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Thread: Too similar name tastes?
June 27th, 2014 04:39 PM #6
Laura & Derek
Adela | Althea | Eleanor | Evangeline
Gabriel | Julian | Miles
June 27th, 2014 04:44 PM #8Member
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I get frustrated because we tend to orbit around specific letters, yet we want the children to have their own initials.
We like N names: Nora, Nell, Nina, Nico, Nemo (mostly as a guilty pleasure), Niels. They all sound and look more or less the same.
E names: Edmond, Ellen, Eliza, Edward, Emilia.
T names: Theo (our son's name), Tessa, Thomas, Althea.
And of course our problematic "ra" ending - two syllable names for girls: Nora, Cora, Flora, Vera, Ciara, Clara, Lara.
June 27th, 2014 08:19 PM #10
Yes... I just made a thread on it, asking for help, because, honestly, I cannot decide.
eg: Arthur, Artemis, Athena, Amadeus, Abner
Ferelith, Fenella, Frederica, Francesca, Forest, Frost, Franklin
Hestia, Helena, Harriet, Henriette, Hale, Henry
Roland, Rosemary, Rowenna, Remus
Maxine, Marine, Minerva
Elke, Elva, Esmeralda, Emerald
Wolfgang, Winnie, Walter
I don't have a problem with children sharing initials (I wouldn't have a problem with, say, Theodora and Tatiana), but a lot of my choices are quite similar, and often share the same nn (eg Arthur and Artemis: Artie / Art).
Last edited by nooshi; June 27th, 2014 at 08:22 PM.Mary, Esther, Susanna, Nora, Camellia, Francesca, Dominica, Tilly, Bellamy, Gardenia, Pearl, Evangeline, Ida, Mabel, Yuki, Rose, Josephine, Arabella, Magnolia, Mirabelle, Theodora, Louisa, Raphaela.
Amias, Moses, Bellamy, Albert, Callahan, Quincy, Arthur, Bertie, Pello, Raphael, Frederick, Abraham, Gus, Charles, Sullivan, Patterson, Frank, George, Ezekiel.
June 27th, 2014 09:10 PM #12Mama to: Lilla Clare - 2009 | Vivienne Grace - 2012 | Tess Magnolia - 2015
Little Ladies: Charlotte, Etta, Faye, Georgina, Leonie, Rosalie, Scarlett, Sylvie, Tallulah
Darling Gentlemen: Beau, Everett, Jasper, Knox
June 28th, 2014 01:14 AM #14Senior Member
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