View Poll Results: Kate or Daisy?

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  • Arianne Eleanor Daisy

    15 40.54%
  • Arianne Eleanor Kate

    22 59.46%
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Thread: Kate or Daisy?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Cair Paravel :)

    Kate or Daisy?

    Since I've been tossing around flower names, the combo Arianne Eleanor Daisy has really grown on me, and I'm toying around with swapping out my other Ari combo (Arianne Eleanor Kate) for it. Either way, the second middle honors my mom--her name is a variant of Katherine, and Kate is obviously a nn for it, and my earliest and fondest memories of her are in her garden and flower beds, so Daisy is a nod to that. Both have pros and cons for me, so I'm just curious which people prefer.

    If you want a dummy surname, use Roberts--it's pretty similar. I very well could end up adopting alone, and then my child would take my own surname, but I might not adopt until I marry. Either way, adoption, not to mention marriage, is several years' time away, so it's mainly hypothetical at this point. What sort of surname, do you think, would sound better with Kate as opposed to Daisy? (Just out of curiosity!)

    Thanks, ladies!
    Ashley | namenerd | Christian | storyteller

    princesinhas e príncipes:
    Isabelle Aurora GraceAdele Sofia EloiseEverett Joshua CharlesCasper Nathaniel Eden

    thinking about today:
    Violet Fiala Elisabeth Daniel Torin Elijah Evangeline Dagny Hope Hugo Emerson Jack
    Claire Everly ▪ Jack Jasper ▪ Delphina Lily "Della" ▪ Thomas Brynjar ▪ Hazel Isabella
    Sebastian Malachi ▪ Katherine Aurora ▪ Grayson Amory ▪ Grace Amélie ▪ Reuben Sebastian

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Edited for privacy.
    Last edited by saracita00; January 18th, 2014 at 09:45 AM.

    Mama to C, Z, E, P, D, & G

    Considerations In Progress for Agent 007
    Horatio Frederic Eto :: Horatio Ethan Amadeus
    Rainier Ozias Ethan :: Rainier Ozias Eto
    girl names shelved for the moment

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Ah, Ari! For a sentimental reason that you're the one who opens my eyes to Arianne's beauty, I really hope someday you'll actually have a daughter with this name. (it's true. I do love Ariadne for a long time, but I never saw Arianne's appeal until I read you description about her).

    I love both Daisy and Kate here, but slightly prefer Arianne Eleanor Kate, for the reason Amy has pointed.
    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
    Kate sounds more metropolitan. Daisy sounds more like it floats within a Southern wealthy world. Both are classy!

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    I think in this case I prefer Daisy as the second middle name. Eleanor is a strong sounding name and I think Daisy softens it a bit. Kate is more abrupt.
    All the best,

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