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  1. #1
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    Oct 2011
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    Indie and Folk Music Names

    I am compiling names for a list for my new blog debuting next week (the blog is mostly naturey names, but I also plan on writing special features). The list is of indie and folk/folk rock music names and I am looking for names that remind you of these music genres. When I listen to or think of this type of music, I envision a cool breeze blowing the tall grass and wildflowers of the prairie beneath a cloudless blue sky. I imagine young lovers together in the sunset, feeling like they are the only two people alive as they stand at the edge of the earth. I am looking for both boy's and girl's names, so anything you can give me, I would deeply appreciate.
    Mommy of Juniper Teagan & Pyrus Nikolai

    Catkin Winifred, Owl Arianrhod, Celandine Ceridwen, Heliotrope Isolde, Nettle Chiyo, Chicory Tallulah, Pennyroyal Matilda, Wedelia Imogen, Mallow Araminta, Dandelion Jane
    Senna Lazarus, Bramble Gideon, Comfrey Azrael, Thistle Dorian, Huckleberry Iver, Larkspur Saul, Bear Cornelius, Yarrow Barnaby, Sol Aurelius, Hawthorn Otis, Centaury Eben

    New Crushes: Criofan, Silver, Bastet, and Noctua
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  2. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
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    Chicago
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    Hmm I can give this a shot although it might not be too great haha

    Girls- Lucy, June, Harlow, Willow, Harper, Stella

    Boys- Ezra, Johnny, Rhett, Jack, Holden, Ari, Asa, Stellan, Josiah...

    Boys were super hard to think of. I just picked a mix of nature-y names along with just all American names and a few "hipster"? names maybe? For boys I also threw in some softer sounding names.

  3. #5
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    Jul 2012
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    I'll give you the names of some folk music artists (or cross-genre artists that have done some folk music), if that helps:

    Loreena (McKennitt)
    Orla (Fallon)
    Méav (Ní Mhaolchatha)
    Máiréad (Nesbitt)
    Vesselina (Kasarova- she's done a great Bulgarian folk album)
    Mirusia (Louwerse) (mee-roo-chee-ah)
    Marlene (Dietrich) (mar-lay-nah)
    Mireille (Mathieu)

    Denver (John Denver)
    McDermott (John McDermott)
    Helmut (Lotti)
    Karel (Gott)
    Heino

    Mitchell (Joni Mitchell- personally I think this name should be unisex, though my friends think it's all boy)
    ~Love names, literature, royals and horses~ <3

    Favourite names:
    Girls: Azalea, Cordelia, Elizabeth, Rosalind, Portia, Felicity, Juliet, Scarlett
    Boys: Fitzwilliam, Sebastian, Percival, Prospero, Orlando, Darcy

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  5. #9
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    Add Norah onto the girls list too!

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