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I was just thinking yesterday how much I like this name and Alfred. I like the nn Bertie and Albie. I also like Franklin and know of a little boy who is named Franklin James who gets called Frankie...
I love it and get complimented on it all the time :) My son likes the fact that no one else in his school has this name. The sandwich hasn't been a problem but older people have asked if I'm...
September 22nd, 2014, 02:32 AM
Harriet sister to Bridie and Eleanor
I am thinking of taking Athena/Artemis and Evanthe off the list now. Athena is very popular but I hadn't thought about how matchy these names are with Persephone.
So glad you adore Miriel too...
So as it stands, if I can add up correctly:
Thank you for all the votes and comments. It helps to see what people like and why and what connection I feel to the name. I'm liking that Evanna is getting so many votes and sad that Isadora...
Cordelia - jewel of the sea
Genevieve/Jennifer/Geneva - white wave
Nerissa - from the sea
Try this link to a similar question...
Thank you for all your votes :)
Privacyplease - so happy you think Miriel is magical that's how I feel about it too.
Katerinam - I love Evanna it feels unique but known because it's 2 well known...
For boys names we have a short, short list but for girls...there are just too many I like!
So from our list which would you pick as a top 3 as a sibling to Reuben, Cordelia and Persephone?
Valentine is lovely. I think that Valentine and Phoenix is a great sibset. I'm of the opinion that middle names don't have to 'go' with the first name, they can be honour names or just a bit of fun....
August 21st, 2014, 04:47 AM
I'm not shy about using names I love but...
Cleopatra - we nearly did it for DD2 because we like Cleo but felt it was insubstantial. I still really like it but it is too linked to the Egyptian...
Just 3? So hard with so many great names.
I'm 2/3 of the way there so...
(Middles are family names)
July 7th, 2014, 12:32 AM
What about Emilia as a longer name for Emma? You still get all the nicknames you like and maybe you can feel satisfied with her name. Good luck.
June 20th, 2014, 07:08 PM
Violetta sounds good. What about Viola?
March 19th, 2014, 10:09 PM
Can't believe I missed this thread!
I think you have great taste. Ty also fits in with all the Tyler's and Tyrone's out there too :)
Cordelia is a great choice! We call ours Cordy and DeeDee but that is rather close to Vivi. I've heard Coco, Lia and Della as nn for Cordelia. I also like Cora. Good luck choosing :)
January 18th, 2014, 11:54 PM
Ummm I have the same dilemma with the name Margaret. It is an honour name so do I go with Margaret or a variation like Pearl? I think I've come to the conclusion that it has to be Margaret. It is...
January 13th, 2014, 05:55 PM
Love your list. I'm British too and don't see a problem with Henrietta.
I'm loving Evangeline at the moment. It was about #300 last year. It has lots of nicknames and is literary.
December 20th, 2013, 04:01 PM
I would pronounce it just like you Mad-a-len :)
Thanks for the replies :)
Sarahdoodle I have the extended version of the movies! They are the best. I really need to read more of Tolkien. I love good literature. I marvel at a mind so deep it can...
Thanks for the reply Sarahdoodle I was beginning to think I was on my own in my Tolkien love :/ I was looking at the new movie characters and found that they have introduced 'Turiel' a female...
Bump! Does nobody speak elvish? :D
Is such a pretty name! But I've found various pronunciations...is it Loo-thee-en 3 syllables (which it how I pronounce it in my head) or Loo-theen 2 syllables? Tinuviel seems to be pronounced...
I'm from the UK and for me Aveline has 3 syllables Av-uh-line :)
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