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    Thanks to everyone for the feedback. Actually,...

    Thanks to everyone for the feedback. Actually, Margot is traditionally a nickname for Marguerite, and I had suggested that as an option first. My husband (who is English) prefers Margaret, though.
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    Thoughts on Margot vs. Marion

    My husband and I recently discovered that we're expecting twin girls. While we've made a firm decision for one of them (Charlotte Victoria), we are having trouble agreeing on a name for the other....
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    My parents were very traditional when it came to...

    My parents were very traditional when it came to naming their children.

    Elizabeth Erin
    Catherine Anne
    Patricia Mary
    Robert Emmett (after my father)

    I also prefer traditional names, but ones...
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    Poll: Sorry, I should have mentioned that our...

    Sorry, I should have mentioned that our daughter's name is pronounced "HELL-ehn-a", not "Hell-een-a", so would not rhyme with Marina.
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    Poll: Final Three!

    My husband and I are trying to decide which of these three names to pick for our next daughter. I'd really appreciate any feedback. :)

    Marina Charlotte
    Alexandra Catherine
    Charlotte Victoria
  6. Natalie Rose Peter Kevin Alexander Gerard Liam...

    Natalie Rose
    Peter Kevin
    Alexander Gerard
    Liam Terence
    Victoria Marie
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    Lovely name! Congratulations!

    Lovely name! Congratulations!
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    Beautiful names! Congratulations. :)

    Beautiful names! Congratulations. :)
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    Maisie rhymes with Daisy ("may-zee"); Macy would...

    Maisie rhymes with Daisy ("may-zee"); Macy would be pronounced "may-see".
  10. Your personality type is: Classic Conservative :...

    Your personality type is: Classic Conservative : 55%
    Your personality type is: Classic Unusual : 20%
    Your personality type is: Classic Eccentric : 20%
    Your personality type is: Modern...
  11. I distinctly remember naming my dolls Heidi,...

    I distinctly remember naming my dolls Heidi, Greta, Genevieve, and Coco when I was around 5 years old. I actually still like Greta (as a nn for Margaret) and Genevieve now.
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    I agree with stripedsocks. I was born and raised...

    I agree with stripedsocks. I was born and raised in New York and there is a distinct difference in pronunciation between Erin (Eh-rin) and Aaron (A-rin) there, as in other parts of the Northeastern...
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    Thanks, Mischa! Marina has always been one of my...

    Thanks, Mischa! Marina has always been one of my favourites. My only concern is that, while we pronounce Helena's name "HELL-ehn-a", some people assume that it's pronounced "Hel-EEN-a", and I fear...
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    Marina Charlotte

    Any thoughts on the name Marina Charlotte?
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    I love Georgiana and Josephine, but prefer Kate...

    I love Georgiana and Josephine, but prefer Kate as a nickname.
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    Alexandra!

    Alexandra!
  17. Thread: Helen

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    Lovely choice!

    Lovely choice!
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    I find Catherine/Katherine/Katharine to all be...

    I find Catherine/Katherine/Katharine to all be classically distinguished, although the "K" does make it appear harsher. Kathryn, however, is a completely different name to me and conjures up a...
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    I agree. I'm also one of four. While I loved the...

    I agree. I'm also one of four. While I loved the chaos growing up, I think it would be very difficult to raise four children today, especially in NYC and Paris (my hometown and where my husband and I...
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    Congratulations! What a lovely name!

    Congratulations! What a lovely name!
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    Our Little Girl!

    My husband and I welcomed our first child, Helena Claire, this past February.

    We chose Helena (pronounced HELL-ehn-a) as we wanted a Shakespearean name that was also of Greek origin, and Claire...
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