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blitzthehouse Mon 18-Aug-08 14:35:06

What do you think of the name Farra for a girl?

blitzthehouse Mon 18-Aug-08 14:35:35

Farrah blush

collision Mon 18-Aug-08 14:35:43

Fawcett

No.

cyteen Mon 18-Aug-08 14:39:34

Horrible. Also sounds like Farah, the clothing brand, which is also horrible.

Just my opinion though

MaloryDontDiveItsShallow Mon 18-Aug-08 14:40:44

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snowleopard Mon 18-Aug-08 14:41:34

I like unusual names generally, but I can't get my head round it because it makes me think of the awful trousers.

Heated Mon 18-Aug-08 14:43:14

I know only one Farrah, she is from Iraq originally & obviously it suits her.

mrswoolf Mon 18-Aug-08 15:02:15

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ThatBigGermanPrison Mon 18-Aug-08 15:03:06

Old MAn Polyester Trousers.

MaryAnnSingleton Mon 18-Aug-08 15:04:42

no,it's not very nice,F Fawcett Majors and vile polyster slacks

LynetteScavo Mon 18-Aug-08 15:07:37

fI think you could get away with it if you were quite posh, other wise, NO.

JuneBugJen Mon 18-Aug-08 15:08:38

oh lord, no. Too hair flicky with bell bottoms.

suzywong Mon 18-Aug-08 15:11:13

NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
<in manner of Harry Enfield Character>

angerlina Mon 18-Aug-08 15:12:34

my ds goes to school with a Farrah Mai who goes by Mai hmm
They are quite chav

Slink Mon 18-Aug-08 15:27:03

What about Freya? Thats what i have called my dd

collision Mon 18-Aug-08 15:29:18

Freya is much prettier!

hellebores Mon 18-Aug-08 15:32:14

My DP is a professor in electrical engineering and I wanted to call baby girl Faraday (after Michael).

But - friends/family and dp thought it was too like Farrah (and therefore to chavvy) - luckily we had a boy. Still like Faraday though - but not Farrah. Sorry.

suzywong Mon 18-Aug-08 15:33:11

Faraday Ohm

gotta ring to it

PootyApplewater Mon 18-Aug-08 15:33:32

nuh uh

DarrellRivers Mon 18-Aug-08 15:34:12

I quite like it
Agree though, you would have to be posh to pull it off

slinkiemalinki Mon 18-Aug-08 17:03:27

Farah - quite popular muslim girl's name - I rather like it in that context. Less keen on spelling of Farrah for some reason. Everybody will say Fawcett won't they? Or "slacks"

ethanchristopher Mon 18-Aug-08 17:49:51

i am called jessica but my dad wanted to call me farrah apparently

although i am one of the thousands that are called jessica i am so glad i was not a farrah

so so glad

maribe Tue 26-Aug-08 12:06:59

Love it.

periselene Tue 26-Aug-08 12:11:10

It's not a posh name. Might be a wannabe posh name. It's probably lovely in the language it came from, but I don't think it travels well. What other names are on your shortlist?

lastboxoftampons Tue 26-Aug-08 13:17:53

I like it - but I'm a bit biased since it IS my name! Spelled Farah. I'm not Iranian and I don't think I'm particularly chavvy hmm I will say people have a hard time getting their heads' around it no matter how much I spell it for them so that I usually have to resort to "like Farrah Fawcett" blush But once people do get it, I often get lovely compliments on it.

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