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Thread: What was everyone almost named
January 29th, 2012 05:00 PM #16
I would have been Herschel. Thank goodness for no male children!“And remember, my sentimental friend, that a heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others.” L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz
January 29th, 2012 05:08 PM #1819-year-old boy who just happens to like baby names.
Girls: Amberley, Astrid, Athena, Cypress, Darcy, Kassia, Kelsea,
Kimberley, Laurel, Lindsay, Lisandra, Lissette, Marin, Maryelle,
Misty, Rosemarie, Saba, Sabine, Sheena, Sky, Thalia
Boys: Alexander, Bjorn, Blair, Erik, Fable, Isaac, Kasey, Layne,
Mark, Maverick, Montana, Riley, River, Sage, Satchel,
Shane, Shea, Shepherd, Slade, Thatcher, Zander, Zane
January 29th, 2012 06:43 PM #20
My first name was supposed to be Amanda, but they couldn't think of a middle name they liked with it. So they asked my sister (who was 8 at the time) what to name me, and I became Jennifer Amanda. My parents hadn't seriously thought about boy names (they "knew" I was a girl) but my mom said she liked the name Christopher Michael. Funny thing is I became friends with TONS of people name Chris/Kris. Found that interesting!
January 29th, 2012 07:08 PM #22Senior Member
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I know Margaret was in the running for me as a girl. I think it would have suited me better than Jessica on a lot of levels (I do not dislike Jessica at all, I actively like several features of it, even, but it just has never fully fully "fit").
On the other hand, I wouldn't have cared for Maggie (it is fine, just not for me), and I have grown really fond of Jess, it fits very well. So...I'm happy it worked out as it did.
Had I been a Margaret, I might have gone for Margo as a nn, maybe Greta or Etta or something. Or maybe Mae/May. Maisie is sweet but not me.
Jesse was the top contendor for me as a boy, although I think Lance was batted around as well. Anyway, then Jessica came from Jesse.
January 29th, 2012 07:27 PM #24
Annora Juliet, Elspeth, Verity, Zelda, Josephine, Marianne, Rosemary Constance
Edmund Henry, Wesley, Jonah, Gilbert, August, Winston, Hugh Theodore