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Thread: Too "Old Lady?"

  1. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    I love Stella. It doesn't sound old to me. I am yet to meet one and I work in a very large public school. I wish my husband would love this name..
    Two lovely kids named Milo Silas and Eleanor Elizabeth. One unnamed critter on the way.

    Maybe someone wants to check out my list

  2. #8
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Stella is an old fashioned name, in an "old is new" kind of way.
    I was teaching grade 1 and my kids LOVED the Stella books, so I do think of that now, since I don't know any Stellas in real life. My grandmother's sister's name was Stella, but I didn't know her so she isn't my first thought.
    Name aficionada, traveller, teacher, wonderfully enamoured
    Sela Beatrix, Adelaide Flora, Vivian Lilac, Orchid Minerva, Audrey Cordelia
    Opal, Zinnia, Sefora, Leire, Nuria, Freya

    Bastian Liher, Gideon Felix, Fletcher Atlas, Ephraim Grey, Joscelin Amos
    Eneko, Ekhi, Bruno, Oriol, Earnest, Ivor

  3. #10
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    I love it! My grandmother's name was Estella, and I'm hoping to use it if I have a daughter one day.
    Miriam ~ Helena ~ Estella ~ Beatrice ~ Anastasia ~ Veronica ~ Sarah ~ Esther
    Paul ~ Wesley ~ Walter ~ Edmund ~ Isaac ~ Abram ~ Gabriel

    Top combos: Miriam Estelle / Paul Augustin

    (Still) trying for baby#1
    Avatar: Nathan Altman, Portrait of Anna Akhmatova

  4. #12
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    The only Stella I know is a toddler! I think it is a name that has already turned the corner from old fashioned to fresh and new. "Ella" names are very current. I don't think anyone would bat an eye at using Stella for a baby.

  5. #14
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    Dec 2012
    Adelaide Australia
    I have an Aunt Stella in her 70's but I know far more baby Stella's, it seems to be having a revival and very fresh at the moment. Perhaps designer Stella McCartney brought it back into the limelight?

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