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Thread: Middle name for Ione
August 21st, 2013 11:41 PM #6Senior Member
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August 21st, 2013 11:44 PM #8
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August 21st, 2013 11:49 PM #10Senior Member
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August 22nd, 2013 02:07 AM #12Senior Member
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I cry (not really... but close) when I think about how much I like Ione, but it's an outright straight up rhyme with our surname so I can't have it.
Branching out from the Greek, which you have so gorgeously covered anyway as far as ideas, I like it with ones that are two syllable with the accent on the second syllable - but not Marie, as it feels rather abused.
Ione Tamar (was thinking the Hebrew, ta-MAR)
Ione Sabine (was thinking of the French, sa-BEEN)
Ione Yael (ya-ELLE)
And it sounds good with all my favourite one-syllable names too... Ione Blythe, Ione Clare, Ione Faith...
It's just a great name. *sniffle*
August 22nd, 2013 03:08 AM #14
...That's the Greek pronunciation? My grandma was named Ione and she always pronounced it EYE-own.
But anyway, if you're going with that pronunciation, I'd definitely avoid anything that's short and ends with -ee, unless she likes it if its rhyming so closely together.
Ione Philomena or Philomine
(It can be pronounced several ways; feel-oh-may-nah/fill-oh-may-na or feel-oh-main/fil-oh-main, or it can end in meen or meena)
Ione Llewellyn (I think its prettier on a girl, to be honest.)
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