What were YOU supposed to be called?

Discussion in 'Baby Names' started by Phantom, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. Phantom

    Phantom Mommy

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    Anyone have any stories about what your parents were thinking of naming you before you were born?

    My mom wanted to call me Bianca but my dad said it was a "hooker's name". :dohh: My mom also like Tara but again... daddy thought that sounded too hookerish too! So I got stuck with Nicole because he wasn't aware of any hookers with that name. :haha:
     
  2. Sophie1205

    Sophie1205 Mum to 1 and WTT

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    My mum and dad were originally going to call me Stacey, but my mum went off it because of a character on a TV show xx
     
  3. AFC84

    AFC84 Mama to One + Bun :)

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    Narelle apparently...I'm glad I got Tamsin instead!
     
  4. malia

    malia Pregnant with #1

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    Well mine were expecting a boy so I was meant to be Andrew :haha:
    When I was born my dad wanted to call me Rebecca but my mum won and chose Helen :(
     
  5. Waiting2bMommy

    Waiting2bMommy Levi and Jax's Mommy!

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    My parents thought I was a boy too and I was supposed to be Chayse. Then I came out a girl and mom wanted Corinne but dad didn't so I became Whitney Corinne.
     
  6. RubyRainbows

    RubyRainbows TTC Baby#2 Since Oct/2009

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    They had the names Ginger & Theresa in mind for me -- somehow they ended up naming me Tamara (nn. Tammy). This is surprising to me tho -- since my parents don't strike me as the type that would choose such a unique & uncommon name, especially back in the day!
     
  7. SweetJennie

    SweetJennie Missing my Angel

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    I was either going to be a Jessica or a Jennifer if I was a girl or Christopher if I was a boy. Glad they went with Jennifer! lol
     
  8. crazykewl

    crazykewl TTC w/ PCOS

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    If I was a boy it was going to be Dallas, but they got me so Im here as Jessie-Lyn :D
     
  9. alexalomb

    alexalomb Guest

    Yolanda apparently
     
  10. discoclare

    discoclare Well-Known Member

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    My dad wanted to call me Allie after Allie McGraw, but my mum didn't like it and picked Clare instead. If I was a boy I was going to be Stuart. None of them are very good choices IMO!
     
  11. Lauraxamy

    Lauraxamy Well-Known Member

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    If I was a boy John after my Dads Dad that died a year or so before I was born, then for a girl I'd either of been a Laura or a Rachel and I ended up a Laura!
     
  12. crazy mummy

    crazy mummy Well-Known Member

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    My mum wanted to call me Lucy and my dad wanted to call me Francesca, they had a huge row about it and when dad said to his friend what would you call a girl he said Kelly and dad said that will do (really), I later got told by my mum that she hates my name always has and I can change it if I want, I was going to be Christopher had I been a boy
     
  13. PrincessJenna

    PrincessJenna Well-Known Member

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    I was Christopher if I was a boy & Roseanne if a girl luckily Mum changed my her mind when I was born to Jenna
     
  14. JessdueJan

    JessdueJan Well-Known Member

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    I was going to be Matthew had I been a boy.
    Dad wanted to call me Poppy when I was born but mam wasn't keen and they settled for Jessica :) I'm glad they did, I don't think I'd suit being a Poppy...
     
  15. Hollys_Twinny

    Hollys_Twinny Well-Known Member

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    If I was a boy, I was going to be Wesley.
     
  16. Dragonfly

    Dragonfly Mother of 4

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    I was going to be called Annette then they changed it to Anneke which is said Anneka. Its a mix of my dads dutchness and my Irish grans name.
     
  17. msdizzydolore

    msdizzydolore Missing in Action

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    My father's name is Bobby Lee...but for some strange reason family and friends called him Horace. I still have no clue WHY.

    Sooooo...when my mom got pregnant with me...she was going to name me...wait for it...

    HORACETINA :growlmad:

    I don't know why she changed her mind...but thank God she did. She named me after her, Dolores.
     
  18. MommyMika

    MommyMika Well-Known Member

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    If I was going to be a boy I would have been named James... which I think is really funny, because my husbands name is James!!
     
  19. hayley x

    hayley x 1AngelSon,1EarthDaughter

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    My real dad wanted to call me Zoe, and Matthew if I was a boy x
     
  20. Raspberries

    Raspberries 2 boys, 1 girl in bump!

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    I was originally either going to be called Shelley or Tia-Maria, early on :dohh: (or Paul if I were a boy)

    I'm so glad I got called Staci in the end, it was the name my nan suggested to my mum, the last time they spoke before she died when my mum was 3 months pregnant with me :( so its kinda special.
     

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