Do you like your real Name?

@dpk262006 (56753)
Delhi, India
March 7, 2007 10:18pm CST
Do you love your real name? Do you love to be called by your first name? Given the choice, would you like to change it OR you are happy with the name given to you by your partnets? Share your thoughts. Thanks in advance.
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25 responses
@cheribam (448)
• United States
10 Apr 07
I really love my name, it is Cherry Lyn, and other people think that my name is sweet that goes with my personality. My friends call me Cherry my Bf calls me Cher My parents call me in my nickname, Che-che sometimes Che Just like a name game and I love it. Love what you have, so that other people would love it too.
@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
14 Apr 07
Cherry, after going through your reply I believe you are as sweet as cherry and I agree with you that we should love our name. Thanks (+ rated.
@maddysmommy (16233)
• United States
9 Apr 07
I like my name, its Rachel. I have never really thought of wanting to be called anything else but Rachel. There are a few different ways you can spell it too - however I do complain when its not spelt right LOL.
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Apr 07
Rachel, thanks very much.
@Katlady2 (9920)
• United States
8 Mar 07
I love my real name. It has a unique spelling, and I love watching people trying to pronounce it. I always tell them that it sounds like the normal spelling, it just looks weird. LOL
@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Katlady2, thanks for sharing your positive views. Is your real name 'Katlady' or something else, which you consider is difficult to pronounce?
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@bhawnam (1436)
• India
8 Mar 07
I really love my name and i like being called by this name. This is one word in the whole world that i wont like to be changed or modified.. This is my identity and i am not embrrased or ashamed of it.. i dont think that by changing my name to something more glamourous wont change me.. i will bw what i am .. so no calms about my name.. this is one thing my parents gave me and will always remain with me and i will keep it with me till the end of time.. :)
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Bhawnam, Thanks for your positive views. I am not sure if 'bhawnam' is your real name? If it is - it is a nice name. In my view your way of expressing your thoughts was really very impressing.
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@bhawnam (1436)
• India
10 Mar 07
my real name is bvhawna mittal.. so m is for mittal which is my sirname. :)
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
12 Mar 07
Thanks for telling your real name.
@aidonia (4209)
• Greece
8 Mar 07
nightingale - The bird with the best voice.
Not only I like but I love my name.My godmother she gave it to me and it is very unique.There isn't anyone with same name at my country all anywhere else (as I know)Some people find little difficult you have a name that is so unusually but not me.I haven't problem,I just enjoy see the people try figure out how I get a name like this.My name is Aidonia and mean the bird -nightingale-
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Thanks NIGHTINGALE for your response. One of the most interesting ones. Thanks for sharing your positive views. No doubt about it that yours is a UNIQUQ name, I have not heard it anywhere.
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@aidonia (4209)
• Greece
4 May 07
Thank you sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much.
• United States
4 May 07
Growing up, I really did not like my name. No one I knew had it and in a world where everyone cute had names like Jennifer, Laura, Michelle, Kristy, Sheri .. etc. Well, my name just wasn't pretty to me. Back then I couldn't find anything 'girly' with my name on it either which wasn't any fun. I think in all my years of school, I only knew 2 other girls with my name. I felt odd. Now that I'm an adult, I appreciate and cherish the name my parents picked out for me. I've grown to love it and I know there are much worse names I could have been given. (My sister HATES her name and compared to mine, I can't blame her. *hah*) My middle name was very common though so that kinda made up for my first name not being popular. My bestfriend, my sister-n-law, my niece and a handful of friends all had the same middle name. It must have been popular back in the 70's. My last name was horrible to me. It was the name of a famous department store so when someone found out what my last name was, they would always ask the dumb question "Do you own ________"? Uhh 'no' because if I did do you think I'd be wearing non-designer name clothes? I always hated for people to hear my last name. I'm glad when I got married and was able to get rid of it. I feel bad for saying that because I should feel honor connected to my maiden last name and I do now as an adult but when I was a child, it was hard. It's funny because my nephew just got married. He has my maiden last name as his last name. His wife couldn't wait to take his last name and get rid of hers. I can honestly say, her maiden last name was 100% worse than my maiden name was. So I'm glad she has it now as her married last name! So to answer you question - yes, I like my name now.
