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Would you rather have a fairly common first name or a unique first name?

  1. your cybersister profile image60
    your cybersisterposted 7 years ago

    Would you rather have a fairly common first name or a unique first name?

  2. nycgrl profile image57
    nycgrlposted 7 years ago

    I kind of like to think that I have a little of both.  Veronica used to be a lot more common but now a days its considered a little bit different since not everyone has it.  But its still a name that everyone recognizes and knows how to spell (thank you Archie comic books lol).  I have always loved the name Isabella for a girl.  It just sounds so exotic and beautiful.  I know that if I have a daughter I will give her that name for sure

  3. Sinea Pies profile image77
    Sinea Piesposted 7 years ago

    Unique. In fact, I do! Sometimes the other kids would make fun of it, because it was different.  In my youth I wanted something more plain.  Now, I'm glad.

  4. edhan profile image61
    edhanposted 7 years ago

    Unique will be my best choice. But sometimes it can't be the way I wanted. I had encountered people calling my name but it is not me that she is calling for. So embarrassing at times when this happens. So, if I have a choice, I will go for unique name.

  5. Pamela Sarzana profile image59
    Pamela Sarzanaposted 7 years ago

    Common is ok, I would hate to have some of the names my mom and dad told me they were thinking of...unless they were just goofing around.....

  6. Jackie Lynnley profile image89
    Jackie Lynnleyposted 7 years ago

    Unique I think, like Linda and Susans it seems there are so many but I think people are so use to "their" name it probable doesn't matter there are so many more. My Mom changed her name and went by the new one all her life and since she had it was legally hers, and although I can;t say I like the new one better it fit her and was who she was.

  7. CWanamaker profile image99
    CWanamakerposted 7 years ago

    Unique of course! It was always a problem in school when there were ten jennifers or johns trying to answer a question. Workplace confusion occurs with my name all of the time.  People tend to use my last name a lot to avoid creating confusing situations. So having a unique name would have prevented a lot of problems for me.

  8. sangre profile image96
    sangreposted 7 years ago

    Unique name. In school so many people are all named the same. It's great when you have a name no one else has ever heard.

  9. profile image0
    jasper420posted 7 years ago

    i would rather my first name be unique becasue iam a unique pearson

  10. onegoodwoman profile image76
    onegoodwomanposted 7 years ago

    Honestly, I do have a unique name, and it has a unique spelling! 

    Even into my young adulthood, I resented it.........after years of , " what is your name", " your name is spelled wrong".......

    I finally began to appreciate that, if you called " Mary, or Sandra", in a crowd, several women turned around to answer, BUT when my name was called............the crowd wanted to see, who was being addressed.

    Thanks, Mom

  11. Edoka Writes profile image60
    Edoka Writesposted 7 years ago

    A unique name would be cool. But, there's some common names that are timeless and strong.

  12. Becca Lopez profile image57
    Becca Lopezposted 7 years ago

    Unique. Cookie cutter names are boring an meaningless. I once had a class with four Ashley's, two Alyssa's, and three Brittany's. We should give our children names to be proud of!

  13. Danette Watt profile image86
    Danette Wattposted 7 years ago

    unique and it used to be more than it is now. Just in my area, I've run into 2 others with my first name.