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People can’t spell, pronounce or remember my name. Always a problem so don’t give your child a name that they will forever have to correct. Important papers ALWAYS have to be corrected with an unusual name
When i was having kids 50 yrs ago, my hippie friends were naming their kids Sunshine, Cedar , Walnut and so on. I knew a lot of those kids who changed their names as adults. I named mine after grandmothers. When naming a child, one must think about how much therapy that child will need as a result .
Some of my favorites- Japonica, Lake, December (can call her Deci, or Ember) Nevada, Chevelle. I love not so common names, but we went with Baylee, and just slightly changed up the tradional spelling.
Read an article a decade or two ago that said the cycle is roughly 70 years for old baby names to become popular again. And usually the parents whose children have the most popular names thought they were choosing something unusual.
While all names are beautiful, not all people are. With that being said, think of the consequences your child will face with some names.
My name is unusual…lecrecia…I’ve also seen Snowden, which I really like
I have a daughter named Tierney. Have always loved that name. I also like Seneca, London, Elee (pronounced E leigh).
They don’t name anyone Jane anymore my mother’s name was Jane Adele
Treasure, Cardi, Aniston
Ha Ha names that no one uses anymore: Helen, Elinore, Beverly, Prudence, Pearl, Evelyn, I could go on and on.
Elliott (Ellie for short)
My name is patricia ettley and i love my middle name hard to find to many people with that name!!!
Dynea, Dinah, Harlow, Fallon, Beaulah, Shinaid, Bethany,Willow, Alaina, Clair, Kennedy, Monica, Bayley, Rubell, Trudy, Jillian, Malory.
Balea pronounced Bailey
Jordyn, Rayne, Reagan, Cheyenne
I have a granddaughter named Willow and a grandson named River
My daughter’s name is Carla. Not super common anymore.
Bahia, Ariceli, Paisley
I have a Haylee and Aspen