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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2013

    What is your favorite state baby name?

    After reading "Looking for Alaska" by John Green, in which the main character's name is Alaska Young, I was wondering what people's favorite state name for a baby is? Do you like state names on children? Some are becoming relatively common, or at least familiar, like Virginia or Dakota, but there are also many more obscure ones, such as Tennessee or Alaska. Thoughts?
    Leo * Flynn * Jasper * Westley * Henry * Thomas * Aaron * Fox

    Mara * Alice * Jane * Vivian * Eliza * Maeve * Helena * June

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Georgia though I kinda like Missouri as well......
    Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ~George Eliot

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    American Midwest
    I like Georgia and Carolina. Indiana is a bit of a guilty pleasure. I like the nn Indy, which is on my list for Indira.

    Kinda fun for someone else's children:
    Florida (If you called her Flory)
    York (I don't know if that counts)
    Texas (The nn Tex is pretty great)

    Fun Question.
    Last edited by namesage; April 27th, 2014 at 10:54 PM.
    Top 20
    Rafferty~Leo(Leander)~Tobin~Archie(Archer)~Ike(Mic ah)

    Willa(Wilhelmina)~Selah~Lettie(Arletta)~Romy(Rosem ary)~Cora(Coretta)
    Cecelia/Celia~Calla(Calista)~Nola(Magnolia)~Winnie(Winola) ~Maeve
    Rosalie~Maisy~Tilly(Matilda)~Ada(Adelaide)~Junie(J uniper)

    formerly chrbaker

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    wherever I can make it
    My favorite is Arizona. It is sooo a GP. Love it! I knew someone who was a year older and her name was Florida.

    Ps. I LOVE JOHN GREEN. I relate so much with Loking for Alaska and Our Faults in the Stars.
    punctuality is a virtue of the lonely.

  5. #9
    I love Virginia and Carolina, I feel like Montana could be usable, and there's a Wyoming in the book The Moon is a Harsh Mistress so that one has grown on me a bit as well.
    Theophile • Bernard • Arthur • Ernest • Thomas • Reuben • Julian
    Anjalie • Annora • Astrid • Bryony • Candace • Eleanor • Guinevere • Haruhi
    Helena • June • Khione • Mona • Monet • Pauline • Ravenna • Sibyl • Teresa

    Currently crushing on: Artemis, Laurencia, Magnolia, Penelope, Sigune / Pilgrim, D'Artagnan, Prosper

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