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Thread: To honour a 'Mary'?
June 24th, 2014 11:00 AM #1
To honour a 'Mary'?
Hey berries, so I've been thinking lately how special it would be to name a daughter after my mother. It would mean so much to both of us since we have such a close bond..the only problem is, her name is Mary and I'm just not that big of a fan.
Any suggestions for names similar to Mary? I do quite like the name Mara, although 'bitter' isn't such a nice meaning lol, and Maya is really pretty but not that close to Mary.Current Name Crushes;Girls:Arya Sky, Ayla Elise, Zahra Rosalie, Elodie Grace, Adelaide Ruby, Amelie Hera, Saphira Hope, Sadie Felice, Norah Celene, Leora AnnelieseBoys:Zephaniah, Soren, Cohen, Landon, Elijah, Malakai, Seth, Reuben, Ezekiel, Zane
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June 24th, 2014 11:02 AM #3
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June 24th, 2014 11:20 AM #7polina ∙ 19 ∙ art history major ∙ web developer
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June 24th, 2014 11:24 AM #9Senior Member
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The "bitter" meaning is not what you might think. Reading up on the history of the name Mary is absolutely fascinating.
While Marina is a personal favorite, I really like Mara as well... it would fit in with the trendy names of her peers without actually being one of those names. So, best of both worlds!Lilibeth Pearl - Odette Lysandra - Allegra Snow - Zinnia Ophélie - Hera Magdalen
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