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Hey everyone, if this has been posted before please direct me to it!\<br>
How about a tribe with mamas who have kids with non common names!<br><br>
Three of my kids *do* have common names (David, Austin & Nicolas) but my daughters have non-common names - Darryn and Kailani!<br><br>
Hope to meet you all!
 

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My DD's names are not common:<br>
Renata Oyimpia and Osireth(her 2nd name is Rebbekah it's common though<br><br>
But Renata Olyimpia and Osireth are not common names but beautiful though
 

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ds is a commen name Ethan but dd isn't so common...Ayla. THere are several mamma's on MDC that have the name but thats about all.
 

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My son Jacob is about as common as sliced bread, but on his birth certificate we spell it Jacobe, pronounced with an Italian flair "Gia-cobbe". My daughter is the only Phoebe I know of (except for that dang t.v. show Friends, and FWIW she was not our inspiration for that name), then my youngest Antonio. Of course in our Italian family there must be about 50 of them <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> , but we named him specifically after one uncle.....and I've never heard the name anywhere else.
 

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we named our son caspian, after the cs lewis chronicles of narnia. i was amazed at how many people don't have those, even "the lion the witch and the wardrobe", in their frame of reference. sadly, few people even know what/where the caspian sea is. and a few poor ignoramuses have actually called him casper, while reading his name from a sheet of paper. does c-a-s-p-i-a-n look as though it's pronounced the same way as c-a-s-p-e-r? no, i didn't think so. anyway, this got more vent-y than i anticipated, but i really don't think about it too often. i adore his name. it totally suits him and i want him to love being unique. plus, the movie version of his book is due out in december, so hopefully a few more folks will incorporate it into their regular vocabulary. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 

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me me me -<br><br>
Tobias.....was common - like 2 centuries ago!!!!!!!<br><br>
Cynthia common in the 60's how many little girls do you know now a days with that name?
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lurk.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lurk">:<br><br>
I can only be a lurker since my son<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/thumbsuck.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Thumbsuck"> is a David Louis.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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My daughter is Miabella. I didn't think it was so strange but the comments we get! OMG! (No, I did not make it up! It means "my beautiful" and her middle name is Rose so together it is "My Beautiful Rose." <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/loveeyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Loveeyes">: )<br><br>
Sometimes I just say she is Bella because I get tired of explaining it and spelling it. I *love* her name and am very happy we chose it! It is very fitting for her, as well.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">we named our son caspian, after the cs lewis chronicles of narnia. i was amazed at how many people don't have those, even "the lion the witch and the wardrobe", in their frame of reference. sadly, few people even know what/where the caspian sea is. and a few poor ignoramuses have actually called him casper, while reading his name from a sheet of paper. does c-a-s-p-i-a-n look as though it's pronounced the same way as c-a-s-p-e-r? no, i didn't think so. anyway, this got more vent-y than i anticipated, but i really don't think about it too often. i adore his name. it totally suits him and i want him to love being unique. plus, the movie version of his book is due out in december, so hopefully a few more folks will incorporate it into their regular vocabulary. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"></div>
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Man, I soooo wanted my 3rd child to be named Aslan! But when he came out, he was clearly a Finn.<br><br>
His full name is Geoffrey Finn William _______, which means "Peace-bearing Fair Protector", and we looked up the meaning we "felt" from him in order to get those names. (It helped that 2 of them ended up being my brothers' names!) I dig that.
 

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I have a Pauli(2nd name, his first name is Roberto, pretty common), a Rorian Sergi(it's common in Spain but hey, I only know two Sergi's in my life lol) and my DD's 2nd name is Bethsaida
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug"> BTDT. My oldest dd is Sigwan, I spelled it phonetically, so, yes, it is said the same way it is spelled....Sig-wan.<br>
I have had too many people read her name and then call her Saigon. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/headscratch.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="headscratch"><br><br>
My other dd is Aanike-ogimaa (Second in line to the leader) . My baby is Dakaashi (to be cooled by a cold wind).
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">we named our son caspian, after the cs lewis chronicles of narnia. i was amazed at how many people don't have those, even "the lion the witch and the wardrobe", in their frame of reference. sadly, few people even know what/where the caspian sea is. and a few poor ignoramuses have actually called him casper, while reading his name from a sheet of paper. does c-a-s-p-i-a-n look as though it's pronounced the same way as c-a-s-p-e-r? no, i didn't think so. anyway, this got more vent-y than i anticipated, but i really don't think about it too often. i adore his name. it totally suits him and i want him to love being unique. plus, the movie version of his book is due out in december, so hopefully a few more folks will incorporate it into their regular vocabulary. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"></div>
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I often get people asking me if Acelin is like Aslan from those books....<br><br>
Liam was NOT a common name when we chose it 12 years ago.<br><br>
Jacob... yep sliced bread<br>
Cameron... well I meet more girls named Kamryn than I do boys... it will always be a boys name to me.<br>
However, when we found out #4 was a boy I tossed around the name Ferris to my dh, and he said NO WAY! Buler, Buler, Buler...<br>
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Bodhi (the tree that the buddha sat under when he obtained enlightenment) and middle name Oisin (an irish poet warrior). Both uncommon around here <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"> .
 

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I belong here! I have a Freja Eowyn. Freja is named after the Norse Goddess of Love, Beauty, and Fertility. And I have Raeden Storm named after the Japanese Lightening God Raiden. If this baby is a boy we have chosen the name Maddock Drake. Maddock is Gaelic for good and Drake after my nephew Drake Alexander. We haven't chosen a girls name yet
 

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Sorin.<br><br>
This is a name I am considering. My ds has a really common name though.<br><br>
Also considering Eden. I guess that might be considered common these days. I've only met one Eden though.
 

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My girls are Raegan Eileen and Victoria Frances. I didn't know anyone named Raegan when we had her but now I see it all the time spelled Reagan. Also didn't know anyone under the age of 50 named Victoria but now see it pretty often also. Their middle names are after my grandmother, Eileen and SO's grandmother, Frances.
 

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Anna, I love the name Oisin. It is so nice to see it used on a little boy.<br>
I also LOVE Freja Eowyn. My little Simone was almost a Freya or Freja.<br>
My girls don't have names that are terribly uncommon, but Isadora and Louise are not in the top 1000 names. Kyla and Simone aren't very uncommon, I've seen both in Mothering signatures.
 

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I won't be actually "naming" this kid until April, but the choices are:<br>
Lars Michael<br>
Ayla Susanna<br>
both uncommon but still familiar (and familial, too, if you can dig)
 
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