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Old fashioned vs. Modern vs. Neither/Not sure

What is your perception of the name Esmé? What names or style of names would you categorize it with?

The Top Baby Name is...

Old Fashioned

33%

Modern

67%

Neither/not Sure

0%

Poll created: Jan 18, 2014
Total Votes: 6

Comments

Modern... It doesn’t have a history of being used much commonly before recently. It’s becoming trendier now - not very common in the US, but it’s trending up, so it’s possible that it might eventually be.
posted by Sara :: Jan 18, 2014 09:59 PM | report
That was my reasoning too, but then there’s ’For Esme With Love and Squalor’ by JD Salinger, which was written at least 50 years ago. I prefer older, more traditional names so this is really an outlier on my list, but for some reason I love it!
posted by Poll creator :: Jan 18, 2014 10:10 PM | report
Regardless of any past it may have, Esmé is 100% Twilight now. It’s ugly anyway.
posted by guest :: Jan 18, 2014 10:20 PM | report
Why does it matter? If you think the name is cute, go for it regardless of what era it’s from...
posted by guest :: Jan 18, 2014 10:42 PM | report

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