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#1 jane12

Posted 23 November 2012 - 10:39 AM

Hi!
I just watched the new pixar movie Brave and the heroine is Merida

What are your thoughts? ...

We already have Dd  isla

Would it suit and do you like it?

TiA

#2 Jacina

Posted 23 November 2012 - 10:41 AM

It's the name of a Korean bicycle company so no.

#3 Beltie

Posted 23 November 2012 - 10:46 AM

It makes me think of a lovely city in Mexico. The most delicious sopa de lima I ever found.

These are all good associations. I haven't seen Brave so if I heard the name called out at school assembly I'd drift off into a pleasant daydream of cool, shaded courtyards and salty margaritas.

#4 Neko NoNo

Posted 23 November 2012 - 10:46 AM

I prefer Nerida

#5 la di dah

Posted 23 November 2012 - 10:47 AM

I like Aurora/Briar/Belle (Disney princess names, though that's NOT why I like them...) so I can't talk too much smack.

Merida doesn't do much for me personally but it's not the worst thing I've ever heard. I wouldn't care at all about a Korean bicycle company but then again I don't care that Levi is jeans to some people or Sephora is makeup while Anais is perfume, either.

Edited by la di dah, 23 November 2012 - 10:47 AM.


#6 SnazzySass

Posted 23 November 2012 - 10:49 AM

Why not go for a scottish name? Your DD is a bit like Islay maybe you could have skye?

#7 Rosie R

Posted 23 November 2012 - 10:50 AM

Brave was such a lovely movie, I just watched it the other day too.  If you like Merida go for it original.gif.

I can still here Billy Connelly saying it with the accent, so sweet.

#8 Mumma2furrykids

Posted 23 November 2012 - 01:49 PM

Merida - Unique and very pretty



#9 emlis22

Posted 23 November 2012 - 02:02 PM

I don't like it sorry. I do like Meredith though.

#10 Jenflea

Posted 23 November 2012 - 02:27 PM

My niece has Meriden as her middle name. Pretty sure that's the spelling...It's quite nice, but i do like Nerida as PP suggested.

#11 B.3

Posted 23 November 2012 - 02:43 PM

QUOTE (emlis22 @ 23/11/2012, 02:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't like it sorry. I do like Meredith though.


Me too. Meredith is gorgeous.

#12 la di dah

Posted 23 November 2012 - 02:54 PM

I do really love Meredith and Miranda.

#13 Guest_Jenifer Cheesecake_*

Posted 23 November 2012 - 03:27 PM

Quite nice bikes but not nice enough to name my child after. Have you considered Colnago?

#14 I predict a riot

Posted 23 November 2012 - 03:35 PM

Sorry - take the 'i' out and you have the Italian word for sh*t.

I do like Nerida, Meredith, and some others mentioned.

#15 cinnabubble

Posted 23 November 2012 - 03:40 PM

Nerida is an old lady name.

#16 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 23 November 2012 - 03:43 PM

It's okay, I prefer Nerida or Meredith.

#17 4kidlets

Posted 23 November 2012 - 04:06 PM

QUOTE (SnazzySass @ 23/11/2012, 10:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Why not go for a scottish name? Your DD is a bit like Islay maybe you could have skye?


IMO naming sisters Isla and Skye would be quite silly. wacko.gif


Merida doesnt really appeal to me and cant put my finger on why - doesnt worry me that its a korean bike company- many names are associated with a product - Cooper's beer doesnt seem to be affecting popularity of Cooper as a name shrug.gif

#18 Elemenopee

Posted 23 November 2012 - 04:08 PM

The first thing I noticed was it's an anagram for 'I dream'

I like Merridy.

#19 bikingbubs

Posted 23 November 2012 - 04:12 PM

QUOTE (Jenifer Cheesecake @ 23/11/2012, 03:57 PM)
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Quite nice bikes but not nice enough to name my child after. Have you considered Colnago?


biggrin.gif I was coming in to suggest Wilier or Pinarello

#20 Gudrun

Posted 23 November 2012 - 07:11 PM

New one to me.  How do you pronounce it?


Merinda and Nerida are really nice names.

#21 skylark

Posted 23 November 2012 - 07:20 PM

I think it's fine. Reminds me of Nerida which sounds very dated to my ear though.

#22 SnazzySass

Posted 23 November 2012 - 07:22 PM

QUOTE (4kidlets @ 23/11/2012, 05:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
IMO naming sisters Isla and Skye would be quite silly. wacko.gif


Merida doesnt really appeal to me and cant put my finger on why - doesnt worry me that its a korean bike company- many names are associated with a product - Cooper's beer doesnt seem to be affecting popularity of Cooper as a name shrug.gif



Why I thought she is going for a scottish sounding name. Maybe she is not but I don't think it is fair to say it is silly to name a second child Skye when she called the first Island.

#23 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 23 November 2012 - 07:48 PM

I like it.  But I also don't mind Nerida, Meredith, Meridee and Melody/Melodie

#24 neddyteddy

Posted 23 November 2012 - 08:01 PM

My name is Nerida original.gif nn Ned.. I have been called Merida and Merinda many times, I don't really mind original.gif

You don't hear it often at all,  in Aboriginal it means red water lilly.



#25 4kidlets

Posted 23 November 2012 - 10:00 PM

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Why I thought she is going for a scottish sounding name. Maybe she is not but I don't think it is fair to say it is silly to name a second child Skye when she called the first Island.




Her first DD is Isla, not Island - Isla is well established normal name. Is not the same as Island any more than, say. Courtney is the same as Country, they just happen to be similar words..


Are you seriously asking why Isla and Skye woudl be silly together?

I actually like both names but together they sound like Isle of Skye and  I think that sounds silly.
The same as, say, Adelaide and Sydney - not silly names in themselves but bit silly together.




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