What name would you choose to rename yourself?
MistleTOEboughski · 16/01/2021 17:41
If name changing were as easy in real life as on MN? I can't decide myself but my dd chose Avery. What would you choose and why?
Thistles24 · 16/01/2021 18:06
Kate. I’ve always fancied being a Kate.
MistleTOEboughski · 16/01/2021 18:22
Yes Kate is a good name.
Fishingforhappiness · 16/01/2021 18:23
I have one of the most common names for someone my age and i hate it. I wish i had something more unusual, maybe something french sounding like emmeline or Cecelia
Imissmoominmama · 16/01/2021 18:25
I really like my name, but when I was a child I wanted to be called Lucinda.
VienneseWhirligig · 16/01/2021 18:28
Athena or Diana, both sound classy.
InsertRudeWord · 16/01/2021 18:30
CuntasarusRex · 16/01/2021 18:30
Katherine, Hannah or Hallie
PeskyRooks · 16/01/2021 18:31
Rosie or Jess
MistleTOEboughski · 16/01/2021 18:32
I have one of the most common names for someone my age and i hate it.
Dd has a very popular name and that has put her off it, even though she kindly said she does still like her name but she wished she didn't have 3 others with the same name in her class.
Spied · 16/01/2021 18:33
I'm choosing Annabelle. nn Anna
Angel2702 · 16/01/2021 18:33
Alice it’s my middle name. I hate my first name and have always wished it had been the other way around.
katesaregreat · 16/01/2021 18:36
name changed (obviously) but as someone named Kate - spelled slightly differently but same name - I'm very flattered
I think I'd probably go for Cleo, or Diane. I like strong names.
MrsSmith2021 · 16/01/2021 18:37
Alex. Always loved the name. I look like an Alex too.
Tier10 · 16/01/2021 19:23
When I was younger I want to be called Nancy or Kim.
FenEel · 16/01/2021 19:26
I really like my name so wouldn’t change, but if I had to I would be Laura.
BiBabbles · 16/01/2021 19:26
I renamed myself. I chose a first name that written is very similar to the name I was raised with, but is pronounced in a entirely different way. Having a different sound was very important to me - it was the sound of the name I grew up that repelled me - and having an entirely different language origin and meaning that I liked was part of it - I've quite liked how the shift of a letter created something so new, like a slight shift in myself changed who I am too. I also like how it lends itself to multiple pleasant nicknames for such a short name, whereas the name I was raised with, the nicknames are pretty naff.
For middle names, I considered my different heritages and went for names with meanings that resonated with me. I kept my first 2 initials the same, and kept the second middle name a family name (and still a gemstone) just a different family member that I valued continuing on more.
If I had to rerename myself, I'd probably do similar - there are other names that could be made with a letter or two difference and I've actually since found some more resources on my family tree so I'd have even more family names to pick from.
EggyPegg · 16/01/2021 19:29
Felicity. NN Lissy.
My mother actually wanted to name me this, but my dad said no as everyone would call me Felix the cat (which I wouldn't have minded). My dad's choice was Alison. I am neither of those names.
Camomila · 16/01/2021 19:43
Isabella known as Izzy, or maybe Flora.
I like my name though.
PollyPorcupine · 16/01/2021 19:45
I really like my name, wouldn't change it.
Blue2021 · 16/01/2021 19:46
Adeline love the name.. would of been called this if I could choose. It’s what DS would of been called if a girl. Never know may get to use it. Also like the names Penny or Erika.
Ewanispurple · 16/01/2021 19:46
I wish I was a Frankie
Cocolapew · 16/01/2021 19:47
Stevie, I used to want to be called Shannon when I was young
hiptobeasquare · 16/01/2021 19:48
Agatha. Nickname Aggie.
WankPuffins · 16/01/2021 19:48
RuthW · 16/01/2021 19:48
Love that name
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