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Yes vs. No

Is naming your child after your favorite movie character a good idea or should I go in a different direction?

The Top Baby Name is...

Yes

60%

No

40%

Poll created: Oct 22, 2013
Total Votes: 5

Comments

Depends who your favourite movie character is...
Natalia (Agent Romanoff, the Avengers) = fine.
Pepper (Pepper Pots, the Avengers) = less fine.
posted by guest :: 4 years ago | report
Depends a lot on who the character is, how much that name is identified with the character and whether the character is generally perceived as positive or negative.
posted by guest :: 4 years ago | report
Scarlett O’Hara is my all time favorite character.
-Poll Poster
posted by guest :: 4 years ago | report
scarlett is lovely, go for it
posted by guest :: 4 years ago | report
It strikes me as odd that anyone would name their child after anyone else, much rather someone they’ve never met... But Scarlett is a really wonderful name, so...
posted by guest :: 4 years ago | report
As long as you plan on using Scarlett and not O’Hara to honour her...

I think it’s a little tacky, but I don’t think everyone will immediately think "oh, you named your daughter after Scarlett O’Hara" when they hear her name. Not like they would with Juno or something/
posted by guest :: 4 years ago | report

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