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#1 A.K.A

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:03 PM

What do you think? Like? dislike?

It is a family name but I'm not sure I could use it.

Edited by A.K.A, 17 January 2013 - 12:08 PM.


#2 kerilyntaryn

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:04 PM

it's ok

#3 lizzzard

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:07 PM

I prefer Adele which you could use Della as a nickname for...

#4 kerilyntaryn

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:10 PM

or Adella

#5 ~polly~

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:13 PM

I dont like Della but I do like Adele

#6 RealityBites

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:14 PM

I really like it, it was the name of a character on a British tv show I used to watch.

#7 Bel Rowley

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:14 PM

It's OK. More nickname material for me.

#8 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:16 PM

I can't warm to it. There's nothing really wrong with it but I think the D makes it sound much harsher than just Ella.

#9 la di dah

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:17 PM

I really love Dinah and Dahlia. Della is pleasant but feels a bit nickname-ish. Have known Adela/Adellas, is probably why.

Someone recommended me Idella not long ago and I haven't decided how I feel about that, either.

#10 gonetothebeach

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:18 PM

Another one who agrees it's more of a nickname.

#11 emlis22

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:22 PM

I knew a Della growing up. She was a real b*tch.

With that said - I do like it. Also like Adela, Adella and Odelia.

#12 SophieBear

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:29 PM

Reminds me of Mortadella.. which is delicious!

Don't love Della though. Adela is pretty though.

#13 vanessa71

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:33 PM

I used to play basketball against a woman called Della, the name just never did anything for me.

There was also a basketball referee that was know as 'Della', but that was because his surname was Delahunty.



#14 Gudrun

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:35 PM

It's OK, quite like the sound of Del/Dell as a NN.

All the 'Della names' I can think of are really good names, so I would definitely consider a 'bigger' name:

Adela
Adele
Adelaide
Odelia
Delphine/a (Delfine/a)
Philadelphia
Delilah
Delvine/a
Delwen
Delyth
Cordelia
Fidelia

#15 ~Mummy~Mel~

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:37 PM

I think Adella as full name then Della as nickname.

#16 la di dah

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:53 PM

QUOTE (Gudrun @ 17/01/2013, 01:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Philadelphia


Is this a legit girl's name?  ph34r.gif

#17 SisterMaryElephant

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:56 PM

I prefer Adela.  I also like Delia, which is what I thought it was when I first glanced at the title.

#18 Especially*K*

Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:08 PM

I dont hate it but its not too bad original.gif

#19 Gudrun

Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:16 PM

QUOTE (la di dah @ 17/01/2013, 01:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Is this a legit girl's name?  ph34r.gif



Ya jossin, right?

I'm guessing you never saw 'All the Rivers Run' (I think that's it) yonks ago with Sigrid Thornton as Philadelphia.  Old-world English grand (via the Greek of course).  The city is new in comparison.

You might be able to find 'All the Rivers Run', quaint Australian series.

#20 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:23 PM

I don't like it much except as a nickname to Adella as PP suggested

#21 SisterMaryElephant

Posted 17 January 2013 - 02:26 PM

QUOTE (Gudrun @ 17/01/2013, 01:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ya jossin, right?

I'm guessing you never saw 'All the Rivers Run' (I think that's it) yonks ago with Sigrid Thornton as Philadelphia.  Old-world English grand (via the Greek of course).  The city is new in comparison.

You might be able to find 'All the Rivers Run', quaint Australian series.



Loved that miniseries.  Australia had some awesome miniseries in the 80s: The Anzacs, For the Term of his Natural Life, All the Rivers Run, The Harp in the South,The Thorn Birds, My Brother Tom, etc

#22 la di dah

Posted 17 January 2013 - 02:40 PM

QUOTE (Gudrun @ 17/01/2013, 02:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ya jossin, right?

I'm guessing you never saw 'All the Rivers Run' (I think that's it) yonks ago with Sigrid Thornton as Philadelphia.  Old-world English grand (via the Greek of course).  The city is new in comparison.


I'm guessing the city of Philadelphia in the New Testament could stack up better age-wise. wink.gif

I'm from Philadelphia PA. I think it's the "brotherly love" meaning that throws me off picturing it on a girl. But I secretly am storing this info away.  ph34r.gif

#23 WhatWouldBuffyDo?

Posted 17 January 2013 - 02:45 PM

QUOTE (SophieBeagle @ 17/01/2013, 01:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Reminds me of Mortadella.. which is delicious!

Don't love Della though. Adela is pretty though.


Me too - except I HATE mortadella wink.gif

Too Italian old lady for me.

Another one for Adele




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