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August 21st, 2013 04:06 PM #21Senior Member
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River is such a beautiful name! I love many of the previous suggestions, but here are a few more that might strike your fancy. If there are repeats, then I guess that can just count as a second.
River Peridot (I don't love the way this one looks on paper, but I find it pretty in a kind of mysterious way)
River ElodieNot expecting, just planning and building lists!
August 21st, 2013 05:16 PM #23
The connections between these names are more for my benefit than yours, but it will hopefully help me come up with meaningful suggestions, as many a pretty name has already been offered to you. Disclaimer: I'm going to star the connections I like, which is not to say those are necessarily my favorite combos. I have no favorite yet because they are all fantastic. And yes, I am a bit crazy. =]
Alice Willow & Ophelia Wren ~ two girls with W initial middles (which happens semi-often so I won't repeat it every time)
*Alice Willow & Lucia Pearl ~ all 4 names contain at least one L
Alice Willow & Eve Wisteria ~ both have fn's starting with a vowel
Alice Willow & River _____ ~ Both fn's are 5 letters long... Perhaps you could find another 6 letter middle?
Ophelia Wren & Lucia Pearl ~ two girls with -ia ending names
*Ophelia Wren & Eve Wisteria ~ Flip-flopped syllable counts (4-1 & 1-4)
Ophelia Wren & River _____ ~ My best suggestion here would be to find a Shakespearean mn to match.
Lucia Pearl & Eve Wisteria ~ Light and Life meanings are pretty cute together
*Lucia Pearl & River _____ ~ I like the water connection between Pearl and River
Eve Wisteria & River _____ ~ would share the V in their fnDominic James~ 
: Cassia : Felicity : Giselle : Rowena
Benedict : Gabriel : Jude : Roland :
August 22nd, 2013 01:38 PM #25proud of our little Lorelei (may 2016)
August 22nd, 2013 09:39 PM #27
So, upon taking the list to Hubby, we have ONE name left: River Selene. Which I think is fabulous, actually. I'm quite surprised he agreed to her, since she's been vetoed several times in the past. I love the liquid silvery sound and the connection to the moon!
Here are some of his comments:
Amoret - too French! (called it!)
Anneliese - we know one, and we don't want to name our kid after a random acquaintance
Cordelia - like on Buffy? Uhm, no. Besides, wouldn't it be weird to have a Willow and Cordelia?
Corisande - like the meaning, but it sounds too much like courtesan (...???)
Elowen - ELVEWYN!!! (explanation: Elvewyn is an NPC in our D&D game that came about after he had originally approved Elowen)
Guinevere - he was vehemently opposed to Guinevere because of the whole cheating thing, and Mists of Avalon kind of portrays her as a mentally unstable religious fanatic
Isolde - is-old? The River Is Old. No.
Odette - starts with odd
Ondine - he said no because of the movie, of all things! >_<
Titania - he says it's pretentious. I was like, how is that pretentious?? He says, in a Glinda voice, "Hiiiii, I'm queen of ALL THE FAERIES and every mystical fantasy being EVER! - How is that NOT pretentious??" ..... I can kinda see his point, but still.
I'll be back later to reply to these most recent posts Thank you guys for bearing with me!!Zion Nathaniel ~ Solomon Fable ~ Balthazar Wolf ~ Malachi Sparrow nn Kai ~ Tobias Rowan ~ Caspian _____
Alice Willow ~ Ophelia Wren ~ Juliet Snow ~ Lucia Pearl ~ Eve Wisteria nn Evie ~ Cosima Rose ~ River Seraphine ~ Elowen Briar
Narnia Rose, Astoria nn Story, Illyria, Serafina, Soraya, Faerydae
Orion Melchior North, Tobias Loki, Edmund, Frost, Oberon, Kenshin, Remiel, Atreyu
August 22nd, 2013 09:50 PM #29Emilia Isabel Claire•Nahla Anjali Rose
Liliana Tallulah Grace•Ivy Emilia Pearl
Elijah Leon Delaine•Micah Isaac James
Delaine Legrande Wilder•Silas John Paul