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  #1  
June 11th, 2011, 05:55 PM
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What do you think of these names from classic literature? Which ones are your favorites?
Juliet
Alice
Charlotte
Emilia
Helena
Lyra
Kate
Evangeline
Marina
Rebecca
Sydney
Eve
Adele
Audrey
Matilda

Sawyer
Peter
Paul
Benjamin
Christian
Dorian
Jacob
James
Jude
Riley
Samson
Seneca
Abram
Dallas
Amory
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June 11th, 2011, 07:34 PM
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I would use:


Juliet
Charlotte
Kate
Rebecca (obviously)
Adele
Audrey

Sawyer
Benjamin
Christian
Jude
Samson


I like, but wouldn't use:

Alice
Sydney
Matilda

Jacob
James
Dallas
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June 12th, 2011, 05:17 AM
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I like:

Alice
Charlotte
Helena
Lyra
Evangeline
Eve
Matilda

Benjamin
Jacob
James
Jude
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June 12th, 2011, 09:09 AM
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LOVE Evangeline! Evangelina was on my list! For boys I like Christian best.
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June 12th, 2011, 05:00 PM
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I love literary names, this is a nice selection of a few greats! Some of my favorite names are on this list

Juliet
Alice
Helena
Kate
Eve
James
Jude
Abram
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June 17th, 2011, 03:16 PM
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Juliet, Alice, Charlotte, Eve and Evangeline. I prefer Evangelina though.

Paul, Christian, Jacob, James, and Jude.
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June 18th, 2011, 01:03 AM
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I love literary names!

From your list, these are my fave (and I *ed the ones I'd actually use):
*Juliet
Alice
Charlotte
Emilia
Helena
*Kate
*Audrey
*Matilda
Sawyer
Paul
*Benjamin
Jacob
*James
Jude
Riley
*Samson
*Abram
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June 18th, 2011, 07:21 AM
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I like SO many of those. I'll bold my faves..

Juliet
Alice
Charlotte
Emilia
Helena
Lyra
Kate
Evangeline
Marina
Rebecca
Sydney
Eve
Adele
Audrey
Matilda
Sawyer
Peter
Paul
Benjamin
Christian
Dorian
Jacob
James
Jude
Riley
Samson
Seneca
Abram
Dallas
Amory
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June 19th, 2011, 06:27 PM
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I used Scarlett and Scout.
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June 19th, 2011, 08:08 PM
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Charlotte and Sydney I have always loved. James is DS's middle name so obviously we like that. And I'm trying to talk DH into Jude for our next boy's middle name bc I *love* it!!
I also like Abram. A lot of those names are great!!
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June 23rd, 2011, 06:27 PM
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I like/love

Juliet
Kate
Evangeline
Eve
Sawyer
James
Jude
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June 24th, 2011, 01:54 AM
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I used Audrey... I also love Emma, Kate and Jude
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June 24th, 2011, 12:16 PM
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I like:

Alice
Eve
Matilda

Benjamin
Jude
Abram
Dallas
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June 26th, 2011, 01:06 PM
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I like and would use these names: (these are actually along the lines of the names I prefer)

Juliet
Alice
Charlotte
Emilia
Helena
Kate
Eve
Adele
Matilda

Sawyer
Peter
Paul
Dorian
Jacob
James
Jude
Samson
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June 26th, 2011, 02:13 PM
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Alice
Charlotte
Emilia
Helena
Adele

Benjamin
Dorian
Jude
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July 9th, 2011, 04:52 PM
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I LOVE:
Lyra
Charlotte
James
Jude
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