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Thread: A (Future) Sister for Rosalind?
April 17th, 2013 06:00 PM #6
You know how I feel about Fiammetta! And I've completely changed my original position on Zenobia after meeting one (she's the sweetest teenager you'll ever meet)
My top three from your choices:
Working on middle name combos
I ADORE your names! Wish I could use some of them.Zoe Milena
April 17th, 2013 06:03 PM #8Senior Member
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My favorite on your list is Roxana--so sweet with Rosalind, but I'm a sucker for alliteration. Fiammetta is also gorgeous. Our name tastes are vastly different for the most part, but some ideas you might like:
Allegra (Henry Wadsworth, "The Children's Hour" poem)
Amabelle (The Farming of Bones)
Aravis (The Chronicles of Narnia)
Blanca (House of the Spirits)
Melora (Greek, "golden apple")
Megara (Greek mythology)
Mira-Louise (heard it on Little House on the Prairie, love it with Rosalind)
Nella (Nella Larsen, African-American novelist of the Harlem Renaissance)
Shiloh (children's novel of the same name; ancient city)
Pollyanna (children's novel of the same name)
Thomasina (The Three Lives of Thomasina)
Found these on a website full of Renaissance names that you might like:
April 17th, 2013 06:11 PM #10Senior Member
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April 17th, 2013 06:20 PM #12Senior Member
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I think Serafina would be fabulous with Rosalind! Both romantic, whimsical, pretty, lots of pretty nicknames, and sturdy.
I actually like all the names on your list apart from Fiammetta and Natasha. I find Fiammetta to be quite a lot clunkier than the beautiful Rosalind, though the nn Fia is adorable (if you were to use it - Roo and Fia would be fabulous!). As for Natasha, I'm sorry but it just screams chav to me! Most of the Natasha/Tasha's I know are in their 20's-30's so it feels quite dated to me. Not a fan.
Melisande is probably my favourite from the list
A couple of suggestions - These are probably way off the mark, so apologies!
Mama to Amelie Clara (2008) & Daisy Madeline (2013).
Alice Tallulah, Polly Matilda, Rosalie Faye, Lucy Annabel, Maya Lillian, Hazel Kate, Eva Blossom, Juliet Lila, Ivy Camille.
Charles Joshua "Charlie", Theodore Samuel "Teddy", Elliott Daniel, Noah Zachary, James Oscar, Arthur Philip, Rowan Isaac.
April 17th, 2013 06:24 PM #14