Richard | Martin George | Sylvan Jeremiah
    Augusta Plum | Cordelia Iris | Greta Josephine | Matilda June | Miranda Elizabeth | Wilhelmina Eve

  4. #17
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    504
    I really like Prudence. A lot of people say she will get teased because of the "prude" part, but honestly everyone's name is tease-able. We had a Jeremy at my junior high, and they turned his name into a sexual joke. Teenagers can make anything dirty. It really varies on the child, not just the name IMO.

  5. #19
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    3,244
    I secretly love it because of Charmed, but I don't think it's completely usable nowadays. I know kids will tease for basically anything, but Prudence is a name that I consider very tease-worthy because it's very stodgy nature and 'Prude'.

    What about something like Penelope Rue nicknamed Pru/Prue?



    Edmund Leander | Peter Orion| Alaric Casimir
    Aleksander Perseus/Perseus Aleksander | Sebastian Rhys | Silas Theodore
    Caspar Frédéric| Gideon Arthur | James Nikodem

    Luna Elisabet Fleur | Isabel Marian Eve | Helen Rosalind
    Lydia Primrose | Charlotte Amara | Freyja Hermione Jade
    Gemma Viviane Lois | Beatrix Lyra | Lilith Seraphine
    Adalind Fox | Katarina Ivy | Maren Annika Lux | Sage | Daisy




Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •