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Anonymous asked in Pregnancy & ParentingBaby Names · 1 month ago

would you name your kid a granny name like doris?

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  • I would name a kid Matilda, which is a granny name, I feel like, or Edie (for Edith) or Beatrice, Eleanor, or Francis. But I can't get behind Agnes or Doris for some reason.

    Edit: Louisa! I love Louisa!

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    I like some old fashioned names for girls and boys: Olivia, Elena, Vivian, James, Frederick, Matthias, Zachariah, Emmett, Vera, Claire, Adeline, Adelle, Edwin, Madeline, Jane, Grant...etc..

    • Stop1 month agoReport

      Where did you find the third last one?

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  • 1 month ago

    I wouldn't use that particular name but do prefer traditional names.

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  • 1 month ago

    I love some old fashioned names, and dislike others. 

    I would consider using: Iris, Beatrice, Matilda, Ethel, Beryl, Clara, Eliza, Susannah, Agnes, Elsie, Vera, Gloria

    I dislike: Mavis, Gladys, Doris, Edna, Joyce, Betty, Joan, Gertrude, Hilda, Esther, Edith, Agatha, Blythe, Eileen, Enid, Henrietta, Maud, Doreen, Marjorie, Mildred

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  • Snid
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    If it meant something to me I might.  Doris is dated but it's not awful.  In case you hadn't noticed, Granny names are quite popular now days.

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  • 1 month ago

    Personally Doris no but Hilda is a pretty name and older fashioned names are coming back into fashion

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  • 1 month ago

    Yes!!!

    Doris is a diminutive of Dorcas.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Maybe. Whatever will be, will be.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Sure, especially if it is a family name.

    Names go in and out of style.   

    Doris, Hilda, Matilda, Betty...those were the popular names when those babies were born.   There is no lifetime warranty on the hip factor.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    If a person lives long enough - EVERY name will eventually become a "granny" name.

    YOUR name will eventually be a "granny" name.

    In another 100 years, the names that you consider to be "modern" will be the "granny" names to the next generations.

    There is nothing wrong with reviving a classic name.  

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