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    Quote Originally Posted by bbhope View Post
    There is a famous country singer named Easton. I really thought that it is a name until you ladies pointed it out.

    Well I might be one of the people who will name my kid an old fashion name. Actually, not my idea. DH dislikes any of the popular names that I suggested. I think the name is just not common here in Australia but elsewhere in Northern Europe. I am not yet convinced. I will have to think about it more.
    My DH is the same we can't have anything Aussie, Irish, Scottish, Middle Eastern, American, Bogany, posh Bogany etc doesn't leave us with much other than traditional English names....I can roll with that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparkle18 View Post
    Sorry for butting in but I couldn't agree more with you all, I heard a baby's name the other day 'Van' whatever happened to Sarah and James and Jessica etc haha
    I like Van.
    It's been around for a while. Van Morrison. Van West. Sophie and Dale from The Block named their son Van. It's just a pity their last name is Vine though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    I read an online artive that they're planning to call their new kid (a boy) Easton. just....yeah.
    Oh geez, Easton West! I really hope it's not true...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bbhope View Post
    There is a famous country singer named Easton. I really thought that it is a name until you ladies pointed it out.

    Well I might be one of the people who will name my kid an old fashion name. Actually, not my idea. DH dislikes any of the popular names that I suggested. I think the name is just not common here in Australia but elsewhere in Northern Europe. I am not yet convinced. I will have to think about it more.
    I think it is a name. I actually thought it sounded ok, like I think it almost made it to my potential boys names list. it's definitely been discarded if those 2 clowns name their kid that though.

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    We were almost going to name our boy Van...i really like it! We ended up with another unusual name that i dont think people on here will appreciate 😕

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    Quote Originally Posted by heplusme View Post
    We were almost going to name our boy Van...i really like it! We ended up with another unusual name that i dont think people on here will appreciate 😕
    Don't worry, both my boys have very unusual names and i won't post them in this thread as I know they won't be appreciated 😂

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    Darn it, I really want to know these unusual names hubbers have given their kids....but totally get why you dont want to post them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GirlsRock View Post
    Darn it, I really want to know these unusual names hubbers have given their kids....but totally get why you dont want to post them.
    same!!! I'm itching with curiosity!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frankenmum View Post
    Oh geez, Easton West! I really hope it's not true...
    Oh gawd, that's terrible!

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    Someone I know has the name Sharryne (pronounced exactly the same as Sharon). Seriously. She's in her 60s so yooneek spelling obviously isn't a new thing.

    I don't get why people feel the need to make up names or spell/pronounce normal names differently. There are so many wonderful names out there and if you're looking for something a bit different, look to other cultures for names instead!


 

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