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Thread: Thoughts on Augusta/ nn options?
August 20th, 2013 10:42 AM #1Senior Member
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Thoughts on Augusta/ nn options?
We will use Augusta at least for a middle name (Caroline Augusta Jane) Augusta was hubby's grandmother's name, and I love it! The other day, my oldest daughter was talking to me, and asked if we had considered using Augusta in the first name spot (as I have waivered some with Caroline)... it was an interesting thought, and I love the ring of Augusta Jane... but wow, you never hear that anymore, or do you? Or at this point does it just sound trendy??.... thoughts????? Thanks!~ "How can there be too many children? That is like saying there are too many flowers."~ Mother Teresa
August 20th, 2013 12:35 PM #3Senior Member
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August 20th, 2013 12:42 PM #5
Augusta's a lovely name. I've toyed with the idea of adding it to my list. It doesn't sound trendy at all. I prefer it without a nickname.Em (stillborn 7/09) | Bo (08/09)
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August 20th, 2013 12:52 PM #7Senior Member
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Augusta is beautiful. I could see someone thinking it a little bit trendy because it's part of that old-school revival, but it's not particularly popular, and August has such a rich, varied history that the name feels timeless. I'm also keen on August for a girl, after the month. I knew an August-Rose growing up and at the time I thought nothing of it, but it's rather sweet.
Augusta Jane is really cute. Definitely fresher than Caroline.
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August 20th, 2013 12:53 PM #9
Joyful! Long time, no see.
Ive always thought your taste was superb. Caroline Augusta Jane is marvelous. I know sometimes you waiver a bit, which isnt a bad thing, youre trying to find the perfect name, but Caroline s gorgeous. That whole combo seems so chic and stylish to me. Ive always loved Augusta, though im not a fan of the nn's. Auggie is ok, I prefer Aggie.
Wasnt Eleanor in the running last time? Eleanor Augusta Jane is cute.
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