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Poll: do you like the names? (19 member(s) have cast votes)

Do you like the names?

  1. I like them both (2 votes [10.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.53%

  2. Like the girls but not the boys (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  3. Like the boys but not the girls (12 votes [63.16%])

    Percentage of vote: 63.16%

  4. Neither (5 votes [26.32%])

    Percentage of vote: 26.32%

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#1 babybear


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Posted 18 May 2008 - 10:04 PM

Okay these are the girl and boy name me and my hub have come to agree on.

Nala Noreen ( Nah-lah )

Isaac Randolph

the middle names are after family members.

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 11:01 PM

I love Isaac Randolph. Very handsome!

Nala is a little too cutesy sound for my tastes. I'd prefer it as a nickname, maybe for Natalia. It reminds me of The Lion King. Didn't Halle Berry name her daughter Nahla? I read a lot of of Lion King comments after that. I'm also not crazy about the alliteration of Nala Noreen. It's sing songy and increases the cutesy factor.

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Posted 19 May 2008 - 08:30 AM

I have to agree with Liz, Nala makes me think of The Lion King. Natalia nn Nala would be darling and she wouldn't have people constantly say, "Nala, as in The Lion King? Seriously?" I really can't see Nala being on a business card and people taking her seriously.

Isaac is a very strong boy's name. I like it. Randolph is not one of my favorites, but if it has significance to you I say use it.

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Posted 19 May 2008 - 09:52 AM

Isaac Randolph is very handsome. I'm not much of a fan of Randolph, but it's still very nice and it's significant. I actually think Nahla (spelled that way) is adorable, but it wouldn't grow with her at all. It'd be cute when she was a baby, during school, maybe even a little into college. But once she goes into the business world, it won't fly. I love the idea of Natalia Noreen, though. Then you can call her Nala until she decides she wants to go by Natalia. :]

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Posted 20 May 2008 - 10:22 AM

Isaac Randolph is very handsome :) I actually like Nala, and I think that in this case the alliteration is a pro rather than a con, but I can see it failing to grow up with the child. Natalia Noreen, as has been suggested, is lovely.

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Posted 04 June 2008 - 07:52 PM

i too agree that isaac randolph is an amazing name. handsome, classic, not trendy, not 'cute', not overused, and ages well!

i like the name nala but i don't think it ages well, i also think it is too short for the combo because the n's bother me but i think that if the first name was longer like natalia noreen, the n's wouldn't bother me as much. i like the idea of nala as a nickname. in a casual, familial, friendly setting, it definitely works, but when she's older and uses it for such professoinal business like things, i just don't see it emitting a great first impression. i like noreen though!

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