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#1 elle-M

Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:28 PM

In another thread we were discussing how names affect your first impression of someone. So, what name springs to mind (the first thing you think of) for a boy and girl that would make you assume the person is intelligent?

Top of my mind without thinking too much:

Boy - Charles
Girl - Elizabeth

#2 Guest_Dinah_Harris_*

Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:36 PM

Boy - William
Girl - Margaret

Don't know why - they just popped into my mind!

#3 little lion

Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:37 PM

Sheldon and Amy? I've been watching too much Big Bang Theory!

#4 Gudrun

Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:43 PM

Helen/Catherine/Anna and Walter

#5 ~shannon~

Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:44 PM


Only because I already know smart kids with these names!

#6 la di dah

Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:53 PM

Boy: Arthur
Girl: Esther

Serious and a bit nerdy, but not all the way to, say, Poindexter.

#7 Chaos in stereo

Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:54 PM


Edited by Chaos in stereo, 26 August 2013 - 05:30 PM.

#8 librablonde

Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:58 PM

Grace, Elizabeth, Anne, Celine.
Charles, William, Michael, David, Luke.

#9 *musical*

Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:13 PM

Hehehhee,sorry had to laugh.....all the Fionas I know are not that bright or nicely mannered.  

I have met quite a few smart males named.... David, Brian, Richard, Ian, John,
Females..... Elly, Nelle, Helen, Janet, Maree, Monica

#10 Lucretia Borgia

Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:17 PM

Boy: Albert
Girl: Virginia

#11 iwanttosleepin

Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:20 PM

Fiona...you mean as in the 2 West Australians who were jointly Australians of the Year?????

Both brilliant women.  But the name itself doesn't sound particularly intelligent.

#12 *musical*

Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:27 PM

Hehhe, no, I think they are great....but the three I know personally are not.

#13 Plaxy

Posted 11 November 2012 - 10:56 PM



#14 Le-a

Posted 11 November 2012 - 11:18 PM

Shaneequa and Hammer.

#15 Chaos in stereo

Posted 11 November 2012 - 11:22 PM

QUOTE (Le-a @ 12/11/2012, 12:18 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Shaneequa and Hammer.


#16 FlamingoG

Posted 11 November 2012 - 11:38 PM

David and Julia.

#17 Bel Rowley

Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:59 AM

Philip and Jane

#18 JuniPooks_

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:16 AM

Fatima, Verity, Agatha. Clifford, Hans and Asad.

#19 Guest_AllegraM_*

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:24 AM

All the Erics I have known have been standouts in their fields. But the name itself is NMS.

#20 ~ky~

Posted 13 November 2012 - 03:31 AM

Can I cheat and say Bella, Paige and Daniel? Two are my kids and they're extremely bright and the other is my niece who is gifted also

#21 LookMumNoHands

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:56 AM


#22 emlis22

Posted 13 November 2012 - 08:31 AM

Hector and Jane

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