Jump to content

Which Do You Prefer?


  • Please log in to reply
30 replies to this topic

#1 FeralFP

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:33 AM

Thinking of names for our next little girl expected in July to go with our first DD Alyssa Mae (short one syllable last name).

So far names we like but dont love include Phoebe and Georgia. WDYT of these?

Other suggestions welcome!


#2 Two Socks

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:35 AM

Phoebe would be my pick.  I've always liked it, but have never met one.

I prefer Georgina to Georgia, but would still pick Phoebe!

#3 JoMarch

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:37 AM

Prefer Phoebe.  Georgia is OK as well. Alyssa Mae is gorgeous wub.gif (sorry, not very helpful!)

#4 Therese

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:39 AM

I like both Phoebe and Georgia. If I had to pick my favourite it would probably be Phoebe.

#5 B.feral3

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:40 AM

Probably Phoebe but both are nms.

#6 emlis22

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:45 AM

My sister is Phoebe. I really like it. I like Georgia as well, but I think Phoebe has more spunk and is more unexpected.

However, while most people wouldn't make this connection, I immediately think of Alyssa Milano who played the character Phoebe on Charmed.

#7 Gudrun

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:51 AM

Clear pick of those two for me is Phoebe.  Really like it.


Others:

Xanthe
Evanthe
Miranda
Romilly
Sybilla
Phaedra

#8 kerilyntaryn

Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:07 AM

Both great names - like Phoebe better

others

Breanna
Katelyn
Camille
Miranda
Olivia
Penelope
Saskia
Talia
Chloe
Eva
Sophie
Emily
Emma
Amy
Mia
Natalie
Grace
Abigail
Kayley
Isabella
Amelia
Genevieve
Vivienne
Makayla
Zoe
Arielle

Edited by kerilyntaryn, 21 February 2013 - 10:11 AM.


#9 JaneLane

Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:13 AM

Both are NMS but I like Phoebe a lot more than Georgia

#10 Myrtle May Mary

Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:25 AM

Phoebe hands down over Georgia.

I don't understand the love for Georgia ph34r.gif

Edited by Mary Myrtle Mae, 21 February 2013 - 10:25 AM.


#11 Bel Rowley

Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:41 AM

I prefer Phoebe.

#12 Onemorefor2016

Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:44 AM

I think Phoebe suits your first DD's name better than Georgia.
That said, I love the name Georgia - it was on my shortlist, but not DH's.

Edited by babyruby, 21 February 2013 - 10:45 AM.


#13 Kay1

Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:44 AM

Georgia I love. Phoebe I have never much liked. There's something a little whingey about the sound of it for me.

#14 Littleone84

Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:56 AM

Phoebe is at the top of my list for when and if i have a girl one day. Unfortunately I will need to twist DP arm.

#15 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 21 February 2013 - 11:05 AM

Not a fan of Georgia but Phoebe is nice.

Alyssa and:

Bridget
Kate
Juliet
Ruby
Clare
Charlotte


#16 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 21 February 2013 - 11:19 AM

QUOTE (JBaby @ 21/02/2013, 09:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thinking of names for our next little girl expected in July to go with our first DD Alyssa Mae (short one syllable last name).

So far names we like but dont love include Phoebe and Georgia. WDYT of these?

Other suggestions welcome!

My vote goes to Phoebe

#17 FeralFP

Posted 21 February 2013 - 11:21 AM

QUOTE (emlis22 @ 21/02/2013, 08:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
However, while most people wouldn't make this connection, I immediately think of Alyssa Milano who played the character Phoebe on Charmed.

I asked this in a thread before I was pg (as we are Charmed and Alyssa Milano fans) but everyone replied they wouldn't make the connection. Seems you and I are on the same wave length haha

One thing bugging me about Phoebe is that up till 2 months ago I always thought it was spelt Pheobe, and now the real spelling looks wrong to me lol

Edited by JBaby, 21 February 2013 - 05:43 PM.


#18 Plaxy

Posted 21 February 2013 - 03:35 PM

I much prefer Georgia.

Others:

Cecily
Philippa
Florence
Greta
Harriet
Jemima
Georgette
Kerenza

#19 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 21 February 2013 - 05:39 PM

I think Georgia and Phoebe are both lovely names and great with Alyssa. I prefer Georgia of the two.

Suggestions:
Alyssa and Chloe
Alyssa and Holly
Alyssa and Jemma/Gemma
Alyssa and Summer
Alyssa and Ruby
Alyssa and Zoe
Alyssa and Lauren
Alyssa and Josephine
Alyssa and Eleanor
Alyssa and Sienna
Alyssa and Danielle
Alyssa and Monique
Alyssa and Sadie
Alyssa and Imogen
Alyssa and Leah
Alyssa and Harper
Alyssa and Bethany
Alyssa and Cara

#20 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 21 February 2013 - 05:43 PM

Georgia. I'm not a fan of Phoebe at all.

#21 Magnus

Posted 21 February 2013 - 05:47 PM

I definitely prefer Pheobe.

#22 amesv

Posted 21 February 2013 - 05:48 PM

I really like Phoebe, it's a very pretty name and goes well with Alyssa.

