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#1 genevievesmum

Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:49 PM

Hey gals,

Having last minute jitters for my little daughter due this week!

I already have Genevieve Lily and the name we have "chosen" is Estelle Valerie (Valerie after my mm).

Although no other names seem to knock this one off I'm having that last minute panic.

What do you think or any other suggestions?

Thanks in advance.

#2 9ferals

Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:51 PM

Genevieve and Estelle sound lovely together - stick with it!

#3 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:53 PM

Estelle is gorgeous.

#4 Lyra

Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:54 PM

It's not a name I would choose and I don't really like it but I think you should stick with it

#5 dae-gu

Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:55 PM

Perfect!!!!

#6 littleboysmum

Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:00 PM

It's a gorgeous name OP and goes perfectly with Genevieve (also gorgeous BTW). Good luck and best wishes on the impending birth.

#7 feralangel

Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:02 PM

Don't change it - it is perfect  smile1.gif

#8 cstar

Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:03 PM

I love it too, and it goes lovely with Genevieve

#9 MissDodger

Posted 03 December 2012 - 02:06 PM

Use it! It is a beautiful name.

Genevieve and Estelle are the top two names on my list - you have awesome taste! :-)


#10 Plaxy

Posted 03 December 2012 - 02:12 PM

Estelle Valerie is so lovely I can't imagine anything else knocking it off either! You can take some time afte she is born to see if the name 'settles' and don't have to rush it!

#11 sparkles30

Posted 03 December 2012 - 02:22 PM

That is a beautiful name. I'd be tempted to steal it except my DD1s name already sounds like Estelle. Estelle lends itself to so many nicknames, plus it is a lovely full name for any age. Great choice, don't second guess it.

#12 noi'mnot

Posted 03 December 2012 - 02:30 PM

It's lovely, keep it! original.gif

#13 kerilyntaryn

Posted 03 December 2012 - 02:42 PM

perfect

#14 ChickyMumma

Posted 03 December 2012 - 02:45 PM

Love both your daughters names.

I got the jitters with DS1 but decided I loved the name for a reason and jumped and order all personalised betting and nappy bag and toys etc, so I locked myself into it original.gif

#15 Snugglybirdie

Posted 03 December 2012 - 02:50 PM

I remember feel the jitters when it was approaching time to name my daughter.  But I am glad I stick to the original plan and now i love it more.  

I think stick with the name otherwise you will regret it.

#16 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 03 December 2012 - 02:52 PM

Genevieve & Estelle are two stunning names. Both would be in my top 20!

Others I like are:

Juliet
Laura
Celeste
Ruby
Alice
Emily
Clare
Kate
Felicity
Bridget
Charlotte
Zara
Francesca
Ella
Hannah
Sophia




#17 Gudrun

Posted 03 December 2012 - 03:10 PM

Genevieve Lily and:

Sabine Valerie
Brigitte Valerie
Simone Valerie
Odette Valerie
Claudine Valerie
Claudette Valerie
Georgette Valerie
Corinne Valerie
Patrice Valerie
Martine Valerie
Celeste Valerie
Colette Valerie


#18 BabyBumbleBee

Posted 03 December 2012 - 03:10 PM

Estelle is beautiful, I'd think you'd regret changing now. My only other thoughts would be Stella or Estella.

#19 Missy Shelby

Posted 03 December 2012 - 03:14 PM

Both beautiful names on their own and together.

You don't need to change a thing op!

#20 Starrydawn

Posted 03 December 2012 - 03:21 PM

Gorgeous name.

#21 bubmakes3

Posted 03 December 2012 - 03:32 PM

Its a stunning name - or in the words of my DS (2.5) 'it's perfect now'

#22 greypink

Posted 03 December 2012 - 04:27 PM

I agree with everyone else, don't change it!

#23 Plaxy

Posted 03 December 2012 - 05:50 PM

Genevieve Lily and

Elissa Valerie
Fabienne Valerie
Clarisse Valerie
Berenice Valerie
Eleanor Valerie
Lucienne Valerie
Simonette Valerie
Nicolette Valerie
Cerise Valerie

#24 genevievesmum

Posted 03 December 2012 - 08:25 PM

Thanks guys! It seems the majority say to keep!

#25 Bellefin

Posted 03 December 2012 - 11:49 PM

Beautiful sibset, I personally prefer Stella but Estelle is lovely too. I have been getting the jitters too but at 37 weeks have started to talk to baby by her name and I love it. You don't need to change it.




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