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What do you think of Carladee?

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carladee Sat 24-Sep-11 15:21:07

What do you think of Carladee as a girl's name? It's listed on Mumsnet's Baby Name Finder.

aStarInStrangeways Sat 24-Sep-11 15:23:00

car lady

carladee Sat 24-Sep-11 15:23:10

I'm 28 and have never known any one with the same name!! Should I use it as a middle name for my baby?

MurunBuchstansangur Sat 24-Sep-11 15:24:05

definitely. You definitely should keep the dream alive smile

ginmakesitallok Sat 24-Sep-11 15:24:21

confused it's listed there because you put it there?? It's not a nice name

Voidka Sat 24-Sep-11 15:26:16

You have never met anyone with the same?
I am surprised!

daenerysstormborn Sat 24-Sep-11 15:26:44

as a child's name? it's bloody awful

NormaStanleyFletcher Sat 24-Sep-11 15:29:23

Carladee is a country singer

carladee Sat 24-Sep-11 15:30:30

Yes I put it there just wanted to see wot people think about it!!
Think my mum was on some very strong drugs bless her when she had me!

EdithWeston Sat 24-Sep-11 15:30:57

I've never come across this name in RL, and I don't take to it. I read it as "car lady" as well (and IMHO, Carmen would be better).

It might be better as Carla-Dee, if s the pronunciation you want.

plumviolet Sat 24-Sep-11 15:31:10

Awful. Sorry.

BluddyMoFo Sat 24-Sep-11 15:34:08

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Thumbwitch Sat 24-Sep-11 15:38:16

Is it actually your real name?
I think first, car lady, next, deep South redneck country singer.
I don't think I'd ever consider using it for a child. Carla-Dee would be better - at least you have the option to drop the Dee bit. Carla is a perfectly nice name by itself. smile

carladee Sat 24-Sep-11 15:43:46

I know it's so wrong but thats my name!

BluddyMoFo Sat 24-Sep-11 15:46:33

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

BehindLockNumberNine Sat 24-Sep-11 15:48:13

Carladee Carlada Carlawohoho was the first thing that came to mind.

The second thing that came to mind was 'hell no"

IndieNile Sat 24-Sep-11 15:48:24

And I suppose her sister would be Bagladee?

BehindLockNumberNine Sat 24-Sep-11 15:49:04

Aw, sorry, it is YOUR name.

Ahem. Ok.

Carla is nice...

Thumbwitch Sat 24-Sep-11 15:51:11

Got it! I knew it was reminding me of something else - it's the Beatles song, Ob-la-dee, ob-la-dah. Sorry.

Your mum must have been on some good dope... grin

Do you just call yourself Carla?

And since there really can't be many Carladees in the country, I would like to respectfully suggest you change your MN name, as it is going to out you completely in RL. smile

Thumbwitch Sat 24-Sep-11 15:53:36

Do you not have a middle name yourself? I like the tradition of using a family name for your DC, and if I ever have a girlbaby will give her my middle name for her middle name as well (it goes back generations).

But I'm not sure I could stomach inflicting Carladee on my child even if it is a family name - how has it affected you in your life?

hiccymapops Sat 24-Sep-11 15:54:01

It reminded me of that song too (but I thought it was black laceblush)

hiccymapops Sat 24-Sep-11 15:54:48

<disclaimer, I AM NOT a black lace fan> grin

Thumbwitch Sat 24-Sep-11 15:56:33

Black Lace "covered" it, hiccy, if you can call it that! but it's a Beatles' original. smile

carladee Sat 24-Sep-11 16:00:39

Ok I'll save my baby from the humiliation I went though!!

hiccymapops Sat 24-Sep-11 16:04:13

Thank you smile it was on a party album I had when I was about 8, many many years ago (the olden days, yesteryear, days of yore etc grin)

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