Names Searched Right Now:
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 LastLast
Results 1 to 5 of 15
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Room 94
    Posts
    4,373

    Marjorie - too clunky?

    I've found a new idea to gain ideas on Victorian style names - the list of passengers aboard the Titanic. I was doing research on my great (x4) aunt and found some wonderful ideas.

    In the past, I've always turned down Marjorie, but I'm feeling more and more drawn to it. The combination I found was Marjorie Charlotte, which I'm not sure on.

    What do you think, is Marjorie too clunky and old for a girl to pull off now?
    "While some of the brightest of our celestial bodies are actually extinct now, their energy long since cooled; miraculously, because they float in the heavens so far away from us now, their beautiful light will continue to shine on us forever, and the glow will be so bright, it'll warm your heart, it'll make your eyes glisten, and it'll make you think to yourselves; what a concept"

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    5,698
    I have also been drawn to Marjorie lately. I only like this Marjorie spelling, rather than the Margery version.
    I think the J with the IE ending softens it a tad.
    I would pair Marjorie with a middle name that doesn't contain any Rs.
    Marjorie Estelle maybe.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    St. Petersburg, Russia
    Posts
    2,420
    Marjorie Charlotte is very sweet! I think it's fine, but if you think it's too hard to pull off Charlotte Marjorie is pretty, too!
    polina, nineteen
    french/russian/swedish living in st. petersburg, russia
    art history major, web developer



    clementine + ottoline + romilly + sybella + matilda
    wilhelmina + tallulah + marlowe + emiliana + saskia

    felix + sebastian + milo + oscar + fabian
    cosmo + archer + rufus + dashiell + caius

    { mommy to jagger the cat }

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Room 94
    Posts
    4,373
    @ashleyjuliette - I feel the same about Marjorie/Margery. Margery looks like margerine for me, haha.

    @polina - I'm still on the fence, haha. My neighbour is named Marjorie, but she's like 70 something, so I'm not sure if the name can get past that stage. I love Charlotte Marjorie too though!
    "While some of the brightest of our celestial bodies are actually extinct now, their energy long since cooled; miraculously, because they float in the heavens so far away from us now, their beautiful light will continue to shine on us forever, and the glow will be so bright, it'll warm your heart, it'll make your eyes glisten, and it'll make you think to yourselves; what a concept"

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Liverpool, England
    Posts
    4,142
    Quote Originally Posted by lawsonhaley View Post
    @polina - I'm still on the fence, haha. My neighbour is named Marjorie, but she's like 70 something, so I'm not sure if the name can get past that stage. I love Charlotte Marjorie too though!
    There's Margaery Tyrell in 'A Song of Ice and Fire'
    ~Boys~

    Jory Leander Atticus, August Eli Benedict, Casimir Mordecai Stewart,
    Edmond John Meirion, Horatio Ethell Emery, Bram William Jasper,
    Julian Remy Charles, Vasiliy Lochlan Michael.


    ~Girls~

    Aira Rose ___, Eleni Fiorella Charlotte, Sylvia Sayuri Noor,
    Merit Eleanora Adelaide, Clover Elodie Seraphine, Bridie Scarlett Viola,
    Marguerite Cecilia Iris, Eilidh Clara Valentine.


    Sorry to anyone who read TSI. First draft was terrible. Second drafting now.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •