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#1 sparkles30

Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:36 PM

My third daughter is due in four weeks and DH is not being very co-operative when it comes to discussing names. So I'm going to narrow it down to three and hopefully he will make a choice.

I prefer non top ten names, my other two daughters aren't even in the top 100. I don't want anything too pretentious, but nothing too westy either.  We tend to use nick names a lot.

Here's my list so far... would love to have some input seeing as DH isn't helping!

Piper (like this for a little one and teen, but not sure if it would be a bit harsh on a 50-year-old)
Sasha (Probably the front runner at this stage)
Emmeline
Remy
Mae
Emerson
Quinn
Mila
Geneva
Emery
Darcy
Violet
Cleo (Hubby doesn't like)
Other suggestions?

Thanks in advance...



#2 Gudrun

Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:46 PM

You have quite a variety of styles there. If your daughters' names are of a similar style to each other I would be looking at choosing another similar in style to them.   Otherwise I suppose different from both but it all depends on the names and also the surname of course.


I would shortlist to:

Sasha
Emmeline
Mila


I quite like Quin/n even though it's not my personal style and I'd include Ginevra rather than Geneva.

I'm not keen on the remaining names.

#3 kerilyntaryn

Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:49 PM

what are the siblings names?

Piper - sorry not fussed, cant imagine an adult with this name  Pippa, Philippa
Sasha (Probably the front runner at this stage)nice,  Saskia is nicer
Emmeline - pretty,  Adeline is nice too
Remy - prefer for a boy
Mae - good,  Maeve is nicer
Emerson - prefer for a boy
Quinn - prefer this for a boy
Mila - sorry don't like
Geneva - ok,  prefer Genevieve
Emery - ok
Darcy - ok
Violet - ok
Cleo (Hubby doesn't like) sorry don't like


#4 sparkles30

Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:50 PM

My daughter's names are very different styles. One is a very feminine name, one is more a boy's name. Both contain plenty of e's and l's, I'm not too concerned about having matching names, just probably don't want another Elle-type name.

#5 kerilyntaryn

Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:57 PM

Evangeline
Calliope
Renee
Renata
Addison
Quinly
Quinlyn
Milly
Annalise
Kimberly
Amberly
Priscilla
Jennifer
Penelope
Phoebe

Edited by kerilyntaryn, 18 January 2013 - 09:59 PM.


#6 Freddie'sMum

Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:00 PM

From your list I like:

Piper
Darcy (I would spell it Darcey)
Violet
Cleo
Mila

All are beautiful names.





#7 QueenElsa

Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:03 PM

I like Piper, Darci (with an I), Violet, Emmeline (my Fav).

Good luck!

#8 domestically~challenged

Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:04 PM

Claudia

#9 SizzleNix

Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:08 PM

Love love love Darcey!!!

#10 lynneyours

Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:18 PM

Piper - like
Sasha (Probably the front runner at this stage) - like
Emmeline - very pretty - am surprised this wouldn't be in the top 100, I know lots.
Remy - like
Mae - don't like
Emerson - don't like
Quinn - don't like
Mila - like
Geneva - OK
Emery - OK
Darcy - don't like
Violet - OK - pretty popular I think
Cleo (Hubby doesn't like) - NMS

My pic's would be Piper, Remy and Mila


#11 tres-chic

Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:30 PM

My favourites from your list are Mae, Emmeline, Violet and Darcy - I love those names.

Not really a fan of the others.

#12 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 19 January 2013 - 07:30 AM

Piper- ok, and there will probably be plenty of 50 year old Pipers around when she's 50 as it seems to get used a lot lately
Sasha- nice, but I'd love it as a Sascha
Emmeline- lovely
Remy- ok, but not too keen
Mae- ok
Emerson- really dislike
Quinn- lovely, for a boy only
Mila- nice
Geneva- nice
Emery- board?
Darcy- like Quinn, it's lovely, for a boy only
Violet- nice
Cleo- nice, but I prefer it as a nickname

Emmeline would be my pick.

Edited by fifi-trixibelle, 19 January 2013 - 07:39 AM.


