Help me finish my top 10
, Dec 11 2012 10:59 AM
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Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:59 AM
DP wants to have our names "locked down" even before I fall pregnant
because we can't agree on anything! In the interests of marital harmony, we are both going to write our top 10 lists. I have 9 and then another hundred which I can't choose between for the 10th.
I like Italian, French and English names, classic or frilly girls names.
My current top 10:
My favourite names - Lila, Henrietta, Anais, Anouk, Emmeline, Clementine - have been vetoed years ago.
Boys are a little easier, we have some agreement (we both prefer boring solid names!)
The names my DH loves include:
Victoria (lovely but hate Vicky)
*insert any 80s name here*
Edited by rosiebird, 11 December 2012 - 11:18 AM.
Posted 11 December 2012 - 11:19 AM
Could go on forever here particularly with the girls. A start:
Posted 11 December 2012 - 11:28 AM
Gudrun, I love your style!
Elodie and Sapphira are beautiful
Hugo is the name I was thinking of instead of Hugh - I'm tossing between them.
Alexander is a great name but I'm still hoping that I will wear down DH with Alessandra for a girl (vetoed a long time ago but yet to be mentioned this time)
Spencer, Daniel and Matthew will be added to the list!
Posted 11 December 2012 - 11:40 AM
I like Victoria but dislike Vicky. Am cool with Vita or even Tori though.
Spin-offs of your husband's list:
Valeria/Valeriana (hey you said frilly was okay)
EDIT: Swapped Rosemary and Rosamund for more Italianate Rosalba.
Edited by la di dah, 11 December 2012 - 11:56 AM.
Posted 11 December 2012 - 11:49 AM
love Alessandra and Anastasia from your girls list
Posted 11 December 2012 - 12:27 PM
My current top 10:
Mireille = ok, prefer Marelle
Lydia - love it
Charlotte = nice
Anastasia = love it
Matisse = ok
Lucia - ok prefer Lucinda
Elena - nice
Elise = nice or Elyssa or Alicia
Adelaide - I prefer Adeline.....
Christopher - nice
Lincoln - ok
Harry - prefer Henry
Hugh - ok
James - nice
Victoria = nice what about Veronica, Vanessa
Cherie - ok
Tamsin - prefer Tamsyn = nice, Tasma is nice ok too
Arabella - nice or Marabella, Annabella
Sophia - top choice
Rebecca - love it
Stephanie - nice
Posted 11 December 2012 - 12:37 PM
Posted 11 December 2012 - 12:52 PM
I like your girls list
. Here are some other suggestions
If your DH loves Stephanie, would like like Stefania/Stephania as an alternative?
For boys, some more traditional suggestions which may or may not be your style:
Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:28 PM
Maybe you like Vika as NN to Victoria?
Also Mireia as a variant of Mireille?
Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:37 PM
Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:49 PM
Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:50 PM
Nothing to add except how about Rory is a nickname for Victoria?
Posted 12 December 2012 - 12:38 PM
Some of my favourite frilly/European girls names:
The only one I don't like from your list is Matisse, not in the same league as the others IMO.
I like your boy list and suggest (some perhaps a little more adventurous):
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