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Is this name too sexy?

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LokiGunn · 03/02/2021 11:44

We are due a baby girl and have always loved the name Ruby, it has sentimental family connections...but coupled with our surname I'm just not sure. Her name would be Ruby Hart does she sound like a burlesque performer? Nothing wrong with that profession, but not sure I want it connected to a baby and would she be taken seriously as an adult?

What do you think?

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VinylDetective · 03/02/2021 14:06

It’s very pretty, I like it.

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IntermittentParps · 03/02/2021 14:09

Sounds like a perfectly normal name to me. It's nice.

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Chickychickydodah · 03/02/2021 14:14

I like it but maybe a middle name to break it up a bit?

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MsFannySqueers · 03/02/2021 14:22

@WagnerTheWehrWolf I really like your name! I wanted to be called Bernadette when I was at school seemed cool to me.I would maybe shorten it to Bernie. Then as an adult I have favoured Amber or Roxanne I indulge in a little fantasy of going back in time, meeting my future DH and introducing myself with an interesting name ! Luckily he wasn’t put off by my boring name and given that my name choices have changed several times over the years, a name change probably wouldn’t have worked !

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TaVeryMuchLove · 03/02/2021 14:36

@bibbidybobbidyboo

Makes me think of Roxie Hart in Chicago

Me too
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hillarypcof · 03/02/2021 14:40

It is only sexual if you regard it as such? Sounds like a lovely name to me

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diddl · 03/02/2021 15:37

Ooh it's lovely.

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Awwlookatmybabyspider · 03/02/2021 16:21

It makes me think of a red heart shaped necklace.

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Kitty2019 · 03/02/2021 16:22

I think it is a great name. Super cute for a little girl and cool when she is older. I love it.

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MintGreenLife · 03/02/2021 16:24

I love Ruby too, it's on my list but I don't think I would use it as for me it's too common now. I'm on the fence about your query though, I don't think I would have thought of the performer thing etc had it not been pointed out x

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LadyMonicaBOOddingham · 03/02/2021 16:40

Ruby Hart is a great name. On another note, I gave a friend and colleague who is a Dr S. Hart and that has never even occurred to me, or as far as I know, to anyone. She'll piss herself laughing when I show her this thread...

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BabyItsAWildWorld · 03/02/2021 16:43

It's lovely.

Strong and distinctive.

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Chilldonaldchill · 03/02/2021 16:44

I think it sounds perfectly pleasant and ordinary - not at all weird.

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bloodywhitecat · 03/02/2021 16:58

I think it's a beautiful name!

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TeaPiglet · 03/02/2021 17:13

Reminds me of the musical Chicago with the character Roxie Hart but I like it still. A young boy in DCs class is called C. Mycock on the register due to first name beginning with C

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DramaAlpaca · 03/02/2021 18:37

I love Ruby.

I'm in two minds about whether it goes with the surname. I'm normally quick to pick up references but I had to think for a minute about that one Blush so actually I think it's fine.

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Firebird83 · 03/02/2021 18:42

I think the pp who said it’s had its day is referring to the fact that it was in the top 10 most popular names from 2006-2011 and has declined in popularity year on year since then, so it seems a bit out of fashion now.

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SeeYouInAnotherLife · 03/02/2021 18:56

I personally think it’s lovely!

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partyatthepalace · 03/02/2021 20:10

@WagnerTheWehrWolf

I think '1940's gangster's moll with a heart of gold'.

I quite like it actually.

Same! I say go for it
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AnaisNun · 03/02/2021 20:14

Listen OP, I know a woman called Holly Wood (seriously. Her parents named her that).

Ruby Hart is fine.

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Thefaceofboe · 03/02/2021 20:19

Sexy... Confused

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ostrichlover · 03/02/2021 21:36

I think it’s really pretty. Like a book character or something. One of those names where you think I wish I could have a name like that. Don’t think it’s too sexy at all- these days anything seems inappropriate if you look into it 🙄. If you like it I’d say go for it :))

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eeek88 · 06/02/2021 21:35

Ruby is a great name. Go for it. I’d be considering using it myself if I hadn’t had a few bad experiences with nasty ones (one aged 85, the other aged 10, so don’t think it’s anything to do with ‘the kind of people using it’)

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Onlinedilema · 07/02/2021 11:11

Sounds fine to me.

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Lili17 · 10/02/2021 16:44

Hi!
Ruby Heart is a pirate captain in Marvel vs Capcom 2: New age of Heroes, and she is not a burlesque dancer, she is a badass lady. I think it's a really cool sounding name, and I wouldn't hesitate for a second. She can always pull the "yeah actually I'm named after a pirate" card if anyone gives her grief for it later on, but I doubt they will. Ruby Hart seems very reasonable compared to some names you hear these days.

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