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Thread: southern names that can grow
May 25th, 2013 12:37 PM #1Junior Member
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southern names that can grow
I was just wondering if you all had any "southern" names that you've heard of, that can start off cute, but grow into a beautiful adult name?
My first daughter is named Eloise Anne Claire, and my husband is really loving Avaleen (or some form of that name) for our soon to be here second daughter.
What are your thoughts here, and suggestion as well! Thanks
May 25th, 2013 12:47 PM #3Mom to two beautiful boys Milo Joseph and Caleb Edward with a girl on the way
Magnolia Bowen Coralie | Luna Margaret Coralie | Poppy Susanna Lee | Flora Margot Caroline | Willa Bowen Coraline | Georgia Bowen Coraline | Elizabeth Cora Suellen "Bess"
Leo Jacob Redmond | Dashiell Elias Peter | Madison Lee | Otto Philip | Oscar Gregory Todd | Bohan Lee Matteo | Beau Thomas Matteo
Milo and Caleb (b. 5/2/12)
May 25th, 2013 04:17 PM #5Senior Member
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May 25th, 2013 05:12 PM #7
May 25th, 2013 05:24 PM #9
Whenever someone says they want a Southern girl's name, the first name that comes to mind is Caroline. It's beautiful, elegant, versatile, and well-loved in the South. I love the nickname Callie too.
Avaleen is nice, but the -leen ending is very dated. Do you think you could talk him into Aveline? Emmeline, Susannah, Charlotte, Willa, Emma, Louisa, Mary, and Margaret are other ideas.♂ | Samuel ◊ Edward ◊ George ◊ Silas ◊ Arthur ◊ Ezra ◊ Freeman ◊ Dean ◊ Tobias ◊ Jasper
♀ | I'm taking a break from girls' names at the moment.