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How much vs. does the meaning vs. of a name matter???

I noticed a poll for Amelia today, and someone mentioned it was a medical term for being born without a limb, and I looked it up, and it was! I found a blog about names with " bad meanings", some were funny like Kennedy ( deformed head), or Cameron ( crooked nose). Others were a little more serious, like Mallory, which means bad faith. I definitely looked at meanings when I named my children, but I am just curious, how much emphasis do you put on the meaning of the name? Would you choose a name with a "bad meaning?"
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Elizabeth in Montana
We like Verity for our daughter's first name, for both the meaning and uniqueness, but we are struggling with a middle name. I love cacti/succulents and thought it would be neat to pick the name of a unique plant. Hoping for something different but still pronounceable and feminine. Any ideas?
Baby Name Genie:
Not to be prickly, but this cacti question is a thorny one. Let me sharpen my quill and take a stab at it. Name your daughter Verity Jade, if you don't want a few barbs thrown your way.

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