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Ok I decided to name my daughter Jaylynne Amethyst. Her name was chosen due to my heritage and she is also named after me. I am getting 50/50 on the names like someone does and someone does not like it. Mostly because of the spellings. How would you make it any different and how would you spell it?

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Asked by crazypinkzebra at 1:22 PM on Aug. 17, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • I think its pretty !! I wouldnt change it after all it's ur baby so you should get to pick her name how ever you want it don't worry it's nice.

    Answer by florezitta10 at 1:25 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • Well, first's completely on you....Do you like the way it's spelled? I would say though...Jaelynn Amethyst....IMO

    Answer by clhadley at 1:26 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • You already saw my alternative spelling:

    Jailyn Amethyst . . . can't change Amethyst.

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 1:26 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • I've heard of couples who refuse to share what they are going to name their baby until the birth certificate is signed, sealed, and delivered . It is the parent's prerogative to name their child, and wise relatives will keep their mouths shut on the issue. I think the name and spelling you chose is lovely! I also think that parents shouldn't name their child something so weird that it causes them grief later when they are in school. Boys have a harder time with weird names than girls do. And you can pick the most lovely name, and then something will happen in a few years to cause the child problems... I was named "Lorelei" seventeen years before the group Styx wrote the song "Lorelei, Let's Live Together!" So I was a freshman in college when it was popular, and I got awfully tired of hearing it sung to me. The song passed, my name did not. I like my name. It's better than a really popular name that everyone has.

    Answer by LoreleiSieja at 1:39 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • Jailyn....Is she going to jail?

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:06 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • I like it. :)

    Answer by Arisce at 4:10 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • Jailyn....Is she going to jail?

    Wow, there are plenty of names that have other words inside them, genius. My name is Bridget . . . there is Bridge, ridge and get in there . . . so get off of em!

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 4:15 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • If I were you I would spell it exactly like you did because...well, I would be you and you obviously like it that way! lol Seriously, your baby, your choice. Don't worry about anyone else's opinion.

    Answer by jessradtke at 5:48 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • I love it, spelling and all. When she is older she can go by Lynn or Jay or leave it long.

    Answer by teamquinn at 7:05 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • It's very unusual, and definitely pronounceable.

    Are you OK with "Jay" or "Lynne" as nicknames? Because it's pretty much a guarantee that three will be a nickname!

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:57 AM on Aug. 18, 2009

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