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January 27th, 2014 03:37 PM #1Senior Member
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Modern names with a classic feel for girls
I couldn't help mirroring harperburge's thread when her question so appropriately mirrored my own burning query. I love the name Juno, nn June or Junie. I love that it fits in with modern trends, it's a bit offbeat...but then the nn June is so tame and classic. I love nicknames. I used to love long classic names like Josephine with the nn Josie or Jo and Margaret with the nn Maise or Mo. I'd love some suggestions for updated names with familiar nicknames. Anything you can think of would be lovely. I am desperate for new inspiration. Our name list is beginning to feel pretty stale.
P.S. Does anyone have nickname ideas for Lyra? My husband is just so absolutely set on it and I can't get over the fact that there are no easy nicknames.Aunt to Morgan Ellen, Jason Lee, Stana Marie, Shanna Lynn, Eva Jean and Brooke Annabelle!
Rupert~Malcolm~Montag~Atlas~Lucian nn Luc~Frederick nn Fritz~Gareth nn Gray~Xavier~Sebastian~Henry~Desmond
Lyra~Penelope~Juniper~Juno~Valentine~Harriet~Beatr ice~Rhiannon~Philippa nn Flip~Coral~Rosalind~Rose~Lillith
January 27th, 2014 08:03 PM #3Senior Member
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- Indiana, USA
Like Josephine in length, Matilda is coming back with nn's Tilly or Tilda. Clara has an old time feel, but nn Claireis an option. Evangeline, nn's Eva, Evie, Eve, and Lena, is relatively unheard, as is Emmeline, nn's Em, Emma and more. Miriam is a biblical classic, but not heard a lot, nn's Mimi and Miri. Kathleen/Cathleen are fresher options to Katherine/Catherine, but still have nn's Kate, Katie and Kathy.
Hope some of these help!Name Nerd
Lads who've caught my eye:Owen Matthew ~ Arthur Grant ~ Henry Raphael ~ Noah Atlas
Ladies who've snared my heart:Ingrid Noel ~ Madeleine Sloane ~ Catherine Eloise ~
January 27th, 2014 08:19 PM #5
Beatrice Flora Jane, Clara Felicity Kate, Rosalie Linnea Tess, Alexa Coralie Eve, Emmeline Alaska Sophie,
Charlie Jay, Gideon Bruce, Henry Liam
Also searching for ways to include:
Adeline, Avalon, Eliza, Greta, Imogen, Isla, Leora, & Winnie.
Asher, Caleb, Edwin, Felix, Grant, Hugo, Lachlan, Ronan, Rhett, & Wyatt.
January 27th, 2014 08:35 PM #7much love and i are waiting for you;
Emmett Oberon / Wilfred Leander / Wilbur Jack / Alec Emmanuel
Pehr Nicholas / Cedric Dylan / Virgil Ossian / Robin Ingmar
Rosemary Oona / Annabel Briar / Sibyl Damaris / Alba Madeline
Iseabail Honey / Fenella Thomasin / Jemima Eilidh / Raphaela Maude / Margo Celandine / Sylvia Moon
*favourites rotate often; see my extensive lists here.
olivia, nineteen, filmmaker & future mama
in london longing for my cat shura!
January 27th, 2014 10:44 PM #9Senior Member
Blossom | Bonnie | Connie | Dollie | Elsie | Fern | Georgia
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Hollie | Lillie | Lottie | Minnie | Mollie | Sophie | Zara
Addison | Andrew | Charlie | Daniel | Darragh | Ernest | Freddie
Gavin | George | Henry | Jamie | Matthew | Thomas | William