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  • Loved it forever

    6 37.50%
  • Saw it on nameberry

    2 12.50%
  • It hit me like a bolt of lightning

    10 62.50%
  • It grew on me slowly

    6 37.50%
  • I read it

    5 31.25%
  • I heard it

    2 12.50%
  • I caved into my spouse/partner/family

    0 0%
  • Hated it until I began to love it

    1 6.25%
  • Met someone named it

    0 0%
  • Someone suggested it

    1 6.25%
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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
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    When did THE name occur to you?

    I am curious how many of you found "the" name (for your child, animal, lawnmower, etc.).

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
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    The names I love, and know I would use/have used on a child and love for the 60, 70 plus years I am in that child's life, have been discovered different ways. Some have been loved for a long while, others I was slow to warm-up to, and others I fell for as soon as a heard or saw the name.

    Maebry Eloise o Emilia Sunday o Indie Rose Clementine
    Piers Lachlan o Tadhg Emerson o Gray Everett
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    heart my son

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Midwest
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    All names I truly love have the following in common:

    I initially encountered the name in a way/circumstance I considered positive - whether that be on Nameberry, in a book, or in a hero/ine.

    The name sounded better the more I hear(d) it.

    None of the negatives thought of by me or pointed out by others changed my feeling about the name. Even if I had temporary doubts, I always came back to the name in the end.
    #1 on the way!
    Why yes, I probably should be working!

    Benjamin * Sebastian * Ezra * Edmund * Henry * Hugo * Cormac * Andrew * Winston * Levi * Zev * Theodore

    Arabella * Aviva * Ariella * Maeve * Matilda * Eleanor * Catherine * Charlotte * Beatrice

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