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Names I liked when I was 15...

(106 Posts)
AlexanderS Fri 23-Nov-12 21:48:20

Have just dug a list of possible names for my future DC I made when I was 15 or 16. It contains such gems as:


Tea (with a dash over the 'e' i.e. pronounced Taya)



Feel free to point and laugh, and to share the mental names you once thought you might call your DC.

BliztenShitzinURWheelieBin Sun 25-Nov-12 05:02:33

grin maxi and flo!

I can remember alf Stewart's daughter (roo?) being up the duff and sporting nice pregnancy dungarees, and being jealous


WankbadgersBreakfast Sun 25-Nov-12 05:39:08


I wouldn't now, oh no I wouldn't.

IceNoSlice Sun 25-Nov-12 06:01:01

FloJo151 - I knew a girl at school called Jessamyn.

Wetthemogwai - max and flo - hilarious!

I know a baby Zane now hmm

Mine were Bronwyn and Todd. Also an Aussie soap theme for me.

IceNoSlice Sun 25-Nov-12 06:02:26

tothemoon - were you a fan of Byker Grove by any chance? grin

Bathsheba Sun 25-Nov-12 09:42:40

I was only having girls ( which is what actually happened)

I was having


HenriettaChicken Sun 25-Nov-12 09:43:59

Violet & Sebastian.


orangepudding Sun 25-Nov-12 09:45:20

I was going to have two girls - Megan and Tamara. Have got two girls with totally different names.

FringeEvent Sun 25-Nov-12 10:01:48

Girl: Isabelle
Boy: Conner, Lysander

Janeatthebarre Sun 25-Nov-12 14:48:17

Melanie, Nadine and Rachel.

I still like the name Rachel.

oldspeckledtam Sun 25-Nov-12 20:10:24

Mine were all loosely based on the name of whatever bloke I was seeing.
Rachel, Leah, Tess, Tara spring to mind.

I also loved Thea, Blaise, Diggory and Albert.

I used none of these names and they are not linked to dh's name either.

Ummofumbridge Mon 26-Nov-12 00:57:51

I had a child at 16! Thank heavens he was a DS as he got a nice name which I still love.
Had he been a dd my list contained -

I will admit to still loving Savannah but I have 4 dds and wouldn't dare use it!
Great thread

Littlecherublegs Mon 26-Nov-12 15:53:07

Mine were pretty dull and uninspiring (no offence intended just you'd think I'd have had more imagination!) -




ChestnutsRoastingonaWitchesTit Mon 26-Nov-12 15:58:49

My imaginary Boys. ( I was convinced I'd have boys even as a 14 year old) were named

Tor (after Glastonbury of course)
Silver Blue

blush blush blush blush

buttercrumble Mon 26-Nov-12 16:01:36

I loved Julie , it seemed so grown up and glamorous...

chipmonkey Mon 26-Nov-12 16:38:32

Angela and Nigel.(Nigel????? wtf?)

Then later, Edwina.In my defence, I knew two Edwinas, one was much younger than me and very cute, the other a little older and (to me) very sophisticated!

Frikadellen Mon 26-Nov-12 16:51:42

I was going to have 3 girls named Alexandria Victoria and Elizabeth or Sylvia (i was not sure on the last one) I was very into royalty.

A ds would have been Soren after my grandad.

I have 3 girls and a son none of them named the above but Elizabeth and Soren has made the shortlist and dd3 has Sorine as her middle name after much adored grandad.. (who passed away 6 months after she was born)

Dh on the other hand was going to have a dd called Phoebe after JD Salingers "the Catcher in the rye" guess what dd1 is called?

Brodicea Mon 26-Nov-12 18:33:44

Girl: Ruby
Boy: Dimitri ....

Geranium3 Mon 26-Nov-12 19:56:57

mine were
still like the girls names but didn't use them for my dd's

StellaNova Mon 26-Nov-12 21:28:41

Gary or Scott for a boy.

Any number of girls names including Sandra, Samantha and, as I have mentioned before on here to general mocking, the stunning Killashandra.

My two boys are not called Gary and Scott.

OkayHazel Tue 27-Nov-12 18:45:07

Lots of people are saying they're glad they didn't get pregnant at 15!

Do any MN teenage mums regret their naming choices now? (Say 5+ years later?)

Panzee Tue 27-Nov-12 18:47:30

My daughters were going to be called Roxanne and Liberty. I wasn't going to have sons.

TessOfTheBaublevilles Tue 27-Nov-12 19:48:35

My boy names were more or less what they are now; Jack (DS1), Alexander (DS2), Samuel and Edward, and other such classic/traditional type names.

As far as girl names go, I vividly remember thinking spelling Daisy as Daizee was "much cooler", and being adamant that's what I'd name a daughter if I had one. I also liked the name Angel-Rose. blush

My 3-year old daughter is named Sarah. Not quite as "cool" as Daizee or Angel-Rose, but it has charm!

debdee Tue 27-Nov-12 22:30:49

Hawk for a boy, Thaiana for a girl...

RedcupsforChristmas Tue 27-Nov-12 23:17:15

Pearl and Peach....for girls....blimey...thank god I saw sense before having DD!smile

greencolorpack Tue 27-Nov-12 23:21:54

I chose a name when I was 9 for the son i planned to have one day and he is called that; sometimes our younger selves have good taste in names.

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