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#1 EzSmith

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:54 PM

Hi all,
Which of these names do u prefer?

Please also tell me why...Perhaps suggest a mn for Greta?

Thank you!

Edited by EzSmith, 10 November 2012 - 08:57 PM.

#2 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:57 PM

Greta. Sounds nicer.

#3 la di dah

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:04 PM


Soft, romantic, Shakespearean... and also not Greta, which is never really my style.

#4 Missy Shelby

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:07 PM

I like Miranda better as I find Greta to bit too hard iykwim.

#5 BabyBumbleBee

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:10 PM


I've never liked Greta, it sounds quite harsh to me. Gretel I like though.

#6 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:15 PM

Greta. Love it!

#7 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:16 PM


#8 mnsr621

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:17 PM

I really like Miranda

#9 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:17 PM

I love Miranda - sounds pretty.  Greta sounds harsh and gutteral.

#10 ~shannon~

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:19 PM

I think I prefer Miranda, but Greta could grow on me. I do like Gretel too.

Greta Elise
Greta Rose
Greta Madeleine
Greta Helena
Greta Amelia
Greta Paige
Greta Miranda (this works better than Miranda Greta IMO)

#11 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:20 PM

Greta or Gretel  biggrin.gif

#12 treefalls

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:21 PM

I like them both. They have different personalities to me... They are the kind of names you could keep until you meet your baby and then pick whichever one seems to suit. Greta is a strong name, which is fabulous for a girl!

Middle names for Greta:

Greta Catherine
Greta Carmen
Greta Carys
Greta Florence
Greta Frances
Greta Hazel
Greta Jane
Greta Liesl
Greta Lilian
Greta Mae
Greta Margo
Greta Marlo
Greta Marion
Greta Saffron
Greta Scarlett
Greta Soren
Greta Violet
Greta Vivienne
Greta Willow

#13 FiveAus

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:24 PM

Miranda. Very pretty name.

#14 QueenElsa

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:25 PM


#15 Silver Girl

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:29 PM

I prefer Miranda.

#16 lynneyours

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:30 PM

Greta - I like it because it sounds less usual.

I like Miranda - I just think Sex in the City when I hear it - not sure why - I've never seen it and have no idea if someone called Miranda is on it.
I have a lovely friend called Miranda though and she is nicknamed Ran or Rans mostly.

#17 greypink

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:30 PM

I love Greta

#18 sa5ha

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:32 PM


Greta doesn't really appeal to me, but I really like Gretel. Probably more than Miranda, actually.

#19 kerilyntaryn

Posted 10 November 2012 - 11:57 PM

Miranda,  Greta is nice too though

what about Miranda Gretel



#20 B.feral3

Posted 11 November 2012 - 12:08 AM

Greta. It's absolutely lovely. It would be so adorable and wear well on an adult and older woman as well.

#21 bakesgirls

Posted 11 November 2012 - 12:14 AM

Greta wub.gif  It's a beautiful name that will wear well at any age.

#22 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 11 November 2012 - 12:18 AM

Prefer Miranda.

#23 Gudrun

Posted 11 November 2012 - 01:04 AM

What can I say?  Greta because I've always loved it and never tire of it.

Miranda is OK but would not rank in my favourite tri-syllabics. Not flourishy enough. And maybe because of the twangy mid vowel in English?

Greta middles (so much seems to go):

Greta Mireia
Greta Millicent
Greta Caroline

#24 TurtleTamer

Posted 11 November 2012 - 02:08 AM

Greta.  Miranda is dated to me.

#25 tres-chic

Posted 11 November 2012 - 07:03 AM

They're both lovely OP.

I marginally prefer Greta. DS1 has a Greta in his Kindy class and she's lovely.

(I unfortunately tend to associate Miranda with the Sydney suburb but it's a gorgeous name).

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