View Poll Results: Is Plumeria Usable?

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    8 18.60%
  • Maybe

    13 30.23%
  • No

    22 51.16%
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Thread: Plumeria?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2013


    I've been seeing a big interest in the name Plum on the forum recently. Whilst I think it is an endearing name, I myself would never use it... However I could easily see it as a quirky middle on someone else's child. I suggested to a parent that maybe Plumeria might be more usable as it is a flower name and flower names seem to be socially acceptable than fruit names (with some exceptions like Olive of course).
    So is Plumeria usable? I think it is pretty and flowery but it is a very frilly name and maybe not a run-of-the-mill flower that alot of people would be familiar with.

    I have no interest in Plum but I'm just curious as I like quirky names and Plumeria is cutesy to me.

    As usual honest opinions are more than welcome.
    Thank you to all who respond
    Last edited by giinkies; October 19th, 2013 at 09:58 PM.

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Plumeria nn Ria is cute. It's a bit too frilly for me, but I think it's usable.
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  3. #5
    casilda Guest
    I don't think Plumeria is usable. To me, Plumeria sounds like some sort of disease.

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Maybe as a middle name...

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Wishing for Greece, stuck in the US
    I'm generally all for weird flower names (I know the cutest little Forsythia) but I find the sound of this really strange. I don't say it with Plum in there. I say it like ploom-ehr-ee-ah. >.< I think it'd be a cool quirky middle, but would be strange up front.

    On the plus side, it has lots of cute nicknames -- Plum, Pia, Lia, Ria, Meri, Maria, Lera, Peri... -- My Amazon Author Page

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