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I need help naming my dog!

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I need help naming my dog!

Post by Divia » Sat January 1st, 2011, 11:36 pm

I'm getting a new dog. Yay. However I do have mixed emotions. I lost my last dog only 5 months ago, yet I think I'm ready.

The problem is I need a name. I'm not fond of theone she has now. I thought of somethig historical, maybe even Victorian but I can't think of any. Victoria, Vcikki or something like that doesnt suit well with me.

Does anyone have suggestions?
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Post by Misfit » Sat January 1st, 2011, 11:46 pm

I'll think about it. She's beautiful BTW.

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Post by Michy » Sat January 1st, 2011, 11:56 pm

Well, how about Louisa? It sounds Victorian and is the name of your favorite historical female, after all. :) Or perhaps Lou for short? Or you could go for her fictitious self, Jo. Not sure how Ms. Alcott would feel about having a dog named after her, but hey, she isn't the first celebrity and certainly won't be the last. ;)

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Post by rockygirl » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 12:07 am

What about Meg? Also from Little Women, and a good, simple name.

My dog is named Joy.

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Post by Misfit » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 12:14 am

I like the Little Women angle myself.
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Post by Divia » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 12:18 am

I don't think I could name the dog Louisa. It feels odd to me naming my dog after Ms. Alcott. But I'm not opposed to a Little Women angle.

The dog's name was going to be Asha. But then my friend picked on the name saying it sounds like "Aww s***" and I'm like grrrrrr. You destroyed it for me now.
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 1:06 am

On another Victorian tangent, how about Alberta? After Mr. Victoria, you know. :p

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Post by Susan » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 1:39 am

[quote=""MLE""]On another Victorian tangent, how about Alberta? After Mr. Victoria, you know. :p [/quote]

Here's the full names of Queen Victoria, daughters and granddaugters. Perhaps one of these names will strike your fancy! I put the name they used in bold and if they commonly were called something else, I put that name with "called"

Alexandrina Victoria (that's the Queen's full name)

And her daughters:
Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa called Vicky
Alice Maud Mary
Helena Augusta Victoria
Louise Caroline Alberta
Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore

Her granddaughters:

Vicky's daughters:
Viktoria Elisabeth Auguste Charlotte
Friederike Amalia Wilhelmine Viktoria
Sophie Dorothea Ulrike Alice
Margarete Beatrice Feodora

Edward VII's (Bertie) daughters:
Louise Victoria Alexandra Dagmar
Victoria Alexandra Olga Mary
Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria

Alice's daughters:
Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie
Elisabeth Alexandra Louise Alice called Ella
Irene Luise Maria Anna
Alix Viktoria Helena Luise Beatrice
Marie Viktoria Feodore Leopoldine called May

Alfred's daughters:
Marie Alexandra Victoria
Victoria Melita
Alexandra Louise Olga Victoria
Beatrice Leopoldine Victoria

Helena's daughters:
Victoria Louise Sophia Augusta Amelia Helena used Helena Victoria
Franziska Josepha Louise Augusta Marie Christina Helena used Marie Louise

Arthur's daughters:
Margaret Victoria Charlotte Augusta Norah
Victoria Patricia Helena Elizabeth

Leopold's daughter:
Alice Mary Victoria Augusta Pauline

Beatrice's daughter:
Victoria Eugenie Julia Ena called Ena
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Post by SonjaMarie » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 3:02 am

Or Vicky, Tori, Toria.

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Post by Margaret » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 4:49 am

Ruff, for that gorgeous white collar, reminiscent of Elizabethan costume?
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