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What do you think of these family names?
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Jj2431 · 02/12/2019 19:34

Hi. So, some of these are family names and others are similar to family names. Tell me what you think.

Girls

-Marianne
-Irene
-Iris

  • Frances
  • Francesca
  • Martha
  • Elizabeth
    -Elsa
    -Bethany
    -Alyssa
    -Jean
    -Dorothy
    -Marielle
  • Georgia

    Boys

  • Anthony
  • Francis
    -John
  • Sean
  • Albert
    -Daniel
  • Reginald
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DivGirl · 02/12/2019 19:42

Marianne - dated
-Irene - dated
-Iris - really like this, but quite popular depending where you live

  • Frances - it's okay
  • Francesca - again, I don't love it but it's inoffensive
  • Martha - popular and I have no idea why
  • Elizabeth - classic, I really like it
    -Elsa - Let it go
    -Bethany - fine
    -Alyssa - dislike
    -Jean - it's time has not come back yet
    -Dorothy - fine
    -Marielle - dislike
  • Georgia - dislike

    Boys

  • Anthony - dislike
  • Francis - it's fine
    -John - inoffensive
  • Sean - dislike
  • Albert - piercing
    -Daniel - I like this name a lot
  • Reginald - name of one of my old pet rats. Lovely little thing. Huge testicles.
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CalleighDoodle · 02/12/2019 19:44

Like Frances and Daniel

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CalleighDoodle · 02/12/2019 19:44

Huge testicles

Grin

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ikeakia · 02/12/2019 20:03

I’m now only going to hear ‘huge testicles’ when I hear Reginald now.

In the voice of the lady from Love Actually who describes Martine Mcutcheon’s thighs.

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Thetimetravelerswife · 02/12/2019 22:07

Marianne- too middle aged
-Irene - too Middle Aged
-Iris- getting more trendy and I like it

  • Frances - too formal
  • Francesca - I like
    It
  • Martha - too Middle aged
  • Elizabeth - beautiful classic
    -Elsa - too frozen
    -Bethany - so plain
    -Alyssa - dislike
    -Jean - denim jeans
    -Dorothy - no
    -Marielle - no
  • Georgia - no

    Boys

  • Anthony - ok
  • Francis - ok
    -John - middle aged
  • Sean - middle aged
  • Albert - don’t like
    -Daniel - middle aged
  • Reginald - old aged
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Astronica · 02/12/2019 22:37

I like:

Iris, Frances, Francesca, Elizabeth, Elsa, Bethany, Jean, Georgia.

John, Albert, Daniel.

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Calixtine · 02/12/2019 23:40

Marianne ❤️

I like all your girls’ names bar Alyssa and Marielle.

I like all your boys’ names bar Sean, and maybe Reginald for being a bit much.

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BoudicasBoudoir · 03/12/2019 05:39

You see, I think Marianne is quite pretty. I think of Sense and Sensibility. And it’s unusual nowadays.

I only like Irene when the final ‘e’ is pronounced. Otherwise it’s one of those (to me unpleasant-sounding) ‘reen’ names like Doreen, Noreen. Margarine.

Out of your other names I personally would use:
Iris (though would hesitate because I know three), Frances, Elizabeth, Jean.
John

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MikeUniformMike · 04/12/2019 19:38

-Marianne - ok
-Irene - Ireenie pronunciation is nice, Ireen not so
-Iris - ok

  • Frances - ok
  • Francesca - ok
  • Martha - ok
  • Elizabeth - good
    -Elsa - ok but Frozen might want to make you let it go
    -Bethany - ok
    -Alyssa - ok, but may mean that it gets mixed up with Alicia, Alisha.
    -Jean - Jeannie is so cute
    -Dorothy - Dot/Dotty as nn is fab
    -Marielle - ok
  • Georgia - ok

  • Anthony - good
  • Francis - ok
    -John - good
  • Sean - if Irish, otherwise use John
  • Albert - no
    -Daniel - ok
  • Reginald - Reggie is quite popular
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HotSince82 · 04/12/2019 20:01

I like Marielle, Francesca, John and Anthony.

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Ellmau · 04/12/2019 20:55

Girls

-Marianne - Very nice
-Irene - meh
-Iris - lovely

  • Frances - old fashioned
  • Francesca - a bit 70s
  • Martha - dull
  • Elizabeth - good classic name
    -Elsa - too Frozen, will date HORRIBLY
    -Bethany - pretty but rather 80s
    -Alyssa - pretty but 90s
    -Jean - very old fashioned
    -Dorothy - ditto plus Wizard of oz
    -Marielle - pretty, unusual, think I prefer Mariella or Marietta though
  • Georgia - nice, but maybe too 90s?

    Boys

  • Anthony - a good classic name, but name seem dated
  • Francis - great classic name
    -John - ditto, plus relatively unusual nowadays
  • Sean - if you have Irish connections, otherwise it's a bit dated
  • Albert - not keen
    -Daniel - great name
  • Reginald - not keen
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AShaveAndAHarecutHalfPrice · 04/12/2019 21:09

-Marianne - okay
-Irene - Boeing
-Iris - ugly sounding

  • Frances - nice enough
  • Francesca - much nicer
  • Martha - too religious
  • Elizabeth - plain
    -Elsa - let it go
    -Bethany - all right
    -Alyssa - too frilly
    -Jean - plain and not yet a classic
    -Dorothy - no
    -Marielle - doesn’t match any of the above
  • Georgia - okay

    Boys

  • Anthony okay
  • Francis okay
    -John love it
  • Sean very nice
  • Albert yuk
    -Daniel wonderful
  • Reginald horrible
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sawyersfishbiscuits · 04/12/2019 21:11

I really like Marianne and Martha

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BlackSwanGreen · 04/12/2019 21:16

My favourites are: Marianne, Iris, Elizabeth, Anthony

Least favourites: Irene, Jean, Dorothy, Sean, Albert, Reginald

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icecreamsundae32 · 04/12/2019 21:21

Elizabeth and Daniel

I like Elsa but with frozen 2 just out might seem like you named her after the character. I don't mind Bethany and Alyssa - Alicia (pronounced A-liss-e-a) is also nice.

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EleanorShellstrop100 · 05/12/2019 02:00

I like Iris, Martha, Bethany and Albert. Daniel is fine.

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