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Cast Your Vote:

    • Yes, I am named after my father -- Votes: 2
    • No, I am not named after my father -- Votes: 8
    • Yes, my LO is named after her father -- Votes: 4
    • No, my LO is not named after her father -- Votes: 2
    • I know a female named after her father -- Votes: 12
    • I do not know a female named after her father -- Votes: 25
Are you (or LO) named after their father? Devil's Advocate Beverly Hills, California 18191 posts
Dec 17th '12

Some people find it unusual that my DD being a female is named after her father. Are you (as a female) or your daughter named after your father? Do you know a female who is named after her father? Please share :)

blah 17 kids; Alabama 7639 posts
Dec 17th '12

What are their names?



No to all but I know a few girls like this david and Davids, Joseph and Josephine, Michael and Michaela, Christopher and Christy, stuff like that

Devil's Advocate Beverly Hills, California 18191 posts
Dec 17th '12
Quoting momma melissa85:" What are their names?"

My DH's grandfather's name is Don.
He named his daughter (DH's mom) Donna
She named DH Donald (Donnie)
And DD's name is Dawn.

user banned 1 child; Golden, Colorado 28482 posts
Dec 17th '12
Quoting Devil's Advocate:" Some people find it unusual that my DD being a female is named after her father. Are you (as a female) ... [snip!] ... you (as a female) or your daughter named after your father? Do you know a female who is named after her father? Please share :)"


My daughter was named after her biological father's, father. I changed her name though.



Her name was Lilyin Terry, then it was changed to Lilyin Marie. Thank GOD.



Her last name was changed too.

March 2013 Due November 3; 3 kids; Illinois 990 posts
Dec 17th '12

Are we talking first or middle or whole name? my oldest daughter is named after her father Nicholas..her middle name is Nichole. Does that count?

Vivialopod 2 kids; Vantaa, Finland 42788 posts
Dec 17th '12

No on either count, but I don't think it's that weird, depending on the name.

Devil's Advocate Beverly Hills, California 18191 posts
Dec 17th '12
Quoting March 2013:" Are we talking first or middle or whole name? my oldest daughter is named after her father Nicholas..her middle name is Nichole. Does that count?"

Yes! That's exactly what I'm talking about. A variation of the father's name incorporated into the daughter's name.

Devil's Advocate Beverly Hills, California 18191 posts
Dec 17th '12

Off topic but I was listening to the radio a WHILE back and it was about strange name trends.



A woman called in because her father's name was Buck. Her mother's name was Fawn. They named her Bambi :lol:

blah 17 kids; Alabama 7639 posts
Dec 17th '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Devil's Advocate:</b>" My DH's grandfather's name is Don. He named his daughter (DH's mom) Donna She named DH Donald (Donnie) And DD's name is Dawn."</blockquote>




That is cute.



Mt dad's name is Lee and I call my lo Kali after him. Also if I have a son I will name him Ledavien or Davien bc my dad's name is David Lee.

Vivialopod 2 kids; Vantaa, Finland 42788 posts
Dec 17th '12
Quoting Devil's Advocate:" Off topic but I was listening to the radio a WHILE back and it was about strange name trends. A woman ... [snip!] ... name trends. A woman called in because her father's name was Buck. Her mother's name was Fawn. They named her Bambi :lol:"

Oh...my.

Devil's Advocate Beverly Hills, California 18191 posts
Dec 17th '12
Quoting momma melissa85:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Devil's Advocate:</b>" My DH's grandfather's name is Don. He ... [snip!] ... is Lee and I call my lo Kali after him. Also if I have a son I will name him Ledavien or Davien bc my dad's name is David Lee."


I LOVE Davien.



I joke with DH one day that if we ever decide to have another child and it's a boy, let's name him Donovan :lol:

3.24.10☀9.10.11☀12.13.14 TTC since May 2016; 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Oregon 3528 posts
Dec 17th '12

In a way. DH's name is Joseph, goes by Joe. DS's name is Lucas Joseph, so with DD we wanted to kind of keep the same trend and give her a variant of DH's name. We named her Eliana Jolie. I also loved the name Jolie and it's origin and meaning.

Devil's Advocate Beverly Hills, California 18191 posts
Dec 17th '12
Quoting Viv, Ev & Gwen ♥:" Oh...my."


IKR

user banned 3 kids; Washington 15083 posts
Dec 17th '12

My mom was going to name me Curtissa. Thank God my older sisters talked her out of it. (Dad Curtis)



Now, my older sister not so lucky. She has a good first name, but middle name Richein. For Richard haha.



I don't know any other females named after their dad.

3.24.10☀9.10.11☀12.13.14 TTC since May 2016; 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Oregon 3528 posts
Dec 17th '12
Quoting Devil's Advocate:" Off topic but I was listening to the radio a WHILE back and it was about strange name trends. A woman ... [snip!] ... name trends. A woman called in because her father's name was Buck. Her mother's name was Fawn. They named her Bambi :lol:"


Omg. That is so cute, yet awful lol