logo

Privacy
This forum uses cookies to ensure smooth navigation from page to page of a thread. If you choose to register and provide your email, that email is solely used to get your password to you and updates on any topics you choose to watch. Nothing else. Ask with any questions!
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
LoreenBarton, amyispretty, Akeem Koss, healthiswealth, LamRoy
58383 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums417
Topics119,524
Posts848,316
Members58,383
Most Online449
Mar 28th, 2018
Top Posters(30 Days)
Angie 53
Advertising
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Name Game: This or That? #287478
01/12/07 07:16 AM
01/12/07 07:16 AM
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,005
USA
N
Nancy - Baby Names Editor Offline OP
Parakeet
Nancy - Baby Names Editor  Offline OP
Parakeet
N
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,005
USA
If you had to pick one or the other, which would you opt for and why?

Boldface the one you like better and write a quick explanation about why chose the one you did (or, if it's easier, why you didn't choose the other).

GIRLS
Mary or Mackenzie?
Amber or Emerald?
Jessica or June?
Kelli or Kayla?
Bambi or Bernadette?

BOYS
Earl or Emerson?
Isaac or Yves?
Robert or Roosevelt?
Sylvester or Scott?
Lindsay or Luigi?



Baby Name Blogger & Editor
Re: Name Game: This or That? [Re: Nancy - Baby Names Editor] #287482
01/12/07 07:54 AM
01/12/07 07:54 AM
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 32
Illinois
alletsarret Offline
Newbie
alletsarret  Offline
Newbie
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 32
Illinois
I'd choose Mary, it sounds more elegant and would look nicer on a business card. (For her future)

Amber - Emerald is a very pretty name, one which I have never thought of, but almost sounds like to me that it shouldn't be a name.

June - Jessica is a nice name but it very popular and I know too many Jessicas I don't like. (Honest answer)

Kayla - Kelli (or Kelly) is a boys name to me. I know it's used as a girls name now days but it originially wasn't and I have known more male Kelly's than female. I also don't prefer swaping i's with y's. Just me.

Bernadette - Not thrilled with that but the name Bambi makes me immediatly think a little on the "trampy" side. (Sorry to anyone named Bambi)

Emerson - Sounds like a handsome name, Earl does a little too but doesn't sounds as distinguished.

Isaac - Classic name. I'm assuming Yves is pronounced like "vess" but I could be wrong. I just like Isaac better.

Robert - Roosevelt just sounds like a last name to me. I'm sure you can imagine why.

Scott - Just don't like Sylvester.

Lindsay - I think it's actually a very unique name for a boy. I think a boy might get teased with it a little but not as much as Luigi. Also, Luigi also seems like one of those names that will never look good on a business card. Just my opinion.

Thanks, that was fun.


*It could be worse...you could be on fire*
Re: Name Game: This or That? [Re: Nancy - Baby Names Editor] #287494
01/12/07 09:37 AM
01/12/07 09:37 AM
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,005
USA
N
Nancy - Baby Names Editor Offline OP
Parakeet
Nancy - Baby Names Editor  Offline OP
Parakeet
N
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,005
USA
You're welcome! I'm glad you liked it. smile

Mary or Mackenzie? - It was hard to decide between them, but Mary wins because it's just so well established.

Amber or Emerald? - I think of Emerald as being a little more mature-sounding than Amber. Also, Emmie might make a cute nn.

Jessica or June? - I appreciate that June is simple and not as common as Jessica.

Kelli or Kayla? - Hm... I don't really have a clear favorite here, so I'll go with Kayla because I have a niece with this name.

Bambi or Bernadette? - I really like Bernadette, actually. I know some people think it sounds frumpy, but I think it's cool.

Earl or Emerson? - I like that many people associate the name Emerson with literature/philosophy.

Isaac or Yves? - Yves is exotic-sounding without being too burdensome (i.e., it's not a big challenge to pronounce/spell).

Robert or Roosevelt? - I like that it's just different. smile

Sylvester or Scott? - To me, Sylvester seems to have a little more personality than Scott does.

Lindsay or Luigi? - If I had a son named Luigi, we'd have to eat pasta every night! Hehe. I like that Luigi is spunky and shortens easily to Lou.


Baby Name Blogger & Editor

Brand New Posts
Art on the Moon – Fallen Astronaut *new article*
by Mona - Astronomy. 06/22/18 10:37 AM
2018: On this day . . .
by Mona - Astronomy. 06/22/18 09:05 AM
Summer Solstice - St John's Day
by Mona - Astronomy. 06/21/18 09:57 PM
Red Planet Reports
by Angie. 06/21/18 07:00 PM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Angie. 06/21/18 06:59 PM
What did you SPEND money on today?
by Angie. 06/21/18 06:58 PM
What are you looking forward to today?
by Nancy Roussy. 06/21/18 01:16 PM
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy. 06/21/18 01:11 PM
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy. 06/21/18 01:03 PM
Did you dream last night?
by Nancy Roussy. 06/21/18 12:59 PM
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (Mona - Astronomy), 195 guests, and 4 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Sponsor


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2018 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1