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January 27th, 2014 07:45 PM #6
Henry - lovely
Benjamin - like it a lot
Abram - love it!
Wesley - I like it! Love Wes
Emeric - love!
Alaric - I like it
Eli/Elias/Elijah - I like all three, nice names
Owen - nice
Tate - I like, I know a Tate and he's cute!
Finn - I like
Peter - nice
Beckett - nice
Gavin - nice
Liam - fine, nice
Lucas - fine
Emerson/Emery - nice, I kinda like
Evander - nice enough
Caleb - nice
Jack/Jackson - fine
Devon/Dylan/Trevor - fine.
Gabriel/Samuel/Vincent/Michael/David/Colin - classics, fine
Caledon - I want to like this.....I don't know. I like Calderon
Ivan - I prefer Ian and Evan, but it's not bad
Ari - okay
Rory - okay
Roman/Ronan - I like Ronan and Rowan. Roman is all right but NMS
Corey/Cory - meh, okay
Nolan/Dominic/Donovan/Alec/Leland - all okay, not very exciting, but okay
Ciaran - NMS, but it's fine
Finnian - meh
Harley - meh
Arden - little feminine, nice mn
Ellis/Ellison - meh, not my favorite, a little soft, but not terrible
Clayton - I love Clay by itself, Clayton is very .... country sounding like he should have a brother named Duke
Brooks - meh, see Clayton
Trenton - see Clayton
Macaulay - Culkin ... I like Mac though
Keegan/Kyle - I'm not really fond of K names in general. meh
Carter - always makes me think of the baby clothes brand. NMS
Jerred - I've never seen that spelling only Jared. meh, I don't like Jerry, so I'm not in favor
Omri - Never heard of it, sounds like a # in another language. Omar? I like Orion!
Declan - I know this is all the rage, but I hear "decline" and "de clan" and "deck lawn" and other dorky things
Ashton - Kutcher, don't like it
Hayden - meh, too trendy for me, BFF's Jayden and Zayden and Cayden
Braxton - Hicks. first and only thought
Maxon - yuck, sorry, really hateOlivia/Livia/Livy/Liv : Thessaly/Darah/Bethel : Noelle/Eve
Benedict/Eli: Jude/Zane: Luke/Darius : Levi/Phineas/Calvin
February 5th, 2014 01:17 PM #8Senior Member
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Do the names that have celebrity relations really sound that bad? Would you automatically think of the celebrity if I introduced my child as one of them?Not expecting, just addicted
February 5th, 2014 01:36 PM #10
I know a Maisie and she says May-Z
Bold is favorite, Italics is worst, no edit is middle, ehh, underline is interesting
Mckenna / Makenna- I prefer Mackenna
Rylee- only for a middle
Caledon- sounds like a dino
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February 5th, 2014 01:46 PM #12
Maisie is pronounced Mai-Z.
Addelynn- This name is too trendy for my taste. I definitely prefer the classic Adeline.
Adele- Love it.
Agnes- I can’t wait for Agnes to come back in style.
Alivia- Definitely Olivia, but it’s so popular.
Aria- It has a very pretty sound, but it’s getting very popular.
Aurora- Something about this name has always been unattractive to me. What about Rory?
Cadence- Very trendy.
Celia- Very sweet.
Connelly- It seems to surname-y.
Elise- Too plain for a first name.
Ensley- It sounds made up.
Esmee- It’s not really my style, but the Esme spelling is better.
Eve- It’s a little boring.
Evelynn- Evelynn is trendy. Evelyn is classic.
Grace- Very nice.
Isla- It’s so breezy! I love it.
Jennifer- There are more than enough Jennifers in this world, most of them 30-40.
Lacey/Lacy- I like the Lacy spelling better.
Lee- Lee looks masculine to me. What about Leigh? But both seem a little plain.
Lila- Very pretty.
Lorelei- I love Lorelei. There’s just something about it.
Lucille- I really love this in the middle spot, but I don’t really like it as a first name.
Lynn- Very “mom” sounding, and rather plain.
Maisie- I love it as a nickname.
Marilynn- The Marilyn spelling is better, but it is completely associated with Ms. Monroe.
Mckenna/Makenna- I dislike both, but McKenna is better.
Melina- It sounds very “mermaid” to me. But it’s too frilly.
Odelia- It’s pretty, but it sounds like a mash-up of two different names to me.
Opal- Very nice.
Rosslynn- Rosalind is fantastic. Rosslynn looks a little absurd.
Rylee- Too trendy. Riley is better, but not much better.
Savannah- Very southern. I like it.
Sheridan- Too hotel-y.
Waverly- Not really my taste.
Abram- I like it a lot. Bram is so cute.
Alec- I don’t like it, but mostly because of associations.
Arden- It just doesn’t sound nice.
Ari- A little girly sounding.
Ashton- Too Ashton Kutcher.
Beckett- I like it a lot.
Benjamin- A fantastic classic.
Caledon- It’s weird.
Carter- I like it.
Ciaran- I know this is the traditional Irish spelling, but I like Kieran better.
Colin- I love it.
Corey/Cory- I like the Cory spelling better, but I don’t like the name.
David- Nice classic.
Devon- Not really my thing.
Dominic- Like this a lot.
Donovan- Like this too.
Dylan- It seems trendy to me, for whatever reason.
Eli/Elias/Elijah- I love Eli as a nickname, but not as a full name. I prefer Elias to Elijah, because I feel like it rolls off the tongue more naturally.
Ellis/Ellison- Too girly.
Emeric- It sounds like an elf name.
Emerson/Emery- I like Emerson a lot. I hate that people are using it for girls.
Evander- Interesting. I like the simpler Evan.
Finn- Very nice.
Finnian- It’s not my favorite Finn variation.
Gabriel- Something about this name is not attractive to me.
Gavin- Love it.
Harley- Too girly.
Hayden- Too trendy.
Henry- I love it.
Ivan- A little too Ivan the Terrible.
Jack/Jackson- Jack is great. I love it as a nickname for John. I can’t stand Jackson.
Jerred- Jared is better.
Keegan- I like this.
Kyle- It’s overused.
Leander- Not really my style.
Leland- This name is weird.
Liam- Nice, but so popular.
Lucas- I like Luke better.
Macaulay- A guilty pleasure of mine.
Maxon- Too trendy.
Michael- Too many Michaels have graced our presence.
Nolan- I like it.
Owen- Love it.
Peter- Love it.
Roman/Ronan- Love Ronan. Roman is okay.
Rory- I like it better on girls.
Samuel- I love it.
Tate- Not really my style.
Trenton- Too Jersey.
Trevor- Always brings to mind Neville’s toad from Harry Potter.
Wesley- Awesome."Walter. That’s good. I’ve never known a little kid named Walter. It seems like an old man’s name, but I guess you have to start somewhere."
February 5th, 2014 01:58 PM #14Senior Member
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