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#1 Gumnut82

Posted 25 November 2012 - 12:35 PM

Hi all,

I had a strange dream the other night that bub (due in 9 weeks) had arrived but for some reason we just hadn't 'gotten around' to naming her... oops. That has prompted me and DH to get back to our shortlist. We have a few definite options but I'm on the lookout for any similar names that maybe we haven't thought of yet? And/or feedback on our current options.

Currently on the shortlist:
Lucy
Charlotte
Zoe
Hannah
DH and I both love Amelie but can't use it for this bub (my sister just named her bub Emily), also like but can't use Ruby, Rosie, Grace, Anna.

As far as middle names go, I'm liking Winter (esp combo Lucy Winter), and I'm open to any other not-too-out-there noun alternatives. I'm not bothered by how 'popular' names are, more important that DH and I both like it. Definitely no uneek spelling though original.gif

Thanks!
katevictoria

Edited by katevictoria, 25 November 2012 - 12:37 PM.


#2 ~damons-mum~

Posted 25 November 2012 - 01:31 PM

From your list my preference would be:
Zoe
Lucy
Hannah
Charlotte

Have you considered? (All these are siblings for children with your name oreferences)

Ella
Amelia
Grace
Annabel
Holly
Jessica
Georgia



#3 Justaduck

Posted 25 November 2012 - 01:40 PM

Lucy - like but not sure if I would rather use for a mn
Charlotte - was on our list of 3 for DD
Zoe - like it, but not for my own DD
Hannah - for a middle name maybe





#4 Plaxy

Posted 25 November 2012 - 04:48 PM

I do love Lucy Winter!

Zoe Spring
Hannah Meadow


#5 Gudrun

Posted 25 November 2012 - 05:35 PM

I like Lucy Winter too and in fact all the names on your list.


Others:

Celeste
Romy
Xanthe
Phoebe
Leah
Nina
Clara
Lena

MN's:

Summer
Meadow
Velvet
Rainbow
Soleil
Lilac
Saffron
Cerise
Primrose
Tulip
Topaz
Willow
Sorrel

#6 ~Peaches~

Posted 25 November 2012 - 07:38 PM

Lucy is my favorite on your list by far, and I love the combination of Lucy Winter, gorgeous wub.gif

I like Charlotte and Zoe, but both are so very popular at the moment that turns me off them a bit, but I know that's not important to you original.gif

Hannah is NMS.

Love the suggestions of Romy too.

Some other suggestions-
Lila
Remi
Maya
Rosie
Stella
Ivy
Violet
Juliet




#7 Gumnut82

Posted 25 November 2012 - 08:06 PM

Some great suggestions so far, thanks! Keep 'em coming!! original.gif

#8 kerilyntaryn

Posted 25 November 2012 - 08:39 PM

I'd choose Zoe first then Hannah, Lucy and Charlotte

Chloe would be nice too
or Lily
Amy
Elsie
Faith
Hope
Phoebe
Sadie
Lara
Lana
Amelia
Chantelle



#9 Plaxy

Posted 25 November 2012 - 09:40 PM

Other possible first names:

Ellen
Adele
Adeline
Holly
Daisy
Molly
Flora

more middle names:

Snow
Peace
Fayre (old English fair)
Lace
Storm
Sunshine
Tempest
Sapphire
River

eg
Charlotte Lace
Mollie Fayre





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