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    Quote Originally Posted by Funchu View Post

    I intend to keep names Top Secret (even on bubhub) until the day baby is born.

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    Yes, I'm a little afraid to document my (difficult getting hubby to agree!) front runners, particularly for girls. They are not common but not uncommon, and I think they could very easily become popular. I saw a prime time TV show introduce a character with one of my fave girls names the other day... which means its probably destined to take off - drats!

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    We keep our names secret! We tell people if its a girl or boy, I think that's enough for them! Plus I don't want anyone stealing our name! My cousin has the EXACT same name as me! If we don't tell anyone & someone uses our name, it wasnt exactly "stolen" lol more of a coincidence. And not only that, I don't want anyone else's opinions on the name we have chosen, not their child - plus any negative comments, no matter how much you love the name, can turn you off a bit =(

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    I find that people always ask my son (almost 3yrs old) what's his baby sisters name, in hopes that we have told him & he will blurt it out, even if we won't lol good thing we haven't told him yet!

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    If I could keep a straight face, I would tell people we are thinking of naming baby Frogmella if it is a girl, to see if people will be awkwardly polite or will come out and say WTF? But I know I can't so i miss out on that fun *sigh*

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    Secret

    Well I did tell a close friend but that was when I didn't think we were going to use the name. I'm not sure if she remembers though lol.

    We also told a stranger at a friend's DD birthday party lol. His DS had a similar name so we were talking about it.

    We've told people the sex of bub so that's enough! Got to keep some mystery.

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    Mine are secret. I've had two 'friends' use names I've chosen. One was even a name to honour a friend who passed away. This person still used it for her baby even though she knew the meaning the name had for me. If bub is a girl I will still use the name to honour my friend.

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    With my DD I didn't tell anyone or do any research and as a result my poor girl got the most popular first AND middle name for that year. She has since altered it slightly to feel a bit more unique. (Emily to Emmie)

    I'm telling everyone our little guys name, to give them time to get used to it. I gave my DP the job of naming our boy and he has picked his favourite book character, Yossarian. So yeah, takes a bit of getting used to but it's growing on me.

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    We told everyone and only had good responses

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    I haven't 100% decided on names but i have shared them but I only have one close family member pregnant as well & our taste are really different and I'm due 10 weeks before so not an issue

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    Initially I wanted to keep my names secret as when I'd toss ideas around with family and friends, they all got ruined.
    I finally settled on a name and EVERYONE GUESSED IT! Grrr.


 

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