Tree names

Discussion in 'Parenting' started by Penny Lane, Jan 20, 2005.

  1. Penny Lane

    Penny Lane Member

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    Hi All

    I'm currently 14 weeks pregnant and we're looking to name our baby after a tree. We hope it will help him or her be grounded and down to earth. Any ideas?

    Thanks, Love and Peace x
     
  2. juggla

    juggla Member

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    boy- oak
    girl- palm
     
  3. Myranya

    Myranya Slytherin Girl

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    There's Holly, Laurel and Willow, of course. Or Aspen or Elm, maybe? For more unusual names, search for 'types of wood' on Google; some interesting sounding names there I'd never heard of before.
     
  4. Sage-Phoenix

    Sage-Phoenix Imagine

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    I probably am, in all seriousness, going to name my first born after a tree :)

    Hre's my short list....
    Ash, Aspen, Banyan, Cedar, Hawthorn, Hazel, Ivy*, May#, Oak, Reid*, Rowan, Sequoia, Tree, Willow

    *Okay not trees per say, but are defined as such in Celtic astrology.
    Couple of articles on the subject:
    http://www.angelfire.com/realm2/amethystbt/celtictreeastrology.html
    and
    http://www.angelfire.com/realm2/amethystbt/whichtreeareyou.html

    #Another name for Hawthorn

    Great article I've found, on trees and how they relate to paganism. Some neat ideas there, and talks about the meanings behind each one. http://www.angelfire.com/realm2/amethystbt/trees.html
     
  5. Penny Lane

    Penny Lane Member

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    Thanks girls and boys! In a decision of a lifetime and we want to get it right!


    Love and Peace x
     
  6. mtnhighgirl

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    I love the name Linden!
     
  7. Penny Lane

    Penny Lane Member

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    Hi Mtnhighgirl

    Actually Linden is our favourite at the moment for a boy and has been forever. We like Willow for a girl.

    Thanks, Love and Peace x
     
  8. kraftykathy

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    I know someone who named her daughter Cypress. Awesome name, isn't it!

    Kathy
     
  9. Naturedude90

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    I like Willow, Birch or Apple would be a pretty name too. My middle name is Oak.Peace.
    Aiden
     
  10. nimh

    nimh ~foodie~

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    arbutus trees are my fave :D

    i know a boy who's middle name is Birch
     
  11. WayfaringStranger

    WayfaringStranger Corporate Slave #34

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    i like aspen willow and cypress. ash or sequioia might be cool. maybe banyan, thats a cool tree, you can name him yew! then when youre callin out you can say "hey yew!" and mess with peoples heads.
     

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