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September 6th, 2013 11:30 PM #6Senior Member
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Niobe pr . Ny - oh - bee ( althought i pr . different ) pretty
Briseis pr . bri-say-is ( see above ) pretty
Persephone nice but will be difficult
Nemea ( someone amazing suggest this to me with the nn Lion ) awful
I know that a lot might seem strange to you but iam okay with them .
Like the other list , you can be as brutal as you want
Hopefully after that i can make my top 10 .
combos or suggestions are always welcome .
Thanks in advance .[/QUOTE]
September 6th, 2013 11:35 PM #8Boys
September 7th, 2013 01:06 AM #10Senior Member
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September 7th, 2013 01:25 AM #12
Aphrodite - love: different, pretty, but recognisable and pronounceable.
Anastasia - I adore this name; but worry that I am too un-European (lol) to use it
Artemis - this is brilliant! (For a boy I presume)
Isabella - this is pretty for a middle name - I think it's too common for a first name for you. Isabel might work better as a middle, as most of these names are quite long, and Isabella might make the name look too 'heavy'.
Dysis - not sure about this - the word 'dy' (die) is a bit off-putting to me.
Eleusis - how would you go about pronouncing this?
Niobe - I would hesitate if you're going to pronounce it differently - it will prove difficult for you and Niobe. I looove this name pronounced the original way though.
Briseis - I think you'll have a lot of pronunciation difficulties.
Cassandra - love this name. Sophisticated but still fun.
Elektra - prefer Electra, but still not a huge fan. Prefer Echo.
Persephone - I adore this name, but worry that poor little Persephone would be called "purse-phone" because not everyone is very cultured in the myths... still a beautiful name and not quite enough to put me off it
Pandora - I love this! I worry about "Pandora's box" jokes, but it's so beautiful. I think the jewellery line Pandora will help 'normalise' the name. I like the nn Pan.
Juliet - beautiful, but unfortunately becoming more popular
Nemea - not a huge fan I'm afraid.
Lyonesse - not a huge fan again, sorry. I LOVE Lysander for a boy, however. WDYT?
Lupin - VERY Harry Potter; I love!
Iole vs Isolde - definitely prefer Isolde - absolutely stunning.
Hekate - can't get over the 'Heck' sound; and it also looks a bit like 'hate' to me.
Orseis - this would get pronounced 'orses' (like horses without the 'h') a LOT.
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September 7th, 2013 01:47 AM #14
Favorites: Anastasia, Artemis, Elektra, Pandora and Nemea
Aphrodite - This name is a bit too much in my opinion
Anastasia - Love this one. Its an old favorite
Artemis - Again, old favorite
Isabella - Meh, its okay
Dysis - Interesting. I think its kind of pretty
Eleusis - Same as above
Niobe - Not a fan
Briseis - Ick. I think you'll have lots of pronouncing issues and I don't like the sound of it
Cassandra - Pretty. Long and elegant
Elektra - Very sexy and exotic in my opinion
Persephone - Same as Aphrodite
Pandora - LOVE it! And don't worry, I don't like nn Panda and Dor either
Juliet - Its alright. Pretty
Nemea - Exotic and beautiful. I think I found a new favorite
Lyonesse - Not sure how to pronounce it exactly. Not a big fan
Lupin - On a girl? I'm a big Harry Potter fan, so no.
Iole vs Isolde - Iole. I hate Isolde, but Iole is kind of pretty
Hekate - Same as Aphrodite
Orseis - I'm not sure on it either. I think I'm pronouncing it wrong, but I'm saying it O'ar-sees, Like someone forgot the 'v' in Overseasrobin | intj | ravenclaw | sci-fi writer | extended list
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