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  1. #1
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    Thoughts on Cherish?

    I have a friend named Cherish and I've always loved her name. She's super sweet and super pretty, so I have a good association with her name. I don't know if I would ever use it as a first name, but I think it could be a good middle name substitute for Hope, Grace and Joy.

    What do you all think of the name Cherish? Do you like it as a first name or do you think it fits better in the middle?

    Thanks for your opinions!
    Not expecting, just love collecting names!

    My name is Erin. I am 22 years old and I have loved baby names since I was 10.

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  2. #3
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    I think it is fine in the middle but I don't like it as a first. It's too much for me, I like the pure sounding virtue names but Cherish and Precious et al are overkill IMO. Sickly sweet. I would probably feel differently if, like you, I had such a positive association.
    *Penelope*Pearl*Estella*Marisol*Golda*Martha*
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  3. #5
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    I love it. I actually think it is a daring thing to name you kid Cherish. It's a beautiful sound and a beautiful meaning. I think it is fine as a mn. The only question will be the flow, finding names that flow with Cherish and sound good for both a kid and an adult.
    * My name is Adelaide Skye. I love to play with names.*
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  4. #7
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    I like it a lot.
    Tegan, Umbrielle, Hadley, Isla, Nightingale, Mallory, Tuesday, Pascal, Concordia, Annabelinda, Marilyn, Maelie

  5. #9
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    It is not for me. As a middle name it has potential, but for me, as another poster already noted, it is overkill as a first. But hey, if you love it, who am I to stand in your way?
    Future daughters: Kimimela Serene; Daenerys Jasmine; Azalea Dawn; Primavera Rose; Arwen Elizabeth

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    Rising Crushes: Adair; Winter; Elowen; Esmerée; Isabeau; Evening; Amarantha; Livia


    No kids now or in the near future; gotta finish grad school first. I'm just a name nerd who can't wait to use my faves.

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