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Shireen? What do you think?
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sliversloth · 18/10/2019 20:00

What do you think of the girls name Shireen?

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LenoVintura · 18/10/2019 20:01

Game of Thrones. Burnt at the stake.

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Stressedoutaboutinlaws · 18/10/2019 20:02

I would think its not a name...

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Pantalaimon88 · 18/10/2019 20:03

Yup, it just makes me think of the poor little girl from GoT who was burnt at the stake by her crazy parents.

It’s a no from me.

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meganxz · 18/10/2019 20:04

It means sweetie in my language, if we see something sweet or call children sweetheart we would say "shireen/shireenak"

Take that away from my thinking, I don't really think it's a nice name tbh

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Kyvia · 18/10/2019 20:05

Scarred by a horrendous childhood disease and then publicly burned at the stake by her parents.

Not a great story behind the name.

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nespressowoo · 18/10/2019 20:05

Terrible

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Sexnotgender · 18/10/2019 20:06

Terrible.

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Aposterhasnoname · 18/10/2019 20:06

I love it. It’s very game of thrones, but nowhere near as bad as khaleesi. I’d use it.

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EnsignRoLaren · 18/10/2019 20:08

I know a Sherene who is thoroughly lovely, but I would not go with the GOT spelling.

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sliversloth · 18/10/2019 20:08

I've never seen game of thrones, I knew there was a character called Shireen but I didn't know anything about it. Not a great story but surely people will forget about it a few years down the line

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LordProfFekkoThePenguinPhD · 18/10/2019 20:08

It’s an Persian name (Shirin).

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LordProfFekkoThePenguinPhD · 18/10/2019 20:09

‘An’ Persian? Duh.

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LordProfFekkoThePenguinPhD · 18/10/2019 20:10

@meganxzjoon 😉

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daisypond · 18/10/2019 20:11

I know a Shireen - in her mid 50s. Of Persian descent.

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Sparklypurpleunicornsaremyfav · 18/10/2019 20:14

I'd think you meant charlene

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LordProfFekkoThePenguinPhD · 18/10/2019 20:14

Different name.

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IVflytrap · 18/10/2019 20:20

I know it was a name long before Game of Thrones, but the first thing I think of is the character who was murdered by her religious fanatic parents.

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sliversloth · 18/10/2019 20:27

I've been looking for Persian names so that's partly why I've been thinking about using Shireen but it's had very negative comments so maybe not

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DontCallMeShitley · 18/10/2019 20:31

Sounds like something from a sewing machine, sorry.

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InsertFunnyUsername · 18/10/2019 20:33

I do think of GOT but I like it.

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Noroof · 18/10/2019 20:36

Ok if you're from the Glasgow area then its slang for your fanny. So no.

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Oopsinamechangedagain2020 · 18/10/2019 20:36

I knew a Sherene and Sirin when I was growing up both pronouced the same way. I think it's a lovely name but I don't like the way you've spelt it.

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Shakirasma · 18/10/2019 20:41

My neighbour ( aged in her 20s) is called Shireen, close family call her Reen and Reenie. I like it.

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LookingGlassMilk · 18/10/2019 20:41

I love it, it's the name of a childhood friend. There was another girl in my year at school with the same name. They would both be in their mid 30s now. I don't consider it to be a rare or unusual name, I'm surprised at the reaction of some posters.

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ButterflyBitch · 18/10/2019 20:41

Pretty sure it was the name of Rose Tyler’s friend on Doctor Who Tardis
I’d go with it’s a bit chav but feel free to ignore me

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