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January 14th, 2014 10:06 PM #6Senior Member
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- Jan 2011
Winner is the normal pronunciation for plenty of accents in this country though. Same thing with vin and ven being the same. Not sure about Kel and Cal. That might be Calvin being more familiar than Kelvin. And if someone with such an accent pronounces winter and winner next to each other, they actually subtly distinguishable. The T is sort of assimilated into the N, not lost completely.
Anyway...Majken is pretty. I think it would ring pretty odd on someone without a Scandinavian connection. Do you like other Scandinavian or at least other unusual names for the sibling sets?
I think Majken literally means "little Mae/May" - Maj meaning May and ken being little (like chen in German, like in Gretchen), so my suggestion might be to make this an adorable nickname for a little Mae or May or Margaret.
January 14th, 2014 10:16 PM #8
The spelling will be tricky in this country, but if that doesn't concern you, then go for it.Mommy to...Maura Lucille and Baby Boy! due April 8th
I had a baby today, I would name him/her...
Patrick Donley or Brigid ???
BOYS: Seamus Arthur, Niall/Neil/Neal Thomas
GIRLS: Fiona Corinne, Gwen ???
January 14th, 2014 10:16 PM #10Senior Member
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- Jul 2013
Too foreign and sounds like making.Just a 15 year old name lover.
Girls: Maren, Daphne, Thea, Dahlia, Marina, Maribel, Ivy, Scarlett, Rosalie, Serena and Marilyn
Boys: Theodore, Rocco, Maverick, Brooks, Jude, Ronan, Fabian, Callum, Harvey, Griffin and Vaughn
January 14th, 2014 10:58 PM #12Junior Member
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- Oct 2013
I LOVE IT! It's my middle name and I went by it through out high school. I've found that once people know how to pronounce it, the spelling makes sense so they rarely mispronounce it. It was my grandmother's best friend's name.
January 15th, 2014 12:16 AM #14
Its surprising how many people in this thread have met a Majken in school. I remember in high school a girl from New Zealand joined and although a lot of people had trouble with pronouncing it at first we all got used to it. Majken is pretty and honestly I don't find it strange. If you don't really care about pronunciation/spelling problems go ahead and use it.Ingrid | Kit | Susanna | Alistair