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#1 Pamela72

Posted 08 December 2012 - 04:44 PM

Hi,
DH and I have some girl names in mind if we have a girl, my DH loves Abigail which I'm not sure on. Others picked are
VanessaCelina
We have settled on Elizabeth as middle name in memory of grandmother. Last name starts with L. Any ideas I love Vanessa.

After thought,
We also considered,
Deanna and Ariana.

Edited by Pamela72, 10 December 2012 - 07:38 PM.


#2 chickendrumstick

Posted 08 December 2012 - 04:53 PM

Abigail is definitely my favourite from the names you've listed.
Vanessa is my least favourite.

Other ideas:
Celeste
Vivienne
Valerie
Serena
Samantha
Arabella
Nellie
Verity

#3 davalli

Posted 08 December 2012 - 05:02 PM

I second Abigail, but also like;
  • Georgia
  • Morgan
  • Emerson
  • Peyton
  • Audrey
  • Imogen
  • Brielle
  • Celeste



#4 Tim Tam

Posted 08 December 2012 - 05:31 PM

Abigail is nice and so is Celina.

#5 Gudrun

Posted 08 December 2012 - 05:34 PM

My rankings of the options would be:

Vanessa
Celina



Abigail


NN Ness or Lina are both cool IMO.

#6 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:54 PM

I really like Celina, and Vanessa is okay. I really dislike Abigail.

#7 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:17 PM

In order:

Vanessa
Celina
Abigail

#8 Rainbow Brite

Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:11 PM

Wrong thread!! Oops

Edited by Madam Plum, 08 December 2012 - 11:12 PM.


#9 Bellefin

Posted 09 December 2012 - 12:43 AM

I really like Celina and Vanessa is nice. Abigail is an ok name but is really common and trendy at the moment which puts me off it. I think you would have to be prepared everyone would assume it was spelled Selina/Selena though. Miles ahead of Abigail though.

#10 Jazza L

Posted 09 December 2012 - 10:06 AM

Abigail is nice-and the shortenings are great (Abbey).
Not a huge fan of Vanessa. "Vanessa the undresser"used to get sung at school to the Vanessa's in my era!

#11 la di dah

Posted 09 December 2012 - 12:00 PM

Vanessa is okay but I'd prefer some other V names like Veronica, Valeria, Violet, Viveca, etc.

Celina is really nice as far as sound but Selena/Selina seems more intuitive to me. Could just be what I am used to I guess. I think it is still my favourite of your options.

Abigail is pleasant/classic/in good taste etc. but very popular and not one of my most favourite Biblical names anyway.

Edited by la di dah, 09 December 2012 - 12:06 PM.


#12 kerilyntaryn

Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:10 PM

Vanessa is lovely
Abigail is nice,  Gabrielle is nice too
Celine or Celeste are nice too

#13 treefalls

Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:21 PM

QUOTE (la di dah @ 09/12/2012, 01:00 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Vanessa is okay but I'd prefer some other V names like Veronica, Valeria, Violet, Viveca, etc.

+1 .... I LOOOOVVVE Viveca!! wub.gif Vanessa is nice though, OP. It seems like an unusual choice to me - not currently trendy. I was going to suggest Veronica as an 'edgier' alternative, but it seems that you like softer sounding names original.gif

I also think Celine is a really lovely name and prefer the simplicity of it to Celina/Selina (which I think reminds me of semolina, of all things rolleyes.gif) Celine and Chloe are both lovely in the same sort of way. Or you could consider Celeste/Celestine wub.gif or Marcelle/Marcella for something a little different?

I'm not a huge fan of Abigail for some reason. I suppose it seems like Abby+Gail, and I'm not that keen on either of those. Completely personal preference, but I like the others much better. Good luck deciding original.gif

Edited by MelbChick, 09 December 2012 - 09:22 PM.


#14 leisamd

Posted 10 December 2012 - 08:06 AM

I love Vanessa so much, I couldn't convince my DH.

Abigail is nice but I know a million of them.  Celina is just not to my taste.

Suggestions:

Pearl
Bethany
Annaliese
Miranda
Felicity


#15 emlis22

Posted 10 December 2012 - 08:10 AM

I like the look of Celina, but prefer Cecile, Celia, Cecilia etc. I think they all go with Elizabeth rather well.

I like Vanessa, don't love it.

Abigail is nice enough, but nothing special about it either.

#16 Z-girls rock

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:13 AM

hhmm Vanessa is ok but I do prefer Vivian or Vivica

Celina is ok but I prefer Cecily, or Celeste

Abigail is nice.

#17 Ragdoll*Lover

Posted 10 December 2012 - 04:30 PM

I like Celina and Abigail from your choices.

I also like....

Sienna / Sierra
Alice
Amelia


#18 B.feral3

Posted 10 December 2012 - 04:47 PM

Vanessa is way better than Abigail. Good luck.  original.gif

#19 Missy Shelby

Posted 10 December 2012 - 04:53 PM

Abigail is definitely nms but I quite like Vanessa out of your options.

#20 Pamela72

Posted 10 December 2012 - 07:32 PM

Hi all thanks for all your input.
Just thought I might add some other names we also had originally just to add them in,
They are,Deanna
Ariana.
I definitely like the three at the beginning. What do you think?

I do think we like soft names, also not that interested in popular now names, perhaps a little old fashioned.

Edited by Pamela72, 10 December 2012 - 07:34 PM.


#21 Pamela72

Posted 10 December 2012 - 07:36 PM

QUOTE (leisamd @ 10/12/2012, 09:06 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I love Vanessa so much, I couldn't convince my DH.

Abigail is nice but I know a million of them.  Celina is just not to my taste.

Suggestions:

Pearl
Bethany
Annaliese
Miranda
Felicity


Thanks, I never thought of Miranda I like it.

#22 Betty_D

Posted 10 December 2012 - 07:43 PM

QUOTE (MelbChick @ 09/12/2012, 10:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I also think Celine is a really lovely name and prefer the simplicity of it to Celina/Selina (which I think reminds me of semolina, of all things rolleyes.gif ) Celine and Chloe are both lovely in the same sort of way. Or you could consider Celeste/Celestine wub.gif or Marcelle/Marcella for something a little different?


Beautiful suggestions! wub.gif

#23 Gudrun

Posted 10 December 2012 - 09:20 PM

Yep, really like Deanna and Ariana as well as Vanessa and Celina.   I like your taste!

#24 kerilyntaryn

Posted 11 December 2012 - 01:59 PM

Arianna is nice or Adrianna, Arielle

Deanna is ok or Leanna, Leandra, Suzanne, Susannah, Johanna

Vivette is pretty too

#25 jazzann

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:04 AM

what about vivienne




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