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I want to call my daughter Cambria.

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zoetstoffen Wed 20-Mar-13 12:27:26

We're not Welsh, I just think it's lovely. It's easy to pronounce, easy to spell, and not too long.

Is this just hormonal madness or is it a nice name?

StellaNova Fri 22-Mar-13 19:04:51

I like it. And I like Cam as a nickname.

mrsbungle Fri 22-Mar-13 19:10:44

I think it's quite a nice name and Cam is a nice nickname.

I have to say, though, when I saw the thread title I thought, at first, it said Cumbria.

pinkandyellowbutterfly Sat 23-Mar-13 00:08:16

Capital city of Australia?

MidnightMasquerader Sat 23-Mar-13 04:23:55

Canberra...? confused

I like it. And what sort of person laughs at someone's name? Children don't; they take names at face-value. I'm not saying children don't tease people over their names, but Cambria...? I really don't think it's going to pique too many bullies' interest.

cuillereasoupe Sat 23-Mar-13 07:56:52

Yes, rocks and fossils here too.

MoetEtPantsOn Tue 26-Mar-13 03:04:17

You're famous, OP. Now. Who put Cambria forward for such an article...

MoetEtPantsOn Tue 26-Mar-13 03:05:05

With link that links...

Still18atheart Wed 27-Mar-13 00:11:31

Sorry it's too similar to Cumbria

LilyAmaryllis Wed 27-Mar-13 00:18:57


MidnightMasquerader Wed 27-Mar-13 00:23:02


Wow, famous.

Someone on my FB who I 'know' from another forum called her DS Hendrix.

zoetstoffen Wed 27-Mar-13 03:36:55

My closest ever brush with fame, and I can't tell anyone I know as we're keeping potential names secret until baby arrives!

HorryIsUpduffed Wed 27-Mar-13 09:26:14

That was a very interesting article.

Biscuitsneeded Wed 27-Mar-13 17:54:18

I teach a Cambria. She's a very nice girl. I think you should use it!

zoetstoffen Thu 28-Nov-13 23:28:05

Someone linked me to this so I thought I would update. We called her Cambria, and I have no regrets. No teasing, no negative comments, no mistaking her for a cheese or a font. Oh, and noone has misspelt or mispronounced it.

I can't imagine her being called anything else. And as a nickname, her grandparents have occasionally used Bree or Breea, which I much prefer to Cam. Perfect all round.

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