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If I were you, I would go with a name that is extremely masculine. Both of your girls have names that could easily be used for either sex. A masculine name will distinguish him from his sisters.
Douglas falls into a large category of Baby Boomer names that to many of us younins sound like almost-retired insurance salesmen: Douglas, Ronald, Donald, Roger, Denny, Jerry, etc.
They all seem...
My favorite is Rose Adelina! Here are some more vintage suggestions for you. Pretty please post in Nameberry once your little girl arrives!
Rose Estella ...
These are constantly changing, but here goes!
1. Naomi Elizabeth
2. Lydia Abigail
3. Veronica Eve
4. Adelina Ruth
This is a tough one! I am only going to list names I would actually use. Elsa was at the top of this list for the last five years. Now, she is gone. Here is hoping these names do not get as much...
July 31st, 2014, 08:23 AM
I smiled when I saw this thread. This week, I received a wedding invitation from my cousin with my name misspelled as Nichole. It happens from time to time. Sigh.
My name is Nicole.
I adore Jane. Jane is NOT plain -- she is classy, determines and headed to Harvard. That is what I think of when I hear Jane.
I know only one Jane who was a few years younger than me growing up....
Most popular names are popular for a reason -- they're great
names. All of the names you listed fall into that category. Each is gorgeous! Amelia is my very favorite.
I want my future children...
July 23rd, 2014, 06:38 AM
Hello! I hope my comments don't sadden you -- I just want you to have an accurate picture of what is going on in my little corner of the world.
I live in the Midwest, in Iowa's capital city. I...
I love the name Lewis! It was my great-grandfather's name. He had three sons with the following names:
He had a daughter named Lillian.
I feel like you need a name with...
July 15th, 2014, 02:28 AM
Honestly, poison oak and poison ivy did NOT immediately pop into my head -- but now that I see the comments above, I can't stop thinking of ... itchiness.
I am sorry, but I have to agree with the...
July 11th, 2014, 03:35 AM
Oh, mama! I am so sorry your parents torched your list.
If I were you, I would be very tempted to tell them you were starting completely over on names -- and then leaving lists around the house...
July 7th, 2014, 07:09 AM
Of the names from your list, I love Amelia James.
I am absolutely OK with James used for a girl in the middle-name spot. I have a friend whose daughter's name is Stella James, and it fits her...
July 7th, 2014, 05:57 AM
A friend of mine just named her newborn son:
This is not my style. It also seems like it could inspire some pretty awful nicknames. (Wasn't there a Dak or a Dax who dies...
Hello, fellow name lover!
I thought I would chime in: I am very sorry, but I do not think Aryan could ever be a name in the United States, certainly not in this century. Just hearing "Aryan"...
July 1st, 2014, 07:51 AM
I very rarely think "OMG" or "WTF" when scrolling through the Nameberry forums.
I am much, MUCH more likely to think that when scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed or local birth announcments....
I don't know if this tidbit will tip you toward one spelling or the other, but here goes: Vera Wang's oldest daughter is named Cecilia. Her second daughter is Josephine. When it comes...
June 29th, 2014, 03:22 PM
Thank you so much, everyone.
All of your feedback was extremely helpful. Augusta will remain in our top 3.
June 29th, 2014, 08:05 AM
My husband and I are TTC and are in "like"
with many baby names.
However, lately I feel more and more attached to Augusta. Is it useable in 2014/15 in the United States? I am loving it!
Oh, I adore Emilia! It is at the top of my own list.
Here are some complementary names to pass along. Be sure to let us know what your friend decides -- or better yet, tell her to join Nameberry....
Hello, mama! I am 100 percent confident in your baby-naming ability: both Estella and Clementine are gorgeous. (Estella has always been one of my top picks, but my husband isn't convinced.)
June 29th, 2014, 06:12 AM
How about these? I hope you find just what you are looking for, even if some of these might not be true Medieval names. Not positive in these, but here is my attempt:
*Amabel (Yes, with...
Opal Everly is divine! Congratulations!
I love Henry -- it has a certain honest, earthy tone to it. It's a classic.
Henry was the extremely responsible, compassionate oldest brother in "The Boxcar Children," which was my favorite book...
June 28th, 2014, 09:44 PM
I think both Jonas and Jonah are extremely useable, although I wish there were fewer connections to the pop music world.
When I hear Jonas, I think of Jonas Salk, the American who invented the...
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