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January 14th, 2014 04:55 PM #1Junior Member
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- Fort Wayne, IN
What are your thoughts on the name Majken?
I actually went to school with a girl who had this name and it suddenly just popped into my head again. It was pronounced "My-ken" though being that it's Scandinavian we could have all been totally mispronouncing it. I always remember though thinking it was a cool name and why couldn't I have a name like that instead of the all unique Jessica (there were about 5 in my class alone). It's definitely a possibility I may run it past my husband when he gets home. Thoughts?Mummy to
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January 14th, 2014 07:09 PM #3
It's way too foriegn for the Midwest. People will look at you like you're nuts.Boys
January 14th, 2014 07:19 PM #5Senior Member
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I also went to middle and high school with a Majken. it was pronounced my-ken as you mentioned. I always wanted her name. She was very pretty and cute. I am an Ashley, so, I wanted to go from boring and typical to unusual even if it was spelled oddly.
I like it. I would spell it differently if I was going to use it. Miken most likely.
January 14th, 2014 07:20 PM #7
It sort of reminds me of Lichen.
It's quite pretty, though.sixteen, traveller at heart and dreaming of future babies...
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January 14th, 2014 08:52 PM #9Senior Member
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I think if your gut instinct goes back to it time and again, use it. I have the name Winter. People pronounced it Win-Ner not Win-Ter. My husband's name is Kelvin, and people call him Cal-ven, completely missing the spelling even. So, spelling and phonetics would be the least of my concerns. As long as you find a great mn, your husband likes it, and it pairs well with your last.....I think you should be fine, best of Luck!-"One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To Contemplate is to toil, to think is to do." -Victor Hugo
-"So I'm actively toiling around for the right names."-
Edwina Vittoria Loxley// Vesperina Eulalia Nightingale//Mazarine Aurelia Winter//Drusilda Alberta Foxglove//Rosamund Bethsabee Euphemie
Caradoc Eamon Belvedere //Haytham Theodore Winthrop//Casimir Loius Campion//Beacon Leopold Brynmor//Bertram Peregrine Knightly//Casper Ulric Adalger