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Names after countrys which one?

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Marli1980 Sun 10-Nov-13 12:52:04

Hi all new on mumsnet pls help me for my daughters name
We have 3 decisions:-

BillyBanter Sun 10-Nov-13 12:56:31

Africa isn't a country.

The obvious (to me) school nickname for Egypt would be eedjit.

Marli1980 Sun 10-Nov-13 12:57:50

Ops I mean 'places' sorry

Coconutty Sun 10-Nov-13 13:02:54

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Littlecherublegs Sun 10-Nov-13 13:11:54

India is the only one that is a name to me.

Tikkamasala Sun 10-Nov-13 13:12:12

India is nice, the rest... No

Branleuse Sun 10-Nov-13 13:18:42


Marli1980 Sun 10-Nov-13 13:22:51

Ok I didn't think if Belgium before, it doesn't have to be country's can be place or city anything, I want to stumble onto the next 'Paris'

SoupDragon Sun 10-Nov-13 13:23:48

Don't be stupid.

You are naming a person not a bloody pet.

Afiach Sun 10-Nov-13 13:24:01

Aberystwyth. Abi for short.

Marli1980 Sun 10-Nov-13 13:25:09

....? What does that matter? A place can be a persons name

Branleuse Sun 10-Nov-13 13:29:20

Equatorial Guinea

lljkk Sun 10-Nov-13 13:31:31

Kenya, Chelsea.
Try here, OP.

Marli1980 Sun 10-Nov-13 13:31:39

Ok I am a joke? Thnx

SoupDragon Sun 10-Nov-13 13:31:58

It's your child who has to live with a stupid name, not you. You can not seriously be thinking of calling your child Belgium. If you are, I think you should hand the responsibility of naming this new person onto someone else.

Marli1980 Sun 10-Nov-13 13:32:14

Thnx lljkk lots of good ideas

Marli1980 Sun 10-Nov-13 13:32:55

This is why I want to rid a nice name? So asking for ideas

DrankSangriaInThePark Sun 10-Nov-13 13:33:17

Ougadougou always slips nicely off the tongue I think.

Seriously, India was traditionally considered posh, but now isn't. I taught a little Spanish girl called Africa years ago, but she is the only Africa I have ever come across. Never heard of an Egypt human being. Kim Basinger's kid is called Ireland IIRC.

"stumbling onto the next Paris" isn't necessarily a good thing y'know....

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Sun 10-Nov-13 13:33:33

How about Bolivia?

DrankSangriaInThePark Sun 10-Nov-13 13:34:12

"a place can be a name".

Yes, it sure can. As with many things in this life though, just because it can, doesn't mean it should.

BillyBanter Sun 10-Nov-13 13:34:14

Monaco. That's a lifetime of torture all round. Monica? Monica?

EauRouge Sun 10-Nov-13 13:34:22


Marli1980 Sun 10-Nov-13 13:35:22

Alicia keys baby is Egypt that's where I heard of it but he's a boy

BillyBanter Sun 10-Nov-13 13:35:39


PelvicFloorClenchReminder Sun 10-Nov-13 13:35:52

Aww, little baby Wolvie.

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