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what is your first association with the name Natasha?

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SleepyRoo Sat 13-Feb-16 18:20:22

Trying to find a middle name that's "proper" and appealing, to come after our slightly more quirky choice of first name. DH and I can't agree on any and baby is almost here. Thoughts on Natasha - is it nice, wearable and feminine, or a bit 80s? Can't tell any more

IoraRua Sat 13-Feb-16 18:22:44

I love the name Natasha.
It's very wearable imo.

absolutelynotfabulous Sat 13-Feb-16 18:23:21

Well, you asked for associations so "they call her Natasha but she looks like Elsie...I don't wanna go to Chelsea" (shows age)

Sorry not helpful.grin.

mudandmayhem01 Sat 13-Feb-16 18:24:32

War and peace!

Allalonenow Sat 13-Feb-16 18:25:19

First thoughts ~ some one born at Christmas time.

toffeeboffin Sat 13-Feb-16 18:27:41

Not that keen really. Name of person I'm replacing at work. But that's personal, it's a nice name, I guess.

toffeeboffin Sat 13-Feb-16 18:28:26

Honestly if by 'proper' you middle class I'd have to disagree.

KaraokeQueenOfTheNorth Sat 13-Feb-16 18:29:29

Natasha Beddingfield.

LikeASoulWithoutAMind Sat 13-Feb-16 18:29:33


SleepyRoo Sat 13-Feb-16 18:30:00

Explain, toffeeboffin

TheCatsMeow Sat 13-Feb-16 18:31:33

Black Widow from the Avengers but that's specific to people into that genre!

I don't associate it with any specific class, I think it's a nice name

Tartyflette Sat 13-Feb-16 18:32:15

I think of a beautiful Russian spy saying throatily (in a very Russian accent, of course) "my name is Na-tash-a" shows age. Exotic.

lljkk Sat 13-Feb-16 18:36:27

my friend's little girl who had terrible asthma but now plays rugby & at Uni.

RiverTam Sat 13-Feb-16 18:37:20


ivykaty44 Sat 13-Feb-16 18:40:21

Russian Christmas, or is that Natalie?

FadedRed Sat 13-Feb-16 18:40:31

War and Peace. I think it's a lovely name.

elephantpig Sat 13-Feb-16 18:41:57

Oh, I'm sorry to sound a bitch. But just to give my impression, I don't think it's a 'cool' name, I imagine someone quite frumpy.

rosieliveson1 Sat 13-Feb-16 18:43:05

IMy first thought on hearing it is the film 'true lies' where the female lead is being given her spy name and she hopefully asks for "Natasha" (nat-ar-shah) grin

Muskey Sat 13-Feb-16 18:44:07

Asking for impressions but reminds me of a queen bee type in dd class (sorry)

superram Sat 13-Feb-16 18:47:04

I immediately thought a bit common but actually I teach a lovely Natasha and it may grow on me. The possibility of tasha as a nickname puts me off.

SpotOn Sat 13-Feb-16 18:47:45

Natasha Kaplinkiplonk or whatever her name is.

It's a nice name....but I don't like the usual nn's.

UmbongoUnchained Sat 13-Feb-16 18:48:09

It's a lovely Russian name! Also makes me think of Black Widow.

Helmetbymidnight Sat 13-Feb-16 18:49:29

I would have said 'Kinski' but I've just watched War and Peace...

GiveMyHeadPeaceffs Sat 13-Feb-16 18:54:09

I think it's a lovely name! It's my friend's middle name; she has a very unusual first name and I think Natasha goes well with it. Anyone that thinks it's a certain class kind of shows their own hang ups imo

Zhabr Sat 13-Feb-16 18:56:30

Timeless, really
Natasha from Russia
Not very popular in Russia at the moment

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