#23 babymojo

Posted 21 February 2013 - 05:49 PM

This post freaked me out  a little.  I'm a Jorja and I'm thinking of using Phoebe for my little girl (due in May).   I never met a Phoebe either OP.

So, I like both!  You can't make a wrong decision in my book  biggrin.gif

#24 Will&Mae

Posted 21 February 2013 - 06:04 PM

Hmmm, not really sure. I think they are both fairly equal. Good luck deciding.

#25 tres-chic

Posted 21 February 2013 - 06:09 PM

Phoebe.

But I like Georgia (and Georgina and Georgette) too.




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

What you need to know about ovulation tests

Most people who are trying to get pregnant know that the best time to conceive is in the few days after ovulation.

Surviving a miscarriage at sea

A cruise with your family is among the most absurd settings for a miscarriage, but it is certainly not the worst.

Mum of three denied tubal ligation because she's 'too young'

A 22-year-old woman who is pregnant with her third child has had her requests for a tubal ligation denied because doctors believe she is too young.

Slapped cheek syndrome a danger for pregnant women

When a pregnant woman is infected, the likelihood that her foetus will be infected is about 50 per cent.

The signs and symptoms of ovulation

If you're hoping to conceive, one of the most important things you need to know about is ovulation.

We all know 'mum guilt' - but what about 'dad guilt'?

I remember the first time I felt mum guilt, within days of having my first child. The feeling was so intense I rang my own mum to debrief, hoping she'd tell me I wouldn't feel this way very often.

Kristen Bell urges mums to be their own superhero

When it comes to motherhood, actress Kristen Bell is her own superhero and she thinks other mums should be too.

Pram review: GB Pockit travel stroller

In a world of ever-shrinking gadgets, it's no surprise prams are getting smaller. We put the record-holding GB Pockit through its paces.

The beautiful Bombol Bouncer is back

The gorgeous Bombol Bouncer is back - and boasts two chic new colours to boot.

Gadgets and accessories for wine lovers

Looking for a gift for the wine lover in your life - or just something for yourself?

Free ticket offer

Pinky Mckay joins us again at the Essential Baby & Toddler Show presented by Blackmores with her expert baby settling advice. Register now for your free ticket.

The adventure doesn't have to stop: here's how to travel with baby

The best part about our outdoor adventures? It makes my husband and I better parents, since we're happier while adventuring.

Woman crashes car to save mum and baby's life

A good samaritan saved a mother and baby from being seriously injured by crashing her own car into theirs.

Should you tell your boss about your postnatal depression?

Returning to work after having a baby can be daunting, and when you're experiencing postnatal depression or anxiety it can seem even more overwhelming.

TV noise can slow toddler word learning, study finds

Background noise from the radio or TV might be making it harder for your toddler to learn learn new words.

Teresa Palmer on her molar pregnancy and 'unsexy' conception

Teresa Palmer is basking in pregnancy glow as she awaits the arrival of her new baby.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Why drinking water can be deadly for babies

H2O is one of the necessities of life, but for babies a seemingly harmless amount of water can be fatal.

5 ways having a baby is different when you have older children

So much parenting advice is geared towards having your first baby, but what's it like having a baby when you already have children?

You can now make your own plush Falkor

Fans of The NeverEnding Story – of which there are certainly plenty – went crazy for these plush Falkors when they first went on sale last year.

Baby steps

10 things that will actually happen after having a baby

I thought I had prepared myself for motherhood. Then my baby girl arrived and knocked everything flat.

Having a baby: expectations vs reality

People love to warn you about what to expect when having a baby, but they can be way off when it comes to the reality.

Are we having fun yet? Thinking positively as a parent

Motherhood is wonderful ... except when it sucks.

The adorable smile of a baby seeing his mum clearly for the first time

There is no doubt seeing their child smile for the first time is an unforgettable moment for parents everywhere.

When breastfeeding doesn't go with the flow

Breast is best, except when it's not. And in our case, it most definitely wasn't.

'If you don't vaccinate your kids you're a bloody idiot'

The photos are heartbreaking and almost too difficult to look at, but Kayley Burke is begging other parents to take notice.

Why pregnant women should eat chocolate

In news that will make expectant mums jump for joy - and reach for a block of Cadbury - scientists have revealed chocolate could provide health benefits during pregnancy.

The baby born with an incredible head of hair

If you're in any way challenged in the follicle department, prepare to feel a jolt of envy - at a two-month-old baby.

The push for Medicare to fund lactation consultants

While meeting with a lactation consultant can make an enormous difference to a new mother, it's not a service that is available through the public health system.

Parents, this is how to cut grapes to avoid choking

One mum has learnt a harrowing lesson about the best way to cut grapes to make it safe for toddlers and little kids to eat.

Three truths about C-section mums

Lately I've been thinking about the caesarean stories and the brave women who birth their children with strength and beauty.

Help! My baby will only sleep in my arms

It's stressful to be the one who is holding your baby most of the day, but it's even more stressful to wonder, 'am I doing something wrong? Or am I creating bad habits?'

 

Free ticket offer

Essential Baby & Toddler Show - Sydney

The Essential Baby & Toddler Show, presented by Blackmores, will be held in Sydney on 23-25 September. Register for your free ticket now to save $20!

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.