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#1 obscure

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:29 PM

I have a potential boy's name sorted but I'm a bit stuck on girls' names. As the title suggests, I would like a name that's pretty, gentle but spunky. So far I like Lucy, Sophie or Imogen. What do you think of these names? And have you got any other ideas? Thanks!

#2 ms flib

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:33 PM

Stella

#3 Banana Pancakes

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:34 PM

Lucia
Miranda
Gemma and
Ava

#4 Mrs Lannister

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:37 PM

Chloe
Eve


#5 The Old Feral

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:37 PM

Alice
Lily
Harriet

#6 RealityBites

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:38 PM

Freya, Anna

#7 CherrySunday

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:39 PM

I was thinking Imogen when I read your title.
Harriet also springs to mind.

#8 Flutters

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:39 PM

I like the three names you've mentioned. Some other suggestions

Paige
Peyton
Felicity
Elodie

Edited by Flutters, 18 November 2012 - 07:40 PM.


#9 runnybabbit

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:40 PM

LOVE Imogen.

Alyssa?

#10 flipped out

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:42 PM

I love Phillipa and think Pip is a pretty spunky nickname original.gif

#11 ms flib

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:44 PM

Eloise

#12 MGB

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:46 PM

Love Lucy & Alice

#13 PattiODoors

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:47 PM

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#14 Ice Queen

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:49 PM

QUOTE (ms flib @ 18/11/2012, 06:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Stella


Yes this a very spunky name!  I was thinking about it for my DD but decided it was a bit too strong.  I am not sure I find Lucy spunky but it is a lovely name.

Lucia is gorgeous.

Anna

#15 Jekaho

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:49 PM

I LOVE Imogen.

#16 Taradiddle

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:51 PM

QUOTE (obscure @ 18/11/2012, 08:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
pretty, gentle but spunky.


I have a Lucy and she's all three :-) It is my favourite out of your 3.  

I'd suggest Poppy.

#17 BlueUnicorn

Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:58 PM

I like Poppy and Harriet!  Lucy is pretty but I like it at as a nn to Lucinda.

Ramona
Pippin
Dana
Hannah
Sarah
Louise

Imogen isn't a favourite of mine because there is one in my dds class and all the kids pronounce it Emma-gen.

#18 TinyTeddys

Posted 18 November 2012 - 08:36 PM

Love Sophie!!

Also like a PP's suggestion of Alyssa and Hannah.
I like Clara as well.

#19 Plaxy

Posted 18 November 2012 - 09:25 PM

I like Lucy, Sophie and Imogen!

A few more:

Genevieve
Angelie
Sian
Flora
Miriam
Gwyneth
Maia
Celia
Cerise
Mischa
Molly
Fleur
Maisie
Bryony

#20 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 18 November 2012 - 09:30 PM

Another vote for Hannah.

#21 kerilyntaryn

Posted 18 November 2012 - 09:50 PM

Lucy, Sophie or Imogen. - love them all

others

Amy
Heidi
Eliza
Lydia
Gretel
Greta
Ingrid
Jasmine
Kirsten
Laura
Miranda
Melissa
Suzanne
Naomi
Jessica
Sarah
Rebekah
Olivia
Chloe
Nadia

#22 noonehere

Posted 18 November 2012 - 10:06 PM

Dd is kyra (ky) my second choice is alexis (lexie)

#23 Gudrun

Posted 18 November 2012 - 10:44 PM

I think Lucy fits the bill.


Suggestions:

Celeste
Daisy

#24 nasty roses

Posted 18 November 2012 - 10:53 PM

QUOTE (elleep @ 18/11/2012, 07:51 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have a Lucy and she's all three :-) It is my favourite out of your 3.

Mine too  original.gif

#25 jazzann

Posted 19 November 2012 - 12:26 AM

i love love love harriet. i had it picked for my ds had he been a girl. love poppy as well my dd middle name. i also really likw daisy




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