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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2013

    Which sounds better?


    So we are tossing up between Isabel, Isabelle and Isabella.
    They are all beautiful with their own pros and cons.

    Our last name is Edwards, and we wanted to use middle name Margaret.

    What do you think sounds best?

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    I like Isabel Margaret.

    Isabella Edwards gives you "Bella" and "Edward" right there together and immediately makes me think of Twilight. While this association hopefully dies soon, it's still too fresh for me to like it. While Isabella Edwards has better flow, I think Isabel is the prettier name.

    Out of Isabel and Isabelle, I prefer the sleek, feminine Isabel to the frillier, girly Isabelle.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Rainy Pacific Northwest
    I think that Isabelle Margaret Edwards sounds best. Isabelle looks more substantial than Isabel to me and it flows better with Edwards than Isabella (the 'a' to 'e' transition is kind of difficult to say).

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    I agree with @dovah, it reminds me to Twilight. I voted Isabel.
    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

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Ontario, Canada
    My favourite is Isabel. It's sleek and streamlined but elegant and regal. It feels rather medieval, like a great lady or queen in a castle. (There was a character named Isabel in a medieval novel I loved, which may be why I get that association.)
    ~Love names, literature, royals and horses~ <3

    Favourite names:
    Girls: Azalea, Cordelia, Elizabeth, Rosalind, Scarlett, Felicity, Juliet
    Boys: Fitzwilliam, Sebastian, Percival, Oliver, Darcy, Orlando

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