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My favorites are Aurore and Seraphine, but in my experience Seraphine is more popular than Esme. Have you considered Aurelie?
June 25th, 2015, 03:31 PM
Allaire: I like this name, though it has a little too much gender ambiguity for my own personal taste, maybe because it remains me of the French boys' name Alain. It does have that vain of medieval...
I adore the name Miriam. I like Miriam with Simone.
I like India Rose on its own, but I think Araceli is the strongest sibling with Isaiah (not a fan of Ivy, though).
Generally, the same as @amberdaydream, though because I know a few Israelis with this name, my inclination would be to use a soft r (as in Hebrew, or French).
June 7th, 2015, 11:43 AM
1. Emma, Jack, Thomas, Katherine, & Atticus
2. Harry, Toby, Billy, Callie, & Madeleine
3. Atticus, Ophelia, Indiana, Ramona, & Coralie
4. Lincoln, Dakota, Montgomery, Charlotte, & Virginia
Gemma Lark (mn)
Wren Felicity (swapped)
Magnolia Laurel (fn)
Persephone Cora (initials)
Briony Carmine (kept)
June 7th, 2015, 11:20 AM
They're too similar for me.
@kalaway said my thoughts almost exactly. Kalliope and Zeph on their own are believable, if whimsical, but Septimus feels very much a fantasy name. Tim, on the other hand, sounds too mundane with the...
Is the story supposed to be realistic, or is it a fantasy, sci-fi, etc.? That might help in choosing a name.
For Echo/Emerson, for example, her name is realistically unlikely given the era she is...
Madalaine Artemis Wren is lovely, but has the unfortunate acronym "maw." I went with Madalaine Beatrix Wren.
June 7th, 2015, 12:27 AM
The first thing I thought of is Helena, which seems to fit Emmanuelle, with Daphne, and your criteria quite well.
June 6th, 2015, 10:10 PM
They cross my mind, along with, as mentioned, O'Hara and Johansson (O'Hara is probably my first association, actually), but mostly it just strikes me as a posh Southern belle name. I think it has a...
Zora is a little zingy-er, but I tend to stray away from names with one, singular, overwhelming association, such as Oprah or Hercules, unless I am a rabid fan of said association (hence my GPs...
I couldn't tell you why, but perhaps aesthetically: Hazel, Ophelia, Melisande, Elspeth. Some sort of combination of soft and hard in terms of sound, I think.
I like Kira & Theo from your list.
The name is now in the dictionary is a term for a sexually active young girl, which originated from the incredibly disturbing novel. It has no real good association, so no, it's not usable.
December 28th, 2014, 12:55 AM
Doutzen & Tove make a lovely, quirky combo.
December 28th, 2014, 12:37 AM
Love: Esme, Daisy, Cora, Beatrix, Poppy
Like: Iris, Margot, Maple, Indie, Rowan, Pippa, Piper
Dislike: Orla, Eliza, Lydia, Charlotte, Annie, Annabel, Ivy, Greta, Eden, Fearne, Millie
I'd spell it Tierra.
December 22nd, 2014, 02:12 PM
I think everyone would pronounce these names accurately. Charlize is the most unusual of the group, but actress Theron has made the name familiar to most. I prefer Genevieve Blair of the two.
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