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  1. #16
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    Aug 2013
    Awesome suggeations everyone, I wouldnt have even thought of half of them!

  2. #18
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    Jan 2013
    Pardon me for repeating:
    My favorite girl's names that have a v in them are:

    For places name I like Vienna but I prefer Verona.
    I also like Veronica, Verity, Venetia, and Valancy.

    There are more but probably other people have mentioned them.

    good Lucka

  3. #20
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    Jul 2013
    Vida - it means live

  4. #22
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    May 2013
    I'm Sierra.
    I write poetry.
    I have no life--just my imagination.

    Winifred, Faye, Adelheid, Agnes, Anne, Eleanor, Hollis, Arthur, Benedict, Finn

  5. #24
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    These have been really well covered, there are more I'm sure, but you asked about similar sounds which I'll add some perspective on:

    V and F are very similar. They are made with the same motion of the mouth just for V you have a hum, for F there is no hum.
    V and B are pretty similar. They are made with similar motions of the mouth and you have humming for both, just for b the sound is stopped (and the mouth position is slightly different). You can actually see this in language - a lot of names from Hebrew that used a V got turned into a B in English - Avigail to Abigail, Devora to Deborah, Rivka to Rebecca, etc.

    I don't really know that any B names actually feel that similar to V names in the beginning, maybe some that have a B in the middle, like Tabitha, because the soft TH sort of nods to the softness of V. Actually with a B in the middle I think the B + Th combo in Bethany does something similar.

    With F I think it's a little easier to come up with a few. Farrah has always reminded me in a nice way of Vera, Felicity sort of has a similar feel to Verity for me, Fern could nod to ivy, Fabienne to Vivienne, Florence to perhaps a little to Veronique, etc. F names just in general I think have a sort of similar appeal to V names.

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