View Poll Results: How did you find "THE" name?
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Loved it forever
Saw it on nameberry
It hit me like a bolt of lightning
It grew on me slowly
I read it
I heard it
I caved into my spouse/partner/family
Hated it until I began to love it
Met someone named it
Someone suggested it
Thread: When did THE name occur to you?
December 10th, 2013 01:12 PM #1Senior Member
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- Nov 2013
When did THE name occur to you?
I am curious how many of you found "the" name (for your child, animal, lawnmower, etc.).
December 10th, 2013 02:29 PM #3
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.
Piers Lachlan Wilder | Henry Oliver Birch | Jack ? ?
Sophie Jane Magnolia | Grace Margaret Birdie | Anneline Elizabeth Fable
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❤ heart my son ❤
December 10th, 2013 09:25 PM #5Senior Member
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- Sep 2013
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 amazing son: Theodore IsaacWhy yes, I probably should be working!
Benjamin * Sebastian * Ezra * Edmund * Henry * Hugo * Cormac * Andrew * Winston * Levi * Zev
Arabella * Aviva * Ariella * Maeve * Matilda * Eleanor * Catherine * Charlotte * Beatrice