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Thread: Rosalie vs. Rosaline
April 22nd, 2012 05:39 AM #6Senior Member
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April 22nd, 2012 09:49 AM #8
April 22nd, 2012 10:14 AM #10
Rosalie for me! Rosaline is nice, but Rosalie just seems prettier to me. I agree that Sophie and Rosalie have a similar vibe, too. I like that if you use Rosalie, you could keep Evangeline open as an option for a future daughter--Rosalie and Evangeline work together really well, imo, but Rosaline and Evangeline are too matchy for me.
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April 22nd, 2012 10:52 AM #12Senior Member
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Tell your family that Rosaline is anything but made up! Rosaline was actually the name of the woman Romeo first loved before moving on to Juliet--Rosaline rejected him--so you can trace it back to Shakespeare. And perhaps beyond, I can't be sure.
Personally, I prefer Rosaline. It makes me think less of Twilight, which is what a lot of people would turn to in this day and age with Rosalie and Rosaline just comes off as a bit more exotic. "Rose" is a great nickname.
April 22nd, 2012 11:55 AM #14Annie, mid-twenties, vegetarian, name lover. No kids yet, just two furbabies - Roxy & Layla.
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