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Thread: Honest opinions on Josephine
April 29th, 2013 02:28 PM #21Senior Member
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April 29th, 2013 02:38 PM #23
I've always loved the name Josephine. But then again, I think the most feminine names are feminine forms of male names. Like they don't need to have a purely feminine, girly name to exude femininity. Its kind of hard to explain.
I love J names, especially with interesting vowels after them (like Juno or Julia), and then I absolutely love -phine or -phina in names. I'm a -ph freak.
Its beautiful and can easily be translated all throughout life, with a variety of nicknames (Jo, Josie, Joey, Joy, Sephie, Seph, Phina, etc.) I also think it goes well with Georgia or Genevieve as siblings.
Also, I think its charming to connect family names to a child, especially with Joseph as being your husband's middle name. I especially love it when people bring out their creativity and take a Father to Daughter, or Mother to Son name crossover. (Like Henry Joseph to Josephina Henriette, or Ashley Madison to Maddox Asher.)I'm so indecisive; one day I love a name, the next I'm not so sure anymore.
Philomena - Tempest - Autumn - Odessa - Zelda - Octavia - Margo - Cyra - Agnes - Ramona - Thora -
Sunniva - Juno - Chrysanthemum - Calliope - Nova - Libra - Andromeda - Ruby - Molly - Joy - Emma
Darwin - Titus - Finnegan - Bruce - Seamus - Oscar - Simon - Linus - Otis - Laszlo - Thomas - Elliot - Seth - Abel - Bartholomew
Mylo - Banjo - Indio - Rain - Zen - Iowa
vote on my name list
April 29th, 2013 05:37 PM #25** 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
April 29th, 2013 05:58 PM #27Senior Member
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- Adelaide Australia
I just love it! A musical name that has nice nns, I especially like Phina. I only know two Josephines, both over 45 so not overused but familiar to all, I think it would be lovely on a baby and little girl.
The only objection I know to it is my husband's comment that feminizations of the father's name sound like you wanted a boy (we were discussing my friend Nichola, daughter of Nicholas) but I don't agree.Thrilled to be mother to @gnes Ei1ish Madeline and Fe1icity Bridget Be@trice
If we'd had boys the list was: Godfrey, Seamus, Alexander, Michael, Felix, Peter, Ignatius & Sebastian.
April 29th, 2013 06:11 PM #29Senior Member
Right Now I would name them...
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