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#26 Mmmcheese

Posted 17 May 2019 - 07:44 AM

View PostWTFancie shmancie, on 16 May 2019 - 09:23 PM, said:



I'm the same.

I can't read Stella like a normal person.

I have to bellow it!

It's the Simpsons for me, because I am uncultured!

#27 Gudrun

Posted 17 May 2019 - 08:45 AM

I'm with Drat. Don't love it but it sure goes well with Phoebe.

Love Estella and Esther.

#28 Soontobegran

Posted 17 May 2019 - 09:06 AM

I love a little person in my family with the name. I also loved the name before she had it.

#29 AliasMater

Posted 17 May 2019 - 09:07 AM

Oh all the 'Ella' names, this is probably the best. I really dislike Ella though.

#30 rainycat

Posted 17 May 2019 - 09:13 AM

It’s a nice name but when I hear it I’m reminded of Elaine from Seinfeld after her pain medication kicked in.

#31 seayork2002

Posted 17 May 2019 - 09:15 AM

I love Stella, but not a fan of Ella or Bella

#32 teddytbumpandme

Posted 17 May 2019 - 10:51 AM

Not a fan, I know too many puppies named Stella.

I do however like Estelle or as a PP suggested Esther, and both are lovely with Phoebe =)

#33 lalalove

Posted 17 May 2019 - 10:52 AM

Absolutely love it

#34 majirlo

Posted 17 May 2019 - 11:08 AM

Beautiful. Love the connection with the meanings.

Also love Phoebe & Esther - nn Phoebes & Essie :))

#35 Karlee99

Posted 17 May 2019 - 11:10 AM

I am not a huge fan, but knowing the meanings it is a lovely match with Phoebe

#36 Imaginary friend

Posted 17 May 2019 - 05:39 PM

I quite like it ( I like Ella too) and it works well with Phoebe.

#37 fruitfairy

Posted 17 May 2019 - 06:42 PM

I have a little Stella.  My son named her, he was 5 when she was born and his best friend at childcare was a Stella.  I remember when I first met her I thought what a fantastic name.

I still laugh at the Seinfeld "Stella" reference and no one really mentions Street Car.

She gets Stell Bell, Stells and Stellie.  She's a very cool 6 year old, well I think so anyway.

As for dogs called Stella, meh, still a good name. I know a cat called Stella too. I love human names on pets.

#38 nom_de_plume

Posted 17 May 2019 - 07:41 PM

I love it and it goes well with Phoebe.

I wanted to use Stella for my daughter but couldn’t talk DP into it :(

#39 Ollie83

Posted 17 May 2019 - 09:46 PM

I like it, I’d considered it with DD but it’s SIL’s dogs name  and a good friends daughter so hubby said no. Great with Phoebe too.

Edited by Ollie83, 17 May 2019 - 09:47 PM.


#40 PaperCats

Posted 19 May 2019 - 02:52 AM

Not for me, it’s very common in my circles and I don’t like common

#41 Sarzie

Posted 19 May 2019 - 09:07 AM

Phoebe and Esther are also a beautiful pair if you want something less common

#42 Hypnic Jerk

Posted 19 May 2019 - 09:18 AM

It’s a yes from me

#43 Astrocyte

Posted 19 May 2019 - 09:45 AM

I like Stella much better than Ella and Bella. Stella goes nicely with Phoebe. I also like Esther as suggested by PPs.

#44 iwanttosleepin

Posted 19 May 2019 - 10:31 AM

I love it as a name but it seems to come with such high expectations.

#45 jkate_

Posted 19 May 2019 - 01:29 PM

I absolutely love it!  I Can't use it because of our surname ("St" beginning) but have always thought it was lovely

#46 snowball

Posted 19 May 2019 - 10:24 PM

Lovely name and works well with Phoebe

#47 Plaxy

Posted 20 May 2019 - 08:08 PM

It's okay, though I'm not particularly a fan. It works well with sister Phoebe. I prefer Celeste, Esther, Estelle and Seren with similar meanings. It may be more popular than you think, having been in the top 100 for a few years now. Statistically it's more common than Bella in Australia.

#48 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 22 May 2019 - 01:06 PM

When I hear Stella, I always hear "HEY STELLA!!!" in my mind, although my sister and I always do it as "Hey, STELLLL-LAAAHHHH"
yep, Marlon Brando (he was such a hottie in that movie!)

Edited by YodaTheWrinkledOne, 22 May 2019 - 01:06 PM.





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