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August 11th, 2009, 11:08 AM
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What do you think of this name for a boy? I knew someone named this when I was in junior high -- I think it's Scandinavian.
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August 11th, 2009, 11:14 AM
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I'm usually a fan of short, simple boy names (love Lex & Taj) but for some reason this one seems incomplete. I did know of a guy named Tellis (unsure of spelling).
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August 11th, 2009, 11:45 AM
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I knew someone named Terrance that went by Tel. Behind the Name: Meaning, Origin and History of the Name Tel suggests it's a nick name for Terrance / Terry, too. But it may very well be a complete name from another language.

Either way, I kind of like it, but I just see it as a nick name, not a given name.
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August 11th, 2009, 11:56 AM
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It does seem incomplete to me as well. Nms.
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August 11th, 2009, 12:14 PM
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My neighbors' brother is Tell. It always sounds like she is saying Tail and I can never understand her when she says his name. I don't like it.
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August 11th, 2009, 04:11 PM
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I think Tail
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August 11th, 2009, 04:24 PM
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August 11th, 2009, 05:29 PM
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I don't like it.
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