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Thread: Biracial baby?
February 28th, 2014 09:17 PM #1Senior Member
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My friend is due with a little girl. The baby's ethnicity is English/Irish/Dutch and African American. A lot of people are commenting on how she should name her baby a "biracial" name. What girl names do you think work for multi racial people? Does it matter? She's not interested in stereotypical names.
She mentioned that she likes the names
Any other suggestions?
February 28th, 2014 09:52 PM #3
I'm just...like what even IS a biracial name? I'm shocked.
Margot, Adele, Jane & Arthur, Felix, Simon
February 28th, 2014 10:01 PM #5Not expecting, just love collecting names!
My name is Erin. I am 23 years old and I have been a proud name nerd since I was 10.
Girl names: Juliet Elaine, Madeline Rachel, Marie Anneliese, Linnea Carys, Cecilia Ruby, Emilia Noelle, Clara Felicity, Lydia Violet, Elise Victoria, Evelyn Hope
Boy names: Jonathan Rhys, Wesley Jude, Roman Gabriel, Evan Connor, Quentin Oliver, Dawson Cole, Jude Sullivan, Rhys Anthony, Gabriel ?, Micah Joel
February 28th, 2014 10:05 PM #7Senior Member
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I can understand where people would be coming from. They are concerned if the name is too "white" she might not be accepted into the black community. Is it right? Of course not! It sounds dumb! But the thoughts are there, and the people who are saying these things might not even realize how racist they sound!
That being said, my niece is due in late May and will be biracial. Her name is going to be Ella Pearl. Honestly, she can name her whatever she wants and I don't think she should worry so much about a name being biracial. I have had students who are biracial named Samantha and Charles, and others name Dante and Kanisha. It should really just be her preference and whatever she feels fits her lifestyle and her daughter.Maeby Alana ❤ Saela Eliza
Aeris - Marlow - Simone - Romy - Corinne - Piper - BusyCrosby - Ephram - Eli - Beckett - Thatcher - Ledger
February 28th, 2014 10:09 PM #9
Please just give your daughter a name you love regardless of her skin tone and/or cultural heritage.Emmett - Cathal - Eoghan - Baez - Wilfred - Rufus - Hugh - Virgil
Rosemary - Lettice - Maude - Cordelia - Billie - Fenella - Eilidh
Names for dreamy, sublime little darlings. The smell of springtime air, freckled knees, damp hair. Soft evening light and fiery hearts.
olivia, seventeen, film student. owner of fluffy black cat Shura!