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  1. #1
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    Edith

    WDYT of Edith?
    ~~~In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth~~~

  2. #3
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    I really don't care for it. I know the "old lady" names are making somewhat of a comeback, but Edith still sounds very clunky to me. Edie is an OK nickname.

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    I think it's a nice name. Borders on stuffy for me, but the spunky vintage nickname Edie makes it more accessible.

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    I immediately think of Edith Crawley from Dowton Abbey. Other than that I think it is a little bit dated of a name.
    ~ Saskia ~ Frances ~ Romola "Romoly" ~ Jean Louise "Scout" ~ Vesper ~ Saoirse ~ Cecily ~ Jane ~ Beatrice "Bea" ~ Merida ~ Sylvia "Sylvie" ~ Samantha "Sam" ~ Lucy ~ Isolda ~ Hannelore "Lore" ~ Mary ~ Josephine ~ Gemma ~ Hayley ~ Freya ~ Harper ~ Minerva "Mini" ~ Eleanor ~ Elizabeth ~ Emma ~ Amelia ~ Adeline ~ Sophie ~ Sansa ~
    l Edin l Jem l Mattias "Matty" l Rory l Julian l Arthur l Kit l Henry l Oliver l William l Joseph l Matthew "Matty" l Benjamin l Simon l Nathan l Shilah l

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    I utterly adore it- my sister's name is Eden, and I sometimes call her Edith as a nickname, as her name honours my great grandmother, Edith Flora. I don't think it is stuffy or dated at all- I see it as wispy but strong, with a spunky and charming sound. If Eden wasn't my sister's name, it would certainly be one of my top contenders. I think it is very dignified- something I highly value in a name.
    Last edited by nooshi; July 16th, 2014 at 04:13 AM.
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