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#1 Clover85

Posted 03 February 2013 - 02:53 PM

Please tell me what you think of my list, and suggest any others that you think are the same style.

Thanks!

GIRLS
Elsie
Clara
Charlotte
Matilda
Eloise
Eva (Evie)
Rose (Rosie)
Daisy

BOYS
Leo
Liam
Alexander

#2 Gudrun

Posted 03 February 2013 - 02:59 PM

Love:

Clara
Charlotte
Eva
Rose
Daisy

Really don't love the others.

Love all the boys'.

Will return if I think of any others.

#3 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:02 PM

GIRLS
Elsie- not a fan
Clara- lovely
Charlotte- lovely
Matilda- lovely
Eloise- gorgeous
Eva (Evie)- gorgeous
Rose (Rosie)- nice, but I definitely prefer Rosetta
Daisy- nice, but more a middle name for me

BOYS
Leo- I really dislike this as a full name but I don't mind it as a nickname only to Leon, Leonard, Leopold etc
Liam- lovely
Alexander- lovely


Eloise or Eva and Liam or Alexander are my picks.


Suggestions:
Elise
Claire
Claudia
Maisie
Scarlett
Ava
Eve
Jemima
Louisa
Zara
Maeve
Celeste
Tabitha
Elke
Lara
Emmeline
Susannah
Juliette
Imogen
Lucinda
Ella
Miranda


Lucas/Luke/Luca
Alec
Oliver
Levi
Patrick
Dominic
Hamish
Mitchell
Harrison
Roman
Eamon
Jude
Isaac
Lachlan
Lewis
Benjamin
Blake
Henry
Sebastian
Brady
Oscar
Theodore
William

#4 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:05 PM

Leo and Alexander, none of the others appeal to me. The girls' names are a bit too cutesy.

#5 Gudrun

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:08 PM

Suggestions:

Scarlett
Colette
Leah
Clover (assuming you aren't IRL)
Poppy
Tilda
Erica
Camille
Louisa
Anita
Thea


Louis
Eamon
Sebastian
Julian
Finley
Finnegan

#6 kerilyntaryn

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:45 PM

Elsie - nice
Clara - good
Charlotte pretty, but very popular
Matilda - ok
Eloise - love it
Eva (Evie) - nice
Rose (Rosie) - nice
Daisy - ok

BOYS
Leo ok
Liam good
Alexander good

others

Elsa
Alysse
Ailsa
Charlene
charlize
Miranda
Amelia
amy
eve
rosa
Rosalyn

leon
callum
nicholas

#7 eachschoolholidays

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:52 PM

Eloise and Alexander are my favourites

#8 NSG

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:53 PM

QUOTE (Clover85 @ 03/02/2013, 03:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Please tell me what you think of my list, and suggest any others that you think are the same style.

Thanks!

GIRLS
Elsie
Clara
Charlotte
Matilda
Eloise
Eva (Evie)
Rose (Rosie)
Daisy

BOYS
Leo
Liam
Alexander



I like your boys names.

For girls, if you like flower names how about Poppy or Clover?
I am not a fan of Elsie, how about Eleanor instead?
I like Matilda and and I also like Miranda (as another option).
I heart Clara.


#9 chickendrumstick

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:56 PM

I love Rose as a first name option, it's way underused in my opinion.
Elsie and Clara are a bit too cutesy for me and Charlotte is too popular but the others are all beautiful.

Liam is my favourite from the boy names you've chosen, Liam Alexander is a great combo.

#10 Clover85

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:40 PM

Thanks everyone!

Some other ideas
Violet?
Ivy?

#11 Feral_Pooks

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:46 PM

Eva and Alexander. Love Alexander.

What about...
Hannah
Nicole
Elinor
Elizabeth

#12 Plaxy

Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:11 PM

Girls -

I would take off Charlotte and Matilda because of popularity, though I like them both.
I dislike Violet and Eloise.
I love Daisy and Rose, and like Elsie, Clara and Ivy.
Eva is ok.

Boys - I like them all, favourite is Leo.

#13 tres-chic

Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:12 PM

Elsie - I'm coming around to this name but it's still too 'old lady' for me
Clara - love
Charlotte - I know quite a few so it's a bit on the popular side for me
Matilda - like a lot
Eloise - don't like
Eva (Evie) - heard a bit too much
Rose (Rosie) - love
Daisy - love

None of your boys names are favourites of mine but of the three I like Alexander the best.


#14 CleverChook

Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:15 PM

Leo and Alexander are two of my favourites - can't split them.

Of the girls names, I like Rose and Eloise (although I'd prefer Louisa as suggested by pps)

#15 Gudrun

Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:33 PM

QUOTE (Clover85 @ 03/02/2013, 05:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks everyone!

Some other ideas
Violet?
Ivy?



Prefer the florals in your original list.

#16 ~Peaches~

Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:46 PM

Love your list!

Ivy would be my top pick, it's DD's name and I adore it wub.gif

Also love (in order)-
Eva (Evie)
Charlotte
Violet
Clara
Rose (Rosie)
Matilda


Boys names are all great original.gif
Liam
Alexander
Leo

Other suggestions (Fifi suggested some already)
Claire
Juliet
Sage
Annaliese
Clementine
Florence/Flora
Grace
Josie

Lucas
Jude
Ellis
Emmett
Miles






#17 chickendrumstick

Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:54 PM

Ivy is gorgeous but I really feel that Ivy is becoming very popular, very quickly. Not in Ava/Isabella/Charlotte type levels but more like Avery or Leila or Addison where they appear out of nowhere and are quite popular for a couple of years and then date and disappear.
I don't like Violet, it just looks like it is missing an 'n'.

Other ideas:

Louisa
Margaret (nn Meg, Maggie)
Penelope
Serena
Candice
Noella
Nolia
Harriet
Pearl
Clementine
Claudia
Ellinor
Jasmine
Jessamine
Tallulah

#18 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:59 PM

Like:
Charlotte

Don't mind:
Evie
Rose (Rosie)

Dislike:
Daisy
Elsie (much much much prefer Elise or Eliza)
Clara (much prefer Claire or Carla)

Really really really x1000 dislike:
Matilda
Eloise

I like all three boys names but prefer Alexander and Leo to Liam.

Edited by Dabri, 03 February 2013 - 06:59 PM.


#19 MadeleineCharlotte

Posted 03 February 2013 - 11:26 PM

GIRLS
Elsie- NMS, prefer Elizabeth
Clara- Sweet
Charlotte- Lovely, but very popular
Matilda- Love
Eloise- Like
Eva (Evie)- Nice, prefer Evelyn
Rose (Rosie)- Not a fan
Daisy- Cute
Ivy- Like
Violet- Love, one of my favourites!

BOYS
Leo- Love, but especially as a nickname for Leopold wink.gif
Liam- Dislike
Alexander- Like






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