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O.K. I gave my child a Star Wars Name...

Discussion in 'Star Wars Community' started by midichloriless, Aug 22, 2001.

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  1. Mar17swgirl

    Mar17swgirl Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    LOL! [face_laugh]

    Anyway, I think the cool SW names (that are not so weird) are for example, Luke, Leia, Jacen, Jaina, Corran, Mara, Ben, Han... :D
     
  2. bterrik

    bterrik Jedi Master star 4

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    If I had a girl, it would be Jysella. I think that name is soooo cool.

    Valin Zahn
    Jysella Zahn

    Very good. They actually even sound good.
     
  3. midichloriless

    midichloriless Jedi Youngling

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    Wow, Glad to know my husband and I aren't the only ones out there with a star wars named child. We chose Jade as her middle name because it wasn't an obvious star wars name, but we would know where it came from.

    By the way my husband has always wanted twin girls...and thinks that naming them Leia and Jaina is absolutely great!

    As for our next child, we'll have to debate about that.
     
  4. Ginger_Jedi

    Ginger_Jedi Jedi Knight star 6

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    That is soooo cool! I don't really think about what I'm gonna call my kids if I have any. I'm only 15...
     
  5. Mar17swgirl

    Mar17swgirl Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    Start planning now... ;) You'll have plenty of time to decide!

    P.S.: Has anyone thought of naming their kid Xizor? Or Tarkin, or Palpatine, or VADER, or Jorus, or Exar, or Ulic, or Maul? :D :) ;) :p
     
  6. Vindaxxus

    Vindaxxus Jedi Master star 4

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    My son was born two weeks ago. I named him Ganner.
     
  7. CheelPlaysBandfill

    CheelPlaysBandfill Jedi Youngling star 3

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    i like Star Wars names a lot, but i don't think it's a good idea to name my kid Luke, Anakin or anything else - not until the PT is finished. Well, i'm still young (17), and i guess that when i'll be mature enough to raise a child, giving him a Star Wars name is not out of the question. But not too obvious names, i'm rather thinking of Corra, Mara, etc.
    anyway i plan to call my bird Peko Peko (that flying thing seen on Naboo in TPM). Not so bad, to begin with hm?
     
  8. TheJediJeff

    TheJediJeff Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I love Star Wars, but I love my kid enough to realize that she may grow to hate Star Wars and I respect that completely. I won't shame anyone who did this, but my kid and her name is of a level of importance that trancends everything else, and leaves Star Wars in the dust.

    When my kid grows up and asks me why I named her something Star Warsish, I'd be so ashamed of myself for treating her like an action figure.

    JediJeff
     
  9. CheelPlaysBandfill

    CheelPlaysBandfill Jedi Youngling star 3

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    i agree Jedi Jeff. The point is: what if you love a name so much that you want your kid to have it? Not specifically Star Wars, but for example, my best friend's name is Christophe, cause 18 years ago there was that famous french singer named like that. His parents loved the name (and, ok, the singer), and there we go! his name is Christophe. I mean, Anakin is a beautiful name. The only problem is, it's really connoted (sp?). Just like Caesar, Adolf, or Scoobee-doo.
     
  10. bagelpuss

    bagelpuss Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Guys, naming your kid after a SW character is a sure-fire way to make them HATE Star Wars for the rest of their lives! I have a friend named Lea (lee-ah, not lay-ah) and she got teased her whole life. Needless to say, she can't stand SW.

     
  11. Obi Anne

    Obi Anne FF manager Celebrations star 8 Manager

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    Yeah, I think that if I would name my child after sw, I wouldn't pick an obvious sw-name, for example Anakin. But I think I would like to call a future daughter Eirtae in middle name, and people who don't know sw don't know where it comes from.
     
  12. selkieschild64

    selkieschild64 Jedi Youngling

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    There are plenty of names in SW that are actual names...Mara, Jade, Ben, Luke, Owen, to name a few. You don't have to name your kid Yoda to give him/her a SW name.
    My last child was supposed to be Luke, but we decided against it because it *was* too SW, and we didn't want him to get teased. Funny, because I wanted to name him Luke because I liked the name, not because of SW.

    Kelly
     
  13. Darth_Flip

    Darth_Flip Jedi Youngling

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    Iknow some one who named there kid Winter.
     
  14. Rogue-Leader

    Rogue-Leader Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'm naming my kid Jar Jar.
     
  15. Rogue_Squad_Leader-

    Rogue_Squad_Leader- Jedi Master star 4

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    im thinking bout 3-po, chewie, captain tarpals,bantha, rancor, or 1138 ;)
     
  16. JWK

    JWK Jedi Master star 4

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    I have a friend who jokes about his first child will be named Luke Sky Walker.
     
  17. Ace-777

    Ace-777 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    If I have a boy his name will be Jacen.
    If I have a girl her name will be Mara.
     
  18. Jedi_Master_Arra

    Jedi_Master_Arra Jedi Padawan star 3

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    Hey, I'm only 13, but i think i'll name my kids Arra, (it's not my real name) Jaina, or Jade for the girls, and I really like Luke as a boy's name. If I had another boy I'd name him Brian (no SW connections there that I know of; I just like the name) :) :p
     
  19. BobaFett0000

    BobaFett0000 Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I would name my son Boba-Jango Fett for his two first names and his middle name. ;)
     
  20. ST-TPM-ASF-TNE

    ST-TPM-ASF-TNE Moderator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I'd probally name my son around the lines of Luke or Luka or Lucas
     
  21. Darth_Fruitcake

    Darth_Fruitcake Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Hmmm...

    I love the name Jacen (how it's spelled) and for a girl, Jaden. My mom actually wants to name her next daughter Jaden, and said we could call her Jade for short. And no one's the wiser but us.
    Talon is a really unique name; but it might get some funny looks.
    If my mom doesn't have the "Jaden", I'll use that name for a girl, and Jacen for a boy.
     
  22. Lt.Cmdr.Thrawn

    Lt.Cmdr.Thrawn Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I'd name my kid Mace but then he'd be required to be tall, black and a badass.

    Not necessarily - he could be short, white, and a wimp.

    Gotta love them Ewok movies. :p
     
  23. Darthmcm

    Darthmcm Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I should have named my twin daughters Artoo and Detoo instead of Krystal and Mariah.
     
  24. legacyAccount

    legacyAccount Jedi Youngling

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    if i were to name my kids with a starwars name, it would be the middle name. first name is a bit much, but having a bad middle name is like a rite of passage.

    i'd probably chose something like eirtae, where it's not that obvious except if you know star wars
     
  25. Darth_Digital

    Darth_Digital Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Wil; "You know the drill, leave a message..."

    *Beep!*

    "Hello; This is Jerjerrod`s teacher calling again sir, I`m sorry but your boy`s been in another fight. The police want you to come down to correctional services to see your boy....Apparently he drew a gun this time..."
     
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