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#1 mum2amonkey

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:45 AM

So i think we have come to a compromise and looks like a girl will probably be Indie/Indy/Indi

I'm sure many of you want me to use a longer name and use Indie as NN but that is NMS
Our son is simply Nate we didn't want it longer when all we would call him was Nate

The same goes with us using the above....

My question is if it is going to be DD2 real name and not a NN what spelling would you go with?

Middle name will probably be Belle or Rae

#2 bubbalee

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:51 AM

I vote for Indi original.gif

#3 No girls here

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:53 AM

Indie

#4 Tarantara

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:54 AM

I know a little girl called Indie, spelled like the first way you chose original.gif

I don't think it matters, but when I went to make her Christmas present I had to go back and check the spelling, 'cause my instinct was to spell it as Indi, like the river.

#5 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:56 AM

I would favour the "keep it simple" option and use Indi.

#6 Gudrun

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:06 AM

Belle for the first name would go really well.

#7 Mummy2RyanandAlex

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:07 AM

My niece is Indie and i think that is the best spelling original.gif

#8 Lady Lovely Locks

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:25 AM

I think that Indi Rae looks best Tounge1.gif

#9 jai*

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:32 AM

Going against the PPs, I prefer Indy.

ETA - I do like Nate as a stand alone name, prefer Indy/Indi as a nn. It does look half finished, esp as Indi

Edited by jai*, 17 December 2012 - 06:21 AM.


#10 ~buzz~

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:50 AM

Indi


#11 lactasticmama

Posted 16 December 2012 - 12:41 PM

I prefer Indi.

#12 Etienne

Posted 16 December 2012 - 12:46 PM

Indie for me original.gif

#13 kerilyntaryn

Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:58 PM

Indi

#14 Plaxy

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:27 PM

1. Indie
2. Indy



3. Indi

#15 Harmonica

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:31 PM

Indie! I completely agree with you for just using the name you acually like - why name her something else that you never intend to call her?

#16 gemgirl

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:34 PM

Indi
Indie to me looks like a misspelling of India. I love the name India, though, so maybe that's why

#17 ani1

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:37 PM

Indi cause I would not like to use a name with the word "die" in it.

#18 asdf89

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:44 PM

Not Indy... that makes me think of the car race.
Either of the others is nice  original.gif

#19 vintage.blue

Posted 17 December 2012 - 02:35 AM

I like Indi the best

#20 mum2amonkey

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:20 AM

Hadn't noticed the die in it...think that has sealed the deal


Indi it is

Thanks all!!

now for a middle name and to let go of the other names on my list

Indi Belle
Indi Rae




#21 PixieVee

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:24 AM

Indi

#22 WithSprinkles

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:31 AM

Indi Belle

Indi Rae has a touch of hillbilly-like soundishness to my ears for some reason..

#23 pjemc

Posted 17 December 2012 - 09:33 AM

Indi Rae for sure, Indi Belle to me just doesnt sound right when said together where as Indi Rae is really nice and has a more edgier tone to it, I think she would thank you for it later on. biggrin.gif

#24 Ianthe

Posted 17 December 2012 - 09:35 AM

Indi.

#25 kerilyntaryn

Posted 17 December 2012 - 09:47 AM

are Belle or Rae family names

what about Indi Bella - I think this goes better then Belle

Indi Raewyn/Raelene goes better I think




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