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#1 Maniacal_laugh

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:32 PM

Looking for a name for the new baby due next year. Sibling is Sophie and our surname is one syllable 'ell' one.

Would love opinions on my girls list.

Celeste
Camille
Elise
Amelie
Juliet
Cecily
Colette
Claudette
Lucy
Elsie
Elizabeth
Katherine (Katie)



#2 Gudrun

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:28 PM

The names I like and that fit well:

Celeste
Camille
Lucy (and would be cute to spell it Lucie to go with Sophie to keep the French thing going)

Elizabeth (with NN Lizzie or Beth) and Katherine (with NN Kitty) would also fit. (Katie has not yet recovered from overuse for me.)

Claudette and Colette are also great names that fit well enough but not as well as the above.

Love Juliet and Cecily but they seem a bit 'big' with Sophie.

Not a fan of Elise, Amelie, Elsie.

#3 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:35 PM

I love your style. Sophie is gorgeous.

From your list I love:

Celeste
Juliet
Lucy

Other favourites right now are:

Kate
Laura
Bridget
Zara
Emily
Felicity
Annabel
Ruby
Estelle
Genevieve
Hannah
Charlotte
Clare
Ella


#4 BabyBumbleBee

Posted 11 December 2012 - 06:54 AM

I'd keep the following:
Celeste
Elise
Juliet-  I'd spell this Juliette though
Claudette
Lucy
Elizabeth
Katherine

Celeste or Juliette would be my top picks.

#5 kerilyntaryn

Posted 11 December 2012 - 12:54 PM

QUOTE (tiggywinkle @ 10/12/2012, 10:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Looking for a name for the new baby due next year. Sibling is Sophie and our surname is one syllable 'ell' one.

Would love opinions on my girls list.

Celeste - love it
Camille - ok
Elise - nice
Amelie nice or Amelia, Emily, Amy
Juliet - pretty
Cecily - ok
Colette - ok
Claudette - not fussed on this one,
Lucy - ok,  Lucinda or Lucianna are prettier
Elsie - ok
Elizabeth - nice
Katherine (Katie) - nice



#6 Plaxy

Posted 11 December 2012 - 01:01 PM

I like everything on your list except Elise.

To go with Sophie I narrow it down to

Celeste
Camille
Amelie
Lucy
Elizabeth
Katherine

which is not very narrow, but I agree with Gudrun about Celeste, Camille and Lucie being beautiful fits with Sophie.

#7 MGB

Posted 11 December 2012 - 01:03 PM

Gorgeous names. My fave is Lucy.

#8 Maniacal_laugh

Posted 11 December 2012 - 01:11 PM

Thanks for all the feedback ladies. Hmmm, Celeste is doing well. Now I will have to see if I can get it past DH. I love Beth as a nickname for Elizabeth but as our surname starts with a B, it doesn't really go.

I'm surprised Elsie isn't liked better - I think it's quite nice (perhaps I'm more used to it, as I see it as a Scottish name?)

#9 ThatsNotMyName

Posted 11 December 2012 - 01:18 PM

QUOTE
Celeste
Camille
Elise
Amelie
Juliet
Cecily
Colette
Claudette
Lucy
Elsie
Elizabeth
Katherine (Katie)


From your list I love Celeste as a stand alone name but I think Juliet & Elise are lovely & sound better with Sophie.

I have a friend with a Sophie & a Charlotte, I think they sound good together.

#10 Flutter Bug

Posted 11 December 2012 - 01:23 PM

OP, I LOVE Elsie!
Our DD was going to be Elsie too until the very last moment when she became Eliza! I also think of Elsie as a Scottish name it's my favourite along with Elizabeth to go with Sophie.

#11 la di dah

Posted 11 December 2012 - 01:28 PM

Celeste
Juliet
Elizabeth
Katherine (Katie)

Are my favourites. I don't like Elsie but I do like Elspeth, which feels very Scottish to me? I admit I love Catherine more than Katherine but both are nice really.

Celeste is gorgeous but I think I might put it in the middle as that second syllable emphasis will make it flatter most first names and also Sophie is sss-y and Sophie and Celeste would trip me a little.

Edited by la di dah, 11 December 2012 - 01:29 PM.


#12 ~Peaches~

Posted 11 December 2012 - 01:30 PM

I love Juliet and Lucy from your list original.gif

#13 lovepink

Posted 16 December 2012 - 09:31 AM

From your list I like Celeste, Amelie and Juliet the best (although I like it spelled Juliette). Here are some more suggestions:

Sophie and Jessica
Sophie and Ava
Sophie and Ella
Sophie and Bronte
Sophie and Isla
Sophie and Isabel
Sophie and Annabelle
Sophie and Madeline
Sophie and Jasmine
Sophie and Yasmin
Sophie and Lily
Sophie and Chelsea
Sophie and Bhriony
Sophie and Brianna
Sophie and Charlize
Sophie and Charlotte
Sophie and Matilda
Sophie and Brooklyn
Sophie and Felicia
Sophie and  Jade
Sophie and Annika
Sophie and Gretel
Sophie and Penelope
Sophie and Leisel
Sophie and Emerson

#14 elle-M

Posted 16 December 2012 - 02:57 PM

I adore Elizabeth (my DD's middle name) and Katherine (Katie).

#15 DreamFeralisations

Posted 16 December 2012 - 03:03 PM

Given your last name is one sylabelle, ends with "ell", I probably would stay clear of Camille and Elsie - but that is my preference.

My favourites from your list are Celeste and Lucy.

#16 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 16 December 2012 - 03:09 PM

I love Celeste.
But would also suggest Eliza as a similar name to your list that works well with Sophie.

#17 tres-chic

Posted 16 December 2012 - 03:12 PM

I love your list. Favourites with your one syllable LN are:

Amelie
Juliet
Cecily (Cecilia would be number one though)
Elsie
Elizabeth
Katherine (Katie)




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