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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2012

    Phronsie (Sophronia)?

    Do you like this name? Is the nickname substantial enough or do you like the full name for a given name? Do you think my daughter would absolutely hate it? It's the name of the littlest daughter in Five Little Peppers and How They Grew.

  2. #3
    Join Date
    May 2012
    The nickname is not at all substantial enough, it sounds silly and sort of frivolous on its own. If i were called Phronsie, i'd definitely want Sophronia to fall back on.

    It's very quaint. Resembles Fonzie. I like Sophronia but i don't think i'm sold on Phronsie in real life.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Is it substantial enough? Absolutely not. On the other hand Sophronia is stunning.
    Loving: Lilith Delphine, Daphne Elisabeth, Eleanor Lilac and my GP Amaryllis Clio
    William Dougal, Rupert Theodore and my GP Augustin Sage

    Celestia, Opal, Agatha, Mabel, Delphine, Lilith, Magnolia, Eleanor, Olympia, Harriet, Daphne, Nora, Tabitha, Lilac, Saffron, Wilhelmina, Clio, Amaryllis
    Vaughn, Sterling, Samson, Sage, Rupert, Hugo, August, Stellan, Dougal, Sydney, Theodore, William

  4. #7
    Join Date
    May 2011
    New England
    Yep, thought of Fonzie.
    *Magnolia Alice / Evangeline Jonquil Snow / Adelaide Clover / Adelaide Sofie Grey/ Athena Florence Pearl/Genevieve/Guinevere Luna Neve / Georgiana Ismay Pearl / Eugenie Marigold/ Ondine Atalune Fleur/ Liliana Amoret / Annika Lilou Sage / Liv Corisande*

    *Osias /Augusten /Thatcher/ Ignatius /Hawthorne/
    Peregrine Atlas/ Fennec/ Asher Thiago Wolf /Hugo Caspian Sage/Beau/ August/ Maximus Odin*

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Los Angeles
    Very much dislike Phronsie, despite the book. Looks like some obscure branch of neurology. But Sophronia is spectacular; very interesting literary/historical namesake, extremely uncommon, but close enough to Sophia to be wearable.
    Blade, MD

    XY: Antoine Raphael
    XX: Cassia Viviane Noor

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