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#1 Micho

Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:04 PM

Hi,
Our DD2 is arriving in 4 weeks and we have a few names we like. DD1 is Payton.
The names we like are:

Paige
Hadley
Harper

What do you think? I think they all go with Payton. The surname is 4 syllables and the last one sounds like eee. IYKWIM.
Or does anyone have suggestions of similar names?
TIA

#2 Elemenopee

Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:07 PM

I really like Paige. They others are NMS.

#3 bikingbubs

Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:12 PM

I love Paige original.gif It was up there on my list, until I realised it didnt go with our surname (Read)

#4 FiveAus

Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:13 PM

I like Harper the best. Paige and Payton sound very alike. Someone put forward a name recently I'd never heard of and really liked. Atley. It would sound great with Payton.

#5 EzSmith

Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:13 PM

I love Paige!
Although u have to consider do u want both 'P' names?
And if u will be having a third baby, would that be a 'P' name also (u know how some people like to do that?).

Or Paisley?
Priya?

Good luck!

#6 calico

Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:16 PM

I really love Paige :wuv:

Harper and Hadley sound way too masculine for a girl!

#7 FunkyChooken

Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:42 PM

My eldist is Paige...I love her name obviously!
Harper was my absolute fav name for years..before it got popular...but it never went with our surname.

#8 Jenferal

Posted 14 November 2012 - 02:16 PM

I love Paige but husband said no sad.gif
I quite like Harper too for a girl.

#9 Plaxy

Posted 14 November 2012 - 03:10 PM

I like Paige, but as others said, are you ok with 2 pay...sounding names?
I also like Hadley, but not a fan of Harper. It has become quite over-used, and I think this style of names particularly works well when they are more unusual.

other suggestions:

Marlow
Brinley
Fairlie
Miley
Paget
Greer
Tansy
Tanith
Bronte
Tamsin
Brynna
Airlie
Adair
Blythe

#10 mum201

Posted 14 November 2012 - 03:20 PM

I loved Harper until the beckhams used it. I would have used it for a boy or girl......

#11 emlis22

Posted 14 November 2012 - 03:38 PM

I probably wouldn't do Paige and Payton, and Harper and Hadley are OK (prefer Harper)

Halle
Quinn
Abigail
Astra
Finley
Harlow

#12 la di dah

Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:07 PM

Paige is nice but not great with Payton. Other options for that smooth streamlined-yet-femme sound could be Jade, Rain, Claire, Maeve, Mae, Eve, or under-appreciated Jane? I admit with a 4 syllable last name a 1 syllable first would be tempting.

As far as Hadley, all -ley names tend to annoy me but I am a curmudgeon.

Not a big fan of Harper. A few of my favourite -er sound names for girls are probably: Hesper, Vesper, Briar, Winter, Demeter (Demeter NN Demi is either really cute, or I'm insane, or both). I left out the ones that EB has really always hated. There's also Asha which I like but always forget to put in this category.

Edited by la di dah, 14 November 2012 - 04:18 PM.


#13 Princess.cranky.pants

Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:10 PM

I like Paige but I think it's too similar to Payton.

I dislike-
Hadley. I think if it as a boys name.
Harper. So over used.

#14 4Littleloves

Posted 14 November 2012 - 05:59 PM

I really like all your choices.  Paige is similar but I don't think it is a big issue..  If your surname ends in an eee sound maybe Hadley is not the best fit .  Congrats on the soon to be new arrival! I'm due the same time  original.gif

#15 4Littleloves

Posted 14 November 2012 - 06:01 PM

Oh and I agree with FiveAus ...Atley fits nice too

#16 kerilyntaryn

Posted 14 November 2012 - 11:12 PM

Paige goes best
I dont think Hadley would be a good fit with your surname

Harper would go well too

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