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Would you rather have to have your child constanly have explain or pronouce their unique name or forever have to use their last intial after their name because 100 other kids have the same name?

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JrsMommy07

Asked by JrsMommy07 at 11:08 PM on Jul. 13, 2011 in Baby Names

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  • I guess the unique name. Either one would be a drag.
    KARRIEMARIE

    Answer by KARRIEMARIE at 11:09 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • Why not just pick something "classic" that hasn't been used much recently? IE Sarah or Helen or Shelia
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:10 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • Initial after their name.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 11:10 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • I'm with Anon. on this. There are so many beautiful names that nobody even uses anymore. Evelyn, Margaret, Lillian.
    TARARENEE

    Answer by TARARENEE at 11:12 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • i dont like common names so i would rather them explain their name

    esmith1984

    Answer by esmith1984 at 11:14 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • Same name using initial
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 11:22 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • I don't like "unique" names at all, like others said there are many beautiful names out there that for some reason people don't want to give their kids anymore. It may be a very popular name but at least it won't be mispronounced all the time, so I choose the 2nd choice.
    GomezMami2908

    Answer by GomezMami2908 at 11:22 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • neither!! I like something with some meaning, and that is more traditional. I HATE when people misspell a name so bad you have NO clue how it's suppose to be pronounced and I think when people name kids with popular names it's soo annoying.. like the name Bella after the twilight character.. IMO that's soo lame.
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 11:34 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • My dd's name is Victoria, and as common as it's supposed to be, I know very few Victorias. No including the famous ones of course :-). I love that is easy to pronounce and spell.
    Fallaya

    Answer by Fallaya at 11:35 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • There is a direct correlation between education level of the parents and the name of their child. The more deviant the spelling or name, the less education
    adnilm

    Answer by adnilm at 11:41 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

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