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September 16th, 2010, 11:58 AM
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Is it too old fashion? Or could it make a comeback?

Do you instantly think of Marilyn Monroe? If so do you think that is going to be the case in 10 years also?

What do you think about the name?
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September 16th, 2010, 12:14 PM
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I think Marilyn Monroe, and also of DH's grandfather's sister, who isn't the greatest of people.

if I detach myself from that and look at the name objectively, it is a nice name.
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September 16th, 2010, 12:36 PM
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Yes, it feels really dated for me.
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September 16th, 2010, 02:34 PM
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I think it could make a comeback, its a pretty name.
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September 16th, 2010, 07:18 PM
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It seems a bit dated to me
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September 16th, 2010, 10:52 PM
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I think of my Sunday School teacher who is in her late 70's now. A wonderful lady, but I associate this name with older people. I don't hate the name, but it DOES feel dated to me, and I would see some of the other derivatives of Mary making a comeback possibly before this name. Thats just my opinion, not based on any research.
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September 17th, 2010, 12:15 AM
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I like Marilyn actually. I don't know anyone under 30 with the name, true, but everything else+lyn is very popular right now so I don't see why Marilyn shouldn't come back itself. I think it would be adorable and somewhat unique on a child.
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September 17th, 2010, 06:17 AM
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I honestly did not immediately think of Marilyn Monroe until I read that part of your post. I'm not a fan of this name and would prefer it as a middle name but it's not horrible either.
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September 17th, 2010, 10:57 AM
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I didn't think of Marilyn Monroe. I know a 30-ish woman named Merrilyn (Mary-lyn). I really like that derivative of it. But I also think Marilyn is a really name.
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September 17th, 2010, 04:17 PM
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too old fashioned for me
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