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Thread: Biracial baby?
February 28th, 2014 10:17 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 10:52 PM #3
I'm just...like what even IS a biracial name? I'm shocked.
Adele, Margot, Elsa & Henry, Felix, Oscar
February 28th, 2014 11:01 PM #5Not expecting, just love collecting names!
My name is Erin. I am 22 years old and I have loved baby names since I was 10.
Girl names: Juliet Elaine, Madeline Hope, Linnea Carys, Stella Rose, Emilia Colette, Clara Noelle, Violet Elizabeth, Lydia Charlotte, Elaine Victoria, Evelyn Ruby
Boy names: Jonathan Rhys, Wesley Quinn, Evan Robert, Joel Dominic, Quinn Patrick, Dawson Cole, Judah Nathaniel, Rhys Jeremiah, Roman Gabriel, Lachlan Jude
February 28th, 2014 11:05 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.Proud Mommy to Maeby Alana (8/6/10) and Saela Eliza (6/24/14)
Marlow Simone - Romy Corinne - Piper - JunaZefram Eli - Miles Thatcher - Ledger - Brinker
February 28th, 2014 11:09 PM #9
Please just give your daughter a name you love regardless of her skin tone and/or cultural heritage.★ O L I V I A ★
(seventeen, student / traveller, obsessively maternal and owner of darling black cat Shura)
Emmett - Alec - Rufus - Wilfred - Eoghan
Trudie - Fenella - Aoife - Jemima - Eilidh