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February 17th, 2014 02:19 PM #1
My parents are getting ready to move to a new place, and while they were packing up, my mom came across an old notebook of mine in which I listed the names of all my Barbie dolls. (I had a ton, so they couldn't all be Barbie and Ken! And some of these might have been my sister's dolls, because I don't remember having quite this many....) It was quite interesting to look back and see what names I loved over twenty years ago. A lot of these names I still really like, although I wasn't that great at combos back then.
Yvette Christine - Apparently Noelle and Yvette were twins, because I also noted that their birthday was Christmas.
Emily Sable - Huh, Sable. That's an interesting one.
Chloe Veronica - I actually love this! Good job, eight-year-old me.
Love Brynn - Ugh, this was probably the worst.
Mia Gessica - Not sure why I decided to spell Jessica with a G...
Lark Helena - This combo is rather striking, too.
Racheal Elaine - Racheal? I think I had a classmate who spelled her name that way.
Khristina Haley - Why the K?
Heaven Skylar - Well, at least it's better than Nevaeh, right?
Thomas Dominic - This was actually what my dad would have wanted to name a son if my parents ever had one. I'm not sure if I knew that at the time, though.
Zara Eleanor - Lovely!
Anastasia Juliet - Love this, too!
Ashleigh Regina - I must have really loved the name Regina back then. This is like the third time it has appeared on the list! (And, screw it, I still prefer Ashley spelled Ashleigh. I have no idea why.)
Madison Eve - Must have just seen Splash...
Daphne Chloe - Love both names separately, but together...ugh! What was I thinking?
Phoebe Olympia - Oo, that's a nice one.
Lydia Penelope - Pretty!
Does anybody else remember their dolls' names?Proud mother to William "Liam" Balthazar, and expecting Catherine "Cate" Ophelia in September 2014!
Future Daughters: Isobel "Zoe" Theophania, Veronica "Vera" Seraphine
Future Sons: Alexander "Olek" Crispin/Leopold, Dominic "Nico" Valentine
Nicholas ~ William ~ Alexander ~ Sebastian ~ Gabriel ~ Benjamin ~ Dominic ~ Oliver ~ Crispin ~ Gregory
Zoe ~ Catherine ~ Veronica ~ Penelope ~ Elizabeth ~ Daphne ~ Anastasia ~ Seraphina ~ Ophelia ~ Felicity
February 17th, 2014 02:46 PM #3
I had a Playmobil doll named Annabelle.
I also had a Polly named Peggy, a Polly named Portia (which I actually thought was a gibberish name at the time) who had gotten her lower body torn off and was supposed to be a robot (?), and a teddy cat named Helen, who resided amongst Sparkle, Cupcake, and Fuzzball. No idea how I came up with Helen. Oh, and a Webkinz named Dumpling Wong.
I also have Sims named Ezekiel and Evangeline, and they have kids named Justice, Ashley, Tiger, Celestia, and Fredrick. If that counts.moved to strider
February 17th, 2014 03:59 PM #5Senior Member
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I didn't have dolls, but I had lots of teddies, too many for them all to have names. I got rid of most of them in secondary school, but these are the ones I still own for sentimental reasons.
Digby - Grey cartoonish dog with a lolling red tongue who is older than me - I inherited him after my cousin outgrew him. He probably reaches up to my waist when standing up (I'm 5'2), so he's quite big!
Cadbury - Dark brown moose with hollow arms so you can play with him like a puppet. He did have a wife moose and a reindeer baby at one time, but I got rid of them during my big clean out.
Big Ted - a big fluffy white teddy bear who is probably my favourite, he's great to cuddle when you're feeling sad.
Santa - a friend of the family knitted me a Santa toy for my first Christmas.
Red Ted - he was my first teddy, I bit his nose off, lol!
Those are the ones I've had since childhood and will hold onto. I remember we used to have "bring your teddy to school" days and my teacher once brought in her 40 year old teddy bear that she had kept from childhood, and I thought that was really sweet.Sophie | 22 | England, UK
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~ Beatrice ~ Dorothy ~ Elspeth ~ Fiona ~ Gretel ~ Harriet ~ Linnea ~ Nell ~ Ramona ~ Tess ~
February 17th, 2014 04:06 PM #7
Wow, that is a LOT of dolls! lol. I don't know that I ever had more than 5 dolls my whole life. I remember that I had two American girl dolls (Samantha and Molly, and I didn't change their names), and my parents got me a doll when my sister was born (I think they thought I'd get super jealous, like I did when my brother was born two years before that, haha. I was really excited about my sister coming, though, and I named her Rebecca, after my sister. ), and I remember having this favorite, beautiful baby doll, and I don't know that I ever named her (I was around 4-7?), but she was by far the most perfect baby ever. I remember taking her everywhere, and then I lost her, and no matter how much we looked and rearranged, we never found her. I don't think I ever took her out of the house, though, so she's probably still here somewhere, haha. And I think I had a Bitty Baby when I was really quite young, but I don't think I named her, either. I didn't name most of my stuff, haha! I don't think my parents ever encouraged it, and so I just called all my dolls "my doll/my dolly", haha. I definitely will help all my daughters come up with names for their baby dolls!
ETA: I forgot boys' names! I really love Thomas Dominic, as well! So dashingly handsome.
Last edited by ashthedreamer; February 17th, 2014 at 05:04 PM.
February 17th, 2014 04:39 PM #9Mom to James Daniel (10) William Joseph (8), Elise Marie (7), and Zachary Allan (baby)
Serena (Seri), Amy, Diana, Kate, Adele, Georgia, Audrey, Lucy, Linnea, Clara
Thomas, Henry, Orin, Arthur, Samuel
DH's "approved" list:
Seri, Amy, Diana, Lucy, Kate/Katie/Katherine, Audrey
Thomas, Martin ("maybe")