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Thread: Too similar name tastes?
June 27th, 2014 05:39 PM #6
Laura & Derek
Adela - Camille - Evangeline - Margaret - Selene
Arthur - Gabriel - Graham - Miles - Shepherd
Andromeda - Lúthien - Vesper - Zephyr
June 27th, 2014 05:44 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 09:19 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 09:22 PM.Mary, Esther, Constance, Susanna, Flora, Odelia, Yuki, Dossie, Arietta, Camellia, Galilee, Asuka, Nanon, Anouk, Sakura, Mirabelle, Francesca, Umi, Delphina, Malou, Amadea, Raphaela, Fenella, Theodora, Bibiana, Momoka, Dominica.
Abraham, Ignatius, Amias, Moses, Moki, Francis, Wolfgang, Dossie, Pello, Ezekiel, Barnabas, Linus, Tadeo, Obadiah, Rex, Horatio, Roland, Edgar.
June 27th, 2014 10:10 PM #12Mama to: Lilla Clare 12/2009 | Vivienne Grace 03/2012 | Tess Magnolia 10/2015
Little Ladies: Charlotte, Cora, Delia, Faye, Georgina, Leonie, Rosalie, Scarlett, Sylvie, Tallulah
Darling Gentlemen: Beau, Everett, Jasper, Knox, Montgomery, Rufus, Wilder
June 28th, 2014 02:14 AM #14Senior Member
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