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If you could change your name, What would it be?

Basically, I wish I had a different name. But I had to wonder what other people wished they're names could've been, if they got to choose.

My parents thought I was going to be a boy, and thought they'd call me Carl. When I heard this, I thought "WHAT THE HECK!!!!", and when I told them what I wish my name was, they said "We were going to name your little brother that". I was mind blown!

Anyways, I'll start.

I wish my name was Stella, Alexandria, Angel, or Delilah.
But my name means "Defender of God's People", so I like my name now too.

Feel free to add the origins and meanings of the name you'd choose! Just don't share what your name really is.
My name comes from Greek roots, which I think is pretty cool!

 

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Re: If you could change your name, What would it be?

@xXLexi_Lou122Xx I actually have changed my name, so I can't put that one up....

Though it comes from a Greek base as well!

 

Though if I hadn't found that name, I think I would've gone with Tory, which means "from the hills", though I can't remember the origin... 

I love being on high ground for some reason, one of the places I've been dreaming of going is Tibet. 

Re: If you could change your name, What would it be?

That's a pretty cool @Tiny_leaf!
Tory doesn't really stick out to me, but that's probably because of the T in it.
I guess I'm with you on the "High Ground" part. As long as it's not on a high ropes course! I don't mind them, as long as I can actually do the course.

Where is Tibet? I've never heard of that place before...

Re: If you could change your name, What would it be?

@xXLexi_Lou122Xx  Tibet is a region of China (although there's lots of politics involved with that...) It's where the Dalai Lama comes from Smiley Happy

 

Here's the Wikipedia article if you feel like learning more Smiley Tongue

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Re: If you could change your name, What would it be?

In terms of names, I have a fairly common name but with an Irish spelling. It's therefore ALWAYS misspelled by people.

 

If I had to change it, I'd probably make my legal name Loki Smiley Tongue

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Re: If you could change your name, What would it be?

Hey there @xXLexi_Lou122Xx, this is a fantastic thread idea! It can be fun to look up name meanings and choose a name that you like Smiley Happy

 

I've just edited the original post to be about sharing the meaning and origins of your chosen name instead of your real name, as some names can have very individual meanings or be a direct translation and could breach anonymity. I've moved it into Hanging Out as well for users who might not be interested in Games to also see, because it is also a fun distraction idea! Thank you again so much for creating this thread!

 

My name, Jay, is usually used as a nickname for names starting with j like James or Jacob, but for me it's not short for anything Smiley Happy Its roots are in English. 

 

Thank you @Tiny_leaf @lokifish and Lexi for sharing what names you'd like! 

 


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Re: If you could change your name, What would it be?

Loki would be a cool name, although I reckon your actually name is pretty cool too @lokifish Smiley Very Happy

 

Hmm... my name means victory, honour and acheivement and when I think about it, I feel a bit deflated because it seems like a lot to live up to. Having said that, I'so used to being known by this name that I don't think I would ever change it. I do like the name Aurora, though. I read somewhere that it means 'dawn' Smiley Happy 

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Re: If you could change your name, What would it be?

@xXLexi_Lou122Xx quick "crash course" of the link @lokifish posted;

It's a place in the Himalayas, Mount Everest for example has a Nepalese side and a Tibetan side.

I think it also shares a border with India. 

From one point of view, it's a territory of China, from another point of view it's a country that China took over.

Like @lokifish said, it's the Dalai Lama's birth place, he's the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism. He was exiled from China and Chinese held territories though, I think he lives in India now..?

It's a beautiful place from what I've heard, but there's a lot of political tension around it... 

Re: If you could change your name, What would it be?

I'm partial to Oliver right now.

I'm not a massive fan of my name to be competely honest, but I'm content haha. Smiley Happy

Re: If you could change your name, What would it be?

I would really like either Lyla, Emma or Rose.