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#1 Livvia84

Posted 16 January 2013 - 06:33 PM

Just saw an inspiring story on tv of a little girl called Vienna...and sometimes a name just affects you... Just wondering what you all thought of the name Vienna and how it sounds with my first daughter's name, Isla.

#2 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 16 January 2013 - 06:39 PM

There used to be a poster with a Vienna around here, not sure if she still comes on or not.

I think it's quite pretty as a name and lovely with Isla original.gif.

#3 Apageintime

Posted 16 January 2013 - 06:42 PM

Have you been there? What'd you think of the town?

I don't like place names unless there is a strong connection.

Vivien and Valentina are 2 of my favourite names if you're looking for something similar.

#4 eachschoolholidays

Posted 16 January 2013 - 06:46 PM

I love the city but I'm not keen on it as a name.  What about Violet?

#5 mumtobe79

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:00 PM

Sorry not nms. I thought of the bread...Vienna loaf.


#6 lclb

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:04 PM

I don't like it either, for some reason the first thing I thought of  when I read it was Vienetta, the ice cream! Not sure why I did think of the city.

#7 EssentialBludger

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:05 PM

DDs best friend is Vienna. I didn't like it at first but it's grown on me now. I like it better than Sienna.

#8 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:07 PM

QUOTE (lclb @ 16/01/2013, 08:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't like it either, for some reason the first thing I thought of  when I read it was Vienetta, the ice cream! Not sure why I did think of the city.


I know someone probably in her 50s called Vienetta.

#9 B.feral3

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:08 PM

QUOTE (Apageintime @ 16/01/2013, 06:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Vivien and Valentina are 2 of my favourite names if you're looking for something similar.


I adore these two options. Not Vienna though.

#10 mandarins

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:12 PM

I know a Vienna.
When I first met her I thought her name was funny, and thought of the song.
But she is lovely and I really like the name now.

#11 ~Nodnol~

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:14 PM

Vienna is my favourite name ever. I could never get dh on board though. Use it for me!  biggrin.gif

#12 Alina0210

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:17 PM

I know a little girl called Vienna, she was in my first mothers group i went too... she is 7 now original.gif so i like the name original.gif

#13 Gudrun

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:18 PM

Not keen. Prefer Venetia, Valencia, Viveka, Vania, Valeska.

#14 delli

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:19 PM

QUOTE (fifi-trixibelle @ 16/01/2013, 07:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I know someone probably in her 50s called Vienetta.

YUM!!!

I love the name Vienna.  Totally underrated and underused IMO.

#15 EssentialBludger

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:20 PM

QUOTE (Alina0210 @ 16/01/2013, 08:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I know a little girl called Vienna, she was in my first mothers group i went too... she is 7 now original.gif so i like the name original.gif


Might be DD's friend. Tounge1.gif

I'm pretty sure you live around the same area as us. (Could be wrong though, I'm not a stalker, I swear!)

#16 la di dah

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:21 PM

I like Vivien better, less baggage.

Purely in terms of sound, my favourite European place names of the moment are Ravenna, Izarra, and Margaux, but I don't know that I would really use them.

Also Vienna Fingers are one of my mom's favourite kinds of cookie, but I don't know if that's a thing here.

#17 RumbleBee

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:25 PM

I may just be ignorant - but having never heard of Vienna as a name, it seem stoo stuck as a city for me.

I have an on-and-off relationship with the name Venetia, which is similar.

#18 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:41 PM

Not my cup of tea. It sounds like Sienna gone wrong.

I wouldn't put it with Isla. I don't put sibsets ending in the same pronunciation if I can help it.



#19 Kay1

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:42 PM

Its ok. I know a Verona which I prefer.

#20 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:50 PM

I quite like it. Love PPs suggestion of Valeska though. Stunning.

#21 lozzylots

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:55 PM

Just saw the same story & DH & I both commented on how pretty a name it is. I think it sounds lovely with Isla too (not dissimilar sounding to my DD's name!)

#22 Chelli

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:58 PM

My friend's DD is Vienna and it is such a gorgeous name. I would definitely use it.

#23 ~Peaches~

Posted 16 January 2013 - 08:00 PM

I quite like it, it's a nice change from Sienna.

I think Isla and Vienna sound lovely together original.gif

#24 vanessa71

Posted 16 January 2013 - 08:13 PM

Vienna, I just think of the Ultravox song.

It's not a name I would consider.


#25 Livvia84

Posted 16 January 2013 - 08:14 PM

QUOTE (lozzylots @ 16/01/2013, 08:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just saw the same story & DH & I both commented on how pretty a name it is. I think it sounds lovely with Isla too (not dissimilar sounding to my DD's name!)


Definitely brought a few tears to my eyes...and the name has definitely stuck with me!




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