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March 12th, 2013 03:57 PM #6Member
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Thanks for the suggestions so far!
How far they end up moving on the popularity lists, who knows.DS - James Joseph, 11/7/10
DD - due 5/7/13! Possible names: Tessa, Eliza, Clara, Juliet, Genevieve, Charlotte
March 12th, 2013 03:57 PM #8Senior Member
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March 12th, 2013 04:18 PM #10Senior Member
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I don't think any of those names strike me as common/popular at all, except perhaps Charlotte. And maybe Eliza, only because all the "El-" names are so popular, and they all kind of blend together after a while.
I love Tessa! I also love Juliet, Clara and Genevieve.......they are ALL gorgeous! I think they would all be a great choice -- beautiful, classy and recognizable, without feeling trendy or popular. I also don't think you want to go too exotic with a son named James. The names on your list are perfect!
March 12th, 2013 04:24 PM #12
This is a really good list- I've looked through it for hours! It groups popularity by spelling too, so you know the actual popularity!
Coraline, November, Lavinia, Elodie, Dorothy, Sybil, Rose, Evelyn, Helena, Ingrid, Margaret, Freya, Lavender, Daphne, Anaïs
Alaric, Anson, Oscar, Hawthorne, Cormac, Kenneth, Lucian, Nero, Orion, Seamus, Angus, Benjamin, Cain
March 12th, 2013 04:25 PM #14
Eliza- Elodie, Elsa, Eliora, Liza, Liana, Eliska,
Tessa- Theresa, Tirzah, Therese, Essa, Nessa, Odessa, Anisa, Alessandra, Carissa, Clarissa, Clarisse
Juliet- Jett, Harriet, Lita, Vita, Amoret, Antoinette, Julissa, Jewel, Elisabette, Elisabetta, Margaret
Genevieve- Geneva, Ginevra, Guinevere, Jenifry, Maeve, Eve, Navi, Jillian
Clara- Lara, Cara, Kari (prn Car-ee), Chiara/Kiara, Cordelia, Clarisse, Clarissa
Charlotte- Carlotta, Carly, Chiara, Sharon, Lottie, Allouette/Alouette, Celia, Clementine, Susannah
Remember, it is hard to judge a name's popularity by message boards, especially ones with such different name tastes than the rest of the population.
Genevieve was the name for just 1,356 little girls- or around 0.0706%.
1378 girls were named Tessa, and that name accounts for just 0.0718%.
Just 1,241 little girls were called Eliza, or about 0.0648%.
The romantic Juliet was borne by 1263 girls, or just 0.0658%.
The percentages mean that hypothetically, out of ten thousand little girls born that year, less than a quarter of one girl is named Genevieve, Eliza, Juliet or Tessa.
For Clara, 2055 girls were called that (or 0.1070%). That's about one per every ten thousand.
Even Charlotte isn't as popular as you might believe. While 6365 sounds like a lot of little Charlottes, it's only about .3314%, which means that out of every thousand girls born in 2011, three will be a Charlotte.~lucy reine~~ celestine eira ~ mary simona ~ elizabeth echo "ellie" ~ eleanor maeve "lena" ~ vivienne isla ~ celia matilda "cici" ~ catherine aiko "rin" ~ elsa verity ~~ jasper red ~ evander lachlan 'evan'~ kai nicholas ~ ezra link ~ avery thomas ~ michael satoshi "mischa" ~ finn jeremias ~ ezekiel hayden ~ alexander rowan "sacha" ~
~ tisiphone aria ~ alecto elpis ~ miya lucida ~ addison matteo ~ corinthian tidus ~