Sunday Summary: 4/18/10 April 18, 2010 By appellationmountain Leave a Comment After two plus years in our urban(esque) rowhome, we’re out of excuses for not having paint on our walls. Share this:FacebookTwitterEmailPrint
I’m in love with Design Mom’s children’s names! Maude AND Olive?! And Oscar AND Betty? AMAZING! Maude and Olive are two of my top favorites. I enjoyed reading the same suggestions almost as much as the names themselves!
There are some real gems in the BakersDozen too! I have a spot spot for rare biblical names, especially the boys.
Re: MariaVictoria, I once had a friend in Mexico whose first name was Maria-Eugenia. It was pronounced mar-ee-oh-HAY-nee-uh, and her nn was Maru. I wonder if little MariaVictoria will be shorted to Mari or Mariva.
shb “shortened” 🙂
I have always thought Bellamy would make a cool trendy name, long before 9 by Design came out. It has every element that is trendy at the moment, it has the Bell element, the boyish surnamy feel and its easy to say and spell.
Whitney Gigandet says
I feel incredibly dumb, but how exactly is Bellamy pronounced, anyway? Is it Bella-my, Bella-me, or something else entirely? Regardless, I love the looks of it. I’ve seen it all over the place, thought it to be very beautiful-looking, but I’ve never garnered the courage to ask how to say it 😉
I’d say bel AH mee, which I think works out to Bella-me. You could argue for something different, more French-fried, I suppose. bell ah MEE, maybe? Pretty, but that just feels forced in American English. I imagine most people would come up with the first set of sounds.
My bedroom is going to be Tate Olive!! Go for the color! 🙂
wow, there’s a lot of tv names on that list. i really hope that people aren’t naming their children after southern waitresses or fallen angels (castiel from supernatural on the cw). i love genevieve though but it would stand out amongst my other children’s much shorter names.
Shmoopy! A Seinfeld reference?
Rexton, Troyden, blecch! Something’s very wrong here.
Also, Rachel from The Real World has SIX kids?!? Okay. I watched her on that show. And I watched Sean on the next year (or vice versa) and I knew they’d gotten married…but SIX kids? Well, that must mean I’m in my 30s now…oh god, has it been that long? I’m so old. Remember Puck? Now there’s a name worth investigating. NotD, please. I’m a fan of Paloma, by the way. I couldn’t pull it off, but it’s a great name. Have you covered that one yet? Another suggestion. 🙂
And by the way, Sookie/Sukie/Sukey is a nickname for Suzanne or Susan. As a nickname, it’s cute. As a formal name, it’s a joke, IMO.
Puck has kids, too – sons Bogart and Rocco!