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carlyheartsphil September 10th, 2010 02:18 PM

Joe Don Rooney of Rascall Flatts and his wife had a baby girl named Raquel Blue this week. WDYT of the name?

Blue seems to be a popular name among celebrity babies, WDYT of it?

P*to*the*ORTIA September 10th, 2010 08:12 PM

Re: Blue
It's not bad as a middle name.

MommaOnCloud9 September 10th, 2010 08:58 PM

Re: Blue
I'm not a fan of it. It's okay for a mn, I guess. I'd like it more on a child if it held some kind of significance for the parents and/or child.

*PurpleMidnight* September 10th, 2010 09:38 PM

Re: Blue

Lash September 10th, 2010 10:00 PM

Re: Blue
I like it for sure, especially as a middle name. If Ruby, Scarlett, Amber, Coral and Crystal can all be names, Blue is fine with me

*CAMM* September 10th, 2010 10:07 PM

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Mei Mei September 10th, 2010 11:55 PM

Re: Blue
Ruby -gemstone with long history of usage as a name
Scarlett - from the name of an expensive cloth, as well as a color, with a long history of use as a name.
Amber- from the name for the hardened sap as well as a color (I do think it's only recently been used as a name though)
Coral - greek, from the name of the beautiful formations at the bottom of the ocean, as well as a color, long history as a name.
Crystal - gemstone (however only used as a name recently)
Blue- just a color. How many colors that are 'just' colors have traditional usage as a name? I can't actually think of any. All the others are also flowers, gemstones, etc. which is how we got the name for the color. Not vice versa.

I do think there is a difference. I don't like blue as a name, especially since it's a synonym for sad or gloomy. Eyeore's middle name might be Blue. Anyway, I don't like Amber or Crystal either since they have a dated/ almost trashy sort of feel these days, sbecause they were once so trendy. They didn't have a prior history of use.

AnnaMama September 11th, 2010 05:05 AM

Re: Blue
I like it, it looks quite quirky in the middle spot.

Hey There September 11th, 2010 12:55 PM

Re: Blue
I don't care for it but like it in the middle spot. I think pretty much anything can go in the middle slot!

sethsmum September 11th, 2010 01:04 PM

Re: Blue
I like it but only as a middle name spot. I would never use it for a first name

MamaTo2Ls September 11th, 2010 01:25 PM

Re: Blue
I think it can work as a mn. Bret Michaels also has a daughter named Jorja Bleu (that spelling), and I just love the flow of that.

twingirls52905 September 11th, 2010 01:41 PM

Re: Blue
definately nms

Mommagain September 13th, 2010 02:43 PM

Re: Blue
i love it as a middle name, but only for a boy.

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