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24/02/2008, 12:28 PM
No I am not seeking the roots of a name.....a girl I know has just called her baby girl IRISH
24/02/2008, 12:31 PM
I'm not keen on it at all. I thought it would've been for a boy. I can handle Ireland for a girl though.
24/02/2008, 12:32 PM
OK, I find that one a little odd I must say.
24/02/2008, 12:35 PM
what next.. Scottish??
i think she is going to grow up and dislike it immensly. when u chose a name i think u should take ur childs feelings into account. I could be wrong tho.
24/02/2008, 12:44 PM
Not my style, I think its a bit mean to the child.
24/02/2008, 12:53 PM
It is possible it could save confusion and foster efficiency. You introduce yourself and say where you are from at the same time.
24/02/2008, 12:55 PM
Yes, but she isn't!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
24/02/2008, 01:21 PM
Oh no.. thats terrible!
'Hi, I'm Irish?!?!' bad....
24/02/2008, 01:32 PM
I know a woman in her 20s called Irish and it actually really suits her. (and she's not Irish!)
24/02/2008, 01:59 PM
"Hi I'm Irish"
I don't like it, would have gone with Ireland myself.
24/02/2008, 02:02 PM
I don't really like it. Its a bit bizarre isn't it
24/02/2008, 02:17 PM
I hope that it was the same one I saw in the local paper and there aren't 2 Irish's out there
South West Victoria? Irish Molly....I thought it sounded like a pub
24/02/2008, 03:48 PM
Mmm.. not really a nice name..
Exactly what PP said.. "Hello, Im Irish"... "Pleased to meet you, Im Australian, but whats your name"..
24/02/2008, 03:56 PM
Are you sure they didn't say Eilish?
24/02/2008, 04:01 PM
Crazy. And she's not even Irish? That's just weird.
25/02/2008, 09:56 PM
My maiden name is 'Irish'
When asked 'Surname please' or 'Whats your last name', I would answer 'It's Irish' or just 'Irish' and it would take 10 mins to explain that my surname isn't an Irish surname, but it actually IS 'Irish'
My pain is nothing compared to this poor girl with this being her FIRST name!!
26/02/2008, 08:05 AM
26/02/2008, 08:19 AM
Irish Molly....I thought it sounded like a pub
Sure does, or worse...
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