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Are there any combinations of names that may not be given? There are many names which aren't commonly paired together but is there any reason not to or just common practice and preference?

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    It is assur to give a rashas name – sam May 28 '14 at 0:56
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    My question is about combination of names rather than individual names themselves – Dude May 28 '14 at 2:06
  • I have seen a discussion (I think Ksav Sofer but I am not sure) which mentions that names of differing or conflicting characters or personalities should not be given. For example, if one grandparent is known for a particular personality trait and the other grandparent for a trait that (while good in itself) would cause a conflict if both are in the same person, the child should not be named after the two of them. This is from memory only and I do not have a copy of the Chasam Sofer or Ksav Sofer available in which one of them talks about naming babies. – sabbahillel May 28 '14 at 17:48

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