What do you think of my baby's name?

Nina-Marie - posted on 03/29/2011 ( 52 moms have responded )

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My little girl is called Harla-Skye

but today somebody asked me what she was called so when i told them they said it was strange

what do yo think of her name?

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Louise - posted on 03/29/2011

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I have never heard of this name before so it is unusual. I am sure she will not have another Harla-Skye in her class at school. I don't think it is odd i think it is unique!

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Chani - posted on 04/04/2011

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I have a son named Lucius, i have never said his name in public without someone saying how strange it is, my youngest is named Saxon, we call him Saxy boy and everyone gets a little weired thinking we are calling him sexy boy lol, my eldest is Caleb, wasn't so common (or so i thought) when i named him, now every class (kindy, prep and primary) there are atleast 3 other Calebs in his class. I love a unique name so don't let anyway sway you or upset you with your choice.

Kelsie - posted on 04/04/2011

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It is definately unique. not in a bad way tho. and who cares. even if every mom you ask thinks it is weird, it is your daughters name. it isnt going to change. embrace the fact that it is so unique...it is so hard to come up with pretty names that are special just for your child.

Ashleigh - posted on 04/04/2011

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I love it.If we'd had a girl it was going to be Tangerine Skye.It's unique,not strange.

Veronique - posted on 04/04/2011

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I've never heard of the name Harla but i ave heard the name Skye before. It's very original. It's it very unique

Raychel - posted on 04/04/2011

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I like it. It's your choice what you name your baby. Don't name her Jane just to make someone else happy. Go with what you want.

Ginny - posted on 04/04/2011

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I think it's beautiful! I'm not one to go for common names...i love unique names!

Kelly - posted on 04/03/2011

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it's a different name and i like it it's an unusal name and who cares what other people think she's ur child you named her and at least not meny kids will have a standout name like hers. I think it's a pretty name

Candice - posted on 04/03/2011

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I have no room to talk as I named mine babe after the leader of Undercity in WoW.

Kirsty - posted on 04/02/2011

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i think it's different but it's good cause i like diferent names people wont get her mixed up with anyone else when she is in school

Rebecca - posted on 04/02/2011

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I love it , like different names My 2 Eldest are Akela and Skylar (very unheard of in th uk) my youngest is Kara rare but not unheard of . Ignore peoples comments as long as you like the name thats all that matters. xxx

Kayla - posted on 04/02/2011

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My daughters name is Dalilah Mattalyn and people think he name is odd i think your daughters name is very pretty!!! your name is rather unique also, never met alone with your name!!!

Challa - posted on 04/02/2011

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I think that other person who told you your daughter's name was strange was just jealous.. That she/he did come up with a unique name them selves. I think that your daughters name is sweet. My name is unique in that its miss spelled. And I have never met anyone who's got the same name as I do spelled the same way. Who ever told you that your daughter's name was strange was rude. I would never say that to some one. I would rather have a unique name that too have a name that every dick tom and harry had. lol. Sorry for my sarcastic tone.

Allie - posted on 04/01/2011

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I am for children having easy-to-pronounce names. Growing up, not many could pronounce either my first name or my nickname correctly. Alessandra, (Al-la-sandra, not Ohl-uh-sondra, or Allie was pronounced as Ollie). It doesnt matter if your child(ren) have names that are different from their peers. It creates their own uniqueness. It matters that you like their name and that you know they will too!

Shanna - posted on 04/01/2011

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It is pretty and original. I love it. Let her know as she grows how special her name is to be different and how these differences in ppl make the world go around. Note people think my son's name is ridiculous....It is phoenix. I chose it because it was a mythical sacred creature... a fire bird....and I wanted him to blaze through life....liewise i am sure you have your rationale for it..PPl should just remember that if they can't find anything good to say....do not say anything

Kerrie - posted on 04/01/2011

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i think it is very pretty.
i have never heard it before but i love unusual names.
who cares what others think u love it and its your daughter

Beth - posted on 04/01/2011

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Its unusual but that doesnt mean its not a beautiful name. I love it! At least you know at school she wont share her name with anyone else!

Angel_larimore05 - posted on 03/31/2011

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Her name is beautiful!! My daughters name is Makenna Raine. I hadnt heard Makenna very much before I had her and Raine just fit. My son's name is Jalani Paris. Jalani means mighty warrior and Paris means love both of which my son represents. My nephew's name is Summit Von and my neice's name is Finnley Alaynna. Unique names may sound "strange" to some people but alot of the time those are the names that people remember.

Deirdre - posted on 03/31/2011

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Lovely name in my opinion. It is unique not strange! My daughter's name is Maeve pronounced like May with a "v" at the end. My name was always very different (pronounced Dear-drah) and I have met very few people with the same name and I love it!

