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#1 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:29 PM

I love the name Pearl. DH would need some convincing as he thinks it sounds like a trashy name, I think more classic old lady name.

What do you think of Pearl? also any middle name suggestions?

I'm thinking:
Pearl Elisabeth
Pearl Nova
Pearl Elise
Pearl Summer
Pearl Carmella

Can't think of any others.

Edited by Sunnycat, 02 December 2012 - 03:55 PM.


#2 blackbird

Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:39 PM

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#3 Great Dame

Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:41 PM

Love Pearl.

The only thing going against it (or for, depending if you like him) is Jack Osbourne named his daughter the same name.

It's definitely a classy 'old lady' name, not trashy at all.

#4 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:43 PM

QUOTE (Madame Catty @ 02/12/2012, 04:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Love Pearl.

The only thing going against it (or for, depending if you like him) is Jack Osbourne named his daughter the same name.

It's definitely a classy 'old lady' name, not trashy at all.


Yeah that's true, I think his daughter is Pearl Clementine. I reckon it might be one of those names that ends up taking off in a few years.



#5 noi'mnot

Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:44 PM

Genuinely lovely. There is nothing trashy, at all, about Pearl. original.gif

#6 Gudrun

Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:58 PM

It's a thumbs up from me too.  Simple elegance.  I would look at long multi-syllabic flourishes for the middle eg:


Pearl Amaryllis
Pearl Artemisia
Pearl Philomena
Pearl Catalina
Pearl Katarina

#7 Thylacine

Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:58 PM

I LOVE Pearl. Unfortunately DP is not fond of it, he says it is a hipster name  sad.gif

#8 BabyBumbleBee

Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:03 PM

Great for a middle name but not for a first name.

#9 la di dah

Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:03 PM

It's not trashy at all. It is a little elderly if anything. Vintage-sweet.

I do like Elizabeth but it seems like lots of options would work with Pearl, minus L names?

Pearl Simone
Pearl Catherine
Pearl Vivien
Pearl Caroline (I am loving -line names right now, Caroline/Jacqueline/Emmeline/Evangeline etc. and since Pearl is short you can really do any)
Pearl Veronica
Pearl Meredith

#10 kerilyntaryn

Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:05 PM

there's a pearl in my daughter's class

pearl elise is lovely

others

amy
Olivia
Candice
Sophia
naomi
Heidi
Katherine
Josephine
delphine
caroline
gabrielle
gabriella
Abigail
Imogen
lauren
lara
laura
Miranda
saskia
chloe
zoe




#11 FourLittleLoves

Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:07 PM

I love Pearl! It was on our middle name girl list for this one but doesn't fit out last name sad.gif
Not trashy one bit.

#12 kerilyntaryn

Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:07 PM

there's a pearl in my daughter's class

pearl elise is lovely

others

amy
Olivia
Candice
Sophia
naomi
Heidi
Katherine
Josephine
delphine
caroline
gabrielle
gabriella
Abigail
Imogen
lauren
lara
laura
Miranda
saskia
chloe
zoe




#13 greypink

Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:12 PM

QUOTE (Thylacine @ 02/12/2012, 04:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I LOVE Pearl. Unfortunately DP is not fond of it, he says it is a hipster name  sad.gif


I love Pearl too and unfortunately my husband says the same sad.gif

#14 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:13 PM

I love Pearl and think it will be very popular soon.
And vintage chic (as I also see my DD's name to be)

#15 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:21 PM

QUOTE (Thylacine @ 02/12/2012, 03:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I LOVE Pearl. Unfortunately DP is not fond of it, he says it is a hipster name  sad.gif



QUOTE (greypink @ 02/12/2012, 04:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I love Pearl too and unfortunately my husband says the same sad.gif


Damn husbands sad.gif

#16 KatakaGeoGirl

Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:23 PM

What about Pearl Elsbeth? As in a different form of Elizabeth?

#17 Swahili

Posted 02 December 2012 - 11:04 PM

I think it's lovely. Pearl Elise is beautiful.

#18 vanessa71

Posted 03 December 2012 - 10:21 AM

QUOTE (Katakacpk @ 02/12/2012, 05:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What about Pearl Elsbeth? As in a different form of Elizabeth?


I think you will find it's Elspeth.



#19 Buggylicious

Posted 03 December 2012 - 10:29 AM

I love Pearl, I prefer it in the middle name position but that's simply because I love OTT frilly girls names.

I also love Opal.

#20 la di dah

Posted 03 December 2012 - 10:34 AM

QUOTE (Buggylicious @ 03/12/2012, 11:29 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I also love Opal.

I adore Opal. I thought I was the only one.

#21 Bellefin

Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:10 PM

NMS but it's nice, I would steer clear of another noun with it though - Pearl Summer sounds like a romance novel. I like Pearl Elisabeth, something equally vintage and classy goes nicely.

#22 jai*

Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:15 PM

I really like Pearl. It is lovely.
You do have to be careful with middle names as the above PP has stated.
I'd pair it with an equally lovely traditional name. Like Alexandra or Charlotte.

#23 emlis22

Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:33 PM

I like Pearl, probably prefer it in the middle.

I do think that it's a name that will trend.

I also prefer Opal (again, in the middle).

#24 BobTony

Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:45 PM

I'm not mad on it, but in general I'm not gone on precious stone names ie Pearl, Opal, Coral, Beryl, Jade, Ruby.....

#25 B.3

Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:48 PM

It's nms.
It's not terrible but I can't say I like it that much.




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