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    Jacinth/Jacynth can be pronounced like Jason +...

    Jacinth/Jacynth can be pronounced like Jason + 'th' (i.e. 'JAY-sinth').

    And the meaning 'to heal' reminds me of Althea...
  2. Willow Myfanwy is darling. Just a few ideas:...

    Willow Myfanwy is darling.

    Just a few ideas:
    Willow Eiryth
    Willow Mirain ('lovely')
    Willow Non
    Willow Rhianydd
    Willow Seirian ('sparkling')
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    Fifaltra – makes me think of farfalle, the bowtie...

    Fifaltra – makes me think of farfalle, the bowtie pasta. I'm generally suspicious of 'word names' from foreign languages, even long-dead historical ones like Old High German. On one hand, Fifaltra is...
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    Well said! I'm also reminded of the Beyonce...

    Well said!

    I'm also reminded of the Beyonce song; admittedly I've had 'baby I can see your halo (halo, halooo...)' stuck in my head once or twice. But those times I remember thinking it had a...
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    I like the nickname 'Asta'. For me it calls to...

    I like the nickname 'Asta'. For me it calls to mind this painting (portrait of Princess Augusta, 1768-1840). :) I don't know... While a grand old name, and gorgeous on paper, I'm afraid it's one I...
  6. I like the suggestion of Lucy Jean = NOT cloying,...

    I like the suggestion of Lucy Jean = NOT cloying, in the least. ;)
    Vinje so intrigues me! I'd pronounce it 'VIN-ya', like 'vineyard' (or the end of Lavinia). Only somewhat complex, and a lovely,...
  7. OK, here goes more nothing... :) Adair Afton...

    OK, here goes more nothing... :)

    Adair
    Afton
    Airlie
    Alifair/Alafare
    Aster
    Atlee
    Bay
    Blythe
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    Me too; I say 'AV-eh-leen,' like Avalon (or...

    Me too; I say 'AV-eh-leen,' like Avalon (or avenue, or the French word... sort of), and 'AYV' like Maeve.

    I do like Aveline with an 'ah,' as in Ave Maria – i.e. first syllable rhyming with...
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    Audrey "Dree" (or Adriana) Elisabeth "Liesl"...

    Audrey "Dree" (or Adriana)
    Elisabeth "Liesl"
    Gillian "Jill" (cheating?)
    Gwendoline "Wendy"
    Ines/Agnes "Nesta"
    Irene "Reenie"
    Johanna "Hanna"
    Rosalind "Lindy"
    Susanna "Zanna" (I'm thinking...
  10. M Adair Ambrose Arlo Darragh Ezri Heath Landry...

    M Adair Ambrose Arlo Darragh Ezri Heath Landry Larkin Noel Quince Rafe Roarke Rowan Samson Thady Torsten Tyree Valerian Willoughby Zadoc

    F Afton Celandine Delphi Elspeth Esme Ferebee Fern Larue...
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    Hi, sleepysessha! :) For you I like Yvaine,...

    Hi, sleepysessha! :)
    For you I like Yvaine, Nyneve, and maybe...
    Sunniva – which I'm tentatively pronouncing (mispronouncing?) /sun-EEV-a/
    Ivalu – or Ivalo, as seen on Denmark's Princess Josephine...
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    Aimone Bardo Caradoc Dismas Edmé Falco...

    Aimone
    Bardo
    Caradoc
    Dismas
    Edmé
    Falco
    Florimond
    Hallam
    Inigo
    Isambard
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    Aww, glad you think so! :) I believe Trudeliese...

    Aww, glad you think so! :)
    I believe Trudeliese was the only smush-name I suggested; to my (limited) knowledge, Elswitha/Elswyth/Alswitha/etc. comes from the Old English (Anglo-Saxon) name...
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    Your name is so pretty! Adeliza, Azalaïs,...

    Your name is so pretty!

    Adeliza, Azalaïs, Adosinda, Alruna, Aregund
    Bathilde, Brunissende
    Edeline, Ethelind, Elswyth/Elswitha, Ethelwynn, Etelvina, Erdmuthe, Erelieva, Everelda
    Fredegond,...
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    I just read that the mother of Angelica Kauffman...

    I just read that the mother of Angelica Kauffman (18c. painter) was named Cleophea; I've also seen Cléophée (=the French equivalent?).

    There's also Cleome (a flower), Cleodora (a Greek nymph,...
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    Emmie Jean is cute, a bit like Imogene. Emmeline...

    Emmie Jean is cute, a bit like Imogene.
    Emmeline Fleurette "Emmie Fleur"
    Emmeline Audrey "Emmie Dree"
    Emmeline Isabetta "Emmie Bette"
    Emmeline Sybella "Emmie Belle"
    Emmeline Zipporah "Emmie...
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    Edith "Edie" Rosamund "Romy" Judith "Jody" or...

    Edith "Edie"
    Rosamund "Romy"
    Judith "Jody" or "Jude"
    Antonia, Anthea
    Frieda
    Viola, Violaine, Virginia
    Bridget, Blythe
    Delphine "Delphi"
    Sabine
    Isabetta, Isannah
  18. Thread: Calla combos...

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    Aw, you're mosttt welcome!!! Calla Persephone is...

    Aw, you're mosttt welcome!!!
    Calla Persephone is gorgeous, I have to agree...

    And, just a few more ideas? :p
    Calla Feather
    Calla Midnight, Calla Myfanwy
    Calla Neptunine, Calla Nimuë, Calla...
  19. Thread: Calla combos...

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    Calla Musette Calla Winsome Calla Boheme Calla...

    Calla Musette
    Calla Winsome
    Calla Boheme
    Calla Rupinder
    Calla Mazarine
    Calla Starling
    Calla Starbloom
    Calla Siún (shoon)
    Calla Meridian
    Calla Garance
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    I like Isla Penelope, actually! Isla Magdalene...

    I like Isla Penelope, actually!
    Isla Magdalene
    Isla Rose-Aimée
    Isla Marjorie
    Isla Dione
    Isla Simone
    Isla Minette
    Isla Sabine
    Isla Severine
    Isla Corisande
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    I asked my 13-year-old sister sitting across from...

    I asked my 13-year-old sister sitting across from me now, and she simply said, "I would hate to be named Morning Glory." (And at her age my favorite name was Sweetbrier.) I salute your...
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    I prefer Emerentia or even Emmaretta (= vaguely...

    I prefer Emerentia or even Emmaretta (= vaguely reminiscent of Amoret) to Emerietta, which barely fits into one name. (Emery Etta makes a lot more sense, not that I'm recommending it.) By the same...
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    I love Essie! It could also be short for Esyllt...

    I love Essie! It could also be short for Esyllt (or Eseld), Elisabeth (apparently), or Estrill (which was used in medieval England) – but I like Estella best, I think. :)
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    For me it's something of a guilty pleasure, like...

    For me it's something of a guilty pleasure, like Siddalee. To my American ears, the Swedish pronunciation ("NOO-vah-lee") is reminiscent of NuvaRing. But only slightly... overall it's got a lovely,...
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    Sounds sort of like the literary...

    Sounds sort of like the literary Anitra, no? :confused: It's pretty, anyhow.
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