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July 20th, 2013 05:31 PM #1
Just Playing (Planning Ahead...?)
So, I've got Eliza Wren and Gwendolen Iris on my list. Then Phoebe.
Question - Phoebe Marilla or Phoebe Mariel?
(Trying to subtly honor some familial Mary-names, Marie and Marion. I know Marilla isn't really a Mary variant.)
I've got Archer on my boy list. I really like Jude, too. Two in the back burner list are Toby and Holden. Someone suggested Ellis and Hollis - I've long appreciated both.
Question - Clearly Eliza and Ellis could never be siblings, but is Hollis usable for a boy these days?
Thanks!"Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit." - Salman Rushdie
Favorites - Eliza, Phoebe, Juliet, Archer, Holden, Jude
July 20th, 2013 06:35 PM #3
July 20th, 2013 06:42 PM #5
I like Phoebe Mariel too.
I think of Hollis as more feminine, but only because I know a Hollis that is a chick. So, that may be a completely isolated association. I think Eliza, Gwendolen, Phoebe and Jude make a lovely sib-set though.
I really enjoy leahmarie512's suggestion of Tobias with the nn of Tobymamacravings.com
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