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Dear Poll: Do You Keep a List of Future Baby Names?

Even if you're single, it's not uncommon to keep a list of names for the kids you might have someday. I know plenty of women and even many men who do this, so be honest: Do you have a baby-name list stashed away somewhere?


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Stephanie-Marie Stephanie-Marie 5 years
I've kept a names list in my head since I was pretty young, it's fun to see how my tastes have changed. it's also a good way to tell if the name is just a phase or if it's something you will like for a long time. 
RustyAngel73 RustyAngel73 8 years
I have ideas that float around in my head, but nothing written down.
KiwiLu KiwiLu 8 years
Oh yeah. I have been doing that since i was very young. I like different names every year. So by the time i have kids i will probably like something completely different then the name i am hooked on now, which is Mia.
Autumns_Elegy Autumns_Elegy 8 years
I want Eva and William. My partner wants Ava and Jack. We've agreed on Ava, but I'd never call my son Jack, I just don't like the name at all. He thinks William is pretentious.
girllovewarrior girllovewarrior 8 years
oh gosh no!!! that is... no.
RaCheer RaCheer 8 years
Girl - Isabella Crispin (mom's middle name) Boy - Aidan John (dad's name) I've had these names picked out for years and I absolutely detest the fact that they are both the top baby names for 2008. When I picked them out they were rare. By the time I actually have kids every girl and boy will have these names. So my back ups: Girl - Sophie deLaura (my grandma's and my middle name: means "of Laura" in French, which is my great-grandma's name and my mom's name), Giselle, Imogen, Olivia, Addison Boy - Max, Benjamin, Bradley, Noah Obviously I've thought about this a bit...
alillee alillee 8 years
Oh yes. I loooove Irish, Gaelic, and Welsh names. But my favorite name for a girl is Kyle. I know I'm weird but ever since I watched some season of ANTM with the model named Kyle I've wanted to name my future daughter that.
Renees3 Renees3 8 years
i have a mental list but it changes sometimes. We currently have 2 boys names that we agree on, but zero girls. oh well we're still a couple years away form having kids anyway
annalizer annalizer 8 years
I don't, but my boyfriend does. <3
kimsy kimsy 8 years
Well, I'm pregnant, so yes! But I didn't really have a list before then. I've loved the name Stella for a long time, but that's about it. I hear of other names and think, "oh, that's cute," but I don't keep track of them.
356UIK 356UIK 8 years
No not at all. If I have a kid I hope either the dude names it or his and my mom can get together and name it. I couldn't care less!
sonya-ina sonya-ina 8 years
Sure do! My husband and I picked out one girl's name and one boy's name already... we'll see what happens!
Chrstne Chrstne 8 years
I don't make lists about that kind of stuff that's far away. However, if I had a boy, his name WILL be (BF and I decided) James. If I have a girl, I love the names Brooke, Jackie, Kira, and...that's it, I guess. I don't tend to favor girls names, though I would love a girl some day.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
I keep a mental note sometimes but not a list.
opisnowpro opisnowpro 8 years
Olivia for a girl, Im not decided yet for a boy.....I want a baby LOL!
Myst Myst 8 years
lol never though about naming babies though I guess I'll go with something unique that reflects all my children heritage like my parents did. I hope it works out better than the way mine came out :lol: Most people think my parents are hippies instead of staunch military, once they hear my full name. But I do like the name Amelia, it's my grandmother's and I adore her so I would love to name a daughter after her. I also like Capucine and my mom's name Sabine and my boyfriend like Mitsuko and Yuriko for girls and Yori and Akira for boys so we'll see when we actually do have children.
krissycake krissycake 8 years
girls - emma, avery, adisson boys - noah, holden, nathan & i totally agree with leromantique...classy, sweet and feminine girl names...meshed with awesome, 'cool' boy names
98769876 98769876 8 years
I was just reading about baby names. I have a journal which I add names to almost daily. My most recent idea is, "Gaea" pronounced like Gia, short from Pangaea, greek for "the earth". Besides that I have names like Nico, Jude, Poet etc. at the top. My almost 5 m. old is Ava Jolie Isabel Morrison. The next baby, which I'm positive will be a boy is most likely going to be Poet Justice Morrison.Ode to his gpa. I LOVE thinking of baby names!
MandeeLei MandeeLei 8 years
I do not want to have children and never have so never made a list for anything except for pets.
cupcake_ cupcake_ 8 years
I have names that I like in mind but as far as a list of future kids I don't. That's something I want to decide when the time comes.
krae85 krae85 8 years
queenegg! you tell us your list! lol
0fashionqueen 0fashionqueen 8 years
I want to have more children one day.
PiNkY-PiNk PiNkY-PiNk 8 years
i have a girl list and a boy list on my phone. i have so many names. and it's true that your tastes change or vary. i used to love the name danielle when i was 13 but now that i'm 21, i still like it but it wouldn't be my top choice.
queenegg queenegg 8 years
I have a top secret list which I discuss with no one. If I hear someone with that name, it's off the list. So farwell Noah and Moira.
Lukin Lukin 8 years
I don't have an actual list; I just know them in my head, and I don't even want kids! If I ever have an oops-baby, a girl will be named Layla and a boy would be either Indiana or Cameron.
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