Your favourite names (in any language)

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Postby lxguy » 2008-04-26, 4:01

Female
Sally
Male
Mike

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Postby DRfacepunch » 2008-04-26, 8:32

Bjarn wrote:Patrick(alternatively I also like Pádraig)


:waytogo: good choice! i often go by Pádraig instead of Patrick

and i really like the male names
Cael
Lars
Felix
Viktor

i don't know what female names i really like. there a couple, but thats probably just because of people who have those names. :roll: haha

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Postby gift » 2008-05-21, 3:35

Yossarian (Armenians for the win!)

I am also a big fan of Catch 22...so go figure.
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Postby Bjarn » 2008-05-21, 22:29

Daniel wrote:Female: Niamh (Irish name... pronounced roughly /ni:v/)




Niamh is a really pretty name. I always liked it. :)

Niamh är jo en skön namn. Jag tyckte om den alltid.
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Postby Strigo » 2008-05-21, 22:40

Daniel wrote:Male: Daniel (not being biased)
Female: Niamh (Irish name... pronounced roughly /ni:v/)

I'm wondering... how common is Justiniaña in the Spanish-speaking world? :?:


I know Justiniano but it's a very odd name.
I've never ever heard of Justiniaña.
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Postby DelBoy » 2008-05-21, 23:52

Daniel wrote:Male: Daniel (not being biased)
Female: Niamh (Irish name... pronounced roughly /ni:v/)



Better with a bit of a schwa... /'ni:əv/
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Postby rachel90 » 2008-05-30, 21:09

Male
Alex
Andrea/Andrew
Axel
Claudio
Davide
Ervan
Erik
Federico/Friedrich
Francesco
Fabio
Henrik
Harry
Ian
Jani
Jack
Jacopo
Kristian/Christian
Luca
Mattia/Matteo/Matt
Marco
Nicola/Nicholas/Nicolò/Nick
Roberto/Robert
Riccardo
Stefano/Stefan
Simone

Female
Alice
Arwen
Beth
Cristina
Dalia
Denise
Emma
Elena/Helen
Erica
Federica
Fabiola
Francesca
Hanneli
Ilaria
Laura (my name :D )

Marianna
Miriam
Noemi
Patty
Roberta
Simona
Sally
Valeria
Virginia
Veronica

I surely forgot many other names that I like. :P



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Postby Jalethon » 2008-05-30, 22:19

Pro viris:
Quintus
Alexius
Levi
Lucius

Et pro feminis:
Maja
Lydia
Dolores
Ella
Violet

Licet dicendum est mihi quod in lingua Latina in nomine Quinto Anglice 'fifth' legimus, et deductivi nominis Alexii me non delectant, et nomen 'Dolores' doleat, quoniam id nomen derivatum ex 'dolore' est.


Although I must say that in Latin, Quintus would read 'fifth' in English, and I do not like the derivatives of Alexius, and the name Dolores may depress somewhat, as it's derived from 'dolor', meaning sorrow.

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Postby rachel90 » 2008-05-31, 10:20

I forgot to add Thomas and William/Ville
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Postby FNORD » 2008-05-31, 17:23

rachel90 wrote:Laura (my name :D )
What about Rachel?

Males:
Guilherme
Alexandre
Adriano

Females:
Beatriz
Helena
Natália

As well as some variations of those. The only other foreign name I know and like is the english Audrey.

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Postby Trapy » 2008-06-02, 18:00

Male: Thomas , because It's my name ;)/ Also, it can be almost anything. Tomaz, Tomas, etc.

Female: I seem to date alot of girls named Hannah. It's actually a name I don't like, but... fate hates me.
Rachel, Laura, Charlotte, and more female names that have 2 syllabols (or I pronounce them with 2), I do like. Especially Laura. It's fun to say, but looks ugly. Rachel looks nice, but isn't too nice to say.
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Postby Elin Rose » 2008-06-07, 17:45

I love the Swedish name Elin :) (and no, it's not my real name).

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Postby Lau » 2008-06-07, 20:10

My favourite names are:
female: Meritxell, Iratxo, Amaia, Núria, Raquél, Olga, Laura

male: Martí, Pau, Pol, Pedro, Guillem, Xavi, Arkaitz
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Postby Lietmotiv » 2008-06-09, 14:31

I like the Romanian names
girls: Alina,Alexandra,Olga,Nadia,Gabriela
boys: Andrei,Dan,Bogdan,Vasile,Tudor

but also foreign ones such as
Alise,Laima(latvian I think)
Artem(Russian)

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Postby Eoghan » 2008-06-22, 11:58

Female:

Sinead
Sileas
Sine
Emma
Sara
Arwen
Gwenhwyfar
Jenovefa
Kathleen
Catriona
Ronja
Bronwen

Male:

Seoras
Seamas
Eoghan (My name!!)
Iain
Skandar
Johannes
Lindir
Sasuke
Lir
Alasdair
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Albeit the Scot in me is of the Western stock and the red of the Cairngorms, the heather and the Lewissian gneiss, the Viking in me was there when you uttered the first word of your leid.

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Postby EmrldAnkh » 2008-07-19, 23:08

Male: Sterling; British
Hrithik; Indian
Sean
Hans; Norweigian
Randy; American
Curt; German
Krishna; Indian

Female: Sejal; Indian
Rebecka; American?
Brenda; American
Xochil; not sure, my daughter's friends name.
Sanjna; Indian

These are apart form the made up names I have encountered.

Almost named one of my daughter's Selkie.

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Postby Eoghan » 2008-07-20, 6:38

EmrldAnkh wrote:Almost named one of my daughter's Selkie.


Oh, that would have been lovely! I have almost settled on giving all my children three names each - one "normal", one that's really common in my family and one that's unique and special. All my children WILL get a Gàidhlig name :lol: Just have to find a girlfriend and establish a family first..
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Albeit the Scot in me is of the Western stock and the red of the Cairngorms, the heather and the Lewissian gneiss, the Viking in me was there when you uttered the first word of your leid.

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Re: Your favourite names (in any language)

Postby *Virtue* » 2008-07-29, 18:06

Female Names:
Chloe
Lyric
Mercy
Sophia
Lydia
Elena

Male Names:
Nikolai (My son's name)
Patrick
Viktor
Shaun
Dmitrii

I find that a lot of names I like have a bit of a Slavic origin.

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Re: Your favourite names (in any language)

Postby Loiks » 2008-08-30, 9:27

Just read an article about South Ossetia: vice chairman of the parliament is called Tarzan Kokoity :).

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Re: Your favourite names (in any language)

Postby ILuvEire » 2008-08-30, 11:26

Male: Josh. I really like the name. Ashton is a cool name too. It all depends on where I live. My son has to have the middle name Joseph. My daughter has to have the middle name Mary. Luckily, those two names are easily transliterated in many language. Any language that has the Bible translated. :)
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