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Old 05-29-2009, 09:34 AM
 
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I saw you are thinking of the name Chanel for a girl, that's pretty, but how about Chantel?
Chantel is a lovely name yes. I'm not racist but I only know of black Chantels. And I think its weird for a white child. Just like all the 'Mings" & 'Chens" I know are Asian so I think its ridiculous for a white child. Again, I'm not racist but some names conjur certain races etc. And if those "rules" are not followed, the child becomes a subject of ridicule.

I want a "white" name but not a "boring" one.
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Old 05-29-2009, 09:36 AM
 
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How about Tristan for a boy? I am a surrogate carrying twin boys for friends and one of their boys will be Tristan. It reminds me of Brad Pitt's character in "Legends of the Fall". A very classy girl name is Sophia (Sophie).

Nice names, thanks!
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Old 05-29-2009, 09:36 AM
 
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I like Theo, but I think Jordan has become more of a girl's name. Sorry I don't like any of the girls names so I can't help you there.
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Old 05-29-2009, 09:37 AM
 
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Hopes, what is "ghetto"? Chanel or Chantel?
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Old 05-29-2009, 09:39 AM
 
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I like Theo, but I think Jordan has become more of a girl's name. Sorry I don't like any of the girls names so I can't help you there.

Thanks! And may I ask why you dont like the names? Are they "too out there" like Sarah Palin's kids or are they too boring?

What girl named so you like?
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Old 05-29-2009, 09:43 AM
 
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My response had to do with Chantel, not Chanel. I edited that because you had already responded. You said you didn't want 'ghetto' --- your own words. Chantel seems like a made up name to me. Maybe I'm just not familiar with it.

Earlier in the thread, I already shared what I thought of Chanel. I think it's tacky to name children after expensive things---like Mercedes, Crystal, etc. Chanel is the same type of name to me.
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Old 05-29-2009, 09:43 AM
 
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BOY NAMES:
Phoenix (I think I like it best for a girl)
Theo (A very respectable name for a boy. It's the nickname for Theodore)
Allistair (this is okay)
Jordan (too common)

GIRL NAMES:
Chelsea (fairly common---if you pick it, use this spelling)
Kate (boring)
Katie (boring)
Chanel (no---naming a child after something expensive doesn't mean the child will be rich---it's tacky habit people have when naming children)
Pilar (too strange---I just think of a literal pilar holding up a building)
Fallon (interesting)
Phoenix (I do like this for a girl)

WHAT MIDDLE NAMES ARE YOU CONSIDERING?

I was gonna go with a combination of names on that list eg Katie-Phoenix. Or Phoenix-Kate, Phoenix -Chealsea etc.

While I like Phoenix, I do not know if the "Phoenix -Arizona" connetion will leave a bitter taste in people's mouths?

And thanks for your input.
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Old 05-29-2009, 09:47 AM
 
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I was gonna go with a combination of names on that list eg Katie-Phoenix. Or Phoenix-Kate, Phoenix -Chealsea etc.

While I like Phoenix, I do not know if the "Phoenix -Arizona" connetion will leave a bitter taste in people's mouths?

And thanks for your input.
Let's try something else.

Instead of matching those names together, lets see what name combinations people can come up with using those names and other names.

I think the names you picked are too unique to be used together and flow nicely.

See what other names people think match them well.
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Old 05-29-2009, 09:53 AM
 
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A girl named Phoenix sounds stripper to me.
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Old 05-29-2009, 09:55 AM
 
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For a boy, Phoenix makes me think of the Phoenix actors (River, Joaquin, Rain), not Phoenix, Arizona.
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