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I’ve made up a name for my newborn – my mum says it’s too complex but I don’t care, I love it

PICKING the perfect name for your new-born is sometimes easier said than done.

But what do you do when there's no name that you like?

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The mum made up a name when she couldn't find one she lovedCredit: Alamy

That's the dilemma one mum had when she decided to make up a name for her baby girl.

She explained on Reddit: "I've always been obsessed with fairies so I knew I wanted to call her Fae."

But since the mum fell in love with the name it had gained a lot of popularity, making it less appealing to her.

Instead, she thought it should just be a nickname, but that meant that she'd have to find a new name that she loved just as much.

That's when the mum had the idea to make up a name, "I've always loved Lord of the Rings and the character Eowyn," she explained.

The mum came up with the name Faeowyn.

"It's a lot of vowels and kina weird but it's grown on me," the mum confessed.

She continued: "It would be pronounced like Fay-oh-win altogether, my mum says just Faewyn would be better but I like the O."

Other users thought making up a name was ridiculous, one said: "I know an Eowyn.

"She hates her name and resents her parents for naming her something so ridiculous."

A second agreed: "This name sounds like when you have your mouth full of food and try to talk."

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She got her inspiration from Lord of the RingsCredit: Alamy
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