Ask the Name Lady

Who's the Name Thief?

... my husband's sister had dreamed of a son with this name since she was a teenager, but didn’t bring it up until he was a few ... things have turned sour. Please help! - Who’s the Thief? Let’s go back to the start of this tale. Almost a decade ...

Why Doesn’t Anyone Want This Name?

... known. He went by Herb or Herbie, which was his middle name. I'm pregnant and want to name my baby after my dad. We like Phoenix ... brought back my love after i have been scammed by some thief who claims to be spell casters, i was in love with a girl she loved me ...

Am I a Name Thief?

... Last year, my niece named her son Tyler, which is the only name my husband and I can agree on for a boy. Now we're expecting a boy, and my ... think you might be a If you think you might be a name thief, you are probably right. Don't do it. Name Lady is right - the ...

I'm Not a Name Thief! (Right?)

... told me he had fallen in love with a particular baby name. As it happens, this name is one that my husband and I had considered for our first baby, and now ...

I Don't Want To Be a Name Thief!

... her father. It just so happens that it's also my father's name, and I've always loved it. I know that there are always people posting on ... mother's, and grandmother's.) - Hopefully Not a Thief Like many emotional "crimes," name thievery is a highly ...

My Car Stole My Sister's Baby Name!

My sister has loved the name Mia since she was a child. When I turned 16 I was given her old car and decided to name the car Mia, naively thinking that I knew my sister would like it. She was ... the car going to overshadow Mia the baby? - Guilty Name Thief Good heavens, our most cherished baby names are under assault from ...

I'm the Victim of a Baby Name Thief!

I had a baby name picked out for about ten years. I made the mistake of telling someone about it, and then they took the name and used it: not just the first name, but the first AND middle name I ... to waste. There could be several reasons that the name thief felt comfortable in stealing the name. I had a name picked out when I ...

We Have The Same Name!

... becoming a stepmother, but adding to that is that my first name is the same name as his daughter. We plan to have more children ... Or am I overthinking this? - Evil Stepmother, the Name Thief Rest assured, you're no Name Thief. You and your soon-to-be ...