Melissa - posted on 03/31/2011

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i've always been into unique, different names, so i think it's cool! i think one important thing to do (as silly as it sounds) is to try and make fun of the name. put yourself in the mindset of a child or a teenager and see what you can do to the name. my boyfriend, for instance, his last name was cox, and he got a lot of negative response from his peers due to that. the only "making fun of" that i could think of for harla is "harlot", but i don't really see a child or immature teen (bully's are immature) coming up with an uncommon word like "harlot". i think it's a good name.

Toshia - posted on 03/31/2011

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Love unusual names!!! My son's name is Who Landau & my daughter's name is Landalette

Melysa - posted on 03/31/2011

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well I have been spelling out my name for years as everyone assumes it is spelt the regular way! (melissa) inc. extended family but I love being different it is easy to find my things as no-one else that I know is the same!
My kids are all named for my hubby, my choices but for him! he is Shane Peter Torzillo
Our 1st born is Shanae (shu-nay) Allyse (never heard it before we chose it but now I hear it more
Our 2nd is Peter James (james being a family tradition)
3- Hayley Rose Torzillo -HRT is his fav sport team (holden racing team)
4- (this one raises eyebrows) Metallyka Louise - obviously his fav band (and yes not spelt the same but that was only due to copyright laws)
5- William Craig - his grandfathers name is William and both our dad's names are Craig, it fit really well

I love unusual girls names more than boys but I think it is easier for girls to get away with unusuall names as they get older, I love Harla! I think it is really pretty!

Jessie - posted on 03/31/2011

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I like it. My sons name is Hale (hail) I always have to repeat myself or spell his name because people think I said Kale or Dale, etc. his daddy chose it and frankly I loved it as no one else has it!

Jay - posted on 03/31/2011

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I like names that are a bit different.And that is a lovely name, I love it! x

i had never met anyone named McKenzie before and it was one of the main reasons my husband and I liked it so much. And I spelt it my way, The way I have been spelling it since I was a little girl naming my dolls McKenzie (lol)

I got a bad reaction from my cousin who told me it was a girls name (it unisex and was actually just for boys in th 1800's) but now whenever some hears it they say its lovely or unusual and I like that cos thats why i piked it.

(living in Ireland, there might be loads of McKenzies in other countries) xxx

Tinker1987 - posted on 03/30/2011

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I like it!! to some people it may sound strange but after one says it a few times and knows that little person as Harla,it wont seem so strange anymore.My niece was named "neisha" and i turned my nose up to it big time when she was born i was like how can they name her that but now thats shes over a year its so Normal to me,it rolls of my tounge better and i dont think its strange anymore lol.

Katie - posted on 03/30/2011

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My son's name is Gage. Im like you know 12 Gage. I love unusaul names. And i would tell ppl proudly what her name is. Harla is kind of close to Harlow. But i doesn't matter what we think! You liked it!!

Leticia - posted on 03/30/2011

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Love the name. I love unusual names that are also pretty and not WEIRD, like naming your child Apple or Reignbow cause there just aren't enough names to think of to give them (smh).

Jenni - posted on 03/30/2011

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Personally, I really like it. I like 'Harla' sort of reminds me of Nicole Richie's daughter, 'Harlow' which I also thought was cool.

Elfrieda - posted on 03/30/2011

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I think that you shouldn't worry about what I think of her name.

You named her that, and you had your reasons. Tell them to her when she's old enough, and she will feel special that you put so much thought into naming her.

Ashleigh Jade - posted on 03/30/2011

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I agree, dont pay attention to what others say.
I think its a beautiful name.

Jodie - posted on 03/30/2011

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i live in australia and i named my 3week old daughter Sha'Diamond meg. i don't think ur baby girl name is strange. it's very unique and i bet the name suits her i love the name. don't worry about other people

Heather - posted on 03/30/2011

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I think its pretty! Now given My sons middle and last names are common, But his first name, Lenix, isnt at all (and my spelling is ALL mine lol I hated the traditional spelling because it wasnt spelled like it sounds) I was met with VERY mixed reactions while I was pregnant, but everyone Ive met now loves it, thinks its cool and unique and atleast he always knows when he hears his name in a store that Im not yelling at some other kid lol! And just think! Atleast she can spell her name earlier on I feel bad for some of my cousins and My nephew, My Nephew is Trenton Alexander Critzer, one of my second cousins Sakura Aurora Hudson because neither of those is easy to spell everything!

Laura - posted on 03/30/2011

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I think your little girls name is beautiful, other people are not important so dont give that person a 2nd thought X

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