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would you name a boy Clancy or Cearul?

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nappyaddict Tue 31-Jul-07 23:49:29

my friend really likes these names but are they a bit feminine, especially if you are living in england and not ireland?

nappyaddict Tue 31-Jul-07 23:50:52

oh and what about Cillian (its pronounced killian)

moondog Tue 31-Jul-07 23:52:16

The last one is too like cereal which is what kid would be called by all nad sundry.
First one would be used with 'nancy'

nappyaddict Tue 31-Jul-07 23:53:17

and colman (reminded me of mustard)

bookthief Tue 31-Jul-07 23:53:45

Clancy is okish but agree with moondog. I read that as Cereal at first glance.

I do like Cillian though.

paulaplumpbottom Tue 31-Jul-07 23:54:05

Clancey is a mamma'a boy's name

nappyaddict Tue 31-Jul-07 23:54:14

its pronounced karul not cereal!

bookthief Tue 31-Jul-07 23:54:16

Don't like Colman. Do like Colm.

itwasntme Tue 31-Jul-07 23:54:21


controlfreakyflitwick Tue 31-Jul-07 23:55:13

not unless was cruel sadist

KerryMumbledore Tue 31-Jul-07 23:56:17

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nappyaddict Tue 31-Jul-07 23:57:53

no im not in ireland!! im in the midlands in england.

nappyaddict Tue 31-Jul-07 23:58:46

i think she was worried about it being related to the word kill. what do you think?

KerryMumbledore Tue 31-Jul-07 23:58:48

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KerryMumbledore Tue 31-Jul-07 23:59:36

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paulaplumpbottom Wed 01-Aug-07 00:00:31

Its just a horrible name, why not name the poor child something normal

Califrau Wed 01-Aug-07 00:00:32

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nappyaddict Wed 01-Aug-07 00:02:23

she likes Feidhelm too but again unsure cos of it being related to failing?

think she puts too much though tbh

KerryMumbledore Wed 01-Aug-07 00:02:47

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bookthief Wed 01-Aug-07 00:05:02

What about Connor or Ciaran or Calum or Declan or any of the other nice, normal Irish names?

Pinkchampagne Wed 01-Aug-07 00:07:13

I personally wouldn't choose those names

bookthief Wed 01-Aug-07 00:07:43

I'll ask this while I'm on here because I've been wondering for a while:

You know the name Kai which is v popular at the moment, is that pronounced to rhyme with May or Eye? And where did it come from?

paulaplumpbottom Wed 01-Aug-07 00:08:07

Isn't the stupid cop from the Simpsons calle Clancy?

nappyaddict Wed 01-Aug-07 00:11:31

she doesn't like those cos they are widely used over here too. wants something that really says i'm irish i think. (her mil is irish)

well i've posted all the irish names i like on a thread so i can print it off and show her. hope she likes them!!

nappyaddict Wed 01-Aug-07 00:12:36

it rhymes with eye and comes from germany, sweden and hawaii.

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