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October 25th, 2013, 10:05 AM
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Hennessy for a girl.
Aside from the fact that I have a Jamisen and would have 2 liquor's...
I think it's so pretty... nn Nessy.
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October 25th, 2013, 10:48 AM
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i didn't even know hennessey was an alcoholic beverage until two days ago. fun fact.

i think people who did know that though would think you did it intentionally? i had a teacher in high school who named her son jack daniels, no mn. we all talked about it.

however i see in your siggy that nessey and jamisen won't be your only kids, so it's not like you have a theme going on. i think it'd be okay.
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October 25th, 2013, 12:19 PM
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Hennessy is NMSAA, I really dislike it. Sorry.
That being said, I think it is just too much with Jamisen.
I think that most people would make certain negative judgments about you and your family with name like Hennessy, especially on a daughter.
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October 25th, 2013, 01:08 PM
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I generally always say that if you like something, then go for it and don't worry about what anyone else thinks. However, I don't like that for a girl's name and would go with something else. I'd be afraid that she may catch a lot of grief about it when she's older. What if kids make fun of her and say that her parents were drunks so that's how she got her name? Or something along those lines? Just something to think about. If you like the name Nessey/Nessie, I'd even go with that as her actual name. JMHO
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October 25th, 2013, 02:27 PM
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I have friends who have a 3 year old granddaughter named Hennessy Rose. I didn't realize it was a liquor when I first heard the name and thought it pretty and unique. As soon as they told me it was a liquor, I was like, whatev... While the name is still pretty, there will be some teasing from it, especially in the teen years. Go with what works for you, though!

I do have to say, I'm not fond of Nessy... I keep thinking of Ole Nessy, the LockNess Monster and it just drums up teasing for size, but hopefully, she wouldn't have that problem
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October 25th, 2013, 03:57 PM
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i think it's pretty
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October 25th, 2013, 07:57 PM
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Alcoholic beverage names are really in in south Dallas, Ive noticed. lol. NMS, but if you love it, go for it.
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November 1st, 2013, 12:35 AM
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I love it
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November 1st, 2013, 10:12 AM
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I just don't care for it personally
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November 2nd, 2013, 12:42 PM
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NMS. Its used in a lot of rap songs..and that was the first thing I thought of when I heard it.
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November 2nd, 2013, 02:07 PM
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I don't really like the nn, but think Hennessy has a cool ring to it. However, I also didn't know it was liquor (didn't know about Jamisen either....).
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