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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2013

    Adele Matilda

    After a week in the hospital, during which it was determined I had atypical preeclampsia. Our daughter Adele Matilda made her entrance into the world 8 weeks early on February 8th, just 3 days before her big brother Malcolm Alexander's birthday. I think it fitting that her name means "Noble Battle-mighty." She's our IVF rainbow baby and a strong little fighter, holding her own in the NICU. I fell in love with the name Adele a long time ago thanks to my love of literature and genealogy, and my husband and I both agreed that it felt right for our daughter. Matilda was my great-grandmother's middle name. It holds special significance to me, because it reminds me of my beloved grandmother who loved to tell the story of how she and her sister nicknamed their mother "Tillie" when they discovered her middle name was Matilda.
    Rachel Whitney 1984
    (Name Nerd since abt. 1994)

    Malcolm Alexander 2012

    Adele Matilda 2019

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2019
    Congrats on your daughter, and I admire both your strength and hers. She has an absolutely gorgeous name.
    Aine, 15. “If you have the words, there’s always a chance that you’ll find the way.”
    -Seamus Heaney
    Irish Signature (under construction)
    Sorcha Muriel Niamh * Dara Lennon Gael * Aithne Eilis Mare * Iona Meriel Vega * Larkin Tierney Sarai * Ceara Maeve * Nora Rosaleen * Elouera * Araluen

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2017
    Congratulations! Her name is so beautiful and goes perfectly with her brother's!
    Tabitha Olivia Juno ❀ Phillipa Maisie Lilac ❀ Beatrix Ardith Nell
    Rosamund Harriet Eve ❀ Edith Lavender Ruby
    Helena Marguerite Plum
    Queenie • Pippa • Betty • Rose • Edie • Nell

    Edmund Thomas Kit ☾ Walter Dorian Hart ☾ Bramwell Caspian Grey
    Robin Theodore Ives ☾ Bruno Jackson Claude
    Hugo Alexander Poet
    Teddy • Waldo • Bram • Ivo • Sunny • Hughes

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2016

    Adele Matilda is a stunning choice
    Sarai Matilda|Romilly Charlotte|Ginevra Snow|Ilaria Winter
    Tristan Wilder|Everett Orion|Ezra Apollo|Otto Elias

    Stretched nicknames
    Elodie Saffron 'Effie'|Ophelia Alice 'Opal'|Cara Leonie 'Cleo'
    Arthur Logan 'Arlo'|Reed Emerson 'Remy'|Tobias Edwin 'Teddy'

    More names!

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    WOW, gorgeous! Congratulations!!
    Mommy to Konrad Wolfgang '13 and Louisa Marie '16
    Hildy - Zelda - Mabel - Frida - Greta - Rosemary - Veronika - Edelweiss
    Frederick "Fritz" - Hugo - Alaric - Kai - Cormac - Arlo - Rex - Oskar - Abel

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