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#1 MummySmiles

Posted 03 February 2013 - 11:46 AM

What do you think?

We find out the baby's sex in 3 weeks. DH & I love the name Delilah Jade. Lilah (lie-la) for a nn.

What do you think? I know about Delilah in the bible- it doesn't bother me, but I have had a few negative reactions from people, but this is a name i love!

#2 Gudrun

Posted 03 February 2013 - 11:49 AM

Perfect combo.  Love Delilah.

#3 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 03 February 2013 - 11:50 AM

Beautiful original.gif

#4 HRH Countrymel

Posted 03 February 2013 - 11:58 AM

Any name Tom Jones sings about is good enough for me!

Ah Tom....

#5 Fat Amy

Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:03 PM

Oh, I quite like it. Sounds very pretty.

#6 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:04 PM

I much prefer just Lila. The Tom Jones song is one of the major reasons I'm against Delilah.

Jade is NMS.

#7 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:08 PM

I don't mind it but I think Delilah Jane goes a bit better.

#8 little lion

Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:08 PM

QUOTE (Dabri @ 03/02/2013, 12:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I much prefer just Lila.

Jade is NMS.


Copied and cut a bit but I'm with dabri, sorry.

#9 Plaxy

Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:08 PM

Delilah is gorgeous! go for it!

#10 DS1979

Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:10 PM

Absolutely gorgeous!

#11 la di dah

Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:11 PM

I prefer Lila/Lilah itself. Nicer meaning, cooler sound, a bit less trying-to-be-provocative.

Lila(h) Jade would be much more appealing to me than Delilah Jade.

I don't mind Jade. I do find it a bit of a slightly naughty name and I would use it to loosen up a prim name (other end of the scale... Agnes Jade...?) but I would not double-down with a Delilah/Jezebel/Roxy sort of dancing girl name. Delilah, if that's the name you love, could use a more classic name to ground it.

#12 BloomLuka

Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:24 PM

love it!

#13 tres-chic

Posted 03 February 2013 - 02:23 PM

I really dislike Delilah sorry OP. It reminds me of the song and not in a good way.

What about Jada?

#14 blackbird

Posted 03 February 2013 - 02:40 PM

Love, its actually the name I had choosen too in the same combo!

#15 kerilyntaryn

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:58 PM

pretty

#16 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:08 PM

I love it, it's on my short list if we ever have another  biggrin.gif

#17 SisterMaryElephant

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:20 PM

I'm not keen on the Delilah Jade combo, to be honest.  

A jade for me (nerdy historical fiction reader that I am) is a non flattering term for a 'fallen woman'.  It's kind of like a hussy or harlot, not quite in the vicinity of a s*ut).  Anyway generally I'd disregard that as historical trivia, but then in conjuction with the biblical story of Delilah, it's a bit much for me.  

So I'd change the middle name to something else, maybe Jane?  Or alternatively use just Lila Jade.

#18 Eirinn

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:24 PM

Love it.

#19 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:32 PM

Sorry, not something I would call my daughter in a million years. That is unless I didn't mind inflicting pain on her.

It might be a cutesy name for a 2 year old, but honestly, a teen? a woman? with that name.

I would have hated my parents to call me Delilah.



#20 blenheim

Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:25 PM

It's beautiful - really, really lovely.  Go for it! original.gif

#21 Imaginary friend

Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:31 PM

QUOTE (~THE~MAGICIAN~ @ 03/02/2013, 04:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sorry, not something I would call my daughter in a million years. That is unless I didn't mind inflicting pain on her.

It might be a cutesy name for a 2 year old, but honestly, a teen? a woman? with that name.

I would have hated my parents to call me Delilah.


I love the name Jade - Delilah is not really my style but  I dont mind it.

however I cant see why on earth the name Delilah should inflict any more pain than any other random name - cant see why it is only suited to 2 year olds either - as PP's pointed out it was title of a Tom Jones song - pretty sure he was singing about an adult woman, not a toddler original.gif

#22 2littledarlings

Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:36 PM

Love Delilah!
Don't love Jade it's a little 80's for me but certainly not offensive original.gif

#23 ~Winter~

Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:42 PM

I adore Delilah!

#24 chaney13

Posted 03 February 2013 - 08:40 PM

love it

#25 Magenta_

Posted 03 February 2013 - 08:42 PM

Hi there,

I like Lila Jade as well.

Good luck!
Magenta




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