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#1 Emma-mummyofthree

Posted 26 June 2019 - 01:01 PM

We are having our first little girl after two boys
Taylor James & Archer George

I'm looking for a very pretty name but trying to avoid top 10 names.

Front runners so far

Florence Victoria or Florence Louise
Ivy Victoria  or Ivy Louise

Love but can't use Sadie, Charlotte or Gracie.

What's your vote/thoughts or other suggestions please?

Thanks!

#2 rosie28

Posted 26 June 2019 - 01:15 PM

I think Ivy matches your other childrens’ names, and is lovely with Victoria.

#3 onetrick

Posted 26 June 2019 - 01:18 PM

I love the combinations Florence Victoria or Ivy Louise from your list.
Love your style, and theres mor a bad combination there :)

#4 Bereckii

Posted 26 June 2019 - 01:55 PM

Would Florence likely end up shortened to a nickname? How do you feel about the likely nickname possibilities?

#5 Ozquoll

Posted 26 June 2019 - 02:05 PM

As a gardener, I simply cannot like the name Ivy - it is a truly awful plant 😠. Florence is lovely but I’m not sure it’s a 100% fit for the sibset.

#6 Tiger Print

Posted 26 June 2019 - 02:19 PM

I like Ivy Florence :)

#7 Astrocyte

Posted 26 June 2019 - 02:25 PM

Love Florence. Ivy is nice too. I'd pick Victoria over Louise for a middle name.

#8 Gudrun

Posted 26 June 2019 - 02:45 PM

Ivy Louise is my pick.  Combo works well and good sibset fit.

Prefer Flora over Florence if that's an option.

Similar style:

Dulcie
Primrose
Clara
Pearl
Daphne
Martha
Nancy
Gladys
Sybil
Cynthia
Winsome
Lillian
Dorothy
Millicent
Adeline
Cecily
Ida
Constance
Magda
Honor
Enid

#9 kerilyntaryn

Posted 26 June 2019 - 03:25 PM

congrats on your girl,  its lovely to have a girl after 2 boys

I'm not fussed on either,  maybe Ivy by a thread

I'd prefer Louise, Elouise, Louisa or Victoria as a first name

what about Maisie, Molly, Ruby, Sophie, Amy, Audrey, Emily, Katie, Natalie, Heidi, Phoebe, Rosalie, Coralie, Lucy, Chloe, Chelsea, Zoe, Daphne, Halle, Penelope, Felicity, Hayley, Holly, Lily

Amelia, Ava, Sarah, Emma, Tessa, Laura, Jessica, Olivia, Clara Stella, Nora, Isabella, Natalia, Matilda, Zara, Eliza, Eva, Ada, Ida, Anna, Bianca, Eliana, Vanessa, Cassandra, Susannah, Lydia, Leticia, Leah, Talia, Tara

Hazel, Imogen, Alice, May, Rose, Juliet, Genevieve, Beatrix, Vivienne,  Claire, Juliet, Josephine, Caroline, Catherine, Annabel, Beatrice, Elise

#10 FreyjaCatherine22

Posted 26 June 2019 - 04:01 PM

Congrats on your little girl!
From your list I like Florence Victoria and Ivy Louise. I think Ivy Louise fits best with the sibset.

#11 kerilyntaryn

Posted 26 June 2019 - 05:02 PM

Ivy Louise by a thread,  dont really like either,  Ivy Victoria is too heavy on the V's. I like them in this order.   Eloise Victoria,  Louisa Ivy, Louisa Victoria, Louisa Victoria

#12 WTFJerk

Posted 26 June 2019 - 05:09 PM

Ivy Louise has a nice rhythm and tune to it.

#13 Emma-mummyofthree

Posted 26 June 2019 - 07:22 PM

View PostBereckii, on 26 June 2019 - 01:55 PM, said:

Would Florence likely end up shortened to a nickname? How do you feel about the likely nickname possibilities?

I'm okay with all of the nicknames Florence might have 😊

#14 Emma-mummyofthree

Posted 26 June 2019 - 07:26 PM

View PostOzquoll, on 26 June 2019 - 02:05 PM, said:

As a gardener, I simply cannot like the name Ivy - it is a truly awful plant . Florence is lovely but I’m not sure it’s a 100% fit for the sibset.

That's fair enough, the plant reference doesn't seem to bother me.

#15 Emma-mummyofthree

Posted 26 June 2019 - 07:30 PM

View PostGudrun, on 26 June 2019 - 02:45 PM, said:

Ivy Louise is my pick.  Combo works well and good sibset fit.

Prefer Flora over Florence if that's an option.

Similar style:

Dulcie
Primrose
Clara
Pearl
Daphne
Martha
Nancy
Gladys
Sybil
Cynthia
Winsome
Lillian
Dorothy
Millicent
Adeline
Cecily
Ida
Constance
Magda
Honor
Enid

Thanks for your input! I have seen people use flora as a nickname for florence, I just don't think it's the right fit for us. I adore primrose, however my hubby doesn't feel it's an adult name she can grow with and I do agree.

#16 Bereckii

Posted 26 June 2019 - 07:32 PM

View PostEmma-mummyofthree, on 26 June 2019 - 07:22 PM, said:



I'm okay with all of the nicknames Florence might have 😊

I thought that might help narrow down options - clearly not :-P

Good luck deciding!

#17 Froyo

Posted 26 June 2019 - 07:54 PM

Ivy. Flo would be an awful nickname.

#18 Emma-mummyofthree

Posted 26 June 2019 - 08:14 PM

View PostBereckii, on 26 June 2019 - 07:32 PM, said:



I thought that might help narrow down options - clearly not :-P

Good luck deciding!

Haha I so wish! It's just such a big decision naming a little person!

#19 BBC

Posted 26 June 2019 - 09:17 PM

I like Ivy Louise

Flow as a nickname puts me off the Florence option

#20 aluminium

Posted 26 June 2019 - 09:40 PM

Florence is gorgeous.

#21 babybug15

Posted 26 June 2019 - 09:52 PM

Of your four suggestions I like Ivy Victoria the best.

#22 snowball

Posted 26 June 2019 - 10:05 PM

Oh so hard to choose, they are both beautiful names!
Can you use both eg Ivy Florence ?

Some other ideas:
Poppy
Sienna
Rosa
Lucy
Sophie
Isla
Fleur
Violet
Sylvie

#23 Emma-mummyofthree

Posted 26 June 2019 - 10:17 PM

View Postsnowball, on 26 June 2019 - 10:05 PM, said:

Oh so hard to choose, they are both beautiful names!
Can you use both eg Ivy Florence ?

Some other ideas:
Poppy
Sienna
Rosa
Lucy
Sophie
Isla
Fleur
Violet
Sylvie

I have thought about it because I do love both names, but the middle names have meaning to me. Louise is my middle name and Victoria is the name my Nanna (who is very special to me) would have named a little girl (she had 3 boys!).

I do love Voilet, but we know someone with that name so it's out for us.

#24 Jane Jetson

Posted 26 June 2019 - 10:43 PM

I'm liking Ivy Victoria. As long as your DD doesn't grow up to be a dedicated gardener and old house aficionado, that's a lovely name.

(I like Iris Victoria as well, if that's a first-name possibility.)

#25 teddytbumpandme

Posted 26 June 2019 - 11:08 PM

I like Florence Victoria and Ivy Louise. I do think Ivy matches better with your other children's names.

Other similar suggestions:
Delilah
Iris
Daphne
Phoebe
Daisy
Felicity
Esther
Aubrey
Heidi




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