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#1 Pompol

Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:28 PM


Appropriate timing I know wink.gif And no, not strictly a "baby" name.

I'm not pregnant, or likely to be anytime soon, but just about to kick off a a novella in this competition: http://www.kernelmag.com/editors-blog/4003...-of-nanowriwee/

So, I find myself in the situation where I will soon need to name a young, female, outback-based Aussie cop.

I want something that says "Aussie". But not Sheila, and that's all I can think of right now   rolleyes.gif

Any ideas?

#2 cinnabubble

Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:29 PM

Kylie, Leanne, Cheryl?

#3 Ice Queen

Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:32 PM

Sharen with the NN Shazza
Tracey

#4 ~Mo+Moosh~

Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:32 PM

Cheryl and Sharon were my first thoughts.



#5 BloomLuka

Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:32 PM

Sydney
Adelaide

#6 Monkey_Mind

Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:33 PM

Kelly or Sharon ?

Kelly or Sharon ?

#7 galba

Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:33 PM


Narelle
Kylie
Matilda
Adelaide


#8 KLF84

Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:35 PM

We have a bazza so dp always teases if we have a girl she will be called shazza.  what an Aussie sibset.😝

#9 Stelly1

Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:36 PM

Charlene, Narelle, Kelly, Charmaine, Tracey.

#10 kerilyntaryn

Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:53 PM

Kaz
Narelle
Nerida
Kylie
Adelaide
Melba
Sydney
Victoria
Tasma
Tamsyn
Lorrae
Raelene
Lorraine
Bindi
Chelle
Elanora
Alora
Merinda
shaylah
matilda
jannali

Kaylene
naree

Edited by kerilyntaryn, 25 January 2013 - 10:00 PM.


#11 Peppery

Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:59 PM

Sharon and Cheryl instantly come to mind

#12 twinboys

Posted 25 January 2013 - 10:06 PM

Matilda
Nerida
Kylie
Opal
Kimberley
Acacia
Stacey
Dani
Lauren - Lozza


#13 fun_fairz

Posted 25 January 2013 - 10:16 PM

Carly and Peta are two names which you don't hear much outside Australia. Source: watching home and away in UK and have people say, strange names on that show!

#14 kerilyntaryn

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:19 PM

Charlene

#15 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:23 PM

Raelene and lots beginning with Sh....

Sheree
Sherelle
Shanae
Shabree
Shontelle

#16 Feral Nicety

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:32 PM

Not Charlene since Princess Charlene of Monaco as she is South African.

#17 BlueUnicorn

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:41 PM

Kylie
Rebecca
Kelly
Belinda
Kimberley
Sally


#18 mini mac

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:54 PM

QUOTE (Mary Whether @ 25/01/2013, 08:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Charm wine?

Oh feck, auto correct! I meant Charmaine.



Bahahaha

#19 jodi

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:58 PM

Darci  wink.gif
Clancy
Dusty


#20 Myrtle May Mary

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:58 PM

For the character your describing I imagined a name that had quite a tom boyish style nickname

Beatrice (Bertie, like Bertie Blackman)
Charlotte (Charlie)
Francesca (Frankie)
Penelope (penny)
Matilda (Matty)
Maxine (max or Maxy)
Roberta (bobby)
Georgina/Georgia (george or Georgie)
Harriet (Harry)
Aurora (Rory)
Samantha (Sammy)
Alexandra (Alex)

#21 Magenta_

Posted 26 January 2013 - 12:43 AM

I reckon Gabby.

Good luck!
Magenta

#22 Gudrun

Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:00 AM

Lantana
Melaleuca
Jirra
Alinta
Dawn
Flame
Waratah
Pavlova

Edited by Gudrun, 26 January 2013 - 11:33 AM.


#23 calico

Posted 26 January 2013 - 07:46 AM

Mavis
Beryl
Hazel
Karen
Kylie
Kaylie
Heather
Joanne
Lyn
Lauren
Sharon
Michelle
Vicky
Debbie
Sue
Kim
Denise
Norma
Matilda
Carol
Barb/Barbie
Carolyn
Geraldine
Charlene
Charmaine
Tracey
Doreen
Noreen
Maureen
Dawn
Narelle
Janet
Janelle
Janice
Betty
Kay
Lesley
Jennifer
Lorraine
Patty
Patsy
Patricia
Rachel
Jessica
Shirley
Thelma
Ethel
Marge/Madge
Dorothy
Beverley
Joyce

Edited by calico, 26 January 2013 - 09:28 AM.


#24 FiveAus

Posted 26 January 2013 - 09:45 AM

How old is the character and is the novel set in current times or part? That makes a difference, because if it's set in 2013, you'd be very unlikely to find a young Cheryl or Sharon.

#25 vanessa71

Posted 26 January 2013 - 10:26 AM

If it's set today, I think Matilda would be the obvious choice.





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