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August 3rd, 2014 03:46 PM #1Senior Member
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- Oct 2013
- New York, USA
I've been thinking about Freya lately What's your opinion on it? I love the myth connection, plus I'm in the States so it isn't very popular. It makes for a stronger, more substantial alternative to Faye, which is also lovely.
What kind of name would you pair it with?
I was thinking:
When it's in first place, I think a middle with a strong consonant beginning (L, C, S, M, R, B) is better, since the -eya ending is so soft.
In the middle spot, I think it sounds better if the first name ends in a vowel, to balance the consonant-heavy Fr- beginning.
What do you think?
Any and all ideas, opinions, an/or suggestions welcome
August 3rd, 2014 04:04 PM #3Senior Member
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- Apr 2014
I love it! It's on my list and it's so soft, girly but strong as well. I love the Norse mythology tie it has and the fact Freya is the Norse goddess of love, beauty and fertility! It's popular where I am (England) but I don't care anyway, and considering you're in the US where it's not so much, it'll be a refreshing name to see there!
Freya Charlotte is lovely. I also like Freya Madeleine.
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August 3rd, 2014 04:39 PM #7
I like Freya, I have it as a middle (but spelt Frejya). I really love Freya Guinevere, Freya Beatrix, and Freya Charlotte, although that might be because I love all 3 middles too. With Freya as a middle, I quite like Silvia Freya. I also think Magdalene Freya (part of my combo) or Freya Magdalene could be nice, and Freya Evangeline popped into my head for some reason.Fangirl | Historian | Biochemist | Single Pringle | 18 | Future mummyDreaming of...
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