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#1 ~damons-mum~

Posted 06 April 2012 - 04:11 PM

Hi All

Im not pregnant or TTC but I was thinking today about names and thought I would ask your opinion.

DS name is Damon.

I have always considered my naming style as modern uncommon however lately I seem to be liking names that I would class as more traditional uncommon.

So I now seem to have 2 separate lists of names. So which set of names do you think fits best with DS's name.

Modern uncommon:
Zali
Amaya
Braith
Jobe

Traditional uncommon:
Reuben
Adelaide
Freya

All opinions most welcome.

#2 fancie

Posted 06 April 2012 - 04:59 PM

I much prefer your list of Traditional Uncommon, but must disclose that this is my style anyway and even more importantly my DD's name is Adelaide.

I also think that Damon fits more comfortably into the Traditional Uncommon than the Modern Uncommon.




#3 ohboy

Posted 06 April 2012 - 08:38 PM

I love Zali, Amaya & Freya, so I like a bit from each wink.gif

#4 vanessa71

Posted 06 April 2012 - 08:40 PM

I would stick with traditional uncommon.



#5 laridae

Posted 06 April 2012 - 08:43 PM

I would say that Damon is traditional uncommon anyway... so stick with that.

#6 kerilyntaryn

Posted 06 April 2012 - 10:14 PM

I think more traditional  - but I like these best

Amaya
Reuben
Freya



#7 Silver Girl

Posted 06 April 2012 - 10:25 PM

Another vote for traditional uncommon.

#8 ~damons-mum~

Posted 07 April 2012 - 09:45 PM

Thank you for your opinions.

As it seem that traditional uncommon is better with DS name Damon.

What other names do you think fit in the traditional uncommon category.

So to add to the following list:
Reuben
Adelaide
Freya


Also couuld Amaya still be used? Would it fit with the above names?



#9 little lion

Posted 07 April 2012 - 09:49 PM

I don't know the history of Amaya but to me it matches well with Damon.

#10 Pocahontas

Posted 07 April 2012 - 09:50 PM

I like these two the best from the traditional uncommon list:
Reuben
Freya


#11 la di dah

Posted 07 April 2012 - 09:56 PM

I don't know how to pronounce Amaya. I like May? And Amy and Amity as well, while I'm playing jumble.

When I think traditional but uncommon, I tend to think of the -line names like Evangeline, Emmeline, Caroline and some of the good-but-old-fashioned names like Esther and Willa, and the more traditional flower/gemstone names like Violet, Opal, Jessamine, Pearl, etc, but staying away from  Lily and Ruby as they DO have a vintage feel (or did...) but are booming so much now.

Damon and Esther for example would be really pretty.

#12 kerilyntaryn

Posted 08 April 2012 - 07:44 AM

I dont think Amaya would be classed as traditional


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