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My favorite is Elphie!



Bonus points if you know where it came from!



I *love* it, and the character (Elphaba) it came from.



It's a bit odd for a child though, that's why it's my fur kid's name and not my human kid's.





:) just being random!

What are some if the odd names you love or hate?
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by on Nov. 20, 2012 at 10:41 PM
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Kitschy
by on Nov. 20, 2012 at 11:42 PM

My son is Indie. I love it.

BraydensMama163
by on Nov. 20, 2012 at 11:51 PM
Remington is my new favorite boy name!

Girl names I like: June, ainsley, hadley, Audrey, Hattie,

Hadn't put much thought into it. DS was named brayden after a hero on a favorite show "Bray" and middle name is Alan after my dad.

DD I wanted tegan Marie but no one else liked it and dh and I founght so much about a name that I finally said fine! I'm naming her after me (summer) so her name will be autumn rayne!
Finally dh was like that name is perfect!
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angie729
by Ruby Member on Nov. 21, 2012 at 3:21 AM

My neighbors name is Larry...I have never heard of Larry for a woman until I met her.

jakesmom323
by on Nov. 21, 2012 at 4:03 AM
My second son's middle name is Jennings after my late grandpa. Luke Jennings has a unique but not weird ring to it. My first son's name is just Jake. Some people think it's weird I didn't do Jacob, but I didn't want Jacob. My name is Leslie and you don't hear it often and I hate it. I get Lez-lie a lot and with the dialect in KY, I hear it a too often:(
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PrettyinaCasket
by on Nov. 21, 2012 at 1:38 PM

I also pick out a few different names, I like to see what fits the baby before I stick a permanent name on them.  I had both my boys at 35 weeks 6 days, so they were little things too.  My oldest was 5 pounds even and 18 3/4 in. my youngest was 5 lbs 6 ozs and 18 3/4th in.  Doesn't it mean Honey Bee because of one of the nymphs who cared for Zeus as a baby by feeding him milk, or in her case honey?

Quoting waffa:

wow, a level head! nice to meet you Pretty.

I get what you say, I don't say squat about someone's choice of a name to them but do disagree with some popular names in general. I would never be rude to a real person with a kid named something I don't care for.

btw, my youngest was either going to be Elizabeth, Emma, or Melissa; I have to meet my child before I decide and Melissa won based on her size at birth of 5lbs and change/18" (look up the origin of the name and you'll get it)

Quoting PrettyinaCasket:

Oh, I'm totally cool with disagreeing, everyone has their own taste in names.  I feel like it's a very personal thing, ya know?  That's why I try not to judge or be rude even when I don't like a particular name or the spelling of the name makes absolutely no sense to me at all.  lol  I just didn't want you to think I was being a bitch when that wasn't my intention at all.  I didn't see anything wrong with what you said, but it seems like a lot of people I've encountered who don't like that name can just be down right ruthless and cruel to Moms whose kids have that/those names.


In general I try to be respectful because of the personal nature of names, I don't want anyone to think I'm talking about their child in particular, even when I answer name posts I won't say anything rude, I'll either just be like not really my style or that I don't like the way it flows & it's just not my style.  There's too much negativity on Cafemom anyway, so I try to be polite, respectful and treat people the way they treat me, which is how I try to be in my everyday dealings with people as well.

I like Scarlett but with the traditional spelling, but Gone With the Wind has been my favorite movie since I was 4 and my favorite book since I read it at 10, so that's why I like it, I've always been very drawn to Gone With the Wind. I like a lot of traditional names too, Charlotte is one of my favorite girl names, I've loved it since I was a little girl & I like the nickname Charleigh for Charlotte when she's a little girl.  I also like Elizabeth (because I love English History & am fascinated with Elizabeth Woodville the Yorkist Queen during the War of the Roses, Victoria, Katherine (because of Catherine of Aragon) etc.  I like a pretty eclectic variety of names. 

Quoting waffa:

I felt that it was a chickshit attack for my post by lack of quoting me. My bad for thinking that...

I still don't like it, but would never tell someone I know or met with a dd with that name, that's just rude!

I know someone with 3 girls named Skarlett, Mikahla, & Triniti; do I like any of those names? Nope, but her kids not mine.

agree to disagree & truce?

Quoting PrettyinaCasket:

I wasn't refering to you or what you said about the name, I would have replied to you if I was.  When I read your comment it just made me remember the eleventy thousand posts I've seen all over the internet with people straight going off on Moms of kids with that name.

Quoting waffa:

I'm not "up in arms" over the name; the reason I don't like it is for a few reason's:

1. not a unique nor traditional name, just like some odd spelling of a common name

2. yep, sounds like a stripper name. I admit it.

I have other gripes about it, but not really worth typing.

sorry, more traditional name kinda Mom here (Brandon & Melissa)

Quoting PrettyinaCasket:

I don't know why so many people get so up in arms over Nevaeh, it's a freakin' name but I've seen people jump all over Moms for naming their babies that.  I once saw a woman tell someone that her daughters name was a stripper name and that she would grow up to be a stripper because of it.  As a former dancer I have never met any dancer that used their ACTUAL given name as a stage name, that's dangerous.  Aside from that the woman who told this Mother this had a daughter named Heaven Leigh, which is the name of an actual porn actress.  So what the fuck?  lol








_WC_Mama
by on Nov. 21, 2012 at 2:09 PM

I totally agree and I have been wondering this myself,who so much drama over a name ?...

