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  1. #1
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    My Favourites; Yay or Nay?

    Ok, my most recent list of favourite names! There are 75, so be forewarned! Please put a yay beside ones you like, and a nay beside those you don't. If you choose nay, please put a reason Thank you!

    1. Agatha
    2. Angelique
    3. Antonia
    4. Araminta
    5. Atalanta
    6. Athena
    7. Audrey
    8. Augusta
    9. Aurora
    10. Beatrice
    11. Beatrix
    12. Betsy
    13. Bronte
    14. Bronwen
    15. Camille
    16. Cecilia
    17. Celeste
    18. Cerys
    19. Colette
    20. Cressida
    21. Delilah
    22. Delphine
    23. Dulcie
    24. Elise
    25. Eloise
    26. Elowen
    27. Elspeth
    28. Emma
    29. Endellion
    30. Esme
    31. Estelle
    32. Eugenie
    33. Fallon
    34. Flora
    35. Gabrielle
    36. Genevieve
    37. Hattie
    38. Hazel
    39. Hermione
    40. Honor
    41. India
    42. Iris
    43. Ismeria
    44. Isolde
    45. Jemima
    46. Juliet
    47. Kathleen
    48. Mabel
    49. Maeve
    50. Magdalena
    51. Marcheline
    52. Margot
    53. Marnie
    54. Meredith
    55. Millicent
    56. Minnie
    57. Miranda
    58. Nancy
    59. Nellie
    60. Nora
    61. Olympia
    62. Ophelia
    63. Ottilie
    64. Rowena
    65. Saskia
    66. Seraphina
    67. Seren
    68. Soraya
    69. Stella
    70. Sylvie
    71. Tabitha
    72. Tamsin
    73. Tatiana
    74. Tessa
    75. Xanthe

    Florence, Edith, Doris, Alice, Elsie, Lillian, Violet, Mabel, Ada, Evelyn
    Eva, Edna, Minnie, Martha, Amelia, Phoebe, Sylvia, Hazel, Agatha, Beatrice


    Matthew, Ernest, Louis, Christopher, Andrew, Albert, George, Joshua, James, Harry
    Freddie, Henry, Adam, Teddy, Daniel, Percy, Mark, Walter, Stanley, Liam


    when you've been fighting for it all your life, you've been struggling every day and night,
    it's how a superhero learns to fly

  2. #3
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    I apologize for my terrible reasons for disliking a name there was just too many names. But I do like the fact you came up with 75 favorites.

    1. Agatha - nay, I don't like it
    2. Angelique - yay
    3. Antonia - yay
    4. Araminta - yay
    5. Atalanta - yay
    6. Athena - yay
    7. Audrey - nay, nms
    8. Augusta - yay
    9. Aurora - yay
    10. Beatrice - yay
    11. Beatrix - yay
    12. Betsy - nay, nms
    13. Bronte - yay
    14. Bronwen - yay
    15. Camille - yay
    16. Cecilia - yay
    17. Celeste - yay
    18. Cerys - yay
    19. Colette - yay
    20. Cressida - nay, nms
    21. Delilah - yay
    22. Delphine - yay
    23. Dulcie - nay, just no.
    24. Elise - yay
    25. Eloise - yay
    26. Elowen - yay
    27. Elspeth - yay
    28. Emma - nay, it's a bit popular for my tastes
    29. Endellion - nay, nms
    30. Esme - yay
    31. Estelle - yay
    32. Eugenie - nay, nms
    33. Fallon - nay, nms
    34. Flora - yay
    35. Gabrielle - nay, I prefer Raphaela
    36. Genevieve - yay
    37. Hattie - yay
    38. Hazel - nay, nms
    39. Hermione - nay, it's a bit much
    40. Honor - nay, definitely nms
    41. India - yay
    42. Iris - yay
    43. Ismeria - nay, I can't pronounce that
    44. Isolde - yay
    45. Jemima - yay
    46. Juliet - yay
    47. Kathleen - nay, I prefer Katherine (and her various spellings)
    48. Mabel - yay
    49. Maeve - yay
    50. Magdalena - yay, especially the nn Dolly
    51. Marcheline - nay, nms
    52. Margot - nay, I prefer Margaux
    53. Marnie - yay
    54. Meredith - nay, all I can picture is a spoiled, bratty girl
    55. Millicent - nay, a bit dated
    56. Minnie - nay, first thought is the Disney character instead of great namesakes like Minnie Driver
    57. Miranda - nay, feels dated
    58. Nancy - nay, I prefer Anne
    59. Nellie - yay
    60. Nora - yay
    61. Olympia - nay, nms
    62. Ophelia - nay, don't like the Shakespeare character
    63. Ottilie - nay, a bit clunky for my tastes
    64. Rowena - nay, I prefer Rowan
    65. Saskia - yay
    66. Seraphina - yay
    67. Seren - nay, it made me think of Soren which I like for boys
    68. Soraya - yay
    69. Stella - yay
    70. Sylvie - yay
    71. Tabitha - nay, it feels to outdated and not ready for a comeback.
    72. Tamsin - nay, nms
    73. Tatiana - nay, it's nms.
    74. Tessa - yay
    75. Xanthe - yay
    just a confused teenberry.
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  3. #5
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    You have quite a long list, lol!

