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Bethany if girl Wilde if boy

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cindybextor Wed 14-Sep-11 20:03:28

so i was reading some other names here and really like some here are 2 i have picked, but i was also thinking perhaps somthing with more black cultur in because he dad is black and so is my stepdad, like winston or Monique?

minipie Wed 14-Sep-11 20:37:05

I like the name Bethany. Wilde is a bit "out there" for me. Personally I'd choose a name you and the child's father both like and not worry too much about "culture".

vigglewiggle Wed 14-Sep-11 20:39:16

I like Bethany and I like Winston but I would fear that Wilde would become a self-fulfilling prophecy!

BehindLockNumberNine Wed 14-Sep-11 20:39:29

I would not worry about culture, and go with names you like.

Love Bethany, not sure at all about Wilde.

BehindLockNumberNine Wed 14-Sep-11 20:40:32

Meant to add, Winston is not bad but Monique is imo dreadful. (am Dutch, Monique was a popular name there whilst I was growing up and it was a bit of a mouthful and had 'wannabe posh' connotations...)

Sirzy Wed 14-Sep-11 20:40:51

Like others, Bethany is lovely Wilde I am not so keen on.

MissWilde Wed 14-Sep-11 21:35:28

Wilde is my surname so would definitely not think of it as a first name!

SoupDragon Wed 14-Sep-11 21:38:27

Wilde is utterly dreadful.

LetThereBeRock Wed 14-Sep-11 21:48:41

What Soupdragon said.

Bethany is nice though.

Meteorite Wed 14-Sep-11 22:09:50

Bethany is very nice.

Not keen on Wilde. How about William?

stressheaderic Thu 15-Sep-11 20:01:39

Glad to read this. I have a Bethany and it has been much mocked on here before. Not keen on Wilde, sorry. Will is nice though.

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