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I Hate My Name, It's a Guys Name

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    I Can't Even Pick My Favorite.

    I won't share my real name here. Elle is actually a pseudonym because it is something like female or girl in French. My parents turned on the TV, saw my name on a male, and decided that it would be a great name if they had a daughter. Mind you, they didn't know if they were...
    ellelovelyelle1234 ellelovelyelle1234 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    Aidan

    My sister was born first, and my mum got it into her head that her second child would be a boy. She tries to convince me she wasn't disappointed when I came out, but she'd already decorated the room, picked the name and even baught clothes. Aidan can be used as a name for...
    AidanRosslyn AidanRosslyn 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2009

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