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    Amaryllis Lillian Gwendolyn Ellen (often...

    Amaryllis
    Lillian
    Gwendolyn
    Ellen (often overlooked and underused)
    Charlotte
    Ondine
    Collette
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    In terms of sound, "Gay" is actually quite a...

    In terms of sound, "Gay" is actually quite a lovely last name and as someone with a long, very difficult name to match, I would say you are lucky, but the grass is always greener, eh? (Not that I...
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    Wow -- that is quite a difficult name to match....

    Wow -- that is quite a difficult name to match. Incredibly beautiful! I love Lorelei for the first name. Personally, I think if it's in the middle it will be too similar to your first daughter's...
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    WDYT: Iphiginia

    I just read a book where the heroine's name was Iphiginia, and it caught me up every time I came to it because I had SUCH a difficult time pronouncing it. I ended up calling her Iphinnia in my head...
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    My family is Polish-American and has always...

    My family is Polish-American and has always called me by the Polish version of my name (Catherine), which is Katarzyna (prn: KAT-ar-JIH-nah (with the "ar" syllable said very fast and with a sort of...
  6. Poll: I voted for Desmond because I much prefer William...

    I voted for Desmond because I much prefer William to Willem, but knowing you don't, I couldn't vote for William in good conscience because I felt it would pressure you to choose a name you don't...
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    Like mousehouse's suggestion of Zekiel or...

    Like mousehouse's suggestion of Zekiel or Ezekiel. Maximilian comes to mind too -- would fit great with your gorgeous girls' names (and it's one of my favorites). You're so right -- boys' names are...
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    I also agree with this. However, it's difficult...

    I also agree with this. However, it's difficult to say without knowing your last name or knowing the baby. Maybe try to relax and call him both names for one day each and see which one feels more...
  9. Thread: Zosia?

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    Love this name! Might add it to our list actually...

    Love this name! Might add it to our list actually (sorry! but we're not pregnant or planning to be again any time soon, so no worries). As for pronunciation, I would pronounce it ZO-sha, but I'm sure...
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    I don't like it at all; it's too ... animal-y....

    I don't like it at all; it's too ... animal-y. But, that said, there's no real argument against it given the love on here for Wren and the like. It just depends on your style and what you like. I...
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    Definitely Zachary. Thatcher feels like it's...

    Definitely Zachary. Thatcher feels like it's trying to hard to be cool or different. And there's definitely the possibility of trendiness with a name like that. I love the name Zachary and only know...
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    I'm not normally one for out-there/in-your-face...

    I'm not normally one for out-there/in-your-face literary names, but I like this one. Classic without too much pretentiousness.
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    Totally agree with pp. I couldn't think of a more...

    Totally agree with pp. I couldn't think of a more perfect name. It's gorgeous. Also, August was on our list 3 years ago, but I was sure it would shoot up in popularity, but it seems like everyone...
  14. Sorry for repeats: Hank (from Harrison, but short...

    Sorry for repeats: Hank (from Harrison, but short and very masculine), Gage, Cade, Wade, Duke, Brock ... Trying to remember all the names from western romance novels I read in high school (many many...
  15. Thread: Avila?

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    I'm in the US. I LOVE the AH-bee-la...

    I'm in the US. I LOVE the AH-bee-la pronunciation. So beautiful. Unfortunately, my first instinct (as someone with a complete lack of knowledge about Spanish or Germanic names) is a-VILL-a, which I...
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    I love Gideon (though I don't know what feller or...

    I love Gideon (though I don't know what feller or hewer mean). Not so big on the others.
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    My middle name was Anne before I got married, so...

    My middle name was Anne before I got married, so I definitely prefer that spelling. When I was young, I didn't like the spelling, but after seeing Anne of Green Gables, I was obsessed with this...
  18. I did make the association to James Brown, but I...

    I did make the association to James Brown, but I really don't think it's a big deal. If I just met a James Browning, I wouldn't make the association. I only did here because you prefaced it with...
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    Oh man, our boy list was rife with -us names...

    Oh man, our boy list was rife with -us names because my husband is obsessed with Ancient Rome. The following were on our long (very long) list (some of these are on the normal side, some ... are...
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    Ditto -- I know of two Winters (one goes by Winny...

    Ditto -- I know of two Winters (one goes by Winny and one goes by Win) and one Wynter (goes by Wyn) and they are all girls. So no "Wynn"s per se, but as a nickname, it feels all girl to me. I would...
  21. Thread: Trilby

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    I'm not familiar with the book or the hat, and I...

    I'm not familiar with the book or the hat, and I am usually into only traditional names, but something about this name really strikes me in a positive way. Cute, fresh, upbeat. Just makes me smile. I...
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    Poll: I voted for Lillian because it's my favorite by...

    I voted for Lillian because it's my favorite by far of your choices, and I don't know any Lillians, so I wouldn't consider it popular. However, after finding out your daughter's name is Emerson, I...
  23. Thread: Anna

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    Anna is my top name if our next is a girl. My...

    Anna is my top name if our next is a girl. My mom's name is Louise, so I've always loved Anna Louise. It seems a bit cleaner to me than Anna Eloise. And I think I prefer names with Anna that don't...
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    Vanessa, of course. But also Agnes, Annessa...

    Vanessa, of course. But also Agnes, Annessa (sp?), Ernestine, Genesis, Tennessee ... maybe Anastasia?
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    Awesome. I have no words for how great this name...

    Awesome. I have no words for how great this name is for so so so many reasons.

    As for sisters, if the girl's names you're talking about are Everly and Emmeline, I think they go together great. If...
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