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Thread: Christabel?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    South Australia

    Smile Christabel?

    How dated is it and do you like it?
    "Jessie" Jessica Emily Faith
    Living in the land of Oz...
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  2. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Pacific Northwest
    They mash-up seems weird to me. Christa/Christy/Christen/Christina is definately dated where Bel/Belle/Bella is so trendy and popular. Because I don't like dated or trendy names, I'm saying no to this one.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    New York State
    I don't find this to be dated because it has never been very common, certainly not in this century or the 20th. I find this name 3 or 4 times in my family tree in centuries past. I think it sounds somewhat old-fashioned, but in a good way.

    I actually like this name, probably because I like most of the other Chris- names, Christina, Christine, etc. (except the nickname Chris or Chrissy) and I like names that end in -bel.

    It's kind of a mix - Chris names are now out of fashion, while -bel names are in. I think it works, though.

    Some of my Favorite Names:
    Girls: Anna, Alexandra, Anastasia, Lily, Ivy, Isla, Catherine, Cerys, Cara, Ciara, Aislinn, Adriana, Adrienne, Ariana, Alison. Genevieve, Alexa, Fiona, Annabel, Amabel. Angela, Noelle, Amanda, Amelie, Victoria, Sara, Vivienne. Tabitha, Adela, Sylvie
    Boys: Ethan, Nicholas, Aidan, Ciaran, Ian, Liam, Ryan, Justin, John, Cian, Evan, Noah, Brendan, Alexander, Thomas, David, Stephen, Declan, Finn, Flynn.

  4. #7
    LOVE this name! And definitely prefer this spelling over Christabelle, which looks too fussy to me.

  5. #9
    My first cabbage patch in the 80's when they first came out was Christabelle. I love it spelled either your way or the same as my childhood doll

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