10 things you should not do when looking for a name

10 things you should not do when looking for a name

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Find the baby's name, a real quest for the Grail. To put the odds on your side, some pitfalls are to be avoided. We tell you everything!

Karine Ancelet

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10 things you should not do when looking for a name

Avoid asking the opinion of mom (or step mom) who will always have something to say (Arthur, it's not a little hard? Theana, it's not too original?) Or a suggestion of his own ( Do not you like Guislaine like your great-aunt, and Théophile as a tribute to your grandfather? No !

10 things you should not do when looking for a name

Forget also to ask the opinion of your pregnant girlfriends, even if it's nice to chat between big cans in the same mood at the moment. Why ? Because they may well pique the idea of ​​the century (I know what I'm talking about!). So, we exchange on the future color of the room, the different brands of strollers ... but, ideas first names, motus!

10 things to avoid when looking for a name

Revise ... your story, your classics and even the news. We avoid Adolphe (remember the film the first name!), We remember that Narcissus ended badly and that a certain Emile (cute Emile) Louis is infamous.

10 things to avoid when looking for a name

Zap the heartbeat for a name of one of your favorite shows or TV shows. Kap's or Drogo is charming in The Voice or Game of Thrones ... but think future and playground! And if the names Game of thrones tempt you ... it's here

10 things to avoid when looking for a name

Avoid projection! Calling his daughter Venus or Marilyn will not necessarily bring him luck in life ... and could even bring him many mockeries. In the same way a little Hercules will have more than twelve works and mockery to overcome if it turns out a puny little!

10 things to avoid when looking for a name

Admire (by far) the names "so original" baby stars ... but do not copy! Izzy Oona or Deveraux, maybe it's nice for Eddy Murphy or Mick Jagger, but again think about (future) classmates ...

10 things to avoid when looking for a name

Forget the duty of memory ... Clara as your "best" girlfriend in college (even if you promised to do it at the time), Tom in tribute to your dog died in 2000 (what an idea!) Or Mika as your favorite cousin (died in a car accident). A name "unloaded" history is easier to wear!

10 things to avoid when looking for a name

Keep quiet about your findings and doubts and dinners with friends. There will always be one to say "Ah, I knew an Elsa, too pest!", "I love Roman, but I already have two girlfriends who have chosen for their children" ... The choice of the first name it's between dad and you! Already it is not always easy to two, imagine if twenty people get involved!

10 things to avoid when looking for a name

Do not play Russian roulette! Draw randomly in a book of names (there, paf, I find Fridolin) or even in our (fantastic) tool names (Fulgence, you're sure?) Will not win you every time. A name, we take our time to choose it with love, it will make you feel good!

10 things to avoid when looking for a name

Do not look for originality at all costs! Boghosse, Djustyne, K'Pucine ... Parents have already thought about it and we can not say that it is always a success! We calm down ... it's also good to do classic.

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