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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

Meredith
Theresa
Daphne
Maeve
Alice
Lilah
Mariah
Annalise
Esther
Imogen

#21 kerilyntaryn

Posted 06 June 2019 - 08:12 AM

Rose
Maeve
Clara
Juliet
Alice
Eloise
Grace
Elsie
Sadie
Esther
Naomi
Ruth
Ruby
Susannah
Tessa
Estelle
Evelyn
Lillian
Mae
Vera
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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