Do you like any of these "Goth" baby names?

posted 2 years ago in Names
  • poll: Do you like any of these "Goth" names?
    Calix : (10 votes)
    2 %
    Arwen : (60 votes)
    12 %
    Ophelia : (117 votes)
    24 %
    Cullen : (35 votes)
    7 %
    Eris : (22 votes)
    4 %
    Amaris : (29 votes)
    6 %
    Alec : (93 votes)
    19 %
    Ronan : (90 votes)
    18 %
    Orchid : (37 votes)
    8 %
  • Post # 2
    3249 posts
    Sugar bee

    Interesting. Didn’t know there was such a thing as “Goth” baby names. Learn something new every day. 

    Personally, I don’t like any of them. But I also like very traditional names, so I guess this shouldn’t be surprising. 

    Are they all intended to be unisex, or ?

    Post # 2
    9869 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2016

    I like Cullen and Ophelia. The rest I’m not a fan of.

    Post # 3
    12528 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    Alec is Goth? The rest are too out there for me. 

    Post # 6
    328 posts
    Helper bee

    Eris the goddess of discord was always my favourite Goddess in Greek Mythology.   I love that she was such a jealous bitch she instigated the Trojan War all by giving Paris a Golden Apple and telling him to pick which ever goddess out of Athena, Aphrodite and Hera was the best.  LMAO.

    I love looking at origins of names. 

    Post # 8
    530 posts
    Busy bee

    missmagnificent :  Ophelia sounds beautiful. I didn’t even realize it was gothic sounding.

    Post # 10
    64 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    missmagnificent :  I highly dislike Ophelia. I think that would be an embarrassing name to have. I find it in a similar category to a name like Gretchen or Gweynth (although love Paltrow)

    Post # 11
    582 posts
    Busy bee

    We just had a hurricane in Ireland (our first in 30 yrs) and it was called Ophelia. So I reckon that name is going to very popular over here in 9 months!!

    Post # 12
    987 posts
    Busy bee

    I really only like Ronan. Ophelia and Amaris are okay. The others are too out there for me.

    Post # 13
    1590 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2017

    missmagnificent :  Former goth here. I like Alec and don’t mind Ophelia, no to the rest. My only reservation with Ophelia would be that it’s easy to make fun of in a gross way (eg “let me feel ya, Ophelia”). I can see teenage boys trying that one.

    I read the name Erith in a book once and liked it. Apparently it means “goddess of chaos”.

    Post # 14
    30 posts
    • Wedding: August 2013

    My son is named Ronan, I didn’t know it had a gothic feel to it? I liked it because it was an Irish name and a little uusual where I live.

    Post # 15
    328 posts
    Helper bee

    misskate18 :  Yes Eris is the Greek goddess of Chaos and discord.    She was featured in a few Ancient Greek mythology stories.  Most famous being The Trojan War.

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