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#1 kya00021

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:50 PM

Hi, opinions/future problems like bad nick names etc for Xanthe with middle name of Rose, our last name is Taylor. and do you love it, hate it or undecided.

#2 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:53 PM

Xanthe Rose Taylor is a beautiful name. I can't think of anything bad about it original.gif.

#3 Fastrunnydog

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:55 PM

Really really beautiful, love it.


#4 Gudrun

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:56 PM

Xanthe is a winner and goes well with the surname.  MN fits but a non-default MN that flows as well would be good.

#5 ~faerydust~

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:57 PM

It's a beautiful combination  wub.gif

#6 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:57 PM

I'm warming to Xanthe as a name - it's not my favourite but I'm starting to appreciate it.

I'm kinda over Rose as a MN and I think that the name Xanthe demands something a little more striking.

#7 tres-chic

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:59 PM

It's NMS but I can see why others love it and I think it all goes well together.

#8 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:00 PM

I really like it

#9 TarneeW

Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:00 PM

Xanthe is not a name I would have ever considered however when I saw your post I couldn't not post because it looks beautiful written down. Especially with the mn combo.

Hmm, maybe one to add to the list wink.gif

Beautiful choice!

#10 belinda1976

Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:03 PM

Love it!

#11 Chelli

Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:06 PM

That is really pretty, I like it original.gif

#12 elizabethany

Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:07 PM

The only reason *I* wouldn't use it is I know a Xanthe Rose who I dislike.  But it is a beautiful name without that personal link.

#13 cesca

Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:10 PM

This caught my eye.  My niece's name is Xanthe Rose.   original.gif

She gets called Rosie by her family as a nickname.

It's a lovely name.

#14 la di dah

Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:14 PM

I adore Xanthe. Just love it.

#15 Imaginary friend

Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:39 PM

Im not a great fan of Xanthe but in answer to your question, No, I cant see any problems or bad nn's with Xanthe Rose Taylor.

#16 kerilyntaryn

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:33 PM

lovely

#17 kerilyntaryn

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:33 PM

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Edited by kerilyntaryn, 17 January 2013 - 10:35 PM.


#18 kerilyntaryn

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:33 PM

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Edited by kerilyntaryn, 17 January 2013 - 10:34 PM.


#19 kerilyntaryn

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:33 PM

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Edited by kerilyntaryn, 17 January 2013 - 10:35 PM.


#20 kerilyntaryn

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:33 PM

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Edited by kerilyntaryn, 17 January 2013 - 10:35 PM.


#21 Wolfsbane

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:39 PM

I really, really love it.


#22 Lainskii

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:48 PM

I want to have a third child that is a girl so I can call her Xanthe. Can't say I'm a huge fan of Rose but it does sound ok together.


#23 baddmammajamma

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:48 PM


QUOTE (la di dah @ 17/01/2013, 09:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I adore Xanthe. Just love it.



QUOTE (Dabri @ 17/01/2013, 08:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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I'm kinda over Rose as a MN and I think that the name Xanthe demands something a little more striking.



Agree with both.

Xanthe as a first name is totally inspired. It's such a gorgeous, elegant & underused name.

Rose is lovely but way overdone as a middle name -- probably because it, like Grace, "goes with everything."

I would be inclined to search for something a little more distinctive in the middle spot. Do you have any family members you'd like to honor?

On another site I sometimes visit (UK based), Xanthe Christabel was getting a lot of love.  original.gif

There are so many middle names that would pair up well with Xanthe yet aren't super popular. If I weren't so tired, I'd share a bunch of them (hopefully, other EBers will help out)

Best of luck with your decision.

#24 MangoTango

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:53 PM

Gorgeous name combination, so pretty!

#25 B.Nasty

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:13 PM

I know I'm the odd one out but it really does nothing for me at all. Perhaps something other than Rose might lift it up for me a bit.  blush.gif

Edited by Bek+3, 17 January 2013 - 11:14 PM.





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