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Common names uncommon spellings

Posted by on Dec. 14, 2011 at 2:38 PM
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Whats your opinion on names like Emmaleigh, Ayvah, Airynn, Maddisynn, Leigha.
Are they trendy? Cute? Confusing?
If you want to add more please do!

Edit:Oh and for the record my two girls now are Kiara (rhymes with tiara) and Leah. The one I'm expecting will be Myla. Pretty simple I think but even those have been butchered at doctors and stuff.
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RiNKeasMom
by Bronze Member on Dec. 14, 2011 at 2:42 PM
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 Rian (Ryan) for a girl

Keagan (Keegan) for a girl as well.

If we have another girl her name will be Jaymes (James)

JamieLyn822
by Silver Member on Dec. 14, 2011 at 2:42 PM
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My personal opinion - I hate that. It just confuses people and the child will have to deal with it their entire lives. Just spell it the right way. :)

RiNKeasMom
by Bronze Member on Dec. 14, 2011 at 2:44 PM

 Oh and I have to say I like all but the Ayvah...but maybe that's just because I don't like Eva/Ava to begin with. I LOVE slightly more common names that are spelled different.....just not too different....

Toomsie
by on Dec. 14, 2011 at 2:44 PM
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None of the above...imo when I see names like that I think the parents can't spell.

LAH2x
by on Dec. 14, 2011 at 2:45 PM

DD's name is Lyllie, (traditional spelling is Lillie, Lilly)

Squirt due in June will be Boy-Charley (Charlie) OR girl- Laynie (Lainey)

skittlebeans88
by on Dec. 14, 2011 at 2:45 PM
Rilie for a girl as well.
I wanted to spell our daughters name Emaleigh, but dh wants it simple, so we're sticking with the original spelling.
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RiNKeasMom
by Bronze Member on Dec. 14, 2011 at 2:46 PM
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Just out of curiosity....which way are you considering "right" the common English spelling? =)

Quoting JamieLyn822:

My personal opinion - I hate that. It just confuses people and the child will have to deal with it their entire lives. Just spell it the right way. :)

 

ana5052
by on Dec. 14, 2011 at 2:47 PM
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My name is aimee which I like but I have to get use to people ( even relatives) spelling my name wrong
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mamahogan2
by on Dec. 14, 2011 at 2:48 PM
I forgot that, I have a friend whose daughter is Ryleigh, to me that isnt as confusing as something like Ayvah.


Quoting skittlebeans88:

Rilie for a girl as well.

I wanted to spell our daughters name Emaleigh, but dh wants it simple, so we're sticking with the original spelling.

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KatieGirls2
by on Dec. 14, 2011 at 2:48 PM
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If they have a point I think they are ok... Like mixing two names after two grandmothers, a French vs English spelling etc... But I think things like Ayvah are just confusing and sometimes weird looking.... That being said spelled my dd's name Kierstin instead of Kirsten. I did that though because I hate when people mispronounce it curse-ten. Hoping it would help having the kier- like pier.....
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