Why you shouldn't name your son after his father: one name brings misfortune

Is it possible to name a son after his father or a deceased relative

There is a popular belief associated with names that advise against naming a newborn after a deceased relative or a person with an unfortunate fate.

Psychologists partly agree with these folk superstitions, suggesting that giving a child the same name as his father might hinder the development of his individuality from an early age. Read the OBOZREVATEL article to explore whether naming a son after his father is truly forbidden.

Folk Superstitions

Ancestral wisdom suggests that by naming a boy after his father, the child will inevitably follow the same path and experience similar challenges and misfortunes.

Even if the father led a happy life, the belief is that two individuals in a family should not share the same name, as it may cause the guardian angel to stop protecting one of them.

There's a notion that individuals with the same name share the same energy field, weakening the protection for both, makes them vulnerable to negative factors.

Psychological Perspective

Regardless of the name, a child will inherit certain traits and health predispositions from the father.

Psychologists emphasize that having two people with the same name in a family can lead to awkward situations, but creative use of nicknames can mitigate this.

Children may feel a lack of individuality if they share the same name as one of their parents, potentially causing resentment and competition between names.

Naming a Child after a Deceased Relative

It is common to name children after deceased family members, provided the deceased lived a happy, long life without serious health issues.

However, it is advised against naming a child after someone who died early or had significant health problems.

Certain female names are believed to possess strong positive energy that attracts success and victory. The material discusses which names will bring luck and happiness to their owners.

Earlier, OBOZREVATEL published the top 5 female names with a spooky meaning.

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