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June 21st, 2013 06:28 AM #6Junior Member
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Thank you for the help. It is so great to get such fantastic responses!
We have narrowed down to (with issues in brackets):
Clementine (too sing-songy? nickname?)
Florence (too associated with the place?)
Lila (too popular?)
Violet (nickname?- not a fan of 'Vi')
leaning towards Mary for the middle name
Benjamin (too popular?)
Winston (too out there?!)
And Ives or Edward in the middle
Last edited by almostmum; June 21st, 2013 at 06:31 AM.
June 21st, 2013 07:04 AM #8
I LOVE the name Evangeline, it's my absolute favourite, I think it's stunning.
My next choice would be Florence and yes, it's perfectly okay even though you've never been.
I don't like any of the other girls names to be completely honest, besides Rose because that is my middle name, haha.
Now for the boys, I love Ives as a middle name, with Benjamin as the first.♂ Atticus, August, Avery, George, Max, Noah ♂
♀ Aubrey, Audrey, Charlotte, Lana♀
June 21st, 2013 09:45 PM #10Senior Member
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June 21st, 2013 10:11 PM #12Senior Member
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Great names and lots of good combinations with your short list! I'm a big Churchill fan, so Clementine and Winston get a lot of love from me!
Clementine Mary or Mary Clementine both work well. Clemmie is my favorite nn. You could also use Flora Clementine, Lila Clementine, or Violet Clementine. Florence is not too associated with Italy-- think Florence Nightengale or Florence and the Machine instead. Florence Mary, Mary Florence, Florence Violet, and Violet Florence are good combinations too. Lila is a little different from the other names you're considering-- what about Delilah with Lila as a nn? Delilah Mary works well. Florence Delilah is another suggestion.
Benjamin, Samuel, and William are all pretty popular, but they are timeless classics that all work well with Ives as a mn. I prefer Winston to all of these and either Winston Ives or Winston Edward work well. Ives as a fn would be different, but the only combination I really like from the names on your list is Ives Edward. Ivo is another similar name and I think the -O ending makes it a little more useable. Ivo Samuel or Ivo William work well together.
June 22nd, 2013 12:40 PM #14
Clementine - A: Indeed I do. She is 70 years old and the funniest lady I have ever met. Goes by Tina.
Florence - A: Yes, you can still use it.
Rose - I love the nickname Rosie
Lila - Like it as a nickname, but prefer a more substantial option for a full (Elizaveta, Delilah, Lilliana, etc)
Alice - No
Violet - Love. My sister wants to name her daughter Violet
Alexandra - No
Sasha - It's okay
Lola - Also nice, prefer Lula
Eden - I like it
Heidi - Not really enjoying it
Evangeline - Love
Mary - I love this name
Matilda - No
Ives - Oh, I love it!
Benjamin - Like a lot
Samuel - Like
Charlie - Prefer Charles
Edward - Okay
Joel - Love
Rex - Too dog name-ish for me
Austin - A tad too popular
William - Nice
Winston - Not really exuberant
Judd - NopeJulian Balthasar Fox-Piers Raphael St John-Arthur Horatio Becket
Genevieve Ottilie-Elisabet Valentine-Catherine Antonia-Marguerite Calixta