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Thread: C to G - This or That?
March 2nd, 2014 06:03 PM #16
Caliadne - fn, Callie or Addie
Cecily. Cicely just looks like a misspelling of Cecily or Sicily to me. Fn, no nns.
Cressida - fn, Sid.
Delphine, but both are gorgeous. I'd put Cymbeline as mn only but Delphine could be either. Maybe Phina as a nn?
Damaris - Da-MA-ris (MA as in mat) - Mn, Maris or Mara.
Dorinda - Mn, Indy.
Eliza - Fn, I don't think it needs a nickname.
Eirlys - Mn, but it is really gorgeous. Maybe Eira as a nickname?
Gwendolen (but I'm a little biased) - Gwen
Emmeline - Fn, Em or Emme.
just Eris - Mn, I think it's short enough that no nns are necessary.
Evanthe Valentine - Since you like Eva, you could easily use it as a nn here
Evadne nn Eva - I could see it in either the first or middle spot
Ferelith - Definitely middle
Freda - Mn, don't think it needs a nickname
just Giselle - Either, also don't think it needs a nickname
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March 2nd, 2014 11:01 PM #18
Caliadne or Ceridwen? - Ceridwen
Cecily or Cicely? - Cecily
Cressida or Drusilda? - If it was Drusilla, I'd say that, but the second D makes it harsh. So Cressida by default
Cymbeline or Delphine? - Delphine (which I love)
Damaris stays. But do you prefer pn Da-MA-ris (MA as in mat) or Da-MEH-ris (MEH as in merry)? - I prefer it as Da MA-ris
Dorinda or Elfrida? - neither, really, but possibly Dorinda as a middle
Darla or Eliza? - Eliza
Eirlys or Eirwen? - Eirlys
Elowen or Gwendolen? - Gwendolen
Emmeline or Evangeline? - Evangeline by a landslide
Erisbe nn Eris or just Eris? - Eris
Evanthe stays. But do you prefer Evanthe Valentine or Evanthe Valentina? - Evanthe Valentine
Evadne nn Eva or just Eva? - Eva (Evadne looks like "evade")
GP middle names - Faerie or Ferelith? - I'd go with Ferelith
Frances or Freda (prn like Freyda)? - Frances
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March 3rd, 2014 03:37 PM #20Senior Member
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Thanks so much everyone! Your responses really help
I love the suggestions of Drusilda Frances, Eliza Giselle, Elowen Frances, Gwendolen Eirlys, Damaris nn Merry and Dorinda nn Indy!
Here are the 'winners':
Caliadne vs. Ceridwen = Ceridwen
Cecily vs. Cicely = Cecily
Cressida vs. Drusilda = Cressida, with no votes for Drusilda
Cymbeline vs. Delphine = Delphine
Da-MA-ris vs. Da-MEH-ris = Da-MA-ris
Dorinda vs. Elfrida = Dorinda
Darla vs. Eliza = Eliza
Eirlys vs. Eirwen = Eirlys
Elowen vs. Gwendolen = a tie!
Emmeline vs. Evangeline = a tie!
Erisbe vs. Eris = Eris
Evanthe Valentine vs. Evanthe Valentina = very close, but Evanthe Valentine
Evadne vs. Eva = very close, but Eva
Faerie vs. Ferelith = Ferelith
Frances vs. Freda = a tie!
Giselda vs. Giselle = Giselle
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March 3rd, 2014 04:05 PM #22Jemima
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March 3rd, 2014 05:16 PM #24
Caliadne - I've never heard of this but I like it. Very pretty but very unusual. Tons of nn options from the obvious Cali, Candy to Lady or Cadey
Cecily - Cicely also makes me think Sicily and I think it would be misspelled a lot.
Cressida - I don't like either but Drusilla is horrid and Cressida is only so-so, it would make a nice mn.
Cymbeline - again I'm not wild about either, but Cymbeline is a lovely sounding name, good mn.
Elfrida - I hate both, but Dorinda make me think of Doritos. MN.
Eliza - though not one I really like
Eirwen - Eirlys reminds me of airless as in without air.
Gwendolen - love it!
Evangeline - don't like either, but Evangeline is a nice mn.
just Eris - Erisbe sounds like a surname to me
Evanthe Valentina - flow is better with stress on the 3rd syllable
just Eva - though Evadne definitely seems to fit your style better.
Ferelith - Faerie is just too literal. Great name for a bird or rabbit, not so great for a person
Frances - though I don't care much for either
just Giselle - simplify
Gwendolen Caliadne would be beautiful!
Eliza Ferelith is also pretty
Cecily Evangeline maybe as wellOlivia/Livia/Livy/Liv : Thessaly/Darah/Bethel : Noelle/Eve
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