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  1. #1
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    Feb 2013

    Bristol??? Too much baggage with this name?

    Help, we really like the name Bristol for a girl, but does it carry too much baggage? ie: Bristol Palin...

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Midwest, US
    I'm sorry I just can't get past Bristol Palin personally, but I know two people who named their child Bristol in the last couple years. So it is not completely unusable if you love it.
    **Annabelle Rose and Charles Frederick have completed our little family.**

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    For me Bristol is a not overly attractive city and cockney rhyming slang for breasts. Can't really comment on Bristol Palin as I'm not American idk how much weight her name carries.
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    No babies yet, just planning.

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    I think of Bristol Palin too. As place names go, Bristol is not a great namesake either imo. It doesn't conjure up pleasant imagery the way, say, Paris or India does.
    Gareth: 05.2012
    Baby #2 04.2014

  5. #9
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    May 2012
    Have you considered the name Brystal instead? It's not in the Nameberry database, but it does exist, and last year 73 girls in the U.S. were named Brystal. I know a ten-year-old Brystal as well.

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