Quoting PrettyinaCasket:

I don't know why so many people get so up in arms over Nevaeh, it's a freakin' name but I've seen people jump all over Moms for naming their babies that.  I once saw a woman tell someone that her daughters name was a stripper name and that she would grow up to be a stripper because of it.  As a former dancer I have never met any dancer that used their ACTUAL given name as a stage name, that's dangerous.  Aside from that the woman who told this Mother this had a daughter named Heaven Leigh, which is the name of an actual porn actress.  So what the fuck?  lol


allycally
by Platinum Member on Nov. 21, 2012 at 2:12 PM
Brennen John
Riddick James...
My boys have pretty normal names. Well I think so anyway,lol
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IHeartDraven
by on Nov. 21, 2012 at 2:25 PM
I like unusual names
We have friends with children named Aslan
Lotus
Finley
Kachina

Middle names like ocean and blaze

My sons name is Draven...I like things different
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Misery_Stitches
by Silver Member on Nov. 21, 2012 at 2:51 PM

My kids names Velvet (dd) and Dakota (ds). 

Also my nephews names Cavalier, Aliziah and Zayvier

waffa
by on Nov. 21, 2012 at 9:44 PM

ding ding ding! yep, Greek word for honeybee.

she nearly was kept hostage in the hospital due to the fact that we hadn't decided LOL!

Quoting PrettyinaCasket:

I also pick out a few different names, I like to see what fits the baby before I stick a permanent name on them.  I had both my boys at 35 weeks 6 days, so they were little things too.  My oldest was 5 pounds even and 18 3/4 in. my youngest was 5 lbs 6 ozs and 18 3/4th in.  Doesn't it mean Honey Bee because of one of the nymphs who cared for Zeus as a baby by feeding him milk, or in her case honey?

Quoting waffa:

wow, a level head! nice to meet you Pretty.

I get what you say, I don't say squat about someone's choice of a name to them but do disagree with some popular names in general. I would never be rude to a real person with a kid named something I don't care for.

btw, my youngest was either going to be Elizabeth, Emma, or Melissa; I have to meet my child before I decide and Melissa won based on her size at birth of 5lbs and change/18" (look up the origin of the name and you'll get it)

Quoting PrettyinaCasket:

Oh, I'm totally cool with disagreeing, everyone has their own taste in names.  I feel like it's a very personal thing, ya know?  That's why I try not to judge or be rude even when I don't like a particular name or the spelling of the name makes absolutely no sense to me at all.  lol  I just didn't want you to think I was being a bitch when that wasn't my intention at all.  I didn't see anything wrong with what you said, but it seems like a lot of people I've encountered who don't like that name can just be down right ruthless and cruel to Moms whose kids have that/those names.


In general I try to be respectful because of the personal nature of names, I don't want anyone to think I'm talking about their child in particular, even when I answer name posts I won't say anything rude, I'll either just be like not really my style or that I don't like the way it flows & it's just not my style.  There's too much negativity on Cafemom anyway, so I try to be polite, respectful and treat people the way they treat me, which is how I try to be in my everyday dealings with people as well.

I like Scarlett but with the traditional spelling, but Gone With the Wind has been my favorite movie since I was 4 and my favorite book since I read it at 10, so that's why I like it, I've always been very drawn to Gone With the Wind. I like a lot of traditional names too, Charlotte is one of my favorite girl names, I've loved it since I was a little girl & I like the nickname Charleigh for Charlotte when she's a little girl.  I also like Elizabeth (because I love English History & am fascinated with Elizabeth Woodville the Yorkist Queen during the War of the Roses, Victoria, Katherine (because of Catherine of Aragon) etc.  I like a pretty eclectic variety of names. 

Quoting waffa:

I felt that it was a chickshit attack for my post by lack of quoting me. My bad for thinking that...

I still don't like it, but would never tell someone I know or met with a dd with that name, that's just rude!

I know someone with 3 girls named Skarlett, Mikahla, & Triniti; do I like any of those names? Nope, but her kids not mine.

agree to disagree & truce?

Quoting PrettyinaCasket:

I wasn't refering to you or what you said about the name, I would have replied to you if I was.  When I read your comment it just made me remember the eleventy thousand posts I've seen all over the internet with people straight going off on Moms of kids with that name.

Quoting waffa:

I'm not "up in arms" over the name; the reason I don't like it is for a few reason's:

1. not a unique nor traditional name, just like some odd spelling of a common name

2. yep, sounds like a stripper name. I admit it.

I have other gripes about it, but not really worth typing.

sorry, more traditional name kinda Mom here (Brandon & Melissa)

Quoting PrettyinaCasket:

I don't know why so many people get so up in arms over Nevaeh, it's a freakin' name but I've seen people jump all over Moms for naming their babies that.  I once saw a woman tell someone that her daughters name was a stripper name and that she would grow up to be a stripper because of it.  As a former dancer I have never met any dancer that used their ACTUAL given name as a stage name, that's dangerous.  Aside from that the woman who told this Mother this had a daughter named Heaven Leigh, which is the name of an actual porn actress.  So what the fuck?  lol








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