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  1. #1
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    Edith

    WDYT of Edith?
    Just a sampling of the names I like...Poppy, Flossie, Lumina, Sapphire, Tangerine, Liliana, Joelle, Talia, Michaela "Kayla", Deirdre
    Greyson, Temple, Finn, Arpad, Milton, Gilbert

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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" ~ Vesper ~ Saoirse ~ Cecily ~ Jane ~ Beatrice "Bea" ~ Sylvia "Sylvie" ~ Lucy ~ Isolda ~ Hannelore "Lore" ~ Mary ~ Josephine ~ Gemma ~ Hayley ~ Freya ~ Harper ~ Minerva "Mini" ~ Eleanor ~ Elizabeth ~ Emma ~ Amelia ~ Adeline ~ Sophie ~ Sansa ~
    l Edin l Jem 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.
    Vesper Opal, Dossie Gardener, Shalom Galilee, Easter Paloma, Mary Valentine, Agnes Gardenia, Aphra Bram, Constance Camellia, Noonan Minnie, Gardener Franny, Tabitha Painter, Paloma Opal, Betty Calloway, Yuki Magnolia, Frances Opal, Gardenia Philou, Malou Anouk.

    Dossie Gardener, Bertram Beloved, Roland Basil, Gerald Dove, Obadiah Dove, Amadeus Andrew, Abraham Lou, Thaddeus Noble, Enzo Raphael, Shalom Gentle, Zebedee Shalom, Shepherd Andrew, Morris Noble, Beacon Cassiel.

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