Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 5 of 28

Thread: Amy

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    West Coast, US


    Do you think of Amy as being dated to the 70s or as a classic?

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Eh... six of one, half a dozen of the other. My strongest association with the name is the Little Women character, but truthfully if I try to think about the name itself, it does feel a wee bit dated to me. I mean, it seems like every second girl around my age is an Amy, but I've never met an old lady Amy or a child Amy. That said, it's definitely still usable and I doubt most people would find it dated.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    May 2011
    New England
    I know a 6 yo Amy. I thought it a bit strange, but I just assumed she was named after an Amy.
    *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*

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Southern California
    My husband and I both LOVE the name Amy. Years ago, if we had ended up with all daughters, it's almost certain that we would have had an Amy. I see it as more classic, but not to the degree of Elizabeth, Catherine, etc. Nonetheless, it's a true gem of a name to me... clean, classy, beautiful. Truly lovely!
    Mother of three teenagers: (1) Daniel Glen, (2) Timothy Austin, and (3) Rebecca Jane. All middle names honor family, with Jane used three generations in a row. (A second girl would have been Susanna Eve).

  5. #9
    Join Date
    May 2012
    I think it's both, which is what I love about it. Amy takes me back to the '80s and '90s which I love (why do people hate names from those decades...they were such awesome years), but it also feels vintage to me because of it's Little Women connection. I love it and have it on our list (my husband actually suggested it!).

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts