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March 16th, 2014 09:36 PM #1
Could it work for an actual name? It is my partners great grandmothers name. We were going over middle name options, and I was dancing around Charlotte... Then I kinda like Honey as a first name, so what do you think about adding it to the first name list?
I know I probably need to be DECREASING the list, but I don't think I could ever choose until it comes down to there being a nameless baby in the hospital.
Am I crazy?
March 16th, 2014 09:45 PM #3
I would probably use Honey as middle-name unless you are consciously honoring your husbands great-grandmother Honey. I’m not generally opposed to all word names as fn’s but I do usually suggest them as mn’s. I think being Honey in a professional world could either make things much harder or make them easier - i.e. it’s an odd name but as you are using the “right” spelling you might get some novelty look-see’s the average person might not. I think that if you balance Honey with a more traditional fn or mn and give a future daughter the possibility to choose to go by her mn professionally if she wanted it could be sweet - no pun intended.
(My “god-brothers” grandmothers given name is Lovie I don’t see how Honey is that much different. Also people are naming their children Apple, Clementine, Sage, etc this is really not that much more out there).Little Lorelei - May 2016Endora - Freya - Merida - Viola - Zelda
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March 16th, 2014 09:48 PM #5Senior Member
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Maybe Honey should be a MN. Charlotte Honey doesn't sound bad Or you could name her Charlotte with the pet name Honey. I know someone named Clarissa who is called Honey at home. But if you're really sticking with Honey, nere are middles:
Honey Clementine (too much food names?)
Honey SeleneEdith Vale Ophelia
Seamus Ocean Crowe
Charlotte Elisabeth Ann
Desmond Lloyd Knight
Sylvie Christina Clementine
Thatcher Carlton Reeve
March 16th, 2014 09:50 PM #7
I think it's harder to pull off then some names, only because people may make assumptions about your background, which is completely unfair.... Maybe, I would just be too chicken myself. I think it'd be nicest in the middle to honour your partner's grandmother. However, it's not crazy at all, it's lovely you want to honour her.
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March 16th, 2014 09:56 PM #9Senior Member
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If it's honoring your partners great grandmother than yes, it can be a contender for first name.punctuality is a virtue of the lonely.