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February 2nd, 2014 02:08 PM #1Senior Member
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- Apr 2011
Castle - Male
Fantasia - Female, Middle Name
Lucky - Male, Middle Name
Glacier - Either
Night - Female, Middle Name
Texas - Female
Amity - Female
Peace - Either
Temperance - Male, Middle Name
Venice - Male
Rosepetal - Female, Middle Name
Moonchild - Male, Middle Name
Pegasus - Male, Middle Name
Compassion - Female, Middle Name
Barrow- Male, Middle Name
Chartreuse - Female, first/middle name
Periwinkle - Either , middle name
Valley - Female
Earth - Either
Atlantis - - male ,middle name
Cinnamon - male middle name
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February 2nd, 2014 02:12 PM #3Senior Member
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- Nov 2013
I personally don't like any of them.
February 3rd, 2014 10:50 AM #5Senior Member
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- Jun 2010
I love Amity! I think Dove could possibly work. For middle names, I think you can go wild, but I prefer a very out there middle with a more traditional first name for balance. So I like Amity Kate or Anna Compassion, but not Amity Compassion. I think it just gets to be too much, and there's no "fall back name" if the child wants to have a more common/less common name to use.
A lot of these names are extraordinarily unusual, which I would caution against as a first name. Some of the names are not just unusual, but also have some bad metaphorical connotations. Glacier, for example, is associated with coldness and (via Glacial) extreme slowness. Night often carries the literary association of darkness and despair, as in Elie Wiesel's book "Night," an account of his time in Auschwitz and Buchenwald. Of course, Night is too common a word for that to be everyone's first assumption, but I'm sure the word was chosen for its dismal connotations.
Some of these names can be abstracted a bit. Peace, for example, could be replaced with Paz, Pax, Frieda, Salama, Salim, any variant of Irene, Mira, Miran, Pace, Salome, or Shalom. I like the more subtle (but still obvious) versions Pax and Shalom. People generally know what they mean, but they aren't as aggressively word names.
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February 3rd, 2014 12:02 PM #9
Amity - love this one!
Valley - okay, I could handle it
Dove- cute middle
Barrow- okay, I could handle this. I love Clarrow for a girl
Castle - cool as a middle, too much for me as a first
Peace - meh, as a middle, maybe okay
Atlantis - meh, could be worse but I don't like it
Fantasia - yikes, no, sounds like a joke stripper
Lucky - Dog.
Glacier - unpleasant, like using Iceburg.
Night - unpleasant
Temperance - don't like it
Venice - don't like it
Rosepetal - stupid
Moonchild - stupid
Pegasus - with sister Unicorn? no
Compassion - no
Texas - horrible
Chartreuse - no
Periwinkle - has to tinkle
Earth - ??
Cinnamon - great dog/cat name
Poseidon - no
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