#13 sparkles30

Posted 19 January 2013 - 07:51 AM

Thanks for the input so far. Emmeline seems to be the top pick, however I do have a daughter who gets the nickname Ellie (which I don't particularly love, but none the less that's what everyone calls her), and figure Emmeline would get Emmy... is Ellie and Emmy too much?

#14 B.feral3

Posted 19 January 2013 - 08:00 AM

If I had to pick one from your list it would be Mae, but I would spell it May only.

The rest I dislike quite a bit.

What does not too 'westy' mean? I've never heard of westy. Is that like bogan?

#15 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 19 January 2013 - 08:17 AM

QUOTE (sparkles30 @ 19/01/2013, 08:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks for the input so far. Emmeline seems to be the top pick, however I do have a daughter who gets the nickname Ellie (which I don't particularly love, but none the less that's what everyone calls her), and figure Emmeline would get Emmy... is Ellie and Emmy too much?


For me it would depend if Ellie's full name also begins with E. If it does, then I wouldn't consider Emmeline as a first name at all because Ellie (Eleanor, Eleanora etc) and Emmeline is worse than Ellie and Emmy as nicknames only for me.

ETA I'm not sure if what I wrote makes sense, I've tried to reword it but it's probably no better lol. If Ellie doesn't have an E first name then I probably would still consider Emmeline.

Edited by fifi-trixibelle, 19 January 2013 - 08:27 AM.


#16 HeartMyBoys

Posted 19 January 2013 - 08:27 AM

I quite like Piper, and also Quinn. I think Quinn sounds more girly than boy.
Not a fan of the others in your list, but i do like that they aren't common names.
Congrats on a third little girl, and good luck with picking a name. I suspect im having a third boy, and im dreading picking a name. My partner didn't agree with anything last time, and it was a struggle......sigh

#17 Imaginary friend

Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:11 AM

It is a mixed list. wink.gif


Sasha, Mae (or May) Darcy (or Darcie) would be my picks from it.

#18 librablonde

Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:22 AM

Piper-dislike
Sasha- I adore this one
Emmeline- love
Remy- nope
Mae-ok
Emerson-nope
Quinn-nope
Mila-ok
Geneva- prefer Genevieve
Emery- nope
Darcy-nope
Violet-like a lot
Cleo-nope

#19 pinkyjim

Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:37 AM

Ooo love your names! Violet or Quinn would be my top picks from your list (imagine having a gorgeous little quinnie-doll!!)
Alteady having an Ellie nickname & adding an emmeline into the mix would be a bit much for me personally.
I'm loving Sylvie at the moment... Sylvie Violet?

#20 kerilyntaryn

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:07 AM

so what are your other daughters names

Ellie is a nn for ?

Ellie and Emmy is ok

#21 ~Peaches~

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:47 AM

From your list I like-
Emmeline
Remy
Mila
Violet

With Emmeline being my top pick.

Other suggestions-
Romy
Sage
Juliet
Maya
Asher
Elsie
Imogen
Ever
Lila

#22 Gudrun

Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:48 PM

I don't think it matters if the NNs have similarities. It's all part of the fun.

#23 Magnus

Posted 19 January 2013 - 01:04 PM

Piper- I'm not really a fan
Sasha- OK
Emmeline- lovely
Remy- not my style
Mae- I love this, but I prefer it with a Y
Emerson- not my style
Quinn- not my style
Mila- a bit trendy
Geneva- I really like this
Emery- OK
Darcy- not a fan
Violet- like
Cleo- dislike

#24 Bel Rowley

Posted 19 January 2013 - 02:32 PM

QUOTE (Gudrun @ 18/01/2013, 10:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I would shortlist to:

Sasha
Emmeline
Mila


These are my picks too.

Suggestions to add:

Clara
Emma
Eva
Stella
Iris

#25 niggles

Posted 19 January 2013 - 02:42 PM

I like Sasha, Emmeline, Quinn and Cleo best from your list.

My suggestions are

Gwen
Macey
Edith




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