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#1 Rosiebird

Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:59 AM

DP wants to have our names "locked down" even before I fall pregnant  rolleyes.gif 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:
Mireille
Lydia
Charlotte
Anastasia
Matisse
Lucia
Elena
Elise
Adelaide
.....

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!)
Christopher
Lincoln
Harry
Hugh
James

The names my DH loves include:
Victoria (lovely but hate Vicky)
Cherie
Tamsin
Arabella
Sophia
Rebecca
Stephanie
*insert any 80s name here*

Edited by rosiebird, 11 December 2012 - 11:18 AM.


#2 Gudrun

Posted 11 December 2012 - 11:19 AM

Could go on forever here particularly with the girls.  A start:

Elodie
Sapphira
Serenity
Loredana
Telesia
Teresita
Tamarin
Tamasin/Tamasine


Timothy
Mitchell
Fletcher
Spencer
Hugo
Sebastian
Vincent
Daniel
Patrick
Matthew
Alexander
Joshua

#3 Rosiebird

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!

#4 la di dah

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:

Annabel
Araminta
Ariadne
Aurora
Thomasin
Tamar
Tamora/Tamara
Tatiana
Ramona
Rosalba
Veronica
Valeria/Valeriana (hey you said frilly was okay)
Viola
Viveca
Vivienne/Viviana

EDIT: Swapped Rosemary and Rosamund for more Italianate Rosalba.

Edited by la di dah, 11 December 2012 - 11:56 AM.


#5 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 11 December 2012 - 11:49 AM

love Alessandra and Anastasia from your girls list  wub.gif

Sabine
Anya
Seraphina
Penelope
Celestine
Estelle
Harriette
Angelique
Claudette
Hazel
Adeline
Florence
Clara



Leonardo
Emmett
Myles
Mitchell
Edward
Eric
Ethan
Isaac
Joshua
Dean
Patrick
Harrison
Harvey
Sebastian
Theodore

#6 kerilyntaryn

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.....

others
Emily
Amy
Amelia
Nadia
Nadine
Miranda

Christopher - nice
Lincoln - ok
Harry - prefer Henry
Hugh - ok
James - nice

others
Luke
Robert
Stewart
Anthony
Grant
Todd
Dean
Seth
Saul
Silas
Ezra
Reuben
Levi
Timothy
Adam
Daniel
Peter
Jared
Matthew
Nathaniel


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

Jessica
Jennifer
Felicity
Naomi
Chantel
Eva
Eve
Samara
Tamika
Danika
Semika
Taryn
Kerilyn
Isabella
Candice
Bianca
Eliza
Heidi
Juliet
Lillianna
Lucianna
Miranda
Penelope
Phoebe
Suzanne
Michelle
Maree
Naomi
Olivia
Chloe
Zoe

#7 jezebel_joygirl

Posted 11 December 2012 - 12:37 PM

Allegra
Ariella
Eloise
Emilia
Fabienne
Gabrielle
Genevieve
Lucinda
Luella
Phillippa
Sabrina
Tatiana

#8 Kitty Fantastico

Posted 11 December 2012 - 12:52 PM

I like your girls list original.gif . Here are some other suggestions

Helena
Francesca
Natalia
Adrienne
Adriana
Alessandra

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:

Michael
Timothy
Darcy
Anthony
Charles
Patrick
David
Mark
Nathaniel
Andrew
Bradley
Elliot(t)
Vincent
Dominic



#9 Gudrun

Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:28 PM

Maybe you like Vika as NN to Victoria?


Also Mireia as a variant of Mireille?

#10 Magnus

Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:37 PM

Isadora
Aurelia
Evangeline
Amaryllis
Clementine

Benjamin
Nicholas
Samuel
Edward
David
John
William

#11 Lickety Split

Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:49 PM

Elisabeth
Madeleine
Josephine
Genevieve
Anneliese

Marcus
Patrick
Rueben
Owen
Theodore


#12 MoonPie

Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:50 PM

Nothing to add except how about Rory is a nickname for Victoria?

#13 Bel Rowley

Posted 12 December 2012 - 12:38 PM

Some of my favourite frilly/European girls names:

Antonia
Domenica
Francesca
Helena
Iona/Ione
Marisol
Natalia
Sabrina
Juliet
Paloma
Vivienne
Paulina

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):

Felix
Ian
Julian
Jude
Patrick
Leo
Miles
Victor
Cameron
Dominic
Frederick
Simon




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