    1.Agatha- Yay
    2.Angelique- Nay
    3.Antonia-Yay
    4.Araminta-Yay
    5.Atalanta-Nay
    6.Athena- Yay
    7.Audrey- Nay
    8.Augusta-Yay
    9.Aurora- Nay
    10.Beatrice- Nay
    11.Beatrix- Yay
    12.Betsy- Nay
    13.Bronte- Yay (in the middle)
    14.Bronwen- Nay
    15.Camille- Nay
    16.Cecilia- Yay
    17.Celeste- Nay
    18.Cerys- Nay
    19.Colette- Nay
    20.Cressida- Yay
    21.Delilah- Nay
    22.Delphine- Nay
    23.Dulcie- Nay
    24.Elise- Yay
    25.Eloise- Nay
    26.Elowen- Nay
    27.Elspeth- Yay
    28.Emma- Nay
    29.Endellion- Nay
    30.Esme- Nay
    31.Estelle- Nay
    32.Eugenie- Yay
    33.Fallon- Nay
    34.Flora- Yay
    35.Gabrielle- Nay
    36.Genevieve-Yay
    37.Hattie- Nay
    38.Hazel- Yay
    39.Hermione- Yay
    40.Honor- Nay
    41.India- Nay (because it carries so much baggage)
    42.Iris- Nay
    43.Ismeria- Nay
    44.Isolde- Nay
    45.Jemima- Yay
    46.Juliet- Yay
    47.Kathleen- Nay
    48.Mabel- Yay
    49.Maeve- Yay
    50.Magdalena- Yay
    51.Marcheline- May
    52.Margot- Yay
    53.Marnie- Nay
    54.Meredith- Nay
    55.Millicent- Nay
    56.Minnie- Yay
    57.Miranda- Nay
    58.Nancy- Nay
    59.Nellie- Yay
    60.Nora-Nay
    61.Olympia- Nay
    62.Ophelia- Nay
    63.Ottilie-Yay
    64.Rowena- Nay
    65.Saskia-Yay
    66.Seraphina- Yay
    67.Seren- Nay
    68.Soraya-Nay
    69.Stella- Nay
    70.Sylvie- Yay
    71.Tabitha-Yay
    72.Tamsin-Nay
    73.Tatiana-Yay
    74.Tessa-Nay
    75.Xanthe-Yay
    -Athena

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  4. #7
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    Overall, very lovely list!

