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June 23rd, 2013 06:11 PM #1
Comment away! The girl version!
Help needed to mod my long girls name list from fantasy to fit for a baby! Any comments, suggestions, ratings etc. welcome!
First or middle:
expected to arrive in or around September
June 23rd, 2013 06:26 PM #3
Alma -- Not too bad but a bit dated.
Amabel -- Nice, unique variation to the whole -belle trend.
Artemis -- This name has always struck me as a male name.
Aurelia -- Pretty but reminds me of aureola.
Blythe -- Lovely.
Circe -- Reminds me of circa and Circo (Kid/Toddler brand at Target).
Clementine -- Lovely.
Clover -- Not too bad but I like Clementine more.
Cressida -- Dislike the "cress" part, reminds me of crusty.
Gwenore -- Looks like a name smush of Gwendolen and Eleanor.
Elodie -- Gorgeous.
Elowen -- Eh, I prefer other El- names to this.
Euphemia -- Sounds too posh and frilly for me.
Evangeline -- Gorgeous.
Flavia -- Flavor?
Frida -- Nice.
Helena -- I prefer Helen.
Honor -- Nah.
Ingrid -- Lovely.
Isla -- Beautiful.
Juniper -- I like it with the nickname June.
Magnolia -- Pretty.
Meliora -- Liora is prettier.
Melisande -- Prefer Millicent.
Mimosa -- Sangria. Martini. Manhattan. Sorry, cocktails don't make good names.
Nova -- Eh.
Paloma -- Gorgeous.
Phaedra -- I don't like it.
Rosamund -- Dislike the -mund part.
Seraphina -- It's okay but I prefer plain ole Sara(h).
Seren -- Feels like something's missing.
Silvia -- I prefer the Syvia spelling.
Soleil -- Not fond of it.
Sophronia -- Just Sophia is nicer and simpler.
Soraya -- Looks made up.
Thalassa -- See Soraya.
Verity -- Gorgeous.
Viola -- It's okay but I prefer Violet.
Willa -- Prefer Willow.
Wisteria -- Lane?
Wren -- Pretty.
Zephyrine -- It's not bad.
Zinnia -- I like it.
My favorites are Elodie, Evangeline, Ingrid, and Paloma.** The opinions expressed above are not meant to be reflective of Nameberry as a whole but are my opinion and mine alone. **
Henry Nathaniel (3) and Julia Paige (1)
Bennett - Emmett - Felix - Oliver - Owen - Preston - Samuel
Abigail - Claire - Clara - Hope - Lydia - Maude - Molly
June 23rd, 2013 06:50 PM #5
First or middle:
Alma -just old fashioned to me, but I like the meaning.
Artemis - Love, if you're brave enough to use it.
Aurelia - Love it, it's on my list too.
Blythe -I know a lot of people like this name, but it has no substance to me. Better as a middle.
Circe - Nms.
Clementine -Love love love, another on my list.
Clover - I don't see it on a person, for some reason, just on a pet.
Cressida - This name has been really growing on me lately. Possibly b/c of the Hunger Games.
Gwenore - Prefer Guinevere or Gwendolyn, but it's usable I guess.
Elodie - Like a lot.
Elowen - Seems very Tolkien to me. (w/o even knowing if it actually is…)
Euphemia - reminds me of euphemisms...
Evangeline -Love, so gorgeous, but has religious connotations, which could be good or bad.
Frida - meh.
Helena - I like it, but could have pronunciation issues
Honor - starbaby.
Ingrid -very milkmaid.
Isla - Love.
Juniper - LOVE.
Magnolia - Love, another one on my list.
Meliora - Seems very frilly.
Melisande - could have pronunciation issues, another frilly and formal.
Mimosa - like the drink?! The only one that is really unusable to me.
Nova - Like a lot.
Paloma -Like it.
Phaedra - like, not love.
Rosamund - very usable, and underused. Nice!
Seren - pronunciation? Ser-enn or serene?
Silvia - a name that is ready for a comeback, I think.
Soleil - pronunciation issues again, I think.
Sophronia -very formal and frilly.
Soraya -I know someone with this name, so I know it's usable.
Viola -Underrated and lovely.
Willa - Just like Viola, underrated and lovely.
Wisteria - I think people will think of the Desperate Housewives show, at least for awhile.
Wren -Love, love.
Zephyrine - nms.
My favorites: Clementine, Artemis, Elodie, Juniper, Magnolia, Rosamund, Viola and Willa.
Overall, I think your middle name list is more usable than your first name list. But I'm coming from an American perspective, and I don't know where you live.- current loves -
Harriet - Flora - Violet - Clementine - Matilda - Wilhelmina - Josephine - Cordelia
Milo - Frederick - Dashiell - Gus - Atticus - Felix - Theo - Harrison - Jack
June 23rd, 2013 06:58 PM #7Maddox (Max) James 08.31.13.
Boys Favourites: Holden, Theron (Theo), Aidan, Killian
Girls Favourites: Rosalie, Lucy, Lyra, Isla
June 23rd, 2013 07:06 PM #9