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    I have a boy called Henry. And if this nxt baby is a boy I wanted to name him William.... But DH mentioned this morning that it's off limits cos they are Princess Di's boys' names! I hadn't even thought if that. Oops

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    Quote Originally Posted by peasmum View Post
    I have a boy called Henry. And if this nxt baby is a boy I wanted to name him William.... But DH mentioned this morning that it's off limits cos they are Princess Di's boys' names! I hadn't even thought if that. Oops
    Their names are William and Harry, so you can still use William

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    Prince Harry's name is actually Henry but he gets called Harry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by desperatetofall View Post
    Prince Harry's name is actually Henry but he gets called Harry.
    You learn something new everyday lol

    I'm always very mindful of what a name could be used as by other kids when their at school eg Bart the Fart or Kelly the Smelly. I liked the names Thaine and Rick when preg with my second but then it was Thaine the Pain and Rick the...well you get the idea lol

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    Maybelline ..cat came before baby..so cat got name...
    Cash..friends boy is named that..so wouldn't do it..
    Halloway..people think it's too odd

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    Quote Originally Posted by pinkplease3 View Post
    Thaine the Pain
    my dad's name is Shane he always got "Shane the pain" but he'd just say "you mean Shane the brain!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by JacquiLea View Post
    As you can probably tell my name is Jacqui-Lea (with a hyphen) and it absolutely astounds me how many adults do not know what that is! Everyday at work I spell my email address and I have to say "hyphen which is the middle dash" or "two over from the backspace key" therefore I will not use a hypen in my children's names. I may carry on the Lea... However, I will teach my children what a hyphen is!!!

    This reminds me of a something I read where a husband asked his wife what a friend had called their baby. She replied 'Bethany-Anne, with a hyphen.' The husband says, "I quite like Bethany Anne, but where did they get Witherhyphen from?"

    True story!

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    I wanted Connor for DS (big terminator fan) but DH hated it. As he did my other favourites, malakai and elijah, poo to him

    We also stay clear of the different spelling in names.

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    I love dexter, but everyone knows im obsessed with the show and would make fun that i named bub after a serial killer. (pssh)
    He's such a sexy sociopath though... go on

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    I always loved Philippa for a girl, but then I went and married a Philip.

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    Argh, so many!

    First up, I'm one of those fussy ones who can't do strange spelling or hyphens (I suffer both). So it knocks out a great number.

    J's - I'm a J (Jaime-lee), so was Dad (James) & DD (Jacinta). Loved the name Jackson but too close to Jacinta; James is also DP's dad's middle name (bad relationship) so I'll have to beg to ever use it as a middle name; Joel is DP's middle name; Jake is stepbrother's name - it goes on.

    Other no-no's include: Matthew (my ex's name), Emma (DP's ex), Maria or Mariah (DP's ex's child), and basically anyone else we know who we don't like or who we do like but has the same name


 

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