I seriously LOLed at Barbarella. I bet there are some poor unfortunate souls out there with the name though. And I understand your deep hatred for Tammy - nms at all. FIL suggested Teddy & Tammy as the names if Ivy had been twins and I almost puked - SO GLAD they never had twins!
I had a thought that came to me when I saw that you liked Meredith. What about Edith? I think she could work very well stylistically, and Edie is super cute. Or even Eddie or Itty if you want something more unisex.
Hopefully, The One will come to you soon :D
Teddy & Tammy, lol. Were you having babies in 1984??
I think I kinda do like Edith, tho had never considered it. And Edie is adorable. Hmm.
I am in the same boat. Looking for a non-girly name but I am not sure I am in LOVE with anything. Here are some names we are considering. Hopefully this helps! Note, I have an 18 month old daughter named Tessa (but I find myself calling her Tess half the time).
Sloane, Carys, Evie, Edie, Rory, Lena, Rita, Jules, Rae, Neve, Liv, Rhea, Piper, Nina, Camille, Kora, Jade, Joss, Reesa.
What about Lark Hesper? I think this works well with Marlo. I like the suggestion of Edith too. Some other possibilties:
Thanks for sharing your list mkmarchand! We're definitely on the same track...we've considered (and still have on the long list) Sloane, Carys and Edie :)
davisellu - i'm amazed by those of you who can pull a list of 20 names on a theme seemingly out of thin air! Thanks for all your suggestions, there are some great ones I've never heard before. I really like Tallis in particular, but also the suggestions Esme, Wren and Xanthe.
Larkin Hesper sounds cute. Mischa would be my second pick.
Marlo is a great name!
I like Larkin, Mischa and Micah. The rest are nms at all. I have a female cousin named Rowan and think it works great, but I'm not particularly fond.
You might like Nicola/Nikola or even Nicole, Brett, Britt/Britta, Harriet, or Adley.
Love Marlo! Some others I like with Hesper are:
I've had a little obsession with Ramona lately. Ramona and Marlo are both quirky and cute, but not overly frilly.