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Yasmin or Yvonne
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#1 cabbagepatch

Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:49 AM

Okay so I came across some names that DH hasn't said no to original.gif

What are your thoughts on the names Yasmin or Yvonne for our baby due in 3 wks...
We don't know if it's a boy or girl but would like to be prepared wink.gif

Also it would be a sibset to Daphne and I would like a one syllable middle name to go with it...

Please help original.gif

#2 Elemenopee

Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:57 AM

With Daphne, I like Yvonne. If you are looking for a Y name, what about Yvette? I also like Daphne and Heather together.
Yvonne Fay

#3 Z-girls rock

Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:01 AM

I think Yasmin is beautiful.

I also like the pp's suggestion of Yvette - lovely.

#4 tres-chic

Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:04 AM

I prefer Yasmin (and like Jasmine and Yvette too).

#5 Kylie Orr

Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:05 AM

I love Yasmin and have an (adult) friend by this name who is a lovely, peaceful, gorgeous woman!

I just thought I'd pass on a story - the lady who made my sister's wedding dress was called Yvonne and I always recall her telling us that when people asked for her first initial (for forms, or legal paperwork etc) and she said "Y", she always got irritated looks (people thought she was asking "Why?"). It just came to mind when I saw the two "Y" names!

Good luck choosing...

#6 Zanbam

Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:05 AM

Yvonne is lovely.

MN possiblities:

#7 vanessa71

Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:09 AM

I prefer Yasmin of the two.

Yasmin Kate

#8 HRH Countrymel

Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:11 AM

I love Yvonne, I have a very special Auntie(cousin really) with that name.  

Truth be told she is 99/100 times called Bonnie but still!

Wow single sylable girls names are hard! All I can come up with are:

and the ever present Jane...

#9 Gudrun

Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:27 AM

I really like your style.  Either would go well.  Maybe Yasmin just a touch better.  Assuming that you don't mind either way the sisters both being 'florals'.



#10 kerilyntaryn

Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:35 AM

I like them both plus Yvette is nice too - Daphne and Yasmin are a nice sibset



#11 emlis22

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:16 AM

Yasmin reminds me of contraceptive, but it's a nice name. Yvonne and Daphne are great together though.

Yvonne Kate
Yvonne Bliss
Yvonne Mai

ETA I also like PPs suggestion of Yvette - I like it's NN potential also

Edited by emlis22, 17 January 2013 - 10:37 AM.

#12 EsmeLennox

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:21 AM

I prefer Yasmin or Yvette as mentioned by pp. I really dislike Yvonne.

#13 lizzzard

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:28 AM

I like Yvonne because I have a beautiful (inside and out) colleague by that name.

Yasmin reminds me of the contraceptive pill Tounge1.gif

#14 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:07 AM

Yasmin is gorgeous but I'd be pretty disappointed if my sister got Yasmin and I was Daphne.

Yvonne is ok and much better suited to Daphne for me so I'm going to vote for that.

With a 1 syllable middle name I would go for:
Yvonne May
Yvonne June
Yvonne Jane
Yvonne Joan
Yvonne Pearl
Yvonne Alice... these types of names.

Edited by fifi-trixibelle, 17 January 2013 - 11:09 AM.


Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:58 AM

Yvonne is very very dated.

Not a fan of Yasmin at all. Prefer Jasmin.

#16 la di dah

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:04 PM

Of the two, Yasmin except it reminds me of birth control.

My favourite Y names for girls are Yael and Yonina. Yael is two syllables, yah-el not unlike Joelle or Noelle or whatever.

One syllable middles:


Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:04 PM

Yasmin Kate
Yasmin Clare
Yasmin Mae
Yasmin Beth
Yasmin Lee
Yasmin Joy
Yasmin Niamh
Yasmin Bree
Yasmin Jade
Yasmin Brooke
Yasmin Kaye
Yasmin Elle
Yasmin Faye
Yasmin Joan
Yasmin Jane
Yasmin Sian

#18 Bel Rowley

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:08 PM

Yasmin is lovely, and I like the floral connection.

#19 ~polly~

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:10 PM

I prefer Yasmin but also like Jasmin.

mn suggestion - Jade (but not with Jasmin)

#20 Plaxy

Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:57 PM

QUOTE (Jemstar @ 17/01/2013, 10:21 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I prefer Yasmin or Yvette as mentioned by pp. I really dislike Yvonne.

Agree with this.

I like the suggestions of Kate, Clare, Ruth and Faith as MNs with Yasmin.

#21 WithSprinkles

Posted 17 January 2013 - 02:15 PM

I like both (and also like Jasmine).. but the fact that Yasmin is commonly spelt 2 ways puts me off a little (often spelt Yasmine).. as well as the association with the pill. So my vote is Yvonne!
However, I like both names original.gif

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