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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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Emma in Western Australia
We have a boy named Tyler James and a girl named Gypsie Jade. Expecting our 3rd, which is a boy. I'm in love with the name Olly, but my partner thinks Gypsie and Olly are unique names and Tyler is not, so it won't feel right. So he wants an ordinary name. Please help with something unique but ordinary.
Baby Name Genie:
In the space between unique and ordinary is a special category of names I think of as "antiques." They are familiar and well-used names that are not widely in use these days. For your son, I give you Oscar Jude - a perfectly ordinary, unique name.

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