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#1 Neil17

Posted 17 February 2013 - 10:26 AM

Hello, we are ttc at the moment, and I am having some fun, thinking up baby names original.gif. We have had 3 girls names picked out, for a long time, and I can't see us budging on them. The names are Annika, Imogen and Miranda.......Dp's favourite is Annika, but I love them all equally, and can't really see any negative associations, apart from Picnic at hanging rock, and Miranda soft drink, which don't really bother me. So, what order would you rate these names?.....last name is Lee, if that helps. Thank you original.gif

#2 7LittleAustralians

Posted 17 February 2013 - 10:28 AM

I like them in this order, Imogen, Miranda and Annika. I've never warmed to Annika.

#3 tres-chic

Posted 17 February 2013 - 10:29 AM

I know a newborn Miranda and I love the name, my favourite of the three.

Like Imogen.

Dislike Annika.

#4 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 17 February 2013 - 10:38 AM

Annika, then Miranda. I don't really like Imogen but it's not bad.

#5 ThatsNotMyName

Posted 17 February 2013 - 10:42 AM

LOVE Miranda.
Imogen & Annika are nice names but I'm not specially drawn to them.
I think they all go nicely with your surname original.gif


#6 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 17 February 2013 - 10:42 AM

Annika as a clear standout

Then Miranda

Then Imogen

#7 43 other ferals

Posted 17 February 2013 - 10:54 AM

Love Miranda.  The Hanging Rock reference is a nice one, in my opinion.  She was such an ethereal beauty.

I also love Imogen.  It has the same romantic feel.

Personally I'm not keen on Annika.  In my mind it conjures up a tennis player, and I'm a bit anti-sport wink.gif

#8 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:02 AM

Imogen

Miranda


















Annika



#9 B.feral3

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:06 AM

None of them excite me but they are all nice enough.
I like them in this order: Miranda, Imogen, Annika

#10 Gudrun

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:17 AM

1. Miranda

2. Imogen

3. Annika


I can't fault Miranda.  Imogen is a great name but a teensy bit too popular for me.  Annika's appropriation into Anglophonia has done it a disservice in my view.

#11 MangoTango

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:59 AM

Imogen, Annika and then Miranda.... I think Miranda is quite dated.

#12 dimensionk

Posted 17 February 2013 - 12:17 PM

QUOTE (Sunnycat @ 17/02/2013, 11:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Annika, then Miranda. I don't really like Imogen but it's not bad.

Agree.

#13 Plaxy

Posted 17 February 2013 - 12:22 PM

Imogen
Miranda



Annika

#14 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 17 February 2013 - 02:15 PM

I think they're all gorgeous. Imogen would be my favourite followed very closely by Annika with Miranda last.

I think I like the sound of Annika Lee best though.

#15 IamAuntyA

Posted 17 February 2013 - 09:56 PM

I used to look after an Annika and she was a gorgeous little girl so I really like it original.gif

My equally gorgeous cousin is Imogen so that's another name I love



Miranda doesn't do anything for me.

#16 Magnus

Posted 17 February 2013 - 10:11 PM

I love the name Imogen.

I'm not a fan of Miranda. It seems a bit dated to the eighties to me too, or maybe it's just a coincidence that I've met a few born in the eighties. And I really dislike the supermodel with that name. (There you go. I just looked on 111 years of baby names NSW and it isn't dated to the eighties in particular. It's been steadily climbing in popularity since the sixties). Maybe I was mixing it up with Melinda?

I used to have the name Annika on my list, but I figured out that many people in Australia seem to pronounce it slightly differently from one another. I guess that's not necessarily more than a slight annoyance, though.

#17 ~Peaches~

Posted 18 February 2013 - 11:51 AM

QUOTE (Dienw @ 17/02/2013, 11:28 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I like them in this order, Imogen, Miranda and Annika. I've never warmed to Annika.


Exactly this for me too original.gif Imogen is my favorite, but I think Miranda sounds a little bit better with your surname.

#18 lynneyours

Posted 18 February 2013 - 11:55 AM

Annika
Miranda
Imogen - not a fan, and don't think it sounds as good with your surname as the other two.

#19 Z-girls rock

Posted 18 February 2013 - 12:00 PM

Annika - Love!
Imogen - its ok.

Miranda - LOVE!

to rank I would go;

1. Annika
2. Miranda
3. Imogen

#20 kerilyntaryn

Posted 19 February 2013 - 08:13 PM

Miranda
Imogen
Annika

all nice

#21 Bel Rowley

Posted 20 February 2013 - 06:59 AM

1. Miranda
2. Annika
3. Imogen

All great names, but Miranda is one of my faves.

#22 Feral_Pooks

Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:33 AM

Beautiful! Take your pick! Today I think I like Imogen most, but day to day this would change.




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