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December 24th, 2012 02:05 PM #6Senior Member
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December 24th, 2012 02:21 PM #8
December 24th, 2012 07:35 PM #10
Wow, so many imaginative responses!
blade -- I'm loving Gwyneira!! I also really like Nephele, Signe, and Illythia. Eirian, Nereida, Chryseis, Loviatar, and Lunete are all beautiful, but I am afraid that Husband will find them too obscure (I fear that with Illythia and Gwyneira as well but I like them so much I'll risk it!). I love Astraea, but I feel like Alice Astraea is very hissy. Melisande is a beautiful name, but I will always associate her with Jacqueline Carey's beautiful but heartless villainess. I'm on the fence about Rhiannon. And while I absolutely love Aravis in the Chronicles of Narnia, her name always makes me think of avarice.
dannikelli - Illyria is one of my favorite names, and Alice Illyria is very silky feeling. I like! Love the imagery of Ondine, but not the sound. Seraphine/Seraphina is gorgeous and definitely going on my girls' list, but I'm not sure about the flow with Alice, given the two S sounds back to back. Araminta is darling, but I'm not sure Hubs will go for it. Alice Ophelia is another favorite...Ophelia has been in my shortlist for a while!
mischa - I love that your suggestions are all over the map in style, feel, and sound! Persephone is stunning, but one of my dearest friends has loved it for decades, so I could never steal it. Avalon and Avonlea are GPs for me, as my husband has this thing against place names. Galadriel is another one he would veto, though I can't help but be attracted to the thought...she is so powerful and ethereal, exactly the imagery I go for. Primrose is too cute, but so associated with Hunger Games right now. I am LOVING Lumière, Delphine, Endellion, and Winter. I'm on the fence about Miniver and Mireille. The former I want to like, but it's so close to Minerva, and I feel like that's a heavier name than I want to pair with Alice. The latter I have no idea how to pronounce >_>
irmgard+theodorian - I love Eirlys, but isn't it too similar to Alice in sound? Ophelia I adore, and Alice Viola sounds lovely
whirligig - Ivy is my favorite of your suggestions. Alice Ivy is darling, but I think I want something longer.
Thank you all so much for your feedback! Keep your amazing suggestions comingZion Nathaniel ~ Solomon Fable ~ Balthazar Wolf ~ Malachi Sparrow nn Kai ~ Ender _____ ~ Caspian _____ ~ Tobias _____
Alice Willow ~ Ophelia Fawn or Ophelia Wren ~ Lucia Pearl ~ Eve Wisteria nn Evie ~ and second-guessing River Selene
Cirina Wryn, Narnia Rose, Luna Seraphine, Parthenia Nyx, Astoria, Illyria, Gwyneira, Farasha, Serafina, Senara, Soraya, Faerydae
Orion Melchior North, Tobias Loki, Edmund, Frost, Oberon, Hawthorne, Kenshin, Bastion, Remiel, Atreyu
December 26th, 2012 08:12 PM #12Senior Member
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December 26th, 2012 09:03 PM #14