My name short list
, Oct 02 2012 11:36 PM
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Posted 02 October 2012 - 11:36 PM
I have a bit of a shortlist going but still feel like I haven't found the perfect name. I am keen to add to this list as well as ask your opinion on these names, although I have previously posted several months ago about some of the names listed below.
What other names do you think are similar to these ones? Any suggestions would be most welcomed. I am leaning more towards Arabella but wondered if it is a little bit too ordinary.
Edited by ♥Penny♥, 02 October 2012 - 11:36 PM.
Posted 02 October 2012 - 11:45 PM
I love Arabella had it on my list but DP said no
Willow would be my next choice the rest are nms
Posted 03 October 2012 - 12:11 AM
Arabella is easily my pick of your list. Names that I think have a similar resonance:
Edited by Gudrun, 03 October 2012 - 08:54 PM.
Posted 03 October 2012 - 10:55 AM
Arabella and then Willow.
Annabel is nice also.
Posted 03 October 2012 - 03:01 PM
From your list, Arabella is my pick. Several of the names Gudrun has added are equally lovely, and I will second the suggested Araminta and Adelita.
Posted 03 October 2012 - 03:04 PM
I love Araminta. With the Belle/Bella names being so popular, Araminta is like a nice, unexpected surprise.
Good luck! Lucky you (I loved having the opportunity to think about baby names & pick combos for my kids).
Posted 03 October 2012 - 03:43 PM
Arabella.... it's a gorgeous name
Posted 03 October 2012 - 04:11 PM
The only name I love from your list is:
Edited by ~THE~MAGICIAN~, 03 October 2012 - 04:11 PM.
Posted 03 October 2012 - 10:13 PM
I have some sweet collection of name of children those are:
Edited by webhenry, 03 October 2012 - 10:14 PM.
Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:34 PM
Arabella - nice
Estelle - pretty
Estella - nice
Willow - very popular, dont like
Farrah - ok
Posted 04 October 2012 - 08:15 AM
I think Arabella is lovely and not at all ordinary. Estella would be my other pick from your list.
My #1 suggestion would be Aurelia.
Posted 04 October 2012 - 09:24 AM
Arabella and Estelle or Estella for me too.
Posted 04 October 2012 - 10:21 AM
The only name I love from your list is:
Me too. The rest I don't like. I really dislike Arabella.
Some PP suggestions are nice.
Posted 04 October 2012 - 10:29 AM
I like Arabella best.
BMJ's suggestion of Araminta is really nice too.
I like Annabel but its comparatively popular (I'm just a Poe fangirl I guess). Aurora, Amaryllis, Aviva, Amarantha... all very appealing.
Other -bel names I like that aren't over-popular are Rosabel and Mirabel. Other -ella names could be Raphaela and Ariella? There's Belphoebe which is a guilty pleasure for me but it's a bit out-there.
I do like Willow - along with Willa and Wilhelmina.
I prefer Esther to Estelle/Estella. Of course I also like Esmeralda but I admit that's more odd.
Posted 04 October 2012 - 01:44 PM
Thanks for all the suggestions and comments, it's really useful to know as I'm still really uncertain! I wish I could just find a name that I really loved 100% and could rest about it
What do you think of the name Easton for a girl?
Posted 04 October 2012 - 03:10 PM
sorry dont like it for a girl at all
Posted 11 January 2013 - 08:12 PM
I'd go Estelle, Farrah then Willow.
Edited by Sunnycat, 11 January 2013 - 08:17 PM.
Posted 11 January 2013 - 08:24 PM
My top two picks would be Arabella and Estelle, both are gorgeous. I don't think Arabella is at all 'too ordinary', and have actually never met one IRL, even though I think it is a stunning name
Also love LDD's suggestions of Raphaela, it's one of my favorites.
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