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  1. #1
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    Jul 2012


    Hmmm, if you want a name that NO ONE else is likely to pick....

    Donna is my mom's name, who I adore. It also has a retro-cool vibe for me, as opposed to "dated" like I might consider the names Kristen or Michelle. I don't know.... What are your thoughts? Can you see this name on a sweet baby girl? Am I wading into murky hipster territory? Lol.

    For me, I don't love it enough to totally replace a first name choice with it. But seriously considering it for a middle....
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  2. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    New Jersey
    I actually like the name Donna - Your mom and I are probably from about the same generation - and would love to see it come back.

    I say this a lot - If you love a name, use it! As a middle name, especially, why not?

  3. #5
    I like Donna because of Donna Noble from Doctor Who. The name itself is not something I would personally go for, but I think it's a lovely way to honor your mom! I would use it as a middle name because my personal belief is that a child should receive a first name that is their own and not handed down (especially when fairly close in generation).

    I can't see a resurgence for Donna anytime in the near future. It seems rather stuck in the naming TARDIS for now.

  4. #7
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Hmmm, Donna is totally in the dated, 'Michelle, Lisa and Nicole' camp for me, I'm afraid.

    It would be nice as a middle to honor your mom, though.

  5. #9
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    Jul 2012
    London, England
    Oh, I like Donna! It's pretty. I also like full-on versions Donata and Donatella very much.
    My darling Marian Illyria Aphrodite, March 2013 & Little Bunny (a girl!) due 9th of February 2014

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