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  1. #1
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    Aug 2012
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    Alternatives to Salem?

    Lately I've been crushing on Salem. I love the sound of it and the connection to the Salem Witch Trials don't bother me. What is prevent me from using it is the only girl's name OH and I can agree on is Blaire which reminds everyone of the Blair Witch Project. A sibset of Blaire and Salem is just too witch-y for me.
    Any alternatives would be much appreciated.
    If I had a baby right now they'd be:
    Isaac
    or
    Blaire

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
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    Salome and Shalom are derived from the same source as Salem, I believe.

    Maybe Sable or Lilium?

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Location
    Upstate NY
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    Not sure whether you're referring to Salem on a boy or a girl...

    Boys:
    Callum
    Abram
    Noam
    Soren
    Ephraim

    Girls:
    Seren
    Sailor
    (And the other suggestions!)

    Agatha Louise - 'Aggie'
    Proud Step-Mom To
    Maddox Owen | Ryker Matthew
    Expecting First Biological Child - Little Girl - June 2014


    Abram | Abel | Breccan | Brooks | Foster | Killian | Macsen | Milo | Silas
    Aurelia | Ever | Eloise | Madigan | Maeva | Noa | Romilly | Rowan | Wren

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
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    452
    Shiloh? It's a Biblical place name with a similar sound and a unisex feel. (I love Salem, by the way, although I wouldn't use it myself because of the witch trials)
    Julia. Teenage lifelong name nerd and future mother

    Nathan, Robert, David, Eli/Eliot, Samuel (Sam), James (Jamie), Erik, Rowan, Theodore (Teddy/Ted), Avery, Hector, Benjamin, Luke, Joseph (Joey/Joe)

    Eulalia (Loula/Lou), Mary, Catherine (Catlin/Cat), Fern, Honor, Louise, Olivia, Anna/Anne, Joanna, Jane, Laura, Rose, Aoife, Charlotte, Elaine

    Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass; it's about learning to dance in the rain--Vivian Greene

  5. #9
    Blaise maybe?

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