Would you ever name your kid something that rhymes with your name?

posted 3 years ago in Names
Post # 2
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2016

That would be too cutesy for me.

Post # 3
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Sugar bee

Julia Giulia is a no go. 

 

Post # 4
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Helper bee

Sadly, all the girl names I like rhyme with my name (I must be biased). I don’t have children yet but I think as much as I like the names that rhyme with mine I would force myself to pick something else. 

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2015

Probably wouldn’t cross my mind, but I don’t actually care for the names that rhyme with mine anyway, so no.  I certainly wouldn’t do it with that intent any more than I’d give a pair of twins rhyming names.  Only lends to confusion (whose name did you call?) or embarrassment (haha your parents gave you matching names)

Post # 6
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Buzzing Beekeeper

andielovesj :  You beat me to it. Argh, that freakin name has haunted me far too long

Post # 7
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Buzzing Beekeeper

The Ivana/ Ivanka names are a bit odd to me

Post # 8
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Oh hell no. 

Post # 9
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

theatrejulia :  lol I think I read years ago that they are both actually named ivana and ivanka was a childhood nickname that stuck. 

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2016

If I just so happened to really love the name. Now that you mention it, my name is Mia and one of my favorite girls names has the nickname Leah. That never even occured to me. I’ve always thought I may call my kid Leah if I had a girl.

Frankly, people name their kids after themselves all the time. If all the men named Robert do just fine with their kid named Robert, rhyming can’t be that bad/weird/confusing. 

It’s not something I’d seek out to do, but I don’t think it matters. Madison/Adison is kind of a bit much. I wouldn’t say it’s too cutesy though. I would just assume she is named after mom.

Post # 11
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2009 - New York, NY

I did not do that, no.

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2016

Nothing rhymes with my name, so I’m in the clear.

Post # 13
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2016

Don’t do it! It’s a pain in the ass. My dad and I have names that rhyme with each other and every single day that we are together, it is a problem at least once. So easily avoidable.

Post # 14
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Nooooo… I’m just imagining “I’m Stacy and these are my children Tracy, Macy and Chasey.” 

Post # 15
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Bumble Beekeeper

It would be really easy to mishear one name for the other. Plus, I’m not really a fan of naming the kid after yourself. The kid needs its own identity. Ironically, Darling Husband was named after his dad, and our theoretical son will likely also share the same name. 

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