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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
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    Lyra or Isla? we can't Decide!

    we find out the sex of our baby in just 5 weeks, and I'd love to have this name settled so we can call him/her once we know. Our boy name is set, but we can not decide between two girl names that we love equally. Lyra Elowen is a name we have had picked since our first pregnancy which we lost. We did not name that baby, and will consider still using now. The other name is Isla Rosalind...we have also toyed with Romily as the mn with Isla. Please help us berries! We pronounce Lyra "Lie-ruh" instead of "leer-uh".
    Mom to two rambunctious little sprites: Connor Michael 9/5/03 and Jack Alexander 12/22/07
    And our fiery yet sweet Isla Rosalind - 12/29/13


    SURPRISE! Baby #4 expected July, 2015!!

    Future Children: Truett Lee | ______Joyce???

    Current Loves: Wren | Beatrix | Elyse | Hazel | Olive |Elowen
    Tate | Torin | Gale | Truett | Liam | Oliver | Oscar | Orson | Elias | Cohen

  2. #3
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Location
    USA
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    I have a soft spot for Isla. I also love Lyra, but that pronunciation might be problematic. Then again, Isla has a lot of pronunciation problems. I think both choices are lovely, but I would go with Isla Rosalind

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    Girl Names
    Rosie Verena--Scarlett June--Beatrice May--Lila Elizabeth--Eve Seraphina--Mira Jane

    Boy Names
    James Isaac--Felix Nathaniel--Alistair Jude--Louis Elliot--Charlie Walter
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  3. #5
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  4. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
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    Lyra Elowen is beautiful and unique. I automatically pronounced it lie-ruh. Isla is pretty too but I feel like its getting very common.


    Considering:
    Jane*Fiona*Thea*Gwyneth*Alice*Evangeline*Bridget*L ucy*Maren*Faye*Rosalind*Betsy
    {middle names}Cosima~Carissa~Carys~Lotus~Athena~Annika~Ele anor
    {honor middles}Florence~Constance~Lorraine~Josephine
    Oren*Lars*Bram*Griffin*Jude*Nolan*Otis*Dylan*River *Pierce*Tristan*Asher*Rhett
    {middle names}Drake~Caspian~Caius~Cassius~Penn~
    {honor middles}Wolf~Carson~Edward/Edmund~August


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    CB
    married 5.17.14
    Pup- Lola Bear



  5. #9
    Join Date
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    While I love both Lyra and Isla, I think Isla works better with Connor and Jack. Connor, Jack, and Isla are fab together!
    Ashley
    twenty-something namenerd and aspiring novelist

    Isabelle + Arianne + Olivia + Violet + Charlotte + Emmeline + Eleni + Grace + Audrey + Eva + Catherine + Tess + Zoe
    Caleb + Everett + Jack + Avery + Samuel + Zane + Brody + Declan + Caspar + Grant + Rory + Thomas + Peter

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