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  1. #1
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    Maixabel

    What are your thoughts on Maixabel? It's pronounced "my'sha-bell"
    It's an old Navarran name, it's very uncommon, and is a compound of Maria Isabel. I met a young Maixabel last year, and came across Maixa (my-sha) and I'm quite infatuated with both the names.

    Do you think Maixa/ Maixabel are any more complicated than something like Saoirse in North America? Usable, or no?

    I like the feel of Seraphine, Eulalia and Maixabel together as a sister set, too (not that I'll ever use it).

    Anyway- reactions on Maixabel, or Maixa?

    Thank you!
    Lucia
    Seraphine, Jemima, Leonor, Seffora, Eulalia
    Edmund, Marius, Joscelin, Earnest, Caspar

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    I love it, but it looks made-up to me. Pronunciation would be an issue, though. I thought it was pronounced like "Mike's a bell".
    Madison, 14-year-old name nerd! My style is all over the place, my favorites change all the time.

    Boys: David, Eric, Finlay, George, James, Jude, Lee, Michael, Paul, Richard, Rory.

    Girls: Emmanuelle, Frederica, Jayne, Juliet, Lauren, Mary, Molly, Nora, Raffaela, Stella.

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    It sounds beautiful, but I think pronunciation would be a real issue. I love the Maria Isabel smooshes but this one would be tough.
    Little Bean arriving September 2014

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