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I am debating on a name for our soon-to-be DD...my husband REALLY likes<br><br>
Tayme Elisabeth (he came up with Tayme, I came up with Elisabeth)<br><br>
What do you all think of Tayme???
 

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Sorry, I really don't like it. Tayme, that is. Elizabeth is fine. IMO, if the pronounciation isn't pretty obvious, it's a bad choice for a name.
 

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Tay-Mee<br><br>
Actually, DH wanted Tyme (but all I can think of is "Tie Me"...like tie me to a chair <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/headscratch.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="headscratch"> ) So I modified it to Tayme (pronounced Tay-Mee). It's unique that's for sure...but I'm not 100% if I like it or not.
 

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Just about everyone who sees her name will pronounce it "tame" and that will be sure to get her teased over and over again! If you are OK with that, then go ahead and use it. If not, be aware that that's likely how it will happen. Maybe if you spelled it Taymee it would not be mis-pronounced so much. It's still not my cup of tea, but she's not my daughter. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">
 

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Eh, I don't really like it either, but more important, I think the spelling is a big problem if you don't want to be explaining it and correcting people her entire life.
 

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I am against made up spellings. Your kid will never be able to have someone just write out their name. They will always have to spell it to anyone they interact with. Trust me as someone who stills has to spell her name. It get old.
 

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I like Elizabeth, but don't really like Tayme. sorry.
 

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If you go with it, you'll probably want to change the spelling to Taymie, or everyone will call her Tame....because that's what it looks like spelled Tayme.
 

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OMG, I can't believe you caught that!!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/biglaugh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="laugh">: Because that is TOTALLY where my husband came up with the idea!! Oh, great! It's what he really wanted to namer our DD but I refused simply b/c it was after that dude...oh, for funny! I thought by me "rearranging" it a bit people wouldn't catch that! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Bag">:
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I like it! I think it is different and unusual which fits my qualifications for names. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
It did remind me of Taime Downe, the lead singer of Faster Pussycat... But I doubt anyone would even know who he is these days LOL</div>
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LMAO that was the one reason I wouldn't personally give a kid that name...who wants to be named after THAT guy?
 

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...as do I with Kristy being spelled a ZILLION different ways. I have always had to spell out my first AND last name. It's just something some people have to do I guess.<br><br>
It's not my fav to begin with but it was growing on me...I'll still have to think it over with some good pointers made here.<br><br>
Some of my other favs (but probably not DH's) are: Lily, Chloe, and Ella.
 

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You're wrong! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"> First thing I thought of!<br><br>
I think it's a good name, either spelling. And I don't think there are a LOT of people who would remember him.
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"> Elizabeth, but don't like Tayme very much... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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Not big on tayme, but I like your alternatives. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 
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