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What's your naming style?

(47 Posts)
BananaBubbles Sun 04-Nov-12 12:53:27

What type of names do you love? Classic,quirky,place names?,names beginning with a particular letter,royalty,names associated with nature,or from literature?
Do you continue a family name or name them after a musician or author you admire?

BananaBubbles Sun 04-Nov-12 13:05:04

And yes,I am terribly bored.grin

sonniboo Sun 04-Nov-12 20:33:43

Classic, underused and sounding good with our surname.

popsicle1984 Sun 04-Nov-12 21:21:33

Classic/unusual/Italian/nature/pretentious! Bit of a random mix!

naturalbaby Sun 04-Nov-12 21:22:37

American hippy/surfer type boy names
Rebel/quirky girl names

whatagreatname Sun 04-Nov-12 21:23:51

Hippy, nature inspired, unusual, out there

sonniboo Sun 04-Nov-12 21:24:45

I seem to love 'pretentious' names too smile.

PrincessOfChina Sun 04-Nov-12 21:25:13

Unusual but not ridiculous. Suspect we'd find it much harder if we had a boy to name.

Claifairy Sun 04-Nov-12 21:32:06

I get no say in the names of our children. Our next child will come along already named! Saved us all the arguments as I'm a bit hippy whilst DH is very traditional. We would have never agreed.

rachel234 Sun 04-Nov-12 21:33:06

Not overused (outside top 100), classic and elegant. Love names that are sometimes called 'pretentious' on mumsnet.

chipmunch Sun 04-Nov-12 21:33:31

something different and unusual that stands out in a crowd

scottishmummy Sun 04-Nov-12 21:33:53

Scottish names
dont like try too hard, funny spellings of regular names to be different innit
or woo hoo mystical meanings fannni-anni meaning she who must think and wait

LemonLovesLilac Sun 04-Nov-12 21:36:35

I love quirky vintage posh style names........if in fact that is a style!

MrsRhettButler Sun 04-Nov-12 21:37:16

Who chooses your names clai?

I like pretty names but I only have girls, I would like quite traditional names for boys I.e Michael or Daniel.

Frikadellen Sun 04-Nov-12 21:39:23

My naming style is unusual and underused sounding pretty to my ear

Dh's is classic and non biblical

then throw in our agreement that it has to be pronounced the same in Danish and English and you end up with

Classical names that are underused and non biblical

thankfully we only had 1 boy

bananaramma Sun 04-Nov-12 21:44:19

We love classic, quirky, underused names, sometimes described as 'posh' on mumsnet.

MrsEddChina Sun 04-Nov-12 21:45:54

Subtle and old fashioned but lovely.

bruffin Sun 04-Nov-12 21:47:51

Both dcs classic biblical

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Sun 04-Nov-12 21:52:21

I'd say classic with cutesy potential.

Everlong Sun 04-Nov-12 21:52:47

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tammytoby Sun 04-Nov-12 21:53:08

I love underused, lovely, classic names. Not a fan of 'trendy' or 'fashionable' names.

MiniTheMinx Sun 04-Nov-12 21:53:42

Another fan here of the slightly old fashioned, underused and maybe a little posh, DS1 has a Hebrew name and DS2 a quirky name popular in the 1920's.

bigbluebump Sun 04-Nov-12 21:59:27

We too like classic, old fashioned names names that aren't too popular. DS's name sometimes called 'posh' on here, so I guess I like posh names smile.

Claifairy Sun 04-Nov-12 22:01:32

MrsRhett - Birth Mothers name the children. We have already adopted a little boy and hoping adopt again next year.

MrsRhettButler Sun 04-Nov-12 23:10:02

I figured that must be it after I posted! grin hope it goes well for you next year smile

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