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    Quote Originally Posted by London View Post
    Adelaide and Darwin, No.
    Sydney, maybe...well I personally wouldnt use it but its not the worst name going around.
    Victoria is fine though...I personally think of it being an old fashioned name instead of thinking of the place.
    Are you saying that you're not keen on place names used as names, London?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lil M View Post
    Are you saying that you're not keen on place names used as names, London?
    That I am Lol
    (my name is actually London...and I got my username cos I was wearing a Lonsdale shirt when I registered AND was listening to a song called "London" and all my username ideas werent working so I looked at my shirt and though "meh, give it a shot" haha)

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    I would have no problem with using those names (except Darwin, this isn't really a first name).
    Adelaide, Victoria and Sydney were all names b4 the places. I wouldn't use Adelaide if I lived in Adelaide and same with Sydney etc.

    All that said, none of the names are to my taste but I see no problem with other ppl using them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by London View Post
    That I am Lol
    (my name is actually London...and I got my username cos I was wearing a Lonsdale shirt when I registered AND was listening to a song called "London" and all my username ideas werent working so I looked at my shirt and though "meh, give it a shot" haha)
    My mother's maiden name is London.

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    Victoria I would. It's a nice name.

    The others are awful and I'd not give that name to a pet rock, let alone a living, breathing person.

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    No I wouldn't use any of them..

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    I like Adelaide and Sydney....Victoria is ok ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by KnockKnockPenny View Post
    I would have no problem using them if I liked them.
    We have Adelaide on our list but I just think of it as an older name rather than the state
    Or a city

    i love the name Adelaide and I love Adelaide as I live here, which is why I couldn't use it. I think it would be slightly tacky IMO. But someone living in another state, it wouldn't be tacky at all.

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    I wouldn't use any of them, but not because of living in Australia.

    I like the name Victoria, but don't like the inevitable shortened version.

    And I'm not keen on the rest.

    Having said that, I don't think I would name my child after a well known place name, unless it had more of a reputation for the name than the place. I tend to prefer more classic/ traditional sounding names than modern/ contemporary/ different names.

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    Erm, I just realised that I wrote "my name IS actually London" ...that meant to be "my name ISNT actually London" ...derrrrrrrr, its one of those days


 

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