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fearlessfirefly Says:



danirose01 Says:


Half of me loves this name, and the other half thinks it sounds a little strippery.

Hailey Says:


Me too! That's what I came here to say also. It just seems like something some trashy chain-smoker would be named. I don't like it at all.

l_cotton Says:


Oh, this is so cute! And the American choreographer/dancer/author Twyla Tharp would be such a neat woman for a little girl to share a name with. Maybe this name could be one that some people are going to hate based on certain experiences and others will love?

lookingahead Says:


Honestly this reminds me of the trailer park I grew up in: big hair, cigarettes, alcohol, and cowboy boots.

rainydaygarden Says:


It reminds me of the 80's Christian music singer Twyla (Twila?) Paris. She had a beautiful voice so it's a nice connection for me. I see nothing about it whatsoever to remind me of the Twilight Saga. This name far pre-dates anything Twilight.

DearestJules Says:


I don't think it's that bad. Or bad at all, actually. If it's the associations to a certain vampire-werewolf love story you're talking about (The Twilight Saga), I don't think young kids nowadays would make the connection.

Guest Says:


*suppresses vomit*

DearestJules Says:


"Twy" is pronounced like the beginning of the word "twilight", correct? The 'y' makes the long 'i' sound?