    1. Agatha- yay
    2. Angelique- nay, nms
    3. Antonia- yay
    4. Araminta- yay
    5. Atalanta- nay, might be misread as Atlanta
    6. Athena- yay
    7. Audrey- yay
    8. Augusta- yay
    9. Aurora- yay
    10. Beatrice- yay
    11. Beatrix- yay
    12. Betsy- nay, see Nora
    13. Bronte- yay
    14. Bronwen- yay
    15. Camille- yay
    16. Cecilia- yay
    17. Celeste- nay, has unfortunate rhymes
    18. Cerys- yay
    19. Colette- yay
    20. Cressida- yay
    21. Delilah- yay
    22. Delphine- yay
    23. Dulcie- yay
    24. Elise- yay
    25. Eloise- nay, don't like the "wheeze" sound
    26. Elowen- yay
    27. Elspeth- yay
    28. Emma- nay, too popular
    29. Endellion- nay, makes me think of the word medallion
    30. Esme- yay
    31. Estelle- yay
    32. Eugenie- nay, see Nora
    33. Fallon- nay, as in Jimmy?
    34. Flora- yay
    35. Gabrielle- nay, nms
    36. Genevieve- yay
    37. Hattie- yay
    38. Hazel- yay
    39. Hermione- nay, too closely associated with Harry Potter
    40. Honor- nay, definitely not my style
    41. India- yay
    42. Iris- yay
    43. Ismeria- yay (ever thought about Ismerie?)
    44. Isolde- yay
    45. Jemima- nay, just don't like the sound at all
    46. Juliet- yay
    47. Kathleen- yay
    48. Mabel- yay
    49. Maeve-yay
    50. Magdalena- yay
    51. Marcheline- yay
    52. Margot- yay
    53. Marnie- nay, see Nora
    54. Meredith- yay
    55. Millicent- nay, see Nora/reminds me of a millipede
    56. Minnie- nay, too closely associated with Minnie Mouse
    57. Miranda- yay
    58. Nancy- nay, see Nora
    59. Nellie- nay, rhymes with smelly
    60. Nora- nay, sounds too fusty to me
    61. Olympia- nay, too similar to Olivia
    62. Ophelia- yay
    63. Ottilie- yay
    64. Rowena- nay, don't like the "ween" sound
    65. Saskia- yay
    66. Seraphina- yay
    67. Seren- yay
    68. Soraya- yay
    69. Stella- yay
    70. Sylvie- yay
    71. Tabitha- yay
    72. Tamsin- yay
    73. Tatiana- yay
    74. Tessa- yay
    75. Xanthe- nay, too out there
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  5. #9
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    YAY!

    1. Agatha
    3. Antonia
    4. Araminta
    7. Audrey
    8. Augusta
    10. Beatrice
    11. Beatrix
    14. Bronwen
    15. Camille
    16. Cecilia
    17. Celeste
    20. Cressida
    21. Delilah
    22. Delphine
    26. Elowen
    27. Elspeth
    28. Emma
    29. Endellion
    30. Esme
    31. Estelle
    32. Eugenie
    35. Gabrielle
    36. Genevieve
    37. Hattie
    39. Hermione
    42. Iris
    45. Jemima
    46. Juliet
    47. Kathleen
    48. Mabel
    49. Maeve
    50. Magdalena
    51. Marcheline
    52. Margot
    54. Meredith
    55. Millicent
    57. Miranda
    60. Nora
    61. Olympia
    63. Ottilie
    65. Saskia
    66. Seraphina
    68. Soraya
    69. Stella
    70. Sylvie
    73. Tatiana
    75. Xanthe

    NAY!

    2. Angelique - dated
    6. Athena - I'm seeing this name everywhere
    9. Aurora - too flowery and lispy
    12. Betsy - too cutesy for a full name
    13. Bronte - I appreciate the literary pedigree but this name sounds like a wrestler
    18. Cerys - there are so many other Welsh names that I love more
    19. Colette - dated
    23. Dulcie - a guilty pleasure but the "dull" sound is a turnoff!
    24. Elise - see Athena
    25. Eloise - I prefer Louisa
    33. Fallon - A Dynasty name of the 1980's
    34. Flora - I prefer Nora and Cora
    38. Hazel - not my favourite nature/colour name
    40. Honor - meh
    41. India - too much British colonial baggage
    43. Ismeria - sounds like a disease
    44. Isolde - too many pronunciation issues
    53. Marnie - Only as a nn
    56. Minnie - Mickey's friend. Cute as a nn only.
    58. Nancy - a derogatory term for an effeminate male
    59. Nellie - see Nancy
    62. Ophelia - Oh-feel-yah!
    64. Rowena - I prefer the "wenna" pronunciation but almost everyone says "weena".
    67. Seren - too similar to other words like siren
    71. Tabitha - Bewitched
    72. Tamsin - Don't like the "tam" or "sin"
    74. Tessa - I just prefer Tess. Tessa is too prissy.
    All the best,
    Mischa.

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