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Thu May 05, 2011 7:54 pm
synismysyn3 says...



Alright, so I'm getting pretty bored with the name of my heroine, Kyrie. I think the name is beautiful, yes, but I've been wanting to name her something different for a few days now. So I was wondering what people might think of these names, which I absolutely love for my character. Tell me what you think.

I boiled the names down:

1. Brooklynn

2. Bridget

3. Zelda

4. Amelia

5. Ophelia

6. Aurelia

7. Glacia

8. Lita

9. Kairi

10. Zoya
  





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Thu May 05, 2011 8:15 pm
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Zoya or Aurelia. I can't decide!!!
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Fri May 06, 2011 4:59 am
Rosendorn says...



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Kairi
Her current name.

Seriously, characters get mad when you go to change their name. Unless they ask for a name change or they haven't really become themselves yet, it's really hard/impossible to change their names.

I tried once. Did not end well for the story. (Ended up stalling because the character stopped talking to me.)

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Here's why I wouldn't pick the other names:

Brooklynn: All I think is Brooklynn Rage
Bridget: Sounds plain/pop-culture reference to 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter
Amelia: Just don't like it/sounds plain
Zelda: Legend of Zelda
Ophelia: Hamlet
Aurelia: Sleeping Beauty allusion, as her name was "Aurora"
Lita Makes up part of Lolita, which is... not the nicest
Zoya: Names with a Z are usually trying too hard in my book
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Sat May 07, 2011 2:07 am
synismysyn3 says...



Rosey Unicorn wrote:Top:
Kairi
Her current name.

Seriously, characters get mad when you go to change their name. Unless they ask for a name change or they haven't really become themselves yet, it's really hard/impossible to change their names.

I tried once. Did not end well for the story. (Ended up stalling because the character stopped talking to me.)

For fun:
Spoiler! :
Here's why I wouldn't pick the other names:

Brooklynn: All I think is Brooklynn Rage
Bridget: Sounds plain/pop-culture reference to 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter
Amelia: Just don't like it/sounds plain
Zelda: Legend of Zelda
Ophelia: Hamlet
Aurelia: Sleeping Beauty allusion, as her name was "Aurora"
Lita Makes up part of Lolita, which is... not the nicest
Zoya: Names with a Z are usually trying too hard in my book


I get what your saying, but how about Katarzyna? I thin that name is absolutely beautiful. What do you think?
  





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Sun May 08, 2011 2:20 am
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With everything in writing, it's really up to you. And whether or not your characters like the names you give them. :P
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Sun May 08, 2011 4:57 pm
Kyllorac says...



Katarzyna: o_O

Now, it would depend on where your story was set and her ethnicity, but that name just looks strange. Too strange.

If you do use it, I suggest having a nickname.
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