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#1 Phoebeandme

Posted 02 June 2019 - 12:51 PM

WDYT of the name? Is it classic or trendy? Feminine? Does it go well with Phoebe as a sibset?

Harriet Rose
Harriet Ella
Harriet Alice
Harriet Eloise

#2 kerilyntaryn

Posted 02 June 2019 - 01:14 PM

I don't like it, I don't think it goes well with Phoebe or very feminine. Phoebe and Eloise or Juliet or rose or Grace or Elsie, Sadie Esther Naomi Ruth ruby Susannah tessa

#3 Oh Peanuts!

Posted 02 June 2019 - 01:14 PM

Love it! I think it’s a classic. It is quite popular at the moment, so I guess that makes it trendy too?

Not sure I’d pick any of those middle names though. My picks would be Harriet Claire or Harriet May

#4 BadCat

Posted 02 June 2019 - 01:27 PM

It seems very trendy at the moment.  Every time anyone on here suggests it the crowd goes wild.

I'm not a fan, but if you love it then go for it.

And who cares if it goes with Phoebe?  I don't understand the whole sibset thing.  They're different people, their names don't need to sound good together.

#5 22Fruitmincepies

Posted 02 June 2019 - 01:37 PM

I’ve always liked the name, it’s feminine but still a strong name. It goes beautifully with Phoebe.

#6 Gudrun

Posted 02 June 2019 - 01:42 PM

Trendy classic.  I'd rethink on the middles.

#7 Ollie83

Posted 02 June 2019 - 01:52 PM

I love it & I do think it sits well with Phoebe.

Considering ourselves but I’m aware how popular it’s becoming if that’s a factor for you?

#8 Imaginary friend

Posted 02 June 2019 - 03:31 PM

It's ok.

Not a great fan but nothing wrong with it.

Can't see any issues with Phoebe and Harriet together.

#9 Drat

Posted 02 June 2019 - 03:58 PM

Harriet & Phoebe sound nice together.

Harriet is certainly gaining popularity quickly!

Harriet Alice or Harriet Eloise

#10 Lesley225

Posted 02 June 2019 - 04:03 PM

I like it and find it classic and elegant.  Didn't know it was currently popular but have a friend called that who is in her early 50s.

I also think of Harriet Vane.

#11 Staying Strange

Posted 02 June 2019 - 07:50 PM

I love Harriet/Hattie.  I know 2, Harriet May and Harriet Jean.

I think it goes well with Phoebe.

#12 Plaxy

Posted 04 June 2019 - 02:15 PM

I love it, and think it's perfect for Phoebe's sister. I see it as a very feminine name.

It's definitely on trend and becoming more popular, and is in the top 100 in Australia, but I can't see it getting into the top 20 or 30, so not among the very popular names. A classic name.

I really like Harriet Alice from your options. Beautiful!

Edited by Plaxy, 04 June 2019 - 02:21 PM.

#13 eliza_non

Posted 04 June 2019 - 02:23 PM

I'm biased as Harriet and Phoebe are my two favourite girl's names.

I'm yet to meet a young Harriet in my circles so it's not too popular in my area yet.

#14 cvbn

Posted 04 June 2019 - 02:36 PM

I love Harriet, I would have used it but I had a dog named it (I don't think of it as a dog name, I give animals ,human names)

I love Hattie for short.

Strong name.

#15 liveworkplay

Posted 04 June 2019 - 03:20 PM

It was the name I was going to use for my middle child. She would have rocked the NN Harry, but DH got final say on her name.

Out of your choices, Harriet Rose

#16 Pink Flamingo

Posted 04 June 2019 - 06:40 PM

Love Harriet! I think Phoebe and Harriet go perfectly together. I think it’s classic and feminine. I like Harriet Rose best from your list.

#17 teddytbumpandme

Posted 04 June 2019 - 07:44 PM

I like Harriet Rose or Harriet Eloise from your list. It's definitely rising in popularity, and I see it as a classic name.
If it were me I wouldn't pair it with Phoebe, but it's not a bad combo

#18 Phoebeandme

Posted 05 June 2019 - 01:08 PM

 teddytbumpandme, on 04 June 2019 - 07:44 PM, said:

I like Harriet Rose or Harriet Eloise from your list. It's definitely rising in popularity, and I see it as a classic name.
If it were me I wouldn't pair it with Phoebe, but it's not a bad combo

Interesting. Out of interest - what names would you pair with Phoebe?

#19 Apageintime

Posted 05 June 2019 - 01:45 PM

I LOVE Harriet but not sure of those middle names.

#20 teddytbumpandme

Posted 05 June 2019 - 10:41 PM

 Phoebeandme, on 05 June 2019 - 01:08 PM, said:

Interesting. Out of interest - what names would you pair with Phoebe?

These all give me the same feeling that Phoebe does as a name - my favourite from this list being Imogen


#21 kerilyntaryn

Posted 06 June 2019 - 08:12 AM

Ada, Anna, Beatrix, Beatrice, Hazel, Eve, Lilith, Arabella, Caroline, Cora, Coralie, Eleanor, Josephine, Marguerite, Annabel, Celeste, Claire, Anne, Genevieve, Laurel, Rosalie,  Nora, Molly, Lucy, Annalise, Julia, Vivienne, Heather, Rachel, Valerie

#22 Nobodyelse

Posted 06 June 2019 - 10:15 AM

I don't understand what makes Harriet not feminine. It isn't like calling a girl Stevie or Frankie - which are both very popular and I'm quite fond of, so I'm not having a go at those names.

But Harriet is a time tested, vintage women's name so the 'not feminine' suggestion baffles me.

To be feminine means what? Cutesie? Can strong women and strong women's names not be feminine?

#23 Imaginary friend

Posted 09 June 2019 - 06:48 PM

Perhaps to some people girls names from boys names are not feminine
Especially those which end up with a male nickname ie Harry.

I know there are a lot of them - Josephine, Michelle, Christine, Pauline,  Danielle etc - and most of them are time tested vintage too.

( This isn't my view but I can see where the perception is coming from. )

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