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Names you WANT to be named

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by yogabba, Jul 12, 2012.

favorite name

  1. Roman

    2 vote(s)
    33.3%
  2. Anton

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Adam

    2 vote(s)
    33.3%
  4. Alessandro

    1 vote(s)
    16.7%
  5. Adrian

    1 vote(s)
    16.7%
  1. yogabba

    yogabba New Member

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    Seems all name forums are dominated mainly by women and I wonder if men really love the names Luca, Noah, Romeo and Oliver as much as women do. They just seem so soft, perfect for babies and boys but not very manly IMO.

    So what names do you like, that you would be proud to be named today?

    We are due in 6 months and thinking of -

    Roman (gladiator?), Anton (too dated?), Adam (boring?), Alessandro (meh?) or Adrian (soft?)

    opinions please on these names too!
     
  2. FLMountainMan

    FLMountainMan Senior member

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    What's your background? Hard to gauge the names. I want to name a child Javier or Orlando, after male relatives, but I have a "Mc" last name, so it would be goofy. Several of those names connotate a certain ethnicity.
     
  3. Lighthouse

    Lighthouse Senior member

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    So Cletis is out of the question?
     
  4. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    NORE Senior member

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    I have a Mc last name and used Javier as my second son's middle name. His first name starts with M and can e multi-ethnic.
     
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  6. Britalian

    Britalian Senior member

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    All shite. And why the Ital version of the English name?

    Ignatius.
     
  7. globetrotter

    globetrotter Senior member

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    I really like Javier, but being that I am jewish, my wife told me to fuck off.



    op, non of those names are very good, unless you happen to be of that enthicity, and even then they would be better as middle names.


    I would highly suggest that you read freakenomics before you hame your kid some silly name.
     
  8. Fang66

    Fang66 Senior member

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    Roman (women's fashion designer), Anton (hairdresser?), Adam (cultist), Alessandro (bi-sexual) or Adrian (girl)
     
  9. why

    why Senior member

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    Just pick a name from a family member that was born before names started becoming ridiculous.
     
  10. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Senior member

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    +1

    I do not understand this generation's need to name their babies Rain, Apple, Coco, etc.
     
  11. L'Incandescent

    L'Incandescent Senior member

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    Those names are so last generation. Nowadays your hipper parents change the spellings, using a different combination of letters to produce (roughly) the same sound. Like Raynne, Ahpul, and Kocowe.
     
  12. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    or the azn obsession of naming their kid after an american president's family name (kennedy, lincoln, reagan, washington, jefferson...)
     
  13. L'Incandescent

    L'Incandescent Senior member

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    Wow, I hadn't heard of that one. That seems odd. Does anyone name their kid Nixon?

    EDIT: FWIW, the best name for a boy is Lindsay. Science has proven this. It's what I would name my son if I had one, and if no one else vetoed my choice. (And let's be honest, someone probably would.)
     
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  14. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    this. or a name that is in some other way meaningful to you, and wont make your kid hate you.
     
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  15. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    Adrian or Adam sounds OK to me. Just don't call them Brooklyn or Chelsea or Paris or Prince or Caesar or Tyson or Fang or Rainbow anything silly like that. If it's a boy, please don't call him Sue. Luca is not a good name either, makes think of that Suzanne Vega song and the torment and bullying that can happen in a school playground. Noah is about the animals going in two-by-two, and as for Romeo...."Wherefore Art Thou Romeo?" Suggest you avoid calling him Jesus or Moses as well.

    Whatever you name your little one, that's the name he or she has to grow-up with and go to school with.
     
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  16. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I named my son John. Common yes but I was looking for an international name. Most people know how to spell it and pronounce it where ever he goes.
     
  17. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    Could be so they can avoid any possible trademark and patent litigation?
     
  18. L'Incandescent

    L'Incandescent Senior member

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    Could be. I named my daughter Intelle and I haven't gotten any legal hassles about it.
     
  19. Fang66

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    Lindsay is a twerp's name.
     
  20. Fang66

    Fang66 Senior member

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    Jon Voight's Le Baron.
     

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