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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    United States

    Love _____, But Not ______

    Are their any names that you love, but hate a very similar name? Maybe you don't hate the name, but it just doesn't share the appeal of its counterpart. Maybe one has a negative connotation for you, but the other is lovely.

    Do you have any examples of this?

    I have a few, but I think the most prominent for me is that I adore Clara, but severely dislike Claire.
    Ashley Michelle Anne l Journalist l TTC 2018

    Lorelei Sylvie ○ Rosalind Cora ○ Ingrid Molly ○ Sophie Heloise ○ Lucy Genevieve ○ Ruby Annalise ○ Eliza Winter ○ Celia Wednesday ○ Annabel Dorothea ○ Cleo Persephone

    Samson Reid ○ Justus Otto ○ Deacon Murray ○ Roscoe Penn ○ Sawyer Gideon ○ Elliot Roux ○ Micah Wesley ○ Percival Jack ○ Judah Montgomery ○ Rowan Theodore

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    I love Sophie, but only mildly like Sophia.
    21 years old and trying to save the world

    Harriet Jean - Olive Theodora - Delphi Susanna - Saskia Margaret - Winifred Alice

    Tobias Hugo - David Augustus - Peter Archibald - Charles Finnian - Rupert Ezra

    In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer -Albert Camus

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    I love Hugh, but I'm not that fond of Hugo.
    Dashing Gents:
    Luke Michael, Eli James, Leo Francis, and Hugh Fulton

    Lovely Ladies:
    Marin Cecilia, Lucy Claire, Edith Elizabeth (Edie), and Ina Miriam

  4. #7
    Join Date
    May 2014
    East Coast
    I'm with you on Clara and Claire. Clara is lovely, but Claire makes me cringe.

    I love Emilia, but I'm not a fan of Amelia. Finley is one of my favorites, but I don't like Finlay at all.
    Last edited by alexnj; May 26th, 2014 at 02:21 AM.
    Alexandria Kate
    Full time baby name lover who does hair on the side.

    Violet . Eliza . Sloane
    Sawyer . Lincoln . August

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Mine is a bit ridiculous. I LOVE Austen, but don't like Austin.
    Austen to me feels distinguished, is a last-name for a first name (which I love), has the literary connotations, whereas Austin just feels like a cowboy name, there's Austin in Texas, and Austin Powers.
    Silly stuff I know, but that's how I feel. Plus we pronounce them slightly differently, Austen is a bit softer.
    Walter Theodore
    March 2016

    Florence • Gilbert • Matilda • Elliott • Harriet

    Guilty Pleasures:
    Posey • Austen • Theodora • Arlo • Clover • Abel • Effie

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