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My son doesn't like his name :( *Edit*

Posted by on Jan. 5, 2013 at 12:05 AM
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My 6 year old son Easton told me today that he doesn't like his name and he wants to change it.
I asked him why and he said it was 'because it is boring' so I asked him what he would change it to, he said Jacob. I veto Jacob since there are 3 Jacob's in his class!
I told him that he could go by East or James which is his middle name. He said he wants to be James.
It will be interesting to see if he actually remembers that he wants to be James. 

Have any of your children decided to go by another name or nickname? Was it a hard transition?


*Edit*
He is still stuck on James and even told his friends at church today that his name is now James. He seems happy with his choice, so I am okay with it.

For everyone saying that it is a 'unique' name, that they feel bad for him for having such an unusual name. Easton is number 102 on the name popularity list. It is more popular than Eric, Micah, Colin, Kyle etc. So no it isn't a created name. It may not be your style, and that is okay, but it isn't a 'hideous' name. 



ALLONS-Y

by on Jan. 5, 2013 at 12:05 AM
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activitymode
by Platinum Member on Jan. 5, 2013 at 12:06 AM
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I love your sn!

No, my kids haven't said anything like that.
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by Anonymous on Jan. 5, 2013 at 12:06 AM
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I don't blame him. Easton is hideous . James is much better
Reepicheep.CSL
by on Jan. 5, 2013 at 12:08 AM
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Please post your own children's names so I can tell you how hideous they are. You have no idea why he received the name Easton.

Quoting Anonymous:

I don't blame him. Easton is hideous . James is much better


Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 5, 2013 at 12:09 AM
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No, but I named my children after people that were very special to me. I have pictures and stories about them and tell my children about them all the time. They like that they were named for special people. 

Jade89
by Silver Member on Jan. 5, 2013 at 12:09 AM
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My son's name is Jaylan

He once said he didn't like it and insisted on being called Jacob (what is it with this name! Lol)

He soon forgot.. He goes by Jay most of the time anyway
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by Anonymous on Jan. 5, 2013 at 12:09 AM
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My kids are too young. But I was named Cristalyna (pronounced crystal-ee-na). I hated it so I went by Crystal from a very young age. When I turned 18 I had my name legally changed to Crystal.

Reepicheep.CSL
by on Jan. 5, 2013 at 12:09 AM

Thanks. My ds just turned 6 two days ago and seems to be growing up so fast. 
My older three boys have never said anything about their names. 

Quoting activitymode:

I love your sn!

No, my kids haven't said anything like that.


activitymode
by Platinum Member on Jan. 5, 2013 at 12:09 AM
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James is boring

Easton is a good name!


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I don't blame him. Easton is hideous . James is much better
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Reepicheep.CSL
by on Jan. 5, 2013 at 12:10 AM

I think it is insanely popular and a 'cool kid' name! lol

Quoting Jade89:

My son's name is Jaylan

He once said he didn't like it and insisted on being called Jacob (what is it with this name! Lol)

He soon forgot.. He goes by Jay most of the time anyway


eviesmom453
by Platinum Member on Jan. 5, 2013 at 12:10 AM
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My DS started crying while we were eating dinner at a restaurant because he wanted me to name him Dennis. It was HILARIOUS considering he was obsessed w/ Dennis the Menace at the time.

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