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#1 bryce's-mummy

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:18 PM


One of my friends daughters is going to call her baby this. It's one of those names when she told me I was like "what?!" hmmmm... her choice (of course) but I really don't know about that one!

#2 B.feral3

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:20 PM

Really really awful.

#3 citylife

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:21 PM

Sorry OP to me it sounds like a porn name, or at least a name a baby/little/young girl should not be called. Hopefully the girl gets called Misty which is a little better, not a whole lot but a little. Apologies to anyone who has called their child this name already and reads this

#4 Gone-Country

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:24 PM


#5 Silver Girl

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:24 PM

NMS at all, I think it sounds terrible. The NN Misty is much better though.

#6 Buck Naked

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:34 PM


#7 Broxie

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:44 PM

Very stripper/ porn star. NMS at all

#8 missjoads1234

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:45 PM

Please dont.  ddoh.gif nno.gif

#9 cinnabubble

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:46 PM

Some names come with their own pole.

#10 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:49 PM

I think she's been watching too much X Men

#11 UncommonSense

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:49 PM

X Men... Mystique tho lol

#12 Chelli

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:50 PM

I used to know a girl named Misty, and that name suited her. Mistique is not as nice IMO though.

#13 bryce's-mummy

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:52 PM

I also know a girl called "Misty" - sounds okay as that what we have always know her by. I thought that Mistique was just a NN- but she just told me that no, this will be her name. I better not tell you what her middle name will be!! Poor kid is what I thought...

#14 eachschoolholidays

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:53 PM


#15 Monroe

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:57 PM

Hooker name.

#16 FiveAus

Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:08 PM

One of my kids went to school with a Misty. Unfortunately her last name was something that turned it into a name you probably wouldn't want to call a human being, let alone a little girl. I have disliked the name Misty and anything like it ever since.

#17 Gudrun

Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:24 PM

Come on people, what is the problem?   That it is unfamiliar to you as a name?  That it is also a modern common noun in English?  That it is French?  That it has a varied spelling?  Or that you know a heap of porn stars called this?  Or even just one?

To me it is just a pleasant example of a style of name. Similar names would be Harmony, Fantasy,  Mystery, Charisma...

Bit hippy or whimsical.  Or a flight of fancy.   Like plenty of names.  Could be spelt Mystique of course but then you know Holly might be Hollie too and it's a common noun too.  This woman is not the first to call her daughter Mistique or Mystique and so what if she was anyway?

#18 cinnabubble

Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:29 PM

To me it is just a pleasant example of a style of name. Similar names would be Harmony, Fantasy, Mystery, Charisma...

All horrid names.

#19 Mung bean

Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:31 PM

QUOTE (cinnabubble @ 28/11/2012, 07:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Some names come with their own pole.

Lol, that warranted a giggle out of me.

#20 calico

Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:32 PM

It sounds very hippy dippy! I'd prefer Monique a smidge more.

#21 mini mac

Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:40 PM

QUOTE (cinnabubble @ 28/11/2012, 04:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Some names come with their own pole.


Yep, poor kid. Put her in a genie bottle or hippy camp...

#22 Abcde-La-A

Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:42 PM


#23 Imaginary friend

Posted 28 November 2012 - 09:33 PM

Im with Gudrun - I dont mind it - although prefer spelling Mystique but thats not a big deal.

I know someone called Charisma and have also heard of Harmony's - I dont mind those names either.

Fantasy I would draw the line on - more because of the sexual image I guess - I know fantasies arent neccesarily sexual fantasies but my mind does go there with it.

#24 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 28 November 2012 - 09:35 PM

QUOTE (Ferdinand @ 28/11/2012, 07:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I prefer Raven.

Bahahaha I'm right there with you.

PS: Raven was robbed.

#25 bluedragon

Posted 28 November 2012 - 09:43 PM

I thought x-men immediately, but it looks wrong to me (spelling wise) isn't it usually spelt Mystique?

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