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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.Girls: Doris ❀ Amelia ❀ Freya ❀ Martha ❀ Violet ❀ Lauren ❀ Mabel ❀ Lillian ❀ Minnie ❀ Honey ❀ Emily
Amelie ❀ Daisy ❀ Florence ❀ Imogen ❀ Edna ❀ Eleanor ❀ Eva ❀ Evelyn ❀ Clara
Boys: Matthew ✿ Louis ✿ Ernest ✿ Christopher ✿ Barclay ✿ Adam ✿ Andrew
Charlie ✿ Harrison ✿ Daniel ✿ Joshua ✿ James ✿ Thomas ✿ Henry
~no matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world~
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, seventeen, obsessively maternal.
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March 12th, 2014 11:47 PM #9Emily • Nineteen • United States
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