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If I recall correctly, her parents said they knew and liked someone with <unusual impolite firstname>. I don't think they made it up.

This is correct - they swear they knew someone named this. I haven't ever seen proof, but that is what they claim. Also, I have been told, when people have heard my name, that they will name a daughter that if they have one. So for all I know, there are children running about saying "they *say* they knew someone named that when they were kids, but I don't have any proof", too.

As to her sister, Little Sis does not have an unusual or culturally confusing name. It's pretty normal.

Yep. I think this is partly because my name wasn't chosen because it was unique, simply because they liked it (if that makes sense) AND because Little Sis was born at 28 weeks, give or take - she just came too early for them to have a name picked out yet. She was named quickly, and with a common Biblical name.

On the same vein, Q got his name because we got that far in the alphabet before we hit on a name we both liked.

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