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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2013

    Sylvie and Reverie?

    I am pregnant with my third child and the due date is in just two weeks now! DH and I are waiting to find out the gender, but if it is a girl, her name will be Sylvie Beatrice. I've been poking around at other names lately for possible future children, and I came across Reverie. DH and I are simply enamoured with it and would love to use it for a second daughter someday. However, I'm worried that Sylvie and Reverie might sound a bit too similar as they both contain Vs and -ie endings. Do you think it would be a problem, or are Sylvie and Reverie usable for sisters? I'd love to hear your opinions on the two names as well. Thank you berries!
    sylvie beatrice. poppy olivine. imogen ferris. lotus yvette. fauna margo. yana lavender.
    louie matthias. clement wright. hampton hugo. victor rusak. malcolm bruin. freddie walker.

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Boston, MA
    It would be too matchy for me. I also looooove Sylvie Beatrice and am not a big fan of Reverie, but I guess if you really love it you could try to come up with something with a similar feel to Sylvie but without the -vie? However my vote would be to keep Reverie as a guilty pleasure.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Thanks to Claude Debussy, I'm in love with Reverie. I do like Sylvie too, but Reverie is so rare, elegant and beautiful. Sylvie is a safer choice (and cuter) though.

    Sylvie and Reverie as sisters? Not a fan, sorry.
    twenty-something name nerd. infj

    Seraphina Juliette Audrey. Evangeline Laetitia Odette. Catalina Ariadne Helen. Valentina Bellatrix Yvaine
    Violetta Catherine Lenore. Isabelle Faustina Clare. Rosalind Anna Belphoebe. Guinevere Cassia Ottilie
    Vanessa Rose Aphrodite. Helena Edelweiss. Talitha Caroline. Aurelia Madelief

    Peregrine Lysander James. Gavriel Alexander Callum. James Luca Auberon. Edmund Frederic Altair
    Perseus Arthur Flynn. Cassius Jason Alaric. Damien Alexei Orion

  4. #7
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    Apr 2013
    Xi'An, China
    They're too matchy for me...
    Currently exiled from the US

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  5. #9
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    New England
    Too matchy for sisters, I think. Imagine calling one of their names in the house or outside...from a distance they might not be sure which one of them was called. But I LOVE Sylvie Beatrice.
    Speculative fiction writer and mother to Charles Theophilus (2.5 years), Corinna Melisande -- nicknamed Cora (13 months), and the Tiny Girl (due Feb. 2014). Lover of studious, ancient boy names and sweet, intelligent girl names with a touch of fairy-tale beauty.

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