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Thread: Laurel or Lorelei
August 19th, 2013 03:29 AM #6Senior Member
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August 19th, 2013 03:38 AM #8
Lorelei, but barely. They're both beautiful, but I agree with your assessment that Laurel is earthy and mature, while Lorelei is ethereal whimsy, and I prefer names with some magic. Lorelei is just crashing with magic. It's one of those names I may just fall madly in love with and use for a daughter someday. Besides, if you truly can't decide, just have a Lorelei who gets called Lorel/Laurel.Lσreℓei Oη∂iηe ● Octαviα єoωƴη Sσℓ ● ℘etrα Leσcα∂iα Siℓver ● Suηηivα ωiℓℓoω ● Ƭɦisbe ωiℓ∂rσse
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August 19th, 2013 04:04 AM #12~inside this collegeberry's mind ~~(updated 6/26/15)
Reconstructing with the input of a loving Norwegian boyfriend
~♀ ~ Alice Cordelia ~ Aurora Seraphina ~ Cassia Elizabeth* ~ Genevieve Astrid ~ Juliet Sunniva* ~
♂ ~ Benjamin Axel ~ Jack Sebastian ~ Ronan Oliver ~
* = Still thinking about and considering other middle names
(I'm using the 3 syllable pronunciation of Cassia)
August 19th, 2013 08:10 AM #14
I adore Lorelei (currently one of my top three girls names).
I wouldn't mess with the spelling of it unless you want to go with the original Loreley instead.
It differentiates it from GG and refers more directly to the Rhein-sirens.
(PP's suggestion of Laurelei just feels messy to me. Adding in the Laurel connection - sort of messes with the meaning of both to me. Neither really shines through as it battle the other for dominance)....if my husbands has no vote, then....
Endora & Lorelei / Dexter & Gideon