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#1 Fastrunnydog

Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:12 PM

How I HATE choosing names!  Thought we had it sussed but now having last minute change of heart. Anyway, the new offering is

Erin

Siblings are Ryan and Tara.  Is it too Irishy? I AM of Irish extraction albeit a few generations back.  

Am I overthinking it??

#2 .MrsM.

Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:15 PM

overthinking it, wasn't obvious to me at all. its a nice name

#3 SplashingRainbows

Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:15 PM

I am not the expert on themes. However, I like it - both as a stand alone name and with your sibset.

Good luck with the decision!

#4 kerilyntaryn

Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:20 PM

I think it is perfect

#5 belinda1976

Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:34 PM

I think you are overthinking it.

I didn't know that Ryan and Tara were Irish names and would never of thought so.  Erin is a lovely girls name.

I'm guessing you like names spelt with 4 letters  biggrin.gif

Edited by belinda1976, 05 January 2013 - 08:35 PM.


#6 B.3

Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:37 PM

I didn't pick up on an Irish theme, just a 4 letter theme!!

The name is fine.  original.gif

#7 ~Peaches~

Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:41 PM

Yep overthinking it, it sounds fine original.gif

#8 ~~Cleopatra~~

Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:42 PM

I actually think names sound better together if there is a theme original.gif

#9 cezanne

Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:58 PM

What absolutely gorgeous names!

They all sound great together, what a lovely fit/match/'theme'

happy.gif

#10 TinyTeddys

Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:00 PM

Agree, your over thinking it. The names go well together and if it were me I'd continue the 4 letter theme.

#11 Gudrun

Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:06 PM

Well I think you can stop your worrywarting right there. Erin is lovely and is a good fit as well.

#12 Fastrunnydog

Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:16 PM

Thanks all for taking the time to reply!

At 39 weeks its hard to know if my brain is being difficult for the hell of if or if my taste in names really has gone out the window!

Thanks  tthumbs.gif

Edited by Fastrunnydog, 05 January 2013 - 10:11 PM.


#13 Propaganda

Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:37 PM

Irish? I'm obviously a bit of a fool, because I didn't know Ryan and Tara were Irish names. They're not what you'd consider typical Irish at least, they're all regularly used in Australia and have been for years.

#14 gemgirl

Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:41 PM

I knew Ryan and Tara are Irish and I still like them with Erin

#15 la di dah

Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:50 PM

I think Erin continues a similar feel without being the cutesy sort of theme. I think it would be a lot more jarring to suddenly go Ryan, Tara, Ptolemy.

I also happen to really like Erin.

#16 Poss and Soss

Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:53 PM

I like them individually and think they work well as a sibset.

#17 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:57 PM

I didn't even pick up on the Irish theme. I think the names are nice together.

#18 MadeleineCharlotte

Posted 06 January 2013 - 01:42 AM

I think it fits perfectly

#19 heffalumpsnwoozles

Posted 06 January 2013 - 02:38 AM

Actually, we had chosen Erin for DD2 but when she was born we decided against it because DD1 has an Irish name and we're not Irish. I would have been ok with it if we were, but since we're not it seemed a bit try-hard. Just my opinion (and DH's) but that's the way we felt and DD2 ended up with a very non-Irish name.

Anyway, I don't think it hurts to have another name in mind, TBH I'm not sure we came up with the best name for DD2 in the 3 hours it took us after she was born. DH still wishes we'd used her middle name.

#20 Kalota

Posted 06 January 2013 - 01:20 PM

I love those names together, not themey at all!

#21 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 06 January 2013 - 01:49 PM

QUOTE (cezanne @ 05/01/2013, 08:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What absolutely gorgeous names!

They all sound great together, what a lovely fit/match/'theme'

happy.gif


Agree, I think it's a gorgeous combination  tthumbs.gif

#22 Swahili

Posted 06 January 2013 - 09:53 PM

They go well together.

#23 Bel Rowley

Posted 09 January 2013 - 09:08 AM

Perfect fit.

#24 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:48 AM

Erin and Ryan seem a bit similar for me but the 4 letter theme was what I noticed, not the Irish theme.




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