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October 21st, 2012 12:33 AM #1Member
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Please help me narrow down my list!
What do you think of these girl names? Please rank them or narrow them down. Thanks so much! Also, most of the i's are long e sounds.
October 21st, 2012 12:40 AM #3
October 21st, 2012 12:42 AM #5
They're all lovely, but I would narrow it down to Eleni and Coralie, personally. I love the literary Cora, and Coralie is so vintage and charming. I love it. And Eleni... somehow, it's not my style at all, but I've fallen so hard for it. I love the quirky, spunky Leni as a nn, the lithe, friendly Eleni as a whole, and the image of Greece and smiling, chattering children with coal-black eyes and glowing dark hair. I don't know, there's just something about Eleni that I adore.
Juliana would be my back-up for you, I really love it, but not as much as Eleni and Coralie. I like Lena and Adelaide a lot, too, but I think people would instinctively say Lena as LEE-nah or LAY-nah, from what I've heard Lehna is a legitimate pronunciation but I hardly ever see it/hear it/come across it. I think Eleni nn Lena would be sweet, too.
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Isabelle + Arianne + Olivia + Violet + Charlotte + Emmeline + Grace + Eleni
Caleb + Everett + Jack + Avery + Samuel + Caspar + Grant + Rory
October 21st, 2012 12:57 AM #7Senior Member
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Alina -attractive but seems more a hodgepodge of sounds than a name. Not my favorite.
Marina - nice one, I'd keep this.
Petra - too clunky for my taste, I'd let it go.
Juliana - nice one, I'd keep this.
Seraphina - pretty but too trendy and frilly IMO.
Natalie - classic, I like it and also Natalia.
Chrysanthi - appealing but too much. Crisanta is better or let it go.
Philippa - intriguing name that I think will be very much a 2012 bubble. I'd let it go.
Theoni - I find this interesting but think the spelling Theone looks better, or Leonie.
Mariana - nice name, keep it.
Marena - Marina spelling is better.
Eleni - on the fence about this one.
Lena (Leh-na) - Like it but think it is better as a nn. Elena nn Leni.
Angel - it's OK but I like some of your others more. Angelina, Angelica, Angela?
Zoey -I like it but prefer the Zoe spelling.
Adelaide - like it
Alika - don't know this name
Maritsa - like it but like your other Mari- names more
Marcia -too dated
Coralie - pretty!
Koralia - Coralie is better
Evathia - Evanthe is preferable.
Keep: Marina, Juliana, Natalie, Mariana, and Coralie is my advice and maybe consider Elena.
October 21st, 2012 01:07 AM #9