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Old 11-23-2008, 10:58 PM   #1
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These are the best names for females. My criteria is strictly how mellifluous they sound, how they flow off the tongue and enter the ear in a pleasing tone, nothing else. I docked points for over-use, though. If every other girl in your town is named Jennifer, it ain't gonna make the list, you know?

1) Olivia - Just a gorgeous name, period.

2) Laura - the best 2-syllable name ever. The more casual "Laurie," however, is not.

3) Samantha - Very pretty name, and one of the few that when shortened to a nickname - "Sam" - is still pretty darn cute.

4) Sarah - Apparently, Jews are good at naming chicks.

5) Sofia - This one has fallen out of fashion over the last few years, but it's still a beautiful-sounding name.

6) Rachel - Like I said...Jews and names go together.

7) Jessica - Docked a few points for over-use, but still a gorgeous name.

8) Isabelle/Isabella - Spanish flavor always works.

9) Katerina/Katherine - but only the K name, not the C ones, for some odd reason. And shortening it to "Kathy" is awful.

10) Siobhán - Some Celtic madness for the last name on the list. Bonus points if you know how to actually pronounce it.

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The worst-sounding names for girls:

Myrtle
Gertrude
Blanche
Ida
Eunice



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And the three names that will guarantee your daughter will grow up to be a sl00t:

Shannon
Amber
Heather
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Old 11-23-2008, 11:58 PM   #2
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I think how you feel about a name depends a lot on the people you've known with those names. Like, the only girl I've ever known named Olivia was a fat bitch, so I think Olivia sucks. Conversely, I've never known a girl named Lindsey that I haven't wanted to nail really badly, so I think that's an awesome name.

Also, I love boy names on girls. Shawn and Jordan are two that come to mind. Samantha also works cause I'd be calling her Sam.
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:06 AM   #3
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5) Sofia - This one has fallen out of fashion over the last few years, but it's still a beautiful-sounding name.
Sophia was the #1 girl's name of last year on a lot of US lists.

The Hills has ruined the name Lauren, imo.

Mallory is starting to get overused, but I like that one. Same goes for Kimberly. Other good ones: Shelby, Raina, April, Charlotte, and Taylor.

Bad name: Ruby. It's a big one in the UK now, unfortunately.
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:09 AM   #4
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Mallory is starting to get overused, but I like that one. Same goes for Kimberly. Other good ones: Shelby, Raina, April, Charlotte, and Taylor.
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:09 AM   #5
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1) Olivia - Just a gorgeous name, period.
Agree

2) Laura - the best 2-syllable name ever. The more casual "Laurie," however, is not.
Agree

3) Samantha - Very pretty name, and one of the few that when shortened to a nickname - "Sam" - is still pretty darn cute.
Agree, have a friend who is named samantha, I'd bang her in a second if she wasn't married to another friend

4) Sarah - Apparently, Jews are good at naming chicks.
Agree somewhat

5) Sofia - This one has fallen out of fashion over the last few years, but it's still a beautiful-sounding name.
Not really for me

6) Rachel - Like I said...Jews and names go together.

7) Jessica - Docked a few points for over-use, but still a gorgeous
name.
Way too overused, I know at least 4 girls named Jessica

8) Isabelle/Isabella - Spanish flavor always works.

9) Katerina/Katherine - but only the K name, not the C ones, for some odd reason. And shortening it to "Kathy" is awful.

10) Siobhán - Some Celtic madness for the last name on the list. Bonus points if you know how to actually pronounce it.

I have a 3rd cousin with this name, so I do know how to pronounce it right. I met someone through work with the same name. With my small sample size, girls with this name are always 9+ on the OOT scale


And the three names that will guarantee your daughter will grow up to be a sl00t:

Shannon
Amber
Heather


I LOL'd pretty hard at this.
BTW, The Hills Ruined more than just the name Lauren
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:16 AM   #6
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i knew a girl named justine once and she was somethin special. really awesome name

for guys i think sean and mat are the best.
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Sophia
Porn star.

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Lauren
Fat bitch.

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Mallory
Ugly.

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Kimberly
Hot Power Ranger.

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Shelby
Fat bitch.

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Raina
wat?

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April
Ugly.

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Charlotte
Spider.

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Taylor
Ugly pothead dude.

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Ruby
Not a good name to start with.

So that's one name I like, one I'm indifferent to, one I hated to start with, and seven that have been ruined by fat ugly bitches.
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:33 AM   #8
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lololol.....Landon, that was great. "Spider."
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olivia sucks in my experience
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I've always liked Heidi.
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:41 AM   #11
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Good names:
Danielle
Dana
Jennifer
Jessica
Maria
Sara

Terrible Names:
Emily
Hillary
Rita
Holly
Bertha
Brenda
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The worst-sounding names for girls:

Myrtle
Gertrude
Blanche
Ida
Eunice
Does anyone younger than 80 have these names?
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:44 AM   #13
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Hillary and Holly I have always liked for some reason. Maybe we view the names of girls we have had goo experiences with in a better light?
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:49 AM   #14
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I'm pretty sure this thread devolves into "Name your attractive female acquaintances".
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Old 11-24-2008, 01:05 AM   #15
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Hillary and Holly I have always liked for some reason. Maybe we view the names of girls we have had goo experiences with in a better light?
Have known 2 girls in my life named Holly...both hot, just dont like name.

Hillary is a name of a a friend, I was in her wedding actually. Cute girl, just dont like name.


And yes I literally went through my phone and pulled out some names and thought about the names, not the person I associated them with.

For example:

Danielle is first I listed, I just like the name but I know have had numerous experiences with Danielles

One is my best female friend, beautiful girl by far
One is a girl I randomly **** who was a cutter and a suicide girl, averageish looking
One is my friends ex girlfriend, she is super loud annoying and chubby

..those are just ones I currently know, so the person doesnt make the name foe me,
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