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Fortunately, I think you're in a win win situation; both names are gorgeous. Personally, I think the greater regret will be losing out on a name you love.
May 13th, 2013, 06:21 PM
Recently read an Australian novel by Karen Foxlee where one of the protagonists is named Pearl. While the plot did not end up well for Pearl, it brought the name into the contemporary for me. I like...
May 13th, 2013, 06:18 PM
I was just searching and daydreaming about the name Florence when this thread came up at the top of the girls forum. I guess I love the name then.
I wonder if you can get away with the nickname...
October 17th, 2012, 03:29 AM
Nursery aside, I think Leo would be a great nn on a little girl.
October 15th, 2012, 08:23 AM
I love Birdie, as long as you don't feel it's too much a stretch. Next favourite would be Betty or Betsy.
Similar to Bex, but I feel it makes it somewhat different, what about Bix?
October 15th, 2012, 08:18 AM
Harriet comes to mind.
October 11th, 2012, 05:46 AM
The suggestion of Linnea is great.
Some more thoughts
Prunella (Prue, Ella)
Pomeline (Polly, Milly)
Calendula - marigold (Callie, Lena)
Chrysanthe - marigold (Chris, Chrissie, Rissa)
Cypriana (Cy, Ana)...
I teach in an all-girls school so can only comment on girls names, but the following are names that are most common currently: Ashley/Ashleigh, Madeleine/Madeline/Madison/Maddison,...
I just adore Philippa Wren as a sister to Georgia Eve, and Philippa is definitely NMS.
I wasn't so sold on any of the boys with Georgia but would choose August Dane. I don't know if 'Goldie and...
Polly, maybe even Molly
Also feel Ola could work. I worked with an Olivia nn Ola for a short while.
This is a lovely challenge.
I like the previously suggested Camellia and Zinnia.
Jonquille - Jonny, Quill
Laurestine - Laurel, Tina
Marjoram - Mary, Maisie, Mamie
October 8th, 2012, 06:25 AM
Edith and Ingrid
Lucille and Imogen
I feel Olive might be too close to Alice.
October 8th, 2012, 05:01 AM
Nora for me.
How about Lea? Lore? Ellen?
My next favourite would be Elspeth.
I think you will find Juniper/Jennifer/Guinevere (can be said to) have similar origins if that helps that arguments with your husband.
Juniper! Hands down.
Ilo - Finnish for joy
Sachi - Japanese, child of joy
Maeve - Irish, joyful
Cleo - joyfully happy, bundle of joy
September 11th, 2012, 06:08 AM
Hair: Short, pixie-like, dark brown
Eyes: Hazel in the centre, surrounded by blue
Favorite colour: Anything vibrant, particularly purple
Other: Always have a million things on the go;...
September 9th, 2012, 03:56 AM
I love the suggestion of Viggo.
Here's some more, sorry mostly nature-ish:
I LOVE LOVE Olive. It's my top pick but the other half would never go for it. I get a clunky but cool vibe.
Others you might like:
September 9th, 2012, 03:32 AM
I second Ingrid. It is by far my favorite way of getting to nn Indi.
Elf - too out there?
Using jumbled letters from both:
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