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hannahfaith Sat 07-Dec-19 02:01:33

Mums out there, what are some of your favorite names and guilty pleasure names what are some of the names you really just don't like for one reason or another?
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Awwlookatmybabyspider Sat 07-Dec-19 12:45:08

I love Nevaeh which is despised on here.
I’m from Liverpool and I hate the way Isla is pronounced all dragged out and elongated with a heavy I at the beginning.
I like Lily on some kids but hate it on others.
Can’t stand Seren, but It’s very popular on here.
Amelie is like a mixture of Emily and Amelia. It’s either one or the other pick one.

bxua Sat 07-Dec-19 16:57:52

Love the names

Girls
Cartier
Veronica (Ronnie)
Sienna
Oliana
Norah
Darla

Boys
Henry
Rayn
Alfie
Spencer
Archie

Hate the name jack

Leopardprintboots Sat 07-Dec-19 17:04:36

Detest the names Genevieve and Seren but people on here seem to love them

Alarae Sat 07-Dec-19 17:06:39

Love the name Holly but DH doesn't so that's never being used. Also liked Millie (vetoed for a future daughter by DH again) so that ended up being the cats name.

I find some of the popular names mentioned on MN rub me the wrong way- specifically Saskia or Acacia. They feel almost a bit "unique" for the sake of it but then again that's just my preference.

Favourite names are the 'boring names' by MN standards such as Isabelle, Catherine etc. I love that they have nicknames suitable for younger ages but the full name is a strong adult option.

HalfBloodPrincess Sat 07-Dec-19 17:15:33

I love 'grown up' names on children, like Margaret, Elizabeth, Vincent, Frederick.

Not fond of word names, like Storm, Skye, Forest, Oak etc

BatleyTownswomensGuild Sat 07-Dec-19 17:55:49

Love:

Lara
Isla
Louise
Violet
Willow
Owen
Lawrence
Seth
Ivor
Elliott

Hate:

Katie
Imogen
Cora
Karla
Nicholas
Jonathan
Joel
Jonah
Caleb
And and name with a 'yoonique' spelling. Cannot see the point.

courtlee Sat 07-Dec-19 19:26:30

My fave name was Liberty I desperately wanted it for DD but DH didn't like it.
I also love Piper, Paris, Sydney and Shelby but everyone I speak to hates them😂
Love Blake for a boy
I really don't like the name Olivia it's so so popular most people I know have named their DD that or Isabelle/Bella. I don't know why people choose a name that's in the top 5!

Awwlookatmybabyspider Sat 07-Dec-19 19:26:47

Hate anything Etta eg Rosetta Henrietta Etta.
Aside from Pauline I think anything ending in Line is far too try hard.

Tillygetsit Sat 07-Dec-19 22:54:36

I love biblical names despite not being religious. I really dont like boys names on girls or surnames as first names.

Allusernamesalreadyused Sat 07-Dec-19 23:01:16

Love Elsie, Elin, Ethel and Evelyn. As you can see I like names beginning with E. Also love Gwen or Gwyneth. HATE makeyup names like Nevaeh (Heaven spelt backwards) pppppllllllleaseangryhmm

Jossina Sun 08-Dec-19 02:39:51

Hate any name that smacks of nickname. Let them BE nicknames. =I'm also not a fan of weird spellings for the child's sake. Other than that, most names appeal to me.

lowlandLucky Sun 08-Dec-19 09:41:28

Cant stand Hayden, Jayden or Brayden
Love Calum, Rodric and Gary

Cant stand Tia, Cheryl or Portia
Love Helena, Andrea Vhari

formerbabe Sun 08-Dec-19 14:27:48

Names which are popular on here but I hate are

Imogen
Harriet
Matilda
Juno

formerbabe Sun 08-Dec-19 14:28:46

Also cannot stand Grace and Oscar

Awwlookatmybabyspider Sun 08-Dec-19 15:24:33

Hate
Jenson.

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