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  1. #1
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    Names that don't age well

    What names can you only picture on a child/teen, but just can't imagine it on an adult or elder?

    My list:
    Lindsey/Lindsay/etc.- I knew plenty of these growing up and I will always picture them as children or adolescents.
    Princess - This is on the top 1000 right now. Seems like something you would call a toddler as a pet name.
    Maddison - I have a hard enough time picturing this on a girl.

    Aidan - I still see this as being a child's name.
    Mommy of Juniper Teagan & Pyrus Nikolai

    Catkin Ferelith, Celandine Ceridwen, Nettle Chiyo, Pennyroyal Matilda, Dandelion Jane
    Fox Atticus, Huckleberry Ivan, Senna Lazarus, Bramble Gideon, Thistle Dorian

    Crushes: Myfanwy, Merewen, Anoushka, Heliotrope, Chihiro
    Angus, Jules, Bear, Larkspur, Blue, Robin

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  2. #3
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  3. #5
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    Sep 2011
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    Lilou, Eulalie, Ottilie, Ombeline, Penelope, Poppy: they're all too overly cute for adults but I do like Ombeline more than the others.
    Josephine Athénaïs - Josephine Ivy - Myriam Athénaïs - Vivienne Josephine
    Athena Beatrice - Beatrice Cecile - Eleanor Anne-Sophie -Myriam Beatrice - Meredith Elizabeth
    Ambrose Aristide - Ulysses Aristide

    Girls: Bérangère, Bérénice, Honorine, Mazarine Boys: Augustin, Emeric, Hugo, Lambert, Lucien, Maxence, Yves

  4. #7
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    I'd say about 50% of the US top 1000.

  5. #9
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    Names that end in ie always look childish to me, but I know we've all kind of grown up and out of that.
    I type on an iPhone and take no responsibility for typos, auto-correction, or strange grammar in my posts.

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