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#1 MadeleineCharlotte

Posted 05 December 2012 - 09:59 PM

Finding out the gender of bubs in 2 weeks!
Which do you prefer; Stella, Evangeline, Violet or Vivienne?
Sibling to Leopold, will have two middle names as per family tradition (not 100% sure on what those will be yet, but none more than 2 syllables), surname is one syllable and starts with 'J'.

DF isn't as keen on the last two names, but I've included them in the short list as I love all 4 names original.gif

TIA xoxo

#2 pippityroo

Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:03 PM

Violet is my fave from your list. Mainly due to it being dd3's middle name. original.gif

#3 ~Peaches~

Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:04 PM

Stella and Violet are my favorites from your list, lovely names.

#4 Percival

Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:05 PM

I love all your names! Probably my order would go
Evangeline
Vivienne
Stella
Violet

However I love them all so my order may change tomorrow original.gif

#5 Weirdly Sane

Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:10 PM

Evangeline, by a mile.

Vivienne is pretty too.  Violet is nice but I'm not keen on "Vi". Stella is ok, a bit too "Streetcar named Desire" for me.

#6 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:15 PM

Vivienne or Stella.

Violet is NMS and I really dislike Evangeline.

#7 Magnus

Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:16 PM

I like Evangeline the best. The only one I don't like is Vivienne (but I don't mind Vivien/Vivian)

#8 :::

Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:25 PM

Stella or Vivienne

#9 la di dah

Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:29 PM

Violet juuust edges out Vivienne - I love both. Vivien would edge out Violet.

I like Evangeline but it feels too Christian for me personally. Still a pretty sound and I like to see it on other people's kids.

I don't like Stella at all.

#10 MadeleineCharlotte

Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:50 PM

I love the spelling Vivien too, meant to put Vivienne/Vivien oops haha. Thanks everyone for your input so far!

I am not religious, but love the sound of Evangeline and it's meaning. Plus the nicknames Evie, Eve/Eva and Angie.

Stella is a long time favourite, but it seems to become more popular these days.

Violet I just adore and I love "Leopold and Violet/Leo and Vi" wub.gif
So as you can see I am very torn haha


#11 kerilyntaryn

Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:51 PM

Vivienne  then Stella

#12 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:55 PM

In order:

Vivienne
Stella
Violet
Evangeline

#13 Kitty Fantastico

Posted 05 December 2012 - 11:02 PM

In order:

Vivienne spelt this way. To me Vivien is pronounced slightly differently to Vivienne.
Violet followed closely by
Evangeline
Not a fan of Stella, sorry.

#14 Gudrun

Posted 06 December 2012 - 12:23 AM

Purely a matter of taste but the only name I like in your list is Vivien and I think that spelling goes the best with Leopold.

I would also like Estella with Leopold.  Both 3 syllables.

#15 José

Posted 06 December 2012 - 03:05 AM

My order of preference would be Evangeline then violet then Vivienne then Stella.b

#16 Monroe

Posted 06 December 2012 - 06:09 AM

In order:

Violet
Stella
Vivien



Evangeline

#17 Bombom

Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:07 AM

i love Viviene too but DH know someone he doesn't really like with the name so we scrap it off our list. original.gif

#18 calico

Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:12 AM

The only name i don't like is Evangeline. The other 3 names are absolutely gorgeous.

#19 treefalls

Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:23 AM

Love them all OP!

Stella was my favourite years ago and then my uncle and aunt had twins and called one of them Stella so I stopped thinking about it because I knew I'd never use it for my own kids.

Then my other uncle had a bub and they named her Violet. I was 'purple with envy' - biggrin.gif
Vi is a super cool NN - love it!

I fell in love with Evangeline after hearing that Matthew Sweet song .... A colleague's sister used it for her bub a few years ago and I still think it's gorgeous.

So that left Vivien for my own list. One of my absolute faves! ....and I have to say that Leopold and Vivien is the combination that makes me swoon wub.gif ... and I love the NN Viv.

You can't go wrong in my humble opinion! cool.gif

#20 Imaginary friend

Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:28 AM

I quite like Stella - dont mind Vivienne - bit meh on Violet or Evangeline.

#21 MadeleineCharlotte

Posted 06 December 2012 - 01:45 PM

Thank you everyone for your input. Still really stuggling to narrow this list down, hoping for another boy as the naming process will be so much easier! original.gif




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