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Thread: Grier as a girl's name?
December 1st, 2013 01:37 PM #6
December 1st, 2013 01:50 PM #8
Grier/Greer isn't my style. I find the name quite harsh and unattractive (on par with Sloane, Brooke and Reese). I don't mind preppy or short, crisp sounds (Paige/Quinn/Blythe) but I don't like painfully harsh sounds like Grier. It's a "nails on a blackboard" type of name. I prefer Greta to Gretchen and Grey/Gray is better as a mn only.All the best,
December 1st, 2013 01:51 PM #10Senior Member
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I like Gretchen best of the choices offered. I don't love Grier. I think that the best option of the suggested names is Greta. Or Grace, which has a similar sound but is a much nicer word.
I really don't like Grey as a name. I just don't get it at all. Why not Beige? We know two babies named Grey right now, one boy and one girl. We know a few little girls with Grey as a middle name. So it is definitely rising in popularity, and this continues to befuddle me.
December 1st, 2013 01:54 PM #12Junior Member
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December 1st, 2013 02:44 PM #14
I'm not a fan of Grier, to be honest, the sound seems very harsh to me. I think Grey makes a beautiful middle name, especially when paired with something soft and feminine like Juliet, Violet, Tessa, or Anneliese.
I always feel like Gretchen is a beautiful choice for certain people...if that makes sense. It's one of those names that's not for everyone. I have a cousin in law named Gretchen and it suits her perfectly! Spunky, auburn hair, freckles, charming and very Jane-Austen-heroine in personality. But not everyone would love and own the name like she does.
Have you considered Freya for a first? It's got some of the same sounds as Grey...although it's the Gr that you seem to be attracted to.
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