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  1. #1
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    New Name Crushes

    Rate and comment on the following names?

    Delphine (del-FEEN)
    Delphia (DEL-fee-ah)
    Alphonsine (al-fawn-SEEN)
    Elvire (el-VEER)
    Philomena (phil-oh-MEE-nah)
    Wendy


    Thoughts on the combos?
    Lorraine Delphine
    Lorraine Delphia
    Lorraine Alphonsine
    Lorraine Elvire
    Lorraine Philomena


    Out of the 5 listed above, do any of them sound better than Lorraine Alice?
    Tzipporah LorraineAlana LoriJudith ChristineLucy Ann Glenna Judith

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    Delphine and Delphia are both nice but I've always loved simple Delphi more than the longer forms.

    Alphonsine feels unusable. Elvire is quite lovely, I've never heard if before but I do like Elvira a lot.

    Philomena and Wendy are two that I've never seen the appeal for but I guess they're pretty names.

    I love Lorraine Elvire.
    Rosemary Una - Annabel Briar - Tabitha Lettice - Maude Evangeline - Fenella Imogen - Eilidh Agnes - Cordelia Bee - Billie Margaret
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    Quote Originally Posted by oliviasarah View Post
    Delphine and Delphia are both nice but I've always loved simple Delphi more than the longer forms.

    Alphonsine feels unusable. Elvire is quite lovely, I've never heard if before but I do like Elvira a lot.

    Philomena and Wendy are two that I've never seen the appeal for but I guess they're pretty names.

    I love Lorraine Elvire.
    Do you think the two syllables go okay with eachother?
    Tzipporah LorraineAlana LoriJudith ChristineLucy Ann Glenna Judith

    David WalterCassidy LawrenceHarrison Drake Solomon HenryAubrey Mark

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    Anyone else?
    Tzipporah LorraineAlana LoriJudith ChristineLucy Ann Glenna Judith

    David WalterCassidy LawrenceHarrison Drake Solomon HenryAubrey Mark

  5. #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by babynameaholic View Post
    Do you think the two syllables go okay with eachother?
    Yeah, I think it's fine.

    But then again I tend to focus more on how they 'go' stylistically than how they sound... I guess as a combo Lorraine Elvire doesn't follow the rules but I don't think good combos always have to. It's beautiful.
    Rosemary Una - Annabel Briar - Tabitha Lettice - Maude Evangeline - Fenella Imogen - Eilidh Agnes - Cordelia Bee - Billie Margaret
    names for dreamy, sublime little darlings. the smell of springtime air, freckled knees, damp hair. Soft evening light and fiery hearts.
    Emmett Kielder - Rufus Jack - Cathal Nicholas - Eoghan Baez - Caspian Hugh - Wilfred Alec

    olivia, seventeen, film student. owner to fluffy black cat Shura!
    (dreaming of a deerhound named Sholto)

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