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January 13th, 2014, 06:59 PM
Martha? Harriet? Cora? Thea?
I think Nora is especially great from your list, and I love the suggestion of Bea!
This is all v useful:
I'm surprised and pleased that Isolde is getting so much approval.
Lavinia is an old favourite but feels much more usable now than it did in my first pregnancy (when I first...
Any opinions on Ida?
Dying to know if it really is just us who like it!
Juno Saskia does sound beautiful.
Of the suggestions I really love Eudora. Definitely one to think about.
I also love Ida-- I know it's very old fashioned by a lot of people's tastes, but I...
December 8th, 2013, 01:45 PM
Your sons' names are among my absolute favourites. Seth is so refreshing to hear, especially!
I think Ezra is the most striking with your boys.
Followed by Grey...which I also like, but feel has a...
Pregnant much sooner than expected with my final little guy/gal.
For a boy we're pretty decided on the name Oisin (or, alternatively Wilfred, nickname Wilf)
On the girls side,...
December 8th, 2013, 01:35 PM
oh my! double take- this is almost exactly my girls' name.
congratulations and enjoy these first precious months
We're considering it as a middle name...but this pretty much confirms my fears that its never gonna go down well with anyone else. Thank you for the honest opinion!
I ask this with trepidation (because I really love this one)
but what are people's first impressions/opinions on Igor?
refreshing or terrible?
September 25th, 2013, 12:27 PM
I really love Willa.
Have been concerned when coasting this site that it has become very trendy- thoughts?
Is it just a Nameberry popularity spike, or one which is reflected in actual births?
September 24th, 2013, 06:14 PM
Thanks for the responses.
I like Dulcinea but can't picture saying it on a daily basis 1000X- Lavinia kind of smooches into three syllables, whilst Dulcinea remains a resolute four. Plus it...
September 20th, 2013, 09:25 PM
I gave my kids two middle names based on tradition! I have two, my siblings have two, and my mother has two. I've always found the idea that it's 'pretentious' pretty dispiriting. Names are tied to...
September 17th, 2013, 08:30 PM
Just realised I didn't even answer the initial poster properly..
I don't think any time is 'too early'.
My parents were academics, and big believers in total exposure of kids to anything and...
September 17th, 2013, 08:22 PM
Everything Ottilie said, really.
I'd also add 'I Capture the Castle', which I'm saving for when my daughter is ten/eleven.
My kids are a bit little for most of my classics as of yet, but they...
In my family (both sides combined) there is a Betty, a Beth, an Eliza, a Bess, and a Tessa.
September 16th, 2013, 07:40 AM
Oh this is a fun list.
Rosamond Helena- Love Helena but Rosamond I prefer with a 'mund'! I find them a bit much both together; one isn't giving a lot to the other, I feel like. Rosamund Ethel,...
September 16th, 2013, 07:10 AM
Haha that's hilarious. Freya is actually one of my favourite names! But- and it's a big but- it's a top twenty name in the UK and I just don't want a daughter who is one of five Freyas in a class....
September 15th, 2013, 10:44 PM
I do actually like Drusilla! Dulcie is a name we sporadically toy with, and they have something of the same feel. I seem to have a quite antipathy to D names, but these two intrigue me.
We stay in a flat with the kids from Mon-Fri, and there's only showers, no baths. The bathrooms are teeny weeny so no room for an installation either.
We got a baby bath seat with suction pads at...
September 15th, 2013, 07:13 PM
Haven't been active on the site for about 17 months but have been browsing broodily for about the past 5. I'm not yet TTC, but the waiting game in more financial than emotional. Me...
September 14th, 2013, 01:30 PM
I second the recommendation of Indigo to you!
September 4th, 2013, 05:03 PM
Marina Elizabeth (kept)
Phoebe Helena (swapped)
Cecily Lorelei (changed mn)
Maya Georgina (changed fn)
Martha Adelaide (initials)
September 4th, 2013, 05:45 AM
Sophie Alexandra (kept)
Cordelia Jade (changed fn)
Maddie Maruerite (changed mn)
Alta Ginevra (initials)
Poppy Lisa (swapped)
September 3rd, 2013, 10:07 AM
Hermione Julia (kept)
Flavie Viola (swapped)
Cressida Martha (changed mn)
Louise Wilhelmina (changed mn)
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