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#1 white~wave

Posted 09 January 2013 - 05:37 PM

Here is the list of girls names that I am considering. Popularity doesn't concern me, nor do any references to popular culture. Middle name would likely be a family one and I'm not really bothered by how it would "go" with the first name.
Please offer your opinions on my list below. Which is your favourite and why?

Daisy
Eloise
Penelope
Matilda
Celeste
Phoebe
Stella
Chloe
Primrose

Edited by white~wave, 09 January 2013 - 05:38 PM.


#2 lorywhol

Posted 09 January 2013 - 05:43 PM

My two favourites are Matilda and Stella.

Nice list!


#3 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 09 January 2013 - 05:43 PM

Favourite: Celeste by a long long way. It's the only one on your list I would consider but for Stella.

Tie between Eloise and Matilda for least favourite, I really dislike both.

#4 Missy Shelby

Posted 09 January 2013 - 05:49 PM

Eloise and Celeste are my fav's, sorry OP they are tied for 1st place.

#5 The Awesome One

Posted 09 January 2013 - 05:51 PM


Eloise - Like this but really love Louisa
Penelope - like (just not sure I like the NN Penny)
Celeste - My fave from your list
Stella - like
Primrose - 2nd fave

#6 NunSoFeral

Posted 09 January 2013 - 05:51 PM

Stella and Eloise are my favs

Stella - Streetcar named Desire
Eloise - Just 'cos! Also maybe due to the naffish song that was about in the 80's.

Also think Chloe is very sweet.

#7 seashells

Posted 09 January 2013 - 05:52 PM

Eloise is my favourite wub.gif
Matilda is my second favourite.
My least favourites would be Primrose & Daisy.

#8 BlueEyedBeauties

Posted 09 January 2013 - 05:52 PM

Matilda and Pheobe

#9 Lishyfips

Posted 09 January 2013 - 05:53 PM

You have great taste!My faves on your list are Celeste, Phoebe and Eloise. They've all been on my shortlists, funnily enough. I knew a Primrose whose name was shortened to Prim which kind of puts me off that name.

#10 Jekaho

Posted 09 January 2013 - 05:54 PM

Penelope, Stella, Phoebe, Eloise, Celeste

#11 kuhla

Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:00 PM

Daisy and Matilda are my faves!

#12 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:04 PM


In order:
Celeste, Stella, Eloise, Chloe, Primrose, Daisy, and then I hate Matilda, Phoebe and penelope equally (love the name Penny though).

Edited by Sunnycat, 09 January 2013 - 06:05 PM.


#13 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:08 PM

Celeste- would have been my 2nd choice for DD

#14 la di dah

Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:08 PM

Penelope is my favourite. I love it, and Penny and Pepper as nicknames.

Celeste and Phoebe would be tied for second. I like the rhythm of Celeste as a middle, too. Penelope Celeste would be pretty perfect to me.

Primrose I feel like I should like, but don't. And Matilda I sort of like but not that much, I mostly just like Tillie and would be looking for another long form.

#15 Gudrun

Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:32 PM

Favourite would be Primrose because it suggests feminine elegance and charm.
(And I love the NN Posy/Posie.)

Closely followed by Celeste because it suggests effortless and exquisite French class.

I like Daisy too for its whimsy and Phoebe for its mythological roots and I like names with that ending.

Ditto Chloe despite it being 'overused'.


The remaining four are among my very least favourite names.

Edited by Gudrun, 09 January 2013 - 06:35 PM.


#16 Kikki-B

Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:48 PM

I love Celeste and Chloe
Eloise and Stella are ok

The rest are really nms so I can't comment although I will say I think Primrose is so sicky sweet it sounds pretentious. Sorry!

#17 ubermum

Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:50 PM

Primrose.

#18 Elemenopee

Posted 09 January 2013 - 07:00 PM

QUOTE (white~wave @ 09/01/2013, 06:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Penelope - love the nn Penny
Celeste - what Gudrun said
Primrose - very cute on a little girl, then Rose or Rosie work well for a teenager or adult. My fave.



#19 kerilyntaryn

Posted 09 January 2013 - 07:12 PM

Daisy
Eloise - love it
Penelope - nice
Matilda - ok
Celeste - nice
Phoebe - nice
Stella - love it
Chloe - love it
Primrose - ok


#20 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 09 January 2013 - 07:46 PM

Daisy- not too keen on this as a first name, but I quite like Maisie
Eloise- gorgeous
Penelope- ok
Matilda- lovely
Celeste- lovely
Phoebe- lovely
Stella- good, but I prefer Estella
Chloe- nice
Primrose- not keen on this at all


Eloise would be my choice.

#21 B.feral3

Posted 09 January 2013 - 07:52 PM

I like Eloise and Celeste from your list. The rest I'm not that fond of.

#22 ~Peaches~

Posted 09 January 2013 - 07:57 PM

Stella is my favorite, and I also have a soft spot for Primrose happy.gif

#23 la di dah

Posted 09 January 2013 - 09:51 PM

I'm odd; I adore Rosemary and Rosamund, but Primrose leaves me cold and I'm not sure why.

#24 Eirinn

Posted 10 January 2013 - 06:03 AM

Penelope is my fave.

#25 emlis22

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:18 AM

Daisy and Penelope are my faves closely followed by Phoebe and Primrose




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