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
9 May 07
Dear Diana, why did not you see this discussion of mine earlier???? Now I have selected the 'BR", after that you are putting me into a difficult situation...writing such a meaningful reply. I would say absolutely wonderful reply...the one which I always expect from you. Diana...you have not mentioned what was your last name before marriage...which made you jittery or uncomfortable. I like you name...Diana was the name of a Princess also, (who unfortunately is not alive). Frankly, I like your name very much. B Beautifully...Beautifully written and what a quality response. I really appreciated your sincere efforts. I am afraid I cannot at this change my best response. Otherwise you stand above all....I mean it. deepak
• United States
10 Mar 07
My name is Sharon....very 50's/60's....I am not thrilled with it, but it could be worse. At least it's not that common. I always wanted my name to be Kerstyn....nn Kersty. You can call me that ;)
@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
12 Mar 07
Sharon, thanks very much for sharing your views. In my opinion Sharon is a better name than Kerstyn.
• Philippines
10 Mar 07
I can say that I love my name already. Its not that bad and besides its the name they gave. If ever Im given a chance to change, I would decline to it and still choose my present name.
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
12 Mar 07
Thanks for your contribution.
@kagandahan (1327)
• Philippines
10 Mar 07
well, it's pretty much ok with me to be called by my name or if they would give me cute nicknames as long as it is not offending.:) i lov my name but given the chance i would like caitlin,i think it's cute.
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
12 Mar 07
Thanks, so you are the one who appears different from others, and wants to have a cute name like CAITLIN.
• India
10 Mar 07
Yes I love my real name..as of now I am happy with it and dont intend to change it...
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Thanks, scareletminivet for your reply, but what is your real name????????
@meleshia (624)
• Philippines
8 Mar 07
Hate is such a strong term, but i was never really fond of my first name, Anna, just because it is so common especially in my aga group. I think most girls my age are named Anna. My mom said it was because of a TV series that was shown during that time. But now, since college, one of my friends started calling me "Ena", some kind of slang version of my name. LOL! I liked the sound of it so i'm keeping it and now my friends call me ena. ^____^
@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Anna, thanks very much for sharing your candid views on your name, which has been modified as 'ENA'. I find both 'Anna' and 'Ena' lovely names to be pronounced. Thanks again.
• Al Mansurah, Egypt
8 Mar 07
yes , i like my name , my name is Sherif , and i love it , and i do not have any problem with my name
@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Thanks, Sherif.
@smille (830)
• India
8 Mar 07
yea i like my name very much.....becos whn i was in the school it was a rare name...so i ws proud of my name, and whn i grwon up , n learned its meaning....tht is one who always smiles.......so i think it suits me best !!!!!!!!LOL
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Smita, thanks for loving your name and for your positive views on your name.
@maribel1218 (3085)
• Philippines
8 Mar 07
I think I like my first name which is maribel for it is somewhat unique and no same name as like common name. My mother gave it to me and I love the way it sounded for it means beautiful mary and for that I was happy.
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Maribel, thanks vey much , no doubt your name sounds good and it is unique and I wish you should always remain 'mary' and happy.
@gianena (256)
• Philippines
8 Mar 07
I LOVE MY REAL NAME... ;) In fact, I'm even using that name here - GIANENA. If given a choice, I would never ever change my name. I'm satisfied and happy with it. ;)
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Gianena, thanks very much for your positive contribution.
• India
8 Mar 07
ofcourse i do love my real name, its amit. but i know some of my friends who hate it when they r called by their real name. for example prakhar jyoti(indian name) loves to be called by pj manish(indian name) loves to be called by maddy
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Amit, thanks for your response.
• United Arab Emirates
8 Mar 07
I love both my names, but I don't use my first name very much. It is an ancient name that my mother really like when she studied History in University. It is unusual and I like it, but most people have a problem pronouncing it so I prefer using my second name which is easier to pronounce. I still get some strange prounounciations though and I am kind of used to it.
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Thanks for your response.
@jazgottt (1181)
• Poland
8 Mar 07
My name is Malgorzata (polish name) and its like margaret in english I think. I like it, my parents and people in my job call me my first name, but my friends use my nickname. I like it too. It's quite popular name, but I don't mind it.
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Malgorzata, thanks very much for your reply and thinking positively about your name.
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@simplycza (1480)
• Philippines
8 Mar 07
hi there, yes i like my real name. given the chance to live again and renamed- i still love mine. There's no reason for me to change it. By the way, myname is czarina.
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Czarina, thanks a lot for sharing your positive views. Your name sounds good.
@sjizzy (62)
• United States
8 Mar 07
I do like my given name. It is Sarah, means princess and laughter.
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@dpk262006 (56753)
• Delhi, India
10 Mar 07
Thanks 'princess' for your reply.