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Subject: Hispanic Names
Author: Eliora   (Authenticated as eliorafalk)
Date: May 30, 2007 at 9:02:47 AM
I'm curious: Do you guys think that the growing Hispanic community is changing the country's naming style? I'm asking this because of Raphael. For a long time, I wouldn't use it because it was too heavily associated with the Turtles. However, it's fairly popular in the Hispanic community , less tied to the Turtles, and therefore, it's now usable. I've also seen many posts with names like Veronica, Marisol, and other Spanish names.

I think it's great - many names that would have once seemed too exotic are usable again - especially with Mercedes and Marisol. Has anyone else noticied this trend?

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