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    I've never heard xanthe... How do you pronounce it?

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    Ethany/Ethanie for a girl

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    Quote Originally Posted by MeeG View Post
    I've never heard xanthe... How do you pronounce it?
    Pronounced 'Zan thee'

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    Quote Originally Posted by BettyW View Post
    OMG I was going to post this EXACT same thing! When/ if I have a girl I'm still going to call her Lola; ideally her full name would be Lolita -- but it just seems like an invitation to middle-aged men to hit on her...
    I have a Lola. A friend did suggest Lolita but I was very happy with just Lola.

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    I suggested Xanthe again to DH and he still doesn't like it. Boo

    In Spanish at least Lola is the name and Lolita the diminutive (meaning little Lola). Like naming your child Ann but calling her Annie. So Lolita as a nickname for Lola is totally acceptable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Funchu View Post
    Torrance is the name of a character in ... something. That's going to drive me crazy now!
    Kirsten Dunst plays Torrance in Bring it On

    Personally I'm not a fan

    http://m.imdb.com/title/tt0204946/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mummy and T View Post
    I love Storm it's a definite favorite. My husband just doesn't like it. He was hard to get to agree with any names actually.
    I had 15 girls names and he thought 2 were 'ok'. He looked at the list and said 'did you just pick the weirdest names you could find?' I asked what he meant so he read out Peyton! I just shook my head and told him it is actually an extremely popular name.
    My boyfriend loves Storm. I'm on the fence with it and we have agreed to list it as a middle name. :-)


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    Quote Originally Posted by jessesgirl View Post
    Aria is a beautiful name. We have it picked but was wondering how common it is now. Does anyone know?
    I am guessing that Arya from Game of Thrones (tv show) based on A Song of Ice and Fire (book series) might have something to do with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Funchu View Post
    I'd spell it Ayla... I agree there aren't that many options... maybe Aylah, Aila or Ailah? It's pretty
    I read Ayla as EYElah so would thing the westernised spelling would be Isla, but these days every name needs to be spelt.

    For example your DD could be Scarlet or Scarlett?

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    Quote Originally Posted by House Mumma View Post
    I didn't know it was so popular! I met a little Xanthe recently and that's the first time I'd heard of the name. The mum said its a Greek goddess?
    I wouldn't say a Greek Goddess...
    An Oceanid or an Amazon but not a Goddess as such. Still a gorgeous name though! Popular in that it is well liked, yet not used often.


 

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