September 23, 2009

Collecting Names

Posted in reading, writing at 10:50 am by elizabethcaulfieldfelt

I’m collecting names.  I have two perfect names so far, and I’d love to get more.  The two I have are both baseball players:

Felipe Lopez 

Aramis Ramirez

Aren’t they great?  The assonance and alliteration and overall rhythm of each is spectacular.  If you know of any other great names, post them here!

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8 Comments »

  1. Andy Felt said,

    What about Samantha Mathis?

  2. Julie Slater said,

    Bunny Blalock…it makes me smile.

  3. Kristina Zack said,

    One of my daughters has a friend named Alana Kualapai (pronounced Koala-pie). Prettiest name I’ve ever heard.

    • carrie said,

      my sons name is dax minamina kyualapai

  4. Ben Sobieck said,

    Atlas Soloman. I always thought it was a cool name.

  5. Carl said,

    Hose Humanez (Jose Jumanez?)

  6. I found another: Moab-Dib, from Frank Herbert’s Dune

  7. Betsy Caulfield said,

    Toxin Shinawat is my phonetic spelling of the former Prime Minister of Thailand, (actually spelled in English Thaksin Shinawatra). Thailand may be a mess politically, but their names–especially this one–are so melodic; I love the way it rolls off the tongue.


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