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post #141 of 177
I am dying over here!

I have two boys, and their grandfathers are Ronald and Richard. Hmm ... nothing much fun there. Ronard? Richald? Eh. Middle names are James and Elliott. Jamiott sounds good to me. Because Ellmes just doesn't roll off the tongue well.

My potential daughter's grandmothers are Virginia and Jane. Virginane ... Janina ... Virginne ... Janginia? lol

My grandmothers were Golda and May, so I guess I'm glad I'm not Molda or Goy. ROFLMAO!

My husband's grandfathers are Emmett and Walter. Emmetter ... nah, how 'bout Walmett?
post #142 of 177
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Originally Posted by CallMeMommy View Post
Oooh, my grandmas are Bonna and Phyllis, so I could have been Phonna or Bollis. My grandfathers are Richard and Richard, so if I had been a boy I could have been... Richard (actually, that really was the boy name my parents had picked out).

My kids could have been Vancy or Nacki (Nancy and Vicki) or Allven or Stellen (Steven and Allen - hey, Stellen's cool!)
Or...Nicky
post #143 of 177
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Originally Posted by nmbutts View Post
I'm trying to figure out how I would combine Shirley and Margorie. Shirgorie?
Marley?

Or wait - did you want something as awful as Cloureen?
post #144 of 177
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post #145 of 177
Both my grandmothers are named Margaret, so that's an easy one...but my grandfathers are Milton and Claude.......



Milltaud? (Pronounced Mill Toad, of course)
post #146 of 177
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Originally Posted by jessemoon View Post
Both my grandmothers are named Margaret, so that's an easy one...but my grandfathers are Milton and Claude.......



Milltaud? (Pronounced Mill Toad, of course)
Maude! Clinton.
post #147 of 177
My girls grandmas are Irene and Maureen. I had the bright idea of making our dtrs middle name Reen after the two. I spelled it Riene cause it was prettier. The grandmas and most everybody else kinda did a "pause" on the name and I decided to pronounce it the right way "ree-en". Much prettier. Esp. if the grandmas don't seem to care. Really- I would not think a child was named after me if they just incorporated part of my name (Christine) like martine or something.
post #148 of 177
No!!!! Emphatically NO! That is one name that I would draw the line at, sorry:
post #149 of 177
Maybe splitting hairs here, but I got the impression Cloureen was a combination of her grandfather and grandmother's names? Is that right?

OP, could they name her after both grandmothers? I think you mentioned Jerri? So Jerri and Maureen could be Jerrien? or Marri? Ok, so maybe not such a great idea... but better than chlorine! Why not just name her after the grandmother and call her Maureen?

I like the family names thing myself, seeing as I was named after a great-grandmother, and so was dd, but I'm glad we don't do the funky combo thing. Jeez, I could've been Irold or Willjorie... dd coulda been Bonnames or Joretta...
post #150 of 177
Sorry, but I think the kid would be teased for having the name of a pool cleaning chemical.
post #151 of 177
bleach! instantly I thought of bleach.
poor child.
post #152 of 177
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Originally Posted by Adsullata View Post
Maybe splitting hairs here, but I got the impression Cloureen was a combination of her grandfather and grandmother's names? Is that right?
Ah, so right, so I'd have to combine.

Elmer & Clara
Lloyd & Agnes

Elmara (actually I LIKE that one for a girl)
Clamer
Clarmer

Agnoyd (sounds like a body part)
Llones
Lloygnes
Nope, just can't do it.

It IS easier when it's grandma and grandpa, but I still like Elmoyd better!
post #153 of 177
Bad, bad name coming from a good intention. Let her read these responses while there is still time to come up with an alternative.
post #154 of 177
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Originally Posted by LynnS6 View Post
Ah, so right, so I'd have to combine.

Elmer & Clara
Lloyd & Agnes

Elmara (actually I LIKE that one for a girl)
Clamer
Clarmer

Agnoyd (sounds like a body part)
Llones
Lloygnes
Nope, just can't do it.

It IS easier when it's grandma and grandpa, but I still like Elmoyd better!
Oy, I got a Clamer in my Agnoyd and it's killin' me!

Stopping threadjack now...

OP, any updates on the name situation?
post #155 of 177
post #156 of 177
I agree that it sounds like Chlorine. What about Corrine?
post #157 of 177
Yep. Chlorine.

Billy and Margaret

Bargaret or Milly



Frank and Betty

That would have to be Fretty!
post #158 of 177
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Originally Posted by lindberg99 View Post
"What color will you paint Chlorine's room?"
There's only one answer to that question - WHITE! With bleached oak accents.

This thread is hilarious.

I definitely, immediately thought of the chemical. Please have your DH mention this to the father.
post #159 of 177
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Originally Posted by nmbutts View Post
I'm trying to figure out how I would combine Shirley and Margorie. Shirgorie?
OK, Shirgorie sounds like surgery with a lisp. But still better than Chlorine.
post #160 of 177
I hope they change their minds about Cloureen - I know people who are allergic to chlorine. Even beyond teasing, it could lead people to have unconscious negative attitudes about this child. Not good.
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