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#1 Corella

Posted 25 January 2013 - 04:51 PM

I like the idea of a colour name - maybe not Blue (EB side bar article) but:
OliveTealeViolet
What else?

#2 AlexandraI

Posted 25 January 2013 - 04:55 PM

Indigo... NMS at all... but a colour

#3 NunSoFeral

Posted 25 January 2013 - 04:56 PM

I came close to naming Ds2 Elijah Blue, five years ago

I was nicking it from Cher - that is the name of her boy.

Just liked the way it sounds.

Not many other colour names rock my boat.





#4 gemgirl

Posted 25 January 2013 - 04:56 PM

Indigo
Scarlett
Ruby
Amethyst
Amber
Ebony
Emerald


#5 ~rollercoaster~

Posted 25 January 2013 - 04:56 PM

Ruby
Magenta
Saffron
Lilac
Lavender
Scarlett
Amethyst
Jade

Edited by ~rollercoaster~, 25 January 2013 - 04:57 PM.


#6 Angelot

Posted 25 January 2013 - 04:58 PM

I was annoyed that DH vetoed Fuchsia.

#7 Corella

Posted 25 January 2013 - 05:00 PM

DH has said no to Teale much to DD's chagrin.

#8 WastingTime

Posted 25 January 2013 - 05:04 PM

Blanche (white) but only if in France because it sounds ugly with an Aussie twang
Bianca


#9 TarneeW

Posted 25 January 2013 - 05:06 PM

Sienna
Pearl
Ruby

#10 Mille-Mille

Posted 25 January 2013 - 05:12 PM

Beige
Lemon
Off White
Salmon
Avocado
Minty Green
Burnt Orange

Ok maybe not  cool.gif

Edited by Mille-Mille, 25 January 2013 - 05:12 PM.


#11 twinboys

Posted 25 January 2013 - 05:17 PM

Hazel
Rose
Cerise
Sage
Saffron
Jade

#12 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 25 January 2013 - 05:19 PM

Well there are kids named after numbers, cars, cities and occupations so why not colours( Chartreuse) or animals (Panda)or objects (Pencil)......

#13 Tarantara

Posted 25 January 2013 - 05:20 PM

I always associate Sienna with the paintbox colour.

If I'm currently gestating a girl she will be Emerald, which is colour of the year!

#14 Gudrun

Posted 25 January 2013 - 05:40 PM

For both genders?

#15 The Old Feral

Posted 25 January 2013 - 05:47 PM

Puce?

#16 Gudrun

Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:05 PM

Girls:

Clara
Whitney
Tawny
Azure
Garnet
Scarlet
Chloe
Cyan
Midori
Yolanda
Viola
Violeta
Xanthe
Griselda
Onyx
Sapphire
Peridot
Coral
Aquamarine
Clover
Plum
Magnolia
Iris
Daphne
Acacia
Boronia
Gardenia
Holly
Fern
Jacaranda
Marina/Marine
Maren
Maris
Soleil
Solana
Ciel
Skye
Petra
Cloud
Star
Dawn
Golda/Goldie
Aurore/Aurora
Oriel
Oriana
Raven
Cinnamon
Moon
Honey
Caramel
Bruna
Brunella
Cherry
Fawn
Pearl

Edited by Gudrun, 25 January 2013 - 06:29 PM.


#17 MoonPie

Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:16 PM

I know a beautiful little girl Aqua.

#18 treefalls

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:36 PM

QUOTE (Jillian_10 @ 25/01/2013, 06:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I always associate Sienna with the paintbox colour.

If I'm currently gestating a girl she will be Emerald, which is colour of the year!

Swoon wub.gif Emerald is one of my fantasy names.

Didn't notice anyone suggesting Jett (might have missed it, sorry)

Also, I go a bit loopy for Derwent colours.
Would have loved to have a "Rose Madder Lake" or Vermillion... Carmine ...Umber...

Or some strong masculine names like Zinc, Titanium, Slate, Argent....

Just sayin wink.gif

#19 rose888

Posted 25 January 2013 - 08:13 PM

Years ago i taught a girl named Skye Blue. Blue was the family name. The staffroom consensus was that she would matty young to change her name.

#20 little lion

Posted 25 January 2013 - 08:31 PM

Gudrun I might save that list!

Emerald was my top pick but I had a boy instead.

Edited to add: Jillian, when do you find out if it's a little Emerald? original.gif I'd love to know your boy's name.

Edited by little lion, 25 January 2013 - 08:33 PM.


#21 kerilyntaryn

Posted 25 January 2013 - 08:39 PM

scarlet
ruby
rusty
crimson
jade
emerald
bleu
blue
aqua
turquoise
indigo
violet
lilac
lavender
blanche
bianca
amber
amethyst
azure
bowie
boyd
brunella
burgundy
cerise
cherry
coral
cyan
ebony
farrar
farrow
fawn
fushia
garnet
ginger
golda
goldie
grey
gray
greyson
greydon
greene
gwen
hazel
honey
iola
ivory
ivy
melanie
midori
olive
orange
raven
red
reid
rose
rufus
saffron
sable
shyama
sandy
sapphire
shani
rohini
sienna
silver
sini
sunil
tawny
vasanti
white
xanthe
xanthia
Bruno
aruna
Lloyd
blain
ianthe
viola
Yolanda
iolanthe
blertha
chloris
adam
phoenix
rufus
Russell
pembe
bela
branwen
bronwen
carwyn
ceridwyn
delwyn
finnian
blake
charna
ciar
blake
nigel





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