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March 12th, 2014 09:50 PM #1
Certain "names" in the database that don't seem like names at all
Looking through the database, I've found some "names" that I wouldn't consider usable at all. Lancashire, Canada, Bird, Season, Fidelity? I don't really consider them names, they're just words to me. I feel like by including them Nameberry is legitimizing if not encouraging their use as names, and I'm not sure that's a good thing.~Love names, literature, royals and horses~ <3
Girls: Azalea, Cordelia, Elizabeth, Rosalind, Scarlett, Portia, Felicity, Juliet
Boys: Fitzwilliam, Sebastian, Percival, Prospero, Orlando, Darcy
March 12th, 2014 10:17 PM #3
March 12th, 2014 10:39 PM #5
Hahaha, I go through this a lot with my sister. Some personal faves:
Glimmer (...........Sparkal's sister?)
Banana (All I think of is Phoebe from Friends becoming Princess Conseula Banana Hammock)
Lancashire (Although I saw it in a birth announcement from the London Telegraph)
Bird (Birdie, yes, Bird? No.)
Renesmee (ew, ew, ew, ew, EWWW)
Katniss (All I hear is 'cat p***')
Essex (anything with 'sex' in it should be off limits)
Best one that isn't on NB that I've seen has got to be Shampayne though.have courage, and be kind.
Edith, Florence, Sybil, Elsie, Evelyn, Lucy, Matilda, Vera, Poppy
Violet, Mabel, Minnie, Jane, Marigold, Lily, Cora, Martha, Alice
George, Atticus, William, Thomas, Henry, Daniel, Ernest, Albert
Matthew, Charlie, Louis, Hugo, Patrick, Andrew, Lachlan, Winston
March 12th, 2014 11:30 PM #7
I find Lancashire hilarious. And Essex. Just... no. I wonder what else is listed - Glasgow? Newcastle? Shropshire? Peterborough?
I think the Princess Consuella reference is a strong enough pop culture tie for Banana to stay (we could even add Crap Bag? ''If you need a way to remember it, just think of a bag of crap'' I've actually cried of laughter at that scene)
And Camera. Camera is listed on a namesite, as a name. Let's just all take a moment... Camera. Camera.
Last edited by oliviasarah; March 12th, 2014 at 11:33 PM.olivia - eighteen (finally!), england but sometimes canada. i like names, film & philosophy.
i'm desperately maternal! some beloved ideas;
Emmett Crispin ○ Rosemary Oona (Romy)
○ Wilfred Jack (Wilfie) ○ Sibyl Georgia (Billie) ○ Rufus Eoghan ○ Mavis Margaret ○ Edgar Alec ○ Maude Evangeline ○ Hugh Baez (Hughie) ○ Fenella Briar (Nell)
crush: eudelia !
March 12th, 2014 11:47 PM #9Senior Member
Emily / 20 / American
- Join Date
- Jul 2012
Samuel • Edward • George • James • Arthur
Girls' names are a struggle.