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#1 Element

Posted 02 January 2013 - 05:25 PM

Hi all
I'm due in 2 weeks and we r still deciding on a girls name!! This is our list, undecided on which is my favourite. Want something pretty and not too common. Let me know ur thoughts and suggestions original.gif

Maple
Poppy
Marley
Aria

Edited by Element, 02 January 2013 - 05:26 PM.


#2 jks91

Posted 02 January 2013 - 05:28 PM

Of your list, Marley is my favourite apart from the fact I have only known male Marley's.  I do like Aria too though.

#3 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 02 January 2013 - 05:30 PM

Of those, I would choose Maple.

Marley is the only one I really dislike however.

#4 seaside_shells

Posted 02 January 2013 - 05:33 PM

In order of preference:
Aria - very pretty & my favourite of your list by a long way!!
Poppy - also pretty but not really my style
Marley - I find this a lot less pretty and agree with PP that it's a bit masculine.
Maple - don't like this at all sorry OP.

#5 SushiLover

Posted 02 January 2013 - 05:33 PM

In order of preference

Marley - except I would spell it Mali or Mahli
Poppy
Aria
Maple

#6 Element

Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:24 PM

Yeah I am keen on Aria tho worried it may b a bit popular now?

#7 la di dah

Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:43 PM

Maple by a landslide win for me. It's the only one I like, and I think it's really nice and uncommon without being hard to say/spell etc.

I don't like the others at all. I'd swap Marley for Molly if that's possible?

#8 littleboysmum

Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:49 PM

Marley to me is a boys name.
Aria and Poppy are NMS but fine.
Maple gets a great big NO from me.

#9 PippityRoo

Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:54 PM

I love Marley for a girl. (DS would've been Marley if he were a girl).

Maple is nice, and I really like Aria. Poppy is ok.

#10 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:55 PM

In order I like Aria, Maple, Marley then Poppy. Aria is becoming more popular so I'd go with maple. Love it.

#11 Gudrun

Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:59 PM

Not a fan of Aria and it's on the ascent well and truly.

Marley I like but for a boy.  There's 6+ other spellings that might make it more girl.  Or maybe consider Marla and NN her a Marley variant of choice. I think Marla for a girl is very cool.

Poppy is an old favourite but you might find a few around.

That leaves Maple; could be confused with Mabel but it's a really fresh but uncomplicated botanical.

Maple is a winner original.gif

Edited by Gudrun, 02 January 2013 - 07:02 PM.


#12 emjrose

Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:03 PM

To me Marley is a good name for a dog although i do know a little girl called Mali which I think is better. Don't mind Aria, Poppy is cute but Maple is too out there IMO.

#13 Element

Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:47 PM

Other potential names were Allira and Harriet. Agree that Poppy is quite popular now and thought Maple may b too out there- tho i still like it original.gif I'm thinking no to Marley and Aria now. So its going to b either:

Harriet
Maple
or Allira

Least the list is getting shorter!

Edited by Element, 02 January 2013 - 07:48 PM.


#14 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:49 PM

Harriet is gorgeous and would definitely be my pick.

Then Maple, then Allira - but all three are lovely.

#15 kerilyntaryn

Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:52 PM

Maple - no,  what about Heather or Hazel
Poppy - ok,  Daisy, Ivy or Voilet are better
Marley - not keen on    what about Amalia or Malia
Aria - not bad - what about Arianna or Arianne or Arielle


#16 *~lotusflower~*

Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:56 PM

Hi element,
Lovely choice of names

Have u thought of Acacia?


#17 Element

Posted 02 January 2013 - 09:58 PM

Have not heard of Acacia before, very different and something to consider original.gif

#18 Gudrun

Posted 02 January 2013 - 10:19 PM

There seem to be quite a few Harriets around.   Allira is lovely but I still like the idea of Maple. It's unusual without being 'out there' IMO. Distinctive rather.  But it would be hard to split Maple and Allira I would think.

I do like the sound of Allira Maple very much.

#19 la di dah

Posted 02 January 2013 - 10:32 PM

I've liked Maybelle for quite awhile and Maple seems to streamline it while interjecting a fresh nature-y feel.

I'm also homesick for maple trees which is probably no small part of it, but yeah, that's my take.

#20 emlis22

Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:13 AM

I really like Maple. The others are NMS.

Harriet Maple would be a wonderful combo

I also really like Mabel.

#21 fluttershy

Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:38 AM

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Edited by EHB, 18 January 2013 - 04:23 AM.


#22 Element

Posted 03 January 2013 - 09:46 AM

I also love Harriet tho think it might be getting very popular.
Allira Maple or Harriet Maple sound really good together.

Don't think Allira is a name I have seen around that much?
Otherwise i think Maple Allira sound great together too.

Edited by Element, 03 January 2013 - 09:47 AM.


#23 kerilyntaryn

Posted 03 January 2013 - 03:26 PM

I don't see Harriet as being too popular, way better than Maple

Allira is ok,  I still think Hazel or Heather are nicer

I've heard of Elora, Alora which are nice too

Aleah,




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