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YOU ARE NOT MAKING THEM UNIQUE!

Posted by on Jan. 16, 2013 at 4:24 PM
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My name is Megan. I was born in 1979, almost at the beginning of the Megan craze that took the 80's. In that time, there were three spelling: mine, Meghan, and sometimes Meagan. 

Over the years, I've seen the spelling of my name include Megin, Meaghan, Meegan, Maegen, Megen, Meggin, Maygan, and Maeygen. I thought I'd seen them all, until today. Today I saw

Meighen, and Mayghan!

You are not making your child unique when you do this. You are making the rest our lives difficult. I went to get my license renewed. The woman misspelled my name THREE TIMES before getting it right. (and no, I didn't leave until it was corrected.)

I went from my married name back to my legal name. The order was misspelled, making me Megaen. (got that straight too)

This goes for ANY name. Please.... just stop. Stop doing it to them, and stop doing it to us.

by on Jan. 16, 2013 at 4:24 PM
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Maevelyn
by Gold Member on Jan. 16, 2013 at 4:24 PM
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Meaghan is the traditional Gaelic spelling but yeah I know what you mean. 

Aslen
by Ruby Member on Jan. 16, 2013 at 4:26 PM
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OK, I'll give that one. But the rest of them? Nonsense.

Quoting Maevelyn:

Meaghan is the traditional Gaelic spelling but yeah I know what you mean. 


jillbailey26
by on Jan. 16, 2013 at 4:26 PM
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Oh no, they're all unique little snowflakes that are as rare and precious as their names.







Baaaahahahahahaha


"Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification"  Romans 14:19

MommyRJ
by on Jan. 16, 2013 at 4:27 PM
My cousin is a Meagan. But because she's named after someone and that's what my aunt used.
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Kelsmomma123
by Gold Member on Jan. 16, 2013 at 4:27 PM
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I know my name is Jennifer and oh boy at how that gets spelled.
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Stacey2006
by on Jan. 16, 2013 at 4:27 PM

Totally agree!!

mommysangelface
by Emerald Member on Jan. 16, 2013 at 4:28 PM

but but but................

TranquilMind
by Ruby Member on Jan. 16, 2013 at 4:28 PM
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Ha.  I'm sorry!

I'm glad I have a normal name that is spelled pretty much the only way you can spell it. 

Parents should think of this before naming their kids.  Life is hard enough.  Don't make it more difficult.

Christina_101
by Silver Member on Jan. 16, 2013 at 4:28 PM
My name is Christina and that gets misspelled so often.
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by on Jan. 16, 2013 at 4:28 PM
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Oh i wish i could love this post.
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