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Thread: A little belated...
July 4th, 2014 03:13 PM #1Member
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A little belated...
On June 17th my girls Scarlett Allison and Estelle Ophelia decided they had had enough of mamma's tummy and came early at 32 weeks. (It's been a rough couple weeks, but they are in blessedly good health.)
I had always wanted to name a girl Scarlett, but my husband was "eh" on it. He confessed he had always thought his first girl would be named Carly...which I kinda hated. Then some research turned up that Carly is a nn for Scarlett, and we figured it was meant to be.
Then we found out we were having two... It took months to decide on Estelle's name.
It was important to both of us that the girl's names were very individual, but I wanted something more somber to balance Scarlett. Eventually Estelle seemed perfect...elegant and classy, with a beautiful meaning and lovely nn options.
The DH chose Allison for Scarlett's mn. I have no idea where he got it from. One day he came to me with stars in his eyes and asked "What about Allison, doesn't that sound perfect?" and that was it.
And after much waffling, I went with my favorite "guilty pleasure" name, Ophelia, for Estelle. I love the way the names sound together, and I've always loved the big, romantic, slightly tragic names. If she grows up to hate it, at least she won't have to ever use it. But it's my secret hope that as she grows up it will make her feel a little exotic and special.
Only time will tell, I guess.
July 4th, 2014 03:52 PM #3
Congratulations to your precious bundles! I'm glad to hear they are doing well, and they have wonderful names. Good luck with your girlsName nerd. Cat lover. Proud aunt to Ellen Lizzie 3/17/2015
Iris Margareta*Alma Josephine*Ophelia May*Ramona Juliet*Willow Beatrice*Phoebe Amelia*
Alice Theodora*Matilda Jane*Florence Mary*Edith Grace*Audrey Elisabeth*Rose Viviana*
James Henry*William August*Owen Frederick*Isaiah Paul*Sebastian Charles*Louis Andrew*
Caleb James*Wyatt Nicholas*Thomas Emilio*Alexander John*Samuel Evan*Gabriel Matthew*
July 4th, 2014 07:36 PM #5
Congratulations! Your twins' names are beautiful.Teenberry, amateur photographer, name enthusiast & royalist
♡ Adelina Joy + Magdalena Élisabeth + Isla Aveline + Elysia Rose + Ophelia Maeve♡Girls list, Boys List & Name Blog
☆ Leo Xavier + Alexander George + Isaac Peregrine + Harry Lysander + Jasper Ellis Theodore☆I pronounce the ending of Peregrine as "green" and not "grin"
Claudia + Giselle + Evelyn "Eve" + Finnegan + Josiah + Osias
Gardenia + Evening + Azura + Isias + Alphonse + Taddeo ("ta-day-o")
July 5th, 2014 11:50 PM #7
husband approved list::
Jude | Nolan | Brody | Asher | Nathan | Owen | Ezra | Trevor | Dylan | Zane
Jane | Alice | Naomi | Fiona | Evangeline | Gwyneth | Delilah | Thea
Aviva | Shea | Bridget | Rosalind | Zora | Geneva | Cordelia | Betsy | Elena 'Lainey' | Evadne | Faye
Lars | Otis | Rhett | Kieran | Teague | Neil | Evander | Quinn | Abram | Eamon | Ari | River
Carly & Zach :: expecting #1 late April 2016!!! It's a boy 💙::
July 6th, 2014 02:58 PM #9