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"Aussie" sounding girls names
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Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:28 PM
Appropriate timing I know 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
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.čśŁ
Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:53 PM
Edited by kerilyntaryn, 25 January 2013 - 10:00 PM.
Posted 25 January 2013 - 10:06 PM
Lauren - Lozza
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!
Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:23 PM
Raelene and lots beginning with Sh....
Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:32 PM
Not Charlene since Princess Charlene of Monaco as she is South African.
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)
Maxine (max or Maxy)
Georgina/Georgia (george or Georgie)
Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:00 AM
Edited by Gudrun, 26 January 2013 - 11:33 AM.
Posted 26 January 2013 - 07:46 AM
Edited by calico, 26 January 2013 - 09:28 AM.
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.
Posted 26 January 2013 - 10:26 AM
If it's set today, I think Matilda would be the obvious choice.
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