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IABVVVVU but I cringe inside when I see

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AmataesAmataes · 21/05/2013 14:14

Girls names with -Ella, -lily, -mae, -Rae, -lee or any variation

Following on from my name thread and a couple of threads I've seen about rochelle from the Saturdays new baby,I can't help but cringe when I see any of the above e.g. Gracie-Mae

I am being VVVV judgey pants but I find it so overdone, twee and chavvy.

I'm ready for my flaming!

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squeakytoy · 21/05/2013 14:16

It just makes me think of an american trailer park tbh...

OHforDUCKScake · 21/05/2013 14:19

I cringe when I see may/mae/mai anything,

Its so common now.

Every girl round here is called something-May/Mae/mai

Lilly may, ellie may, etc etc etc

Think outside the box people, please!

SPsCliffingAllOverMN · 21/05/2013 14:19

Why chavvy? Whats with MNs obsession with the word 'chavvy'? I dont get it.

if you don't like it fair enough dont use it for your own children but judging children or the parents for their name choice is something I dont understand.

What about names like Moon Unit?

Pobblewhohasnotoes · 21/05/2013 14:21

I'm fed up of hearing May/Mai/Mae as a middle name (I work with children). Every girl has it now, such a boring easy option!

OHforDUCKScake · 21/05/2013 14:21

I have a son with a middle name incredible close to Moon Unit. Judge away Grin

threesypeesy · 21/05/2013 14:22

SPS me either it has no impact on anyones lives what others call their children, you may not like it or have chosen it yourself but really don't understand why its always classed as chavy etc....... bizarre if you ask me!

SPsCliffingAllOverMN · 21/05/2013 14:24

No judgement from me. I dont care what others call there names but Id like to know what people think names like Moon Unit and Apple are?

If Grace- Mae or anything similar is seen as chavvy then what about the random names?

Tabliope · 21/05/2013 14:25

If DS had been a girl he would have had May as a middle name as born in the month of May but it wouldn't have been hyphenated and in fact wouldn't have been used at all or known about unless someone asked what the middle name was. They are pretty names but agree the hyphenation with those examples on the end have been overdone now.

SPsCliffingAllOverMN · 21/05/2013 14:25

Call their children** not names. This illness is affecting my posting Grin

Tequilatequila · 21/05/2013 14:26

It is really common. And mia's and leigh at the end of everything. It reminds me of the kind of parents that are always calling them princess ect. Yep it is snobby and judgy but i do agree. Pick something different..

phnarphnarphnar · 21/05/2013 14:26

totally agree. It's just so.... boring

crashdoll · 21/05/2013 14:26

I think they're ok names. I'd prefer Lily-May to something like; Margaret Harriet. I'd think the latter had parents who were too 'try hard'.

WorkingtoohardMama · 21/05/2013 14:28

When dd was baptised, the priest said how lovely her middle name is, and makes such a change from may and rose - expect as her mn is grace he has now added that to his list of boring middle names!

SchroSawMargeryDaw · 21/05/2013 14:28

I always feel sorry for the posters who will have names ending in stuff like this when these threads come up.

Would you start a "I cringe inside when I see people with ginger hair" or similar?

They can't help it, it's a name and they are stuck with it. All this "sounds chavvy" bollocks just makes the people saying it sound like stuck up snobs.

SPsCliffingAllOverMN · 21/05/2013 14:29

See I could write my sons full name here. I would be judged for the K in his first name and how its different. Then his middle names I will be judged for been boring, plain and having no imagination.

Cant win either way on here

badtime · 21/05/2013 14:29

Moon Unit is fine, Moonie-Mae would be a poor choice.
I think.

Sunnysummer · 21/05/2013 14:30

Isn't there a joke about this in the movie Ted?

SchroSawMargeryDaw · 21/05/2013 14:31

SP Mines might as well be called Moon Unit with the middle name he has. Wink

SPsCliffingAllOverMN · 21/05/2013 14:31

Sunny Is that when he mentions a load of names trying to guess the woman's name? Ends up been a name with Lynn on the end

SirBoobAlot · 21/05/2013 14:31

I'm a -Maye. May was both my grandmother's middle names. I used to love my name... But it's freaking everywhere now. Thankfully my first name isn't popular at all Grin

The 'Mai' spelling gets on my tits for some irrational reason.

C999875 · 21/05/2013 14:31

It's up to the parent/s what they call their children. If someone would have told me to not call my child a certain name I'd have named her it out of spite. xx

Pobblewhohasnotoes · 21/05/2013 14:31

Lily May is pretty but I'm bored of hearing it. Ellie May is even more common. It's like the default name for a girl along with Mia and Lexi.

Eskino · 21/05/2013 14:31

Quite like Moon Unit, but didn't he (Frank Zappa's son) change his name himself to something a little more conventional?

It's place names as baby names that make me go Hmm but oh well.

oldwomaninashoe · 21/05/2013 14:32

So OP, what is your ideal and perfect girls name then????

KJ007 · 21/05/2013 14:32

My DD's middle name is May because it was my grandmother's middle name, didn't realise this made her a chav but now I know I'll bin all her pretty clothes and head down to JD sports for a pink track suit

Be interesting to know what your kids names are OP....

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