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What are some “Hated names” that you actually think sound nice
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Bsaunders4231 · 12/06/2022 18:03

I’ll go first, I hate to say but I genuinely think nevaeh has such a pretty sound but the name itself tends to get alot of hate.

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HelenofaccringtonX · 12/06/2022 18:09

😅yours is similar to mine. I had a really Irish cool teacher called Niamh when i was in secondary school so I am thinking maybe that for my kid if it's a girl but people always pronounce it wrong so hate it.

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Luredbyapomegranate · 12/06/2022 19:24

HelenofaccringtonX · 12/06/2022 18:09

😅yours is similar to mine. I had a really Irish cool teacher called Niamh when i was in secondary school so I am thinking maybe that for my kid if it's a girl but people always pronounce it wrong so hate it.

Niamh is nothing like Nevaeh!

Niamh is quite popular now so people are learning to say is properly.

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KirstenBlest · 12/06/2022 19:29

Most names are fine, but I don't like names being mispronounced, such as Niamh, where the mispronounced version becomes mainstream

I like 'middle-aged' names like Darren, Gary and Nigel

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SliceOfCakeCupOfTea · 12/06/2022 19:34

KirstenBlest · 12/06/2022 19:29

Most names are fine, but I don't like names being mispronounced, such as Niamh, where the mispronounced version becomes mainstream

I like 'middle-aged' names like Darren, Gary and Nigel

I've never known Niamh to be mispronounced? What is the mispronunciation that is now mainstream?

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SliceOfCakeCupOfTea · 12/06/2022 19:36

I quite like a lot of 'unpopular' names like Gary and Terry. I just think they sound mint on little kids

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toastofthetown · 12/06/2022 19:41

Lambrini. Beautiful name, means bright, brilliant, shining. Started a thread on it once but everyone was so quick to share their "witty" jokes they didn't bother to consider that it could well be a normal name in another language.

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ForestFae · 12/06/2022 19:45

I nearly called DD Persephone, which sometimes gets a lot of hate when it’s mentioned.

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Galvanisa · 12/06/2022 19:49

I love Mercedes. Nn Mercy.

doesn’t really work outside a Spanish speaking country though.

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StrictlyAFemaleFemale · 12/06/2022 19:50

I like Georgia which always gets blasted on mn.

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SleepingStandingUp · 12/06/2022 19:50

ForestFae · 12/06/2022 19:45

I nearly called DD Persephone, which sometimes gets a lot of hate when it’s mentioned.

I adore Persephone, altho to MN its try hard and pretentious

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ForestFae · 12/06/2022 19:53

SleepingStandingUp · 12/06/2022 19:50

I adore Persephone, altho to MN its try hard and pretentious

Thank you. DH and I like names with presence.

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Doublevodka · 12/06/2022 19:54

I was talking about this recently with my daughter. It’s not a name but chlamydia sounds like it could be a name. We agreed it’s quite cute 😂

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napody · 12/06/2022 19:59

I love 'Sharon'. Just a beautiful name that's been ruined by piss taking.

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SummaLuvin · 12/06/2022 20:00

I love all of the below, ut each has had poor reception here and in real life.

Frank - horrible and ugly according to recent thread
Dolores - links to Lolita make it an issue for some people
Margarita - the obvious pizza and cocktail jokes

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Readytogogogo · 12/06/2022 20:06

I think Irene is a lovely name. DH very much vetoed it.

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dropthevipers · 12/06/2022 20:09

My dad was going to call me Hereward (after Hereward the Wake-anglo saxon head case) till mum put her foot down. Think I might have liked it.

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GeorgiaGirl52 · 12/06/2022 20:10

StrictlyAFemaleFemale · 12/06/2022 19:50

I like Georgia which always gets blasted on mn.

I like Georgia too! I also like Dixie (and in the new "woke" America, that goes about as well as Hitler -- maybe worse.)

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Comedycook · 12/06/2022 20:11

Tiffany

I would have loved to call my DD it but every single person was negative about it

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Cantstopsneezing2022 · 12/06/2022 20:12

napody · 12/06/2022 19:59

I love 'Sharon'. Just a beautiful name that's been ruined by piss taking.

I really like Sharon as well-it has a lovely sound.
I like Jordan too.

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Honaloulou · 12/06/2022 21:32

I agree Tiffany.

I also like Keith.

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SardineJam · 12/06/2022 21:34

napody · 12/06/2022 19:59

I love 'Sharon'. Just a beautiful name that's been ruined by piss taking.

Love it too!

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Tryagain2020 · 12/06/2022 21:36

I really like the sound of Sharon too.
I like lots of 1960s names that aren't popular here.
Someone mentioned Zerelda which was slated but I think it's rather fabulous.

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Riverlee · 12/06/2022 21:36

dropthevipers · 12/06/2022 20:09

My dad was going to call me Hereward (after Hereward the Wake-anglo saxon head case) till mum put her foot down. Think I might have liked it.

My son had someone in his school with this name, now aged early twenties.

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sheepandcaravan · 12/06/2022 21:36

@Galvanisa so do I. I even secretly love the character on hollyoaks when I don't watch as an adult!

Mumsnet hate my girls names, to girly and flowery but I waited fifteen years for them and I love them.

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GreatCuppa · 12/06/2022 23:48

I really like Georgia!

I hate Nevaeh, why does it always have to be explained that it’s heaven spelt backwards. We know. Everybody knows. It’s still terrible.

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