Professional Primatologist. Amateur cat lady. Forever animal advocate.
I thought it was a funky name when I picked it, I even spelled it weird, what did I know at 17!
And of course this is very close to the Malagasy 'Maki' for ring-tailed lemur. I say just change it to Maki since you'll be spending a year with them nonstop anyway.
Cetainly better than the Malagasy pop star "Poopy"!
At least your name is different and not boring and common...
Tanzanians often think my name is Money. Then they tell me "nice name." I suppose it's better than being named "Problem" - which is a common name here.Marnie (the American edition)