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March 24th, 2014, 11:50 AM
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What you think of the name Bagheera/Bagira [Bah-gee-rah] ? Is it "ok" for humans?)))
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March 24th, 2014, 04:48 PM
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like from the jungle book? Its not something id use for a person but i cant think of a real reason not to use it on person if you like it
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March 24th, 2014, 06:12 PM
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I've never heard of the name but it certainly doesn't sound like a dog name to me. It sounds like maybe an Indian inspired name? Definitely a human name, haha.
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March 24th, 2014, 10:42 PM
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Not for me, sorry.
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March 25th, 2014, 10:55 AM
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I'm not one to talk, all of our animals have human names. Lol. I think it's a fine name. Not sure if it would be for a boy or girl, which tends to not be my style. But I don't automatically think of a dog or cat when I hear the name. (Or the Jungle Book, although I vaguely remember a character named that).
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March 27th, 2014, 05:46 PM
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I don't automatically think "pet name," but I do automatically think The Jungle Book. I think it's sorta an odd choice, doesn't sound "pretty" IMHO, if anything, I think it would be ok in the MN spot.
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March 29th, 2014, 11:20 AM
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Not for me, sorry.
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March 30th, 2014, 08:50 AM
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Yea, I was watching the jungle book, and remembered how much I liked the Panthers name since I was a kid. But reading the replies,convinced me that it's not the best name for a baby. ��
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April 4th, 2014, 08:57 PM
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It's definitely unique, it sounds very ethnic and that is how people will hear it. I think you will be getting a lot of questions its background and is it a family name, etc.
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April 8th, 2014, 01:09 PM
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I would automatically think of the Jungle Book movie but that doesn't mean you shouldn't use it. People use Nala as a name and it's got an association with Lion King. If you love the name...use it.
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April 18th, 2014, 02:27 PM
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No no no, sorry.
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April 30th, 2014, 08:23 AM
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how about shortening it to gira?
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April 30th, 2014, 03:54 PM
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I do think of a pet because my best friend has a cat by that name. I may be biased because of that, but I dont care for it for a baby.
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