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#1 due3313

Posted 05 December 2012 - 12:43 PM

Edited by due3313, 18 December 2012 - 11:13 AM.

#2 Gudrun

Posted 05 December 2012 - 12:51 PM

The flow is perfect and I like the name Lacey too.  I'm asking myself if I would have noticed the bride thing if you hadn't pointed it out.  I think I would have.

Change the surname?   Or maybe Macey Brideson?

#3 Bel Rowley

Posted 05 December 2012 - 12:55 PM

I am seeing Lacey Bride, sorry. I'll admit it probably doesn't help that I'm not a fan of Lacey at the best of times.

#4 WithSprinkles

Posted 05 December 2012 - 01:00 PM

Sorry I'm another who doesn't think they go together well. What about Lucy instead?

#5 Madnesscraves

Posted 05 December 2012 - 01:09 PM

I'd prefer Maisie brideson which is similar to Lacey but not so smilar you'd get Lacey bride

#6 skae

Posted 05 December 2012 - 01:14 PM

Not keen on Lacey as a name personally, but it goes OK with your last name - I wouldnt worry about 'Lacey Bride'

#7 BabyBumbleBee

Posted 05 December 2012 - 01:54 PM

QUOTE (Bel Rowley @ 05/12/2012, 01:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am seeing Lacey Bride, sorry. I'll admit it probably doesn't help that I'm not a fan of Lacey at the best of times.

I agree with this.

#8 Candyley

Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:02 PM

I Looooooove Lacey, it is in my girls names list or sure.

I don't think it sounds bad at all with your surname.


Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:47 PM

I wouldn't go with Lacey, as she might not turn out to be a feminine/frilly/girls/lacey type girl/woman.

#10 la di dah

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:52 PM

QUOTE (Bel Rowley @ 05/12/2012, 01:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am seeing Lacey Bride, sorry. I'll admit it probably doesn't help that I'm not a fan of Lacey at the best of times.

This completely for me.

There's  probably 65 L names that I'd prefer with your last name and in general.

#11 mandarins

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:53 PM

I had to drop a few of my favourite names that I had for years after I took my husband name, and they really were bad when said together.

Time to think of another name you love.

#12 ASDivine

Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:00 PM

When I look at 'Lacey Brideson' I see Lacey bride, but when I say the name out loud I hear 'Lacey Brideson' which I think is a gorgeous name. Yes people will probably think 'Lacey bride' if they see it written but I doubt many will think of it when they hear her full name.
I say use it. It's a lovely name.

#13 Monroe

Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:00 PM

I had to drop a number of names with my DH's surname.
I'm a fan of Lacey, but not with your surname sorry.

#14 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:15 PM

I'm not a fan of Lacey but I think it goes fine with your surname.

TBH I don't think lacy is that natural an adjective to go with the word Bride. If I were to describe a bride I don't think I would resort to the word lacy over eg blushing or beautiful.

Although I do love the name Elaine and can see Lainie as a NN so would prefer Lainie over Lacey...

#15 kerilyntaryn

Posted 05 December 2012 - 06:11 PM

not fussed on Lacey, but goes ok with your surname

what about

elana nn laney
Cassandra cassie

#16 Mumma_G

Posted 05 December 2012 - 06:27 PM

What about women who marry men that have last names that dont sound right. I certainly didnt consider that when marrying DH and often they live with that name much longer. I say if you love it, go with it!

#17 Monroe

Posted 05 December 2012 - 07:38 PM

QUOTE (Mrs_Mumma_84 @ 05/12/2012, 07:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What about women who marry men that have last names that dont sound right. I certainly didnt consider that when marrying DH and often they live with that name much longer. I say if you love it, go with it!

I thought of that when marrying my DH. If his last name had of been something that rhymed or started with a 'sh' sounding I wouldn't have changed my name.
His surname is much cooler than my maiden name wink.gif

#18 Imaginary friend

Posted 05 December 2012 - 07:46 PM

I like the name Lacey - but yes I can see the issue with Lacey Bride and I agree Lacey Brideson is not an ideal combo - but not so terrible that it is unusable.

On the other hand, I do really love Lucy and that would solve the dilemma wink.gif

#19 la di dah

Posted 05 December 2012 - 07:56 PM

QUOTE (Mrs_Mumma_84 @ 05/12/2012, 07:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What about women who marry men that have last names that dont sound right. I certainly didnt consider that when marrying DH and often they live with that name much longer. I say if you love it, go with it!

If there had  been anything drastically wrong with my DH's name either on its own or with my name, I wouldn't have changed it?

I actually haven't changed it anyway officially... just because I CBF dealing with the embassy about my passport.

#20 naomi_j86

Posted 05 December 2012 - 07:58 PM

I have no problem with it.
Even if people did associate it with bride, I don't think it has negative connotations.
When she gets married, she may decide to change it anyway.

#21 Poss and Soss

Posted 06 December 2012 - 06:55 AM

QUOTE (Bel Rowley @ 05/12/2012, 01:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am seeing Lacey Bride, sorry. I'll admit it probably doesn't help that I'm not a fan of Lacey at the best of times.


#22 tres-chic

Posted 06 December 2012 - 06:58 AM

I think Lacey is pretty but with the surname it's less than ideal.

Depends on how much it bothers you OP?

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