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#1 Walkers

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:07 AM

We are probably going to go with Veronica if this baby is a girl but I like the name Maren as well.
Can be spelt Marin also but I think this is the masculine form.  
Wdyt? MN potential perhaps?

#2 Gudrun

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:10 AM

I like Maren a lot.   I like Veronica too but Maren a teensy bit better and spelt thus.

#3 EsmeLennox

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:12 AM

Medium sized fresh water crayfish, rare ones are blue. Spelled differently, but that is what springs immediately to my mind.

Edited by Jemstar, 24 January 2013 - 10:12 AM.


#4 la di dah

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:14 AM

I like Maren okay. I looove Megan - when its pronounced meggin - but everyone *sniffle* says its dated/over-popular (how can it be both?!).

I think Maren is pleasant but I find Veronica cuter/pluckier sounding. Veronica Marin sounds really good.

#5 bakesgirls

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:15 AM

I quite like it original.gif

#6 emlis22

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:20 AM

I think it's really pretty. But not too floaty pretty iykwim. I also like Maris.

#7 RealityBites

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:24 AM

Like it!

#8 Walkers

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:32 AM

QUOTE (Jemstar @ 24/01/2013, 11:12 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Medium sized fresh water crayfish, rare ones are blue. Spelled differently, but that is what springs immediately to my mind.

Yum!

I'm wondering if pronunciation will be a problem. How would you pronounce it?


#9 Gudrun

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:03 AM

I pronounce it [MAH-ruhn].

#10 BlueUnicorn

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:08 AM

QUOTE (Jemstar @ 24/01/2013, 11:12 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Medium sized fresh water crayfish, rare ones are blue. Spelled differently, but that is what springs immediately to my mind.


BIG yabbies!
I like Maren but Veronica is awesome.



#11 Z-girls rock

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:16 AM

QUOTE (la di dah @ 24/01/2013, 11:14 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I like Maren okay. I looove Megan - when its pronounced meggin - but everyone *sniffle* says its dated/over-popular (how can it be both?!).

I think Maren is pleasant but I find Veronica cuter/pluckier sounding. Veronica Marin sounds really good.


eekk! Lah di dah. I cant stand that pronounciation Megan (Meg- gin)!! Should be Megan (Me-gan) muuuuch nicer. I think it is really an American thing though. Like saying Craig as Creg (like Greg but with a C) instead of Craig (Cray-gg). makes me shudder.

back to the OP.

I like Veronica - lovely!

Edited by Z-girls rock, 24 January 2013 - 11:17 AM.


#12 elmo_mum

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:21 AM

veronica was our girls name....

maren.. that was my yr 11/12 psych teachers name
*shudders*


#13 Gudrun

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:23 AM

There is/was a Maren on EB.  Great name IMO.

#14 BPositive

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:28 AM

I like it
I think it can be nicknamed to Mary.

#15 la di dah

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:35 AM

QUOTE (Z-girls rock @ 24/01/2013, 12:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
eekk! Lah di dah. I cant stand that pronounciation Megan (Meg- gin)!! Should be Megan (Me-gan) muuuuch nicer. I think it is really an American thing though. Like saying Craig as Creg (like Greg but with a C) instead of Craig (Cray-gg). makes me shudder.


I have the word from a Brit friend of mine that I am to "...tell those Aussies they're taking the p*ss, it has always been Meg-gin. Americans have terrible accents but stopped clocks, etc."

But this is why my DH and I can't use it because we each insist our version is prettier.

Now I'm compulsively saying Craig and Greg over and over, and slowly losing my mind, so I hope you are happy. cry1.gif

OP: I think I like Maren more than Marin but I'm not sure.

#16 tres-chic

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:36 AM

I like Marin and prefer it spelt that way but am not sure why.

I only know one Veronica and I DETEST HER so that's spoiled the name for me, otherwise I'm sure I'd love it!

#17 Gudrun

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:49 AM

Marin like this, as OP indicated, is a boy for me.  And a sailor boy at that.  Maren for a girl.

#18 Shirley Sue

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:56 AM

Love, love, love Veronica  wub.gif - it was the top of our list, but dd just didn't look like one.

Maren nms- what about Seren, Marion or Mary?

#19 Walkers

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:08 PM

QUOTE (Gudrun @ 24/01/2013, 12:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I pronounce it [MAH-ruhn].

Yes same - but when testing it out I have heard it as Karen with an M and Mare-in. Probably one of those names that will always need correcting. I think I've found my MN though  original.gif


#20 Gudrun

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:12 PM

Veronica Maren is a super-cool combination original.gif

#21 Walkers

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:19 PM

Thanks Gudrun.
It's just too easy though. Deciding on a name & mn so early with dh in agreement .... I bet this baby is a boy  biggrin.gif

#22 Z-girls rock

Posted 24 January 2013 - 02:01 PM

[quote name='la di dah' date='24/01/2013, 12:35 PM' post='15266359'

Now I'm compulsively saying Craig and Greg over and over, and slowly losing my mind, so I hope you are happy. cry1.gif
[/quote]

[insert evil laugh] bwahahahahaha!

I dont know how English people say Megan. Do they say Meg-gin too?? *shudder*

I like Me-gan or even Meee-gan. or better yet Megsy tongue.gif much more friendly!!

#23 miinii

Posted 24 January 2013 - 02:08 PM

I Prefer Merin (Erin with a M)

Marin...NMS

#24 kerilyntaryn

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:51 PM

Veronica Maren is nice

#25 kpingitquiet

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:02 PM

I keep thinking of marron, too. I like Marissa and Maris (even with Frasier connotations) better.




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