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Since everybody tries to come up with unique names ... Do you think one day the world will be full of fancy names and people will go back to calling their kids John and Rose and Philip and Mathilda?

Yeah, I'm a a fan of old fashioned names. lol (Which makes me think of another question ... wait ...)

 
BeachMom81

Asked by BeachMom81 at 3:18 PM on Nov. 19, 2010 in Baby Names

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  • Abcde (ab-cuh-dee) seriously. Really a name several people have giving their child..
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:44 PM on Nov. 19, 2010

  • Yes, they do seem to cycle that way ... and I am so hoping that this new desire to be "unique" (when so many are doing the same, which means it's NOT unique, it's trendy) passes quickly!
    aliceinalgonac

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 3:20 PM on Nov. 19, 2010

  • I most certainly hope so!
    Gaccck

    Answer by Gaccck at 3:24 PM on Nov. 19, 2010

  • Yeah, the new trend is to not be trendy. lol. go figure.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 3:21 PM on Nov. 19, 2010

  • Probably. lol. We names out son Carl and our Daughter Quinn. Totally 'normal' yet off beat from the recent popular names!
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 3:20 PM on Nov. 19, 2010

  • My name is Domonique, My SO's name is DeMario...My son's name is Bair...so we didn't get less fancy, IMO
    DomoniqueWS

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 3:21 PM on Nov. 19, 2010

  • LOL some of us already did that....hahaha...i have a phillip ! lol and a violet and a maryanne !
    FXmomTo3

    Answer by FXmomTo3 at 6:51 AM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • I don't think Mathilda was ever popular! lol

    But, overall I don't think those "old fashioned" names will ever really be out of fashion. There is always going to be 10 Johns in every class & 20 Jenns, that's just how it works.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 3:21 PM on Nov. 19, 2010

  • Honestly, I think that's already happening. I think the "old fashioned" names (and I'm a fan too, btw) are already making a come back, and I'm happy about it. I mean, Pilot Inspektor/Kal El/Apple/Rose Blossom/*insert stupid name here*, really???
    Anouck

    Answer by Anouck at 3:21 PM on Nov. 19, 2010

  • Haha, probably. Things seem to go in cycles. Look at Sofia and Isabelle...they're 'older' names and quite popular on the list of names at the Social Security website.
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 3:21 PM on Nov. 19, 2010

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