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March 30th, 2014, 06:07 PM
I have a Theodore (Theo) and an Elsbeth (Betsy).
They make a neat set.
Solid names with fun nicknames.
I know it is so hard choosing a name!
March 7th, 2014, 05:23 PM
Baby Girl Lettucehead has made her arrival!
Born 2/26/14 at 1522.
Likely nickname Betsy.
Brothers = Maxwell Murphy (Max), Theodore Neal (Theo).
February 25th, 2014, 08:41 PM
I appreciate the feedback so much!
I actually agree that I like Elspeth better than Elsbeth (although I like Elsbeth too!) - it's just that DH and I are very German in ancestry and not Scottish...
It was a lead contender for my daughter, but it doesn't work with my last name very well.
Elsa Catherine is great!
February 25th, 2014, 05:14 PM
I've always thought Jane is an underused classic.
It would sound particularly good with a long last name.
Margaret would be my 2nd choice, but I'd choose a different nickname than Maisie.
February 25th, 2014, 04:39 PM
I'd love some final opinions on our top three names for Baby Girl.
We're 39 weeks and contracting - kiddo will likely be here tomorrow!
Of note, our other daughter is named Annika (nn Annie). ...
January 12th, 2014, 07:57 PM
Claudia and Avia hands down!
Not a fan of the others, I'm afraid.
January 12th, 2014, 07:51 PM
I think Lucia is lovely, but you are likely going to have LOTS of pronunciation issues (particularly with the pronunciation you prefer.)
Personally, I love Mia and Ivy - feminine but crisp. ...
January 3rd, 2014, 10:26 PM
Any more input about the validity of Elsbeth as an independent name?
Would Elsbeth just always be seen as a mispronounced/spelled Elizabeth?
January 3rd, 2014, 11:01 AM
In fact, now I'm confused...
Didn't you just write a blog post on 12/30 called 'Unique Baby Names' that includes Elsbeth as a name?
January 3rd, 2014, 10:51 AM
Ah! Feedback! Love it! Thank you, all!
Feedback becomes so valuable because (among another thousand reasons) it helps one figure out what could be seen as an issue by a less-intimately involved...
January 3rd, 2014, 10:18 AM
Or are these truly such hideous names that no one wants to burst my bubble of hopefulness that we've finally gotten to a final three? :(
January 3rd, 2014, 02:53 AM
I think we're down to the name finalists! Baby Girl due in February!
Brothers M@xwell (M@x) and The0dore (The0). Sister Ann1ka (Ann1e).
Both my husband and I are German/Northern...
NO! Please don't 'trendisize' a classic name! *sob*
Both Charlotte Elizabeth and Lydia Grace are lovely!
Not a fan of Avery. All your other names seem like classic beauties, but Avery is more modern androgynous trend.
December 17th, 2013, 08:37 AM
Flavia/Flavie - reminds me of 'Flava Flav' the very strange rapper.
Thora (middle name only) - I actually quite like this name, although, like you, I would have some concerns with it in the 1st name...
December 17th, 2013, 08:32 AM
I'm sorry, but most are almost 'smoosh' names or names with unnecessary frills and/or elaborations for no discernible reason.
I agree with PPs.
Judith, to me, sounds very dated.
But I also agree that I think we'll be seeing a level of revival with the name.
It is the name of the lead character's baby daughter on...
I'd love to get some thoughts about Mattea.
From what I can tell, it's Hebrew in origin (meaning Gift from God) with smatterings of variations all over Europe - with particularly strong...
December 15th, 2013, 09:01 AM
I like it ! I do.
But I know myself and my family - we'd end up calling her Feebs, and that doesn't have a great connotation as a nickname...
December 15th, 2013, 08:57 AM
My daughter's name is Annika! Love it!
I also like Ingrid and Freya, but DH doesn't. :/
Dora the Explorer! Isa (ee-sah) is an iguana who loves flowers and gardening.
December 9th, 2013, 06:21 PM
Yeah, I'm not a huge fan of hyphenated middle names either! But they are family names and we need to use the middle name purely for honor name reasons - we don't have a ton of choice in the middle...
December 8th, 2013, 12:50 PM
I would pronounce it Av-uh-leen.
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