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  1. #1
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    Aug 2011

    Could these exotic, foreign-sounding names work?

    I am trying to build my boys names list, and I have found a number of names that I love, but am not sure if they would work for a likely fair-skinned, light-haired boy in the US. I guess some of these fall into the guilty pleasure category for me, but I'm curious to see how many people think they could actually work. I'd love to hear your thoughts on the wearability of these names as well as what you think of them in general!

    Mordecai (w/ nn Cai/Kai)
    Brahms (as a middle)

    Thank you!
    Not expecting, just planning and building lists!

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    I think Lars, Marcellus, and Almonzo all could.
    ♥Mckinley Mayfair, Christian Wayne & Sir Angus Fionn♥

    Lyra Primrose, Amelia Hyacinth, Imogen Viola/ Magnus Frey, Morgan Escher, Sebastian Lake
    the rest of my combos
    Elizabeth, Adelaide, Clara, Arabella, Beatrice, Imogen, Juniper, Cordelia, Hermione, Isabella
    the rest of the girls
    William, Edgar, Jasper, Gilbert, Henry, Horatio, Magnus, Sebastian, Basil, Bennett
    the rest of the boys

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Chicago, IL.
    Lars and Dmitri would work.

  4. #7
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    Aug 2012
    Ontario, Canada
    The only names that I don't think work well would be Almonzo and Diego.
    Anxiously awaiting the arrival of Luther's little brother November 2015!
    Currently loving: Magnus, Tiberius, Gregor, Corvus and Ulric.

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Quote Originally Posted by uselesskitty View Post
    The only names that I don't think work well would be Almonzo and Diego.
    Agreed. The rest are quite versatile.
    Simon, Eloise/Louise, Faye, Judah, Thea, Felix, Iris, Cordelia, Roscoe, Lydia, Jasper, Phaedra, Adrian, Lucinda, Jane, Conrad, Wallace, Finnegan, Sylvie, Charlie, Dashiell, Juniper, Atlas, Matilda, Julian, Alice, Marlowe, Octavia, Jack, Marigold, Archer, Gabriel, Persephone, Raphael, Dov

    Just a grad student, dreaming ahead...

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