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Thoughts on Miley

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LittleDonkin Wed 21-Nov-12 20:04:58

I like this name and thinks it goes well with my DD's name which is Erin. What do you think?

CremeEggThief Wed 21-Nov-12 20:07:14

I'm Irish, and it was the name of one of the main characters in a long-running soap called "Glenroe". He was a grumpy, middle-aged farmer...

BunnyLebowski Wed 21-Nov-12 20:07:14

I think it's horrible.

And it makes me think of Miley from Glenroe <gets coat>

LittleDonkin Wed 21-Nov-12 20:09:33

Erin is Irish too so prehaps it could work on some level grin

HilaryClinton Wed 21-Nov-12 20:10:55

Also thinking of Mick lally as Miley!!!!!

thegreylady Wed 21-Nov-12 20:16:30

Makes me think of Miley Cyrus aka Hannah Montana!
How about Milly?

LittleDonkin Wed 21-Nov-12 20:21:01

I dont like Milly as I see it as more of a "cutesy" baby name whereas I see Miley as having a bit of attitude and can actually imagine an adult with the name.

Viviennemary Wed 21-Nov-12 20:22:45

Sorry but it's really dire. Reminds me of that dreadful Miley Cyrus person.

BunnyLebowski Wed 21-Nov-12 20:24:00

I think it'd be bad on a child, terrible on an adult woman.

PoppyWearer Wed 21-Nov-12 20:25:19

It's worth noting that Miley is Miley Cyrus' nickname, from "smiley", it is not her "real" name.

I have come across a couple of very young Mileys and sorry, I don't like it, I think it's chavvy.

what's her real name?

EvenIfYouSeeAPoppy Wed 21-Nov-12 20:28:33

There are so many pretty names you could use. Please don't saddle your child with that name.

Girls' names that go with Erin (nice name btw): Lucy, Amy, Amelia (and you could call her Miley as an unofficial nickname if you really had to), Lily, Emily, Anna, Sadie, I could go on.

Hulababy Wed 21-Nov-12 20:29:29

It would make me think of Miley Cyrus, as in Hannah Montana. As said already Miley was originally just her nickname, not her real name (think that was Destiny), although I think she has now changed her name formally to Miley.

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LittleDonkin Wed 21-Nov-12 20:34:41

Looks like I may revert back to my original favourites which are Lois or Thea!

BunnyLebowski Wed 21-Nov-12 20:38:43

Lois is fantastic!!

Thea sounds wet and lispy.

LittleDonkin Wed 21-Nov-12 20:41:28

Lois is my favorite I think it sounds great with Erin smile

RancerDoo Wed 21-Nov-12 20:52:11

Lois is a fab name, v v v cool.

Rhubarbgarden Wed 21-Nov-12 21:15:19

Thea is beautiful.

ConfusedandBemused Wed 21-Nov-12 21:27:56

Little donkin google Miley from Glenroe.....just awful really really awful!

forgetmenots Wed 21-Nov-12 22:24:55

Love Thea. Lois so-so, really dislike Miley, it's very trendy whereas I think Erin (and Thea) are classic. Good luck OP smile

crocodilesmiles Fri 23-Nov-12 12:44:18

I like Miley a lot.....It sounds like I'm alone on that one though!

winkle2 Sat 24-Nov-12 09:39:04

I like Miley too but I would use it as a nickname. Then you could say it evolved from her full name and people wouldn't think you named her after Miley Cyrus!

Alisvolatpropiis Sat 24-Nov-12 15:45:54

Miley Cyrus real name Destiny Hope Miseltoe

Miley is marginally better than that.

I really don't like Miley. At all. Marley might be better? Thought I don't like that much either.

mathanxiety Sat 24-Nov-12 17:53:59

Please NO.

With Erin as a sister, you would make a lot of Irish people smirk.

Lois or Thea would be far nicer.

How about Mila?

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