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  1. #6
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    I love Zealand but I always liked it for a girl better.
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  2. #8
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Ontario, Canada
    How about Leland? It has similar sound, but it is an actual name.

    I find that names of countries don't make great first names. A lot of them seem strange. The names of cities or regions seem to work better.

    I don't think Zeal would make a great nickname.
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  3. #10
    Join Date
    May 2012
    I don't like it. I don't overly dislike place names, there are some that I really love i.e Caledonia, which I absolutely adore, but I just don't think Zealand works. I agree with people that have said that it is the -land ending, it just makes it seem so much not like a name.

  4. #12
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    I like the sound of it to be honest. But I just don't think its that usable.

    Zealan sounds similar but I'm not sure if that would be usable either. Leland is a good suggestion, it sounds v. similar!
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  5. #14
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Great Lakes
    Quote Originally Posted by charlieandperry1 View Post
    I think... it is a country and an island. It may not help that I dislike almost all place names :/

    Quote Originally Posted by tfzolghadr View Post
    I don't think using place names is a big issue. After all, many places were named after people...
    That may be true but that isn't the case for Zealand. Zealand means "sea-land" and wasn't named after any person.
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