Thoughts on this baby girl name?

posted 3 years ago in Babies
  • poll: Do you like the name Kalyna Rose?
    Love! : (18 votes)
    9 %
    Meh.. : (192 votes)
    91 %
  • Post # 3
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I don’t really dislike it, but if you want a better chance at proper pronunciation, I’d probably spell it Kalina.  I’d probably assume that spelling was KA-lin-a.

    Post # 4
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I don’t care for it. 

    Post # 5
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Not a fan. It doesn’t sound like it’s spelled (She will constantly be correcting people) and I think that most “special snowflake” names lose their novelty rather quickly.

    Post # 6
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2005

    Yeah, the spelling isn’t correct for the pronunciation you want.  Kalyna would be kah-LIN-uh or kah-LIE-nuh.  I’m still kind of meh on the name, but if you love it, consider Kalina or Kaleena for spelling.

    Post # 7
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2016

    @SapphireSun:  I agree, or they’d pronounce it Ka-lie-nuh mistakenly… But I think in general I’m just not a fan of replacing the letter i with y in modern names… Like Jessyca, etc. 

    It’s a pretty-sounding name though!

    Post # 8
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2013 - Garden

    I’m not a huge fan but maybe it just takes some getting used to.

    I agree with PPs that it would be pronounced Ka-lie-nuh if you spelled it like that. If you like modern spellings what about Kahlena?

    Post # 10
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Don’t mind the name, but I have a problem with the spelling. It will get mispronounced all the time. 

    Post # 11
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2016

    Its not as bad as my neices name. Heaven Leigh. Seriously. 

    Post # 12
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 1998

    It’s ok but I think it would grow on me! 

    My sons friends name is Kahlia which I love (kar-lee-a)

    Post # 13
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    Newbee

    Heaven Leigh. Seriously.

    Post # 14
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Not a fan. I like the Rose part though!

    Post # 16
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I fear that in the UK it would be viewed as somewhat chav. But Rose is nice!

    PMSL at Heaven Leigh though!Smile

     

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