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    I have a very common name that's even the same name as a famous character. I still have to spell it all the time. Go with Aoife if you like it!

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    Default Is Aoife becoming more popular in Australia?

    Also - does this mean congratulations are in order????

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScubaGal View Post
    Also - does this mean congratulations are in order????

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    Oh hey scuba! Yes! Finally... Almost 12 weeks and just found out sex from NIPT. How are you? What's happening??

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    Quote Originally Posted by DT75 View Post
    Haha, yeah I wince slightly every time I say the girl's name. Keeva suits her though, so I don't know why they felt the need to spell it Caoimhe (which is sort of a different name).
    Quote Originally Posted by beebs View Post
    There is also the accent difference from different regions in Ireland - my son's name is pronounced differently depending on where people are from.
    My cousin's mane is Caoimhe, pronounced Keeva... Her mum was born and raised in Northern Ireland. Must ask her whether she chose a different pronunciation or if it's how they say it where she's from..?

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    Quote Originally Posted by haley86 View Post
    Oh hey scuba! Yes! Finally... Almost 12 weeks and just found out sex from NIPT. How are you? What's happening??
    Very very happy for you @haley86 wonderful news. I'm good, exhausted with a 3 week old little fella but loving being a mum.

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    I have loved this name for a good 10 years and I'm not Irish!

    It is a beautiful name, people will learn to say and spell it.

    Go for it, it's gorgeous!

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    I have heard of the name as my husband is Irish.

    My kids all have Irish names. And I have to spell them all the time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beebs View Post
    There is also the accent difference from different regions in Ireland - my son's name is pronounced differently depending on where people are from.
    Yes, this is true, but it usually slight and not turning it into a different name.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frankenmum View Post
    My cousin's mane is Caoimhe, pronounced Keeva... Her mum was born and raised in Northern Ireland. Must ask her whether she chose a different pronunciation or if it's how they say it where she's from..?
    She probably heard it that way. As i said, it is the Anglicised version (Northern Ireland would be very Anglicised). The traditional Gaelic way is Kwee-va.

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    I wasn't saying it was. Just an observation. Same as everywhere - "Castle" NSW, "Castle" Victoria etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by DT75 View Post
    Yes, this is true, but it usually slight and not turning it into a different name.


 

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