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Quantum_Leap August 17th, 2009 10:05 AM

What do you think? Can these names ever be used again, or are they just too closely associated with Disney?

Momtothe6thpower August 17th, 2009 10:26 AM

Re: Mickey/Minnie?
I think Minnie is adorable! I LOVE it. To me it has a sweet "vintage" feel.

But there is a HUGE connection w/ Disney on both names. My 4 yr old named her kitten Minnie and while I would love to say it's because she has great taste in names, it's really just because of Minnie Mouse.

MommaOnCloud9 August 17th, 2009 11:03 AM

Re: Mickey/Minnie?
Yes, Mickey and Minnie have been associated with Disney for 80 years and I see that being the case for another 80 years. The association is so strong. They're on anything and everything.

Even when I see Minnie Driver on tv for more than a couple minutes, I'll think of Minnie Mouse. (Minnie Driver was born Amelia. I have no idea why she prefers to be called Minnie over Amelia.)

However, with that being said, I think it would be perfectly fine to have a Michael, Minerva, or whatever and call them by Mickey or Minnie within the family.

GoDmOmMy August 17th, 2009 11:24 AM

Re: Mickey/Minnie?
I think they could be used again, but there will always be that association with Disney exspecially if they are used in a sib set.

lauriebeth August 17th, 2009 01:17 PM

Re: Mickey/Minnie?
I live about an hour from Disney World... I would NEVER be able to name my child Mickey or Minnie! Minnie isn't terrible, but I couldn't use it due to the Disney connection!

IAmMomMomIAm August 17th, 2009 01:19 PM

Re: Mickey/Minnie?
I dunno. They will be forever associated with Disney, but a lot of people couldn't care less. They still the name like Mercedes even though it's always going to be a car.

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