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Roger Federers baby twin girls - Myla Rose and Charlene Riva

(19 Posts)
gero Fri 24-Jul-09 20:33:23

What thinks the mumsnet jury - great names or not?

CurryMaid Fri 24-Jul-09 20:57:40

Charlene? As in Scott and Charlene circa 1988? Not for me.

How do you pronounce Myla?

RachieB Fri 24-Jul-09 21:23:15

hmmm not keen !
Myla is okish but not Charlene !

boodleboot Sat 25-Jul-09 19:22:22

myla is nice but charlene sounds trashy. myla as it looks - My-La

thinking about it Myla Rose sounds like underwear brand....hmm

jellybeans Sat 25-Jul-09 19:23:40

I like them. Not too weird.

mrswoolf Sat 25-Jul-09 20:16:54

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PfftTheMagicDragon Sat 25-Jul-09 20:22:40

They aren't English though are they? I mean, what sort of a name is Charlene in Switzerland, assuming that's where they live?

Lilyloo Sat 25-Jul-09 20:23:59

Like Myla , not keen on Charlene

Nancy66 Sun 26-Jul-09 00:11:32

Horrible - but then he is called 'Roger'

FAQtothefuture Sun 26-Jul-09 00:15:07

that's ok - I'm sure people in Switzerland would think that Olivia and Ruby (top 10 names last year in the UK) were horrible too wink

expatinscotland Sun 26-Jul-09 00:17:33

People, they don't speak English at home. Those names sound different in their native tongue.

expatinscotland Sun 26-Jul-09 00:18:37

I wonder if she speaks English at all, tbh.

FAQtothefuture Sun 26-Jul-09 00:19:58

but expat - didn't you know that people all over the world are to call their children Jack and Olivia, prounced the English way, grin

expatinscotland Sun 26-Jul-09 00:22:24

Yes, because all others names are weird or chav.

Nancy66 Sun 26-Jul-09 00:25:48

they're both from well to do families - so maybe Charlene is posh in Switzerland, like Kevin is in France.

qumquat Sun 26-Jul-09 10:56:46

I think German is their mother tongue, so I think Charlene would be pronounced Charl-ay-na which I think is quite nice.

ilovemydogandmrobama Sun 26-Jul-09 11:06:45

Isn't she Slovakian?

PfftTheMagicDragon Sun 26-Jul-09 11:41:00

LOL FAQ...where would the world be without our tasteful name choices, eh?

LunarSea Sun 26-Jul-09 11:48:32

The do seem to like their girls names ending in "a" in Switzerland - top swiss names

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