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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2013

    Question Petal

    Hmmm... stumbled across the name Petal in a news story and it intrigued me. I normally don't like that type of name, but I find this one oddly enchanting. Do you like this name? Would you use it, even if you typically prefer more traditional names?
    Last edited by evelynmargaret; April 16th, 2013 at 04:20 PM.

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    California, USA
    I find it quite whimsical, and think it would make a cute middle name, like Alice Petal or Emmeline Petal. However, I prefer other word names and don't think I would use Petal.
    (updated 9/1/17)

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  3. #5
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    Jul 2012
    London, England
    I think it's cute, and I do picture Petal Blossom Rainbow's sweet face when I hear it, which makes the name irresistible. I say yes!
    My darling Marian Illyria Aphrodite, March 2013 & Little Bunny (a girl!) due 9th of February 2014

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Los Angeles
    I agree that it would be most usable as a middle. It's very sweet and whimsical, but has a very "new-age" or hippy vibe to it also which makes me hesitate on considering it as a real first.
    Mama to ~Rowan Josephine 1/12~
    and ~Teagan Dahlia~ 5/13~

  5. #9
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    Jan 2012
    United States
    I think it's sweet on paper. Depending on the country/speaker, it can come out like "pedal" though, which a far less attractive word name!
    Baby #2 due April 2016

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