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June 18th, 2013 12:10 AM #1Senior Member
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here is our list it's a long list...
Thoughts on these names. Some are guilty pleasure names...
Was a great Aunt that I was very close to
A family name
I thought it was just pretty
It's spicy and cute
Elegant in it's own way. Have had a crush on it the last 6 yrs
It's a family name, and my sisters middle name and mine also
i love the meaning
a newer feeling for Rose
Elsa is just a cool name my friend named her daughter this
Another form of Jessica and my sisters name
my brothers name is Jordan it's different
FlanneryMarried my bestfriend 5/11/13
Angel Baby Riley Bean 8/13
Mama to Murron Lydia Genevieve 10/20/14
Bow ties & Top hats
Bows & Pearls
Enid Sylvia Inez/ Gertrude
Cleora Josephine Helen
June 18th, 2013 05:07 AM #3
The names I like...
Ivy JulietJude, blackbird.
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June 18th, 2013 06:22 AM #5Member
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Ones I quite like:
Beryl (secretly love but wouldn't use)
Cambrie but prefer Cambria
Bellatrix (another guilty pleasure...)
Celestia but prefer boring old Celeste
Imogen I'm in Australia and this is quite popular
Inez but prefer Ines
Lillia and also like Lilla
MadiganExpecting #1 April 2014!
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June 18th, 2013 06:40 AM #7Senior Member
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June 18th, 2013 01:26 PM #9Senior Member
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Laelia - why not Layla?
Moira - another favorite! Versatile and Irish.
Moriah - I get the Mount Moriah reference, and it sounds pretty besides
Finula - "fin" seems masculine to me
Maurya - um...how is this different from Moira? It's more ghetto?
Ophelia - eh. Not a fan.
Lark - slowly coming around to this name. I could see it work.
Anaelle - way too smooshed.
Laia - I like this one for no reason other than it's phonetically pretty
Aloisa - prefer Eloisa and Ellie to Allie
Aviva - Vive la France! or Viva l'Italia? Take your pick, I'd stay away from naming my daughter a rallying cry.
Alina - pretty, though I'm still not a fan of Al/Allie
Hadley - I've "had" enough of this name
Hadassah - like Manasseh? Wasn't he evil?
Raisa - see Raiza
India - I like this one, but not enough to bold it. The country is too stigmatized for me.
Malena - I think of malpractice
Melaina - prefer Melanie.
Delaina - why not Delaney? (I prefer "ee" to "a" I guess)
Irie - eerie
Henriette - where's the last a?
Henrietta - ah, there it is! A full and complete feminization that is cute and underused
Stella - I think of a trendy, snooty, shopper type
Celia - I like this (though celiac is a drawback)
Aya - might as well name her aaa. (in other words, no substance)
Pearl - I like this one - it's underused.
Ayelet - eye-lette? As in little eye?
Adalina - Why not Adeline? Still, it's pretty all the same
Elka - moose
Thessaly - I've really come to love this name - it's soft and unique
Lavinia - Isn't "lav" a slang for bathroom?
Zenaida - see Zada
Cassia - I like this one, especially with the nn Cassie.
Zara - I like this one too, if you really want to use a z name, this seems most wearable.
Zaria - prefer Zara
Olea - sounds like it's missing some consanants
Saskia - sounds Russian, in which case, is it masculine?
Alaia - Alaya might make it look better, but pretty all the same
Manet - man-ay? Why not moan-ay? (not a big fan of these)
Brisa - It doesn't sound bad, but I still don't like "b"
Britta - for some reason, I like this better than Brisa; too bad it's a water purification company
Hea - looks like someone chopped off the latter part of Heather
Saoirse - not my favorite Irish name, but it's Irish, so I'll give it that.
Caoimhe - Really starting to like this out, but like Aoife, pronunciation outside Ireland will be a nightmare
Genevieve - not a big fan of "jen"
Georgiana - as long as it's pronounced jor-jee-ah-na, I love it!
Poe - do you want her to be depressed and a maniac?
Lillia - pretty, but I prefer Lilibeth
Aveline - prefer Adalina.
Arletta - "ar" still makes me think of Arwin
Clementine - so long as it's clem-en-teen. Clem-en-tyne is an orange.
Roisin - My absolute favorite name of all time! It's feminine without being overly princess-y, it's uncommon (in the states), it's rose-related and it's Irish to boot!
Ailsa - so you're going to name your daughter "ail"sa instead? As in ailment?
Coral - prefer Cora (not the biggest word name fan)
Paloma - ommmmmmm
Jessa - not bad. I would prefer Jessica phonetically if it wasn't so popular
Delphine - okay...but something about "dell" just throws me off. Like, "the farmer in the dell, the farmer in the dell, hi-ho the merry-o the farmer in the dell."
Bidelia - as in Amelia Bedelia?
Beatrice - I like this one, for no reason other than it's a vintage name
Indra - sounds like you are trying desperately to get a name out of Indiana Jones.
Lilias - still prefer Lilibeth
Alouette - Alouette, gentille alouette, Alouette, je te plumerai! (lark, nice lark, lark, I will pluck you - a French-Canadian song to get kids to learn their body parts)
Isadora - ah, here it is!
Meissa - did you forget the "l"?
Ilaria - sounds made up
Greta - I've been liking this lately, but mostly as a nn to Margaret.
Atley - I know this is a company somewhere
Carys Marcheline - not a fan of either, and the combo sounds squishy
Coralei - prefer Coralie, since everyone else will mispronounce it as Coralie anyway
Elora Kate - not bad as a combo
Irey - eye-ray? That sounds like a cool gadget.
Ivy Juliet - both very pretty, but I think Juliet Ivy flows better
Jora - definitely missing something. Jordana?
Gloria - in excelsis Deo, Gloooooooooooooooooria!
Promise - promise me you won't do this, okay?
Madigan - now she's mad, and a masculine "igan"
Flannery - sounds like a combination between flattery and flannel
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