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Thread: Let's Talk About Ilaria!
November 2nd, 2013 08:59 PM #1
Let's Talk About Ilaria!
I'm going through my list and would really love to hear individual thoughts on the names I adore, but haven't quite made my short list.
What are your general thoughts on Ilaria?
What would you name siblings of Ilaria?
Previous Names: Cordelia, Madeleine, Louisa, Katarina.
Pronciation is ee-LAH-ree-ə.
Edmund Leander | Peter Orion| Alaric Casimir
Aleksander Perseus/Perseus Aleksander | Sebastian Rhys | Silas Theodore
Caspar Frédéric| Gideon Arthur | James Nikodem
Luna Elisabet Fleur | Isabel Marian Eve | Helen Rosalind
Lydia Primrose | Charlotte Amara | Freyja Hermione Jade
Gemma Viviane Lois | Beatrix Lyra | Lilith Seraphine
Adalind Fox | Katarina Ivy | Maren Annika Lux | Sage | Daisy
November 2nd, 2013 09:07 PM #3Senior Member
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I like it - it kind of sounds like that school on She's the Man haha
but the name itself is beautiful(:
Currently loving these: Caroline Blair Halle Victorie Valery Delaney
& Hugo Henry Theo Sebastian Nathaniel Elliot Elijah Isaiah
November 2nd, 2013 10:15 PM #5Senior Member
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Without knowing its pronunciation, my mind went to malaria and hilaria.Amedeo Ariel Dmitri EnjolrasArtemis Cicely Elisabeth Evangeline Mirabelle Ophelia Rosalie Titania
November 3rd, 2013 12:20 AM #7Senior Member
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I like it but I wonder if Illyria wouldn't get less mangled in pronunciation? Ilaria has more history as a given name, though, and isn't a place (normally I avoid place names, Illyria is the exception that proves the rule)
I really like it but am not sure I'd use it. I'm looking forward to seeing what other people think of it.
Ilaria fits well for me with not just strictly Italian girls' like Fiorella, Caterina, Francesca... but works pretty well with most flowery, longer names. Alexandrina, Madrigal, Isidora, Ariadne...?
November 3rd, 2013 12:28 AM #9
Gorgeous! I say ill-AH-ree-ah. I also like stripedsocks' suggestion of Illyria, and I also like the spelling variant ElariaSequoia Orion born November 2014
Considerations for our next child's name: Cytheria, Caspian, Seraphina, Arcadia, Venture
Middles: Beatrix, Dwyn, Jupiter, Violet, Zephyr, River