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August 16th, 2012 02:50 AM #6BABY GIRL FINALLY DUE 5 October after 2 Years of IVF
Delivery booked: Debuting on or before 26th September!
Current favourite "top" 3 girls names for little Miss: Phoebe Rose Eloise
Other (MNs probably) we like: Matilda Madeleine Charlotte Eliza Violet Kate Jade Elizabeth Iris Scarlett Felicity Chloe
Current (but never to be used...) favourite boy names: Oliver Thomas Henry William Alexander Flynn Liam Hugo Isaac Bennett Nikolai Reid Edward nn Ned Gus Tobias Austin Blake
August 16th, 2012 02:56 AM #8
I don't like the teesha pronunciation but I love the other way. I actually really like this name after I saw it on marriage announcements from the 19th century. It is pretty, historic and uncommon but still known. A lot of people feel it is ghetto, which makes me sad because it is a beautiful name. I also love lettie.
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August 16th, 2012 03:37 AM #10Member
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Around here, it's Le-TEE-see-ah. Lots of Hispanic folks.
I adore the nn Letty, but honestly can't get behind Letitia, pronounced leh-tee-sha. One of those rare instances where the name *looks* sweet 19th century, but *sounds* late twentieth ghetto.
I honestly think Lettice would be an easier sell, salad comments notwithstanding. And I am a major Lettie fan; it's #2 on my mn list for the baby we're expecting this winter. I've tried road-testing Letitia and it just innit happening, at least not in my neck of the woods.
Names ending in -let, like Violet or Juliet, are much less inclined to raise the "You mean like ShaNeeQua-Lateesha, or you mean like the Victorian Letitia?" eyebrow.
August 16th, 2012 05:42 AM #12
August 16th, 2012 09:38 AM #14Senior Member
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