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#1 Melissa

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 03:43 PM

This, to me, is so unbelievable, yet somewhat predictable. Miley has come out of nowheres and is ranked #278. Holy moly! Isabella is really happy, because this is her girl name choice at the moment. (she's a huge Hannah Montana fan) So, what do you think of the name Miley? And, would it be a good nn for Camilla?

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 03:58 PM

miley is alright. miley cyrus is actually the reason its not myf avorite, but the name itself isn't too bad. i do prefer it for a nickname, and it does work for camilla it hink. i think camilla is such a beautiful name. i prefer a nn mimi or cammy/cam however.

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 04:06 PM

I don't like Miley, it looks like someone wanted to get creative with Riley and besides it reminds me of mile(s). For these reasons, I think Camilla is too beautiful a name (nevermind the Duchess of Cornwall) to have the nickname Miley. Camilla seems so pretty, elegant and regal, whilst Miley is childish and not in a good way. This is just my opinion, though.

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 04:52 PM

Miley is cute, but it's for that reason that I just cannot see it on a grown woman. It would make an adorable nickname for a variety of names -- and I think it's cute for Camille -- but as a name on its own, I can't stand it.

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 09:16 PM

I love Camilla with the nicknames Cami or Millie. I really don't care for Miley at all. It's partly because of the whole Miley Cyrus association, and partly because I think it sounds really weird. Like Kate mentioned, it's like someone tried to combine Miles and Riley and pinned it on a girl. Not my cup of tea.
I also think that Miley will have her pinned with a generational name. Years from now people will hear the name Miley and think, "Oh, she's one of those girls. Her parents must have been big Milry Cyrus fans back in the day."

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 09:45 PM

I agree with Scarlet and Charity. It's going to sound very cutesy and dated in a few decades, plus it just seems soooo faddish and fickle.

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 10:10 PM

I must say, i really don't like the name Miley. I don't think it has a nice sound to it. Camilla nn Milla is really cute.

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 06:47 AM

I don't care fro Miley as a name by itself.
As a nickname it is useable. It would work for
Camilla but it isnt my style.. but I can understand
your daughter liking it. I have two young girls who
adore Hannah Montana.

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 08:31 PM

wowee, this just goes to show us all about trends and fads and influences. miley is not my favorite either. i find it cute for a little girl but for an adult i just cannot see it. i also only know of that one miley, miley cyrus, and that impression certainly does not help me in favoring this name. for camille, the nickname wouldn't be bad, but it isn't as direct as can be, in saying its almost more of what seems to be a variation of an actual nickname for camille. cam, cammy, mimi, millie, all are cute and preferred by me at least :)

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Posted 14 May 2008 - 04:41 PM

This, to me, is so unbelievable, yet somewhat predictable. Miley has come out of nowheres and is ranked #278. Holy moly! Isabella is really happy, because this is her girl name choice at the moment. (she's a huge Hannah Montana fan) So, what do you think of the name Miley? And, would it be a good nn for Camilla?

Thanks!
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I like the name Miley, it's cute. Can't use it because of "Miley Cyrus" I say that name in quotes because her first name isn't actually Miley...it was a clever name change for professional reasons.

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 08:25 AM

Actually, when she was little, her family called her Smiley (her real name is Destiny Hope...I watch too many talk shows:blush:). And I can only assume it evolved to Miley through baby talk, which is obviously the best way to come up with a name. :) And I think it's a dumb name. Cute when the kid is still doing the whole baby talk thing, but once it's over, you just look stupid.

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Posted 18 June 2008 - 03:56 PM

I'm the biggest Miley Cyrus hater ever. Sorry to offend, but I don't think she can sing at all! I plug my eyes when shes on the radio. I think Miley is a cute nn for certain names, but I personally would NEVER use it!

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Posted 18 June 2008 - 04:31 PM

i agree with you lexii, i thought i was the only one who thought she was a bad singer!

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Posted 19 June 2008 - 07:20 AM

Actually, when she was little, her family called her Smiley (her real name is Destiny Hope...I watch too many talk shows:blush:). And I can only assume it evolved to Miley through baby talk, which is obviously the best way to come up with a name. :) And I think it's a dumb name. Cute when the kid is still doing the whole baby talk thing, but once it's over, you just look stupid.



Her given name *was* Destiny Hope Cyrus, but she did legally change it to Miley Ray Cyrus earlier this year, I believe. (http://www.usatoday....me-change_N.htm). I think you're right about Miley evolving from Smiley through baby talk, though. I also agree that though Smiley was a cute nn, it should've stayed that... a nn. Even Miley would've been an alright nn, just because of her baby talk or whatever. As a legal name, I find it laughable. (Also, the article I referenced says that Billy Ray called her 'Smiley Miley', but I've heard other places that it was just Smiley which morphed into Miley... which would make more sense because where would Miley have come from otherwise? Haha.)

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Posted 19 June 2008 - 09:41 AM

i agree with you lexii, i thought i was the only one who thought she was a bad singer!



HERE HERE!! I'm the only one of my friends that wants to cry when shes on the radio!!

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Posted 20 June 2008 - 06:14 AM

HERE HERE!! I'm the only one of my friends that wants to cry when shes on the radio!!



Oh, I feel the exact same way ... I don't like her one bit.
Too bad my boyfriend thinks she's awesome :) . . . . hah.

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Posted 20 June 2008 - 07:05 AM

Thanks to Isabella, I can actually sing some of Miley Cyrus's songs. We saw her live a couple of months ago. I think she's a lot better live then on the radio.

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Posted 23 June 2008 - 05:08 PM

My 16 year old sister [[yeah 16]] LOVES her and watches Hannah Montana EVERYDAY! I think its mainly to make me get angry when she sings the songs =/ plus my baby bro is a fan. blahhhh! i just dont like her, especially with all of those pics of her on the internet =/

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Posted 24 June 2008 - 10:22 PM

If it wasn't for the craze, the name would sound cute on a little girl no older than ten as a nickname.

And actually Smiley was shortened to Miley.


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Posted 07 July 2008 - 08:05 PM

I have a step daughter called Miley who had the name before anybody had ever even heard of Miley Cyrus. Our Miley is 14 and I think the name suits her. My cousins daughter is also named miley but she spells it mylie.

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