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#1 CMB_0810

Posted 20 August 2019 - 11:24 AM

Hi everyone,

I’m looking for some advice when it comes to naming our baby daughter - she’s due early November and will be a little sister for our DS, Darcy.

I have always loved the name Sophie and my husband likes it too, which is a miracle! I’m a little turned off by its popularity, but what worries me more is that it actually clashes with Darcy.

Darcy and Sophie - does anyone think that combination has too much of an ‘sss’ and ‘eee’ sound to work? Darcy ends with ‘see’, Sophie starts with ‘sss’ and ends with ‘eee’. Or am I just overthinking it?

We’re thinking Annabel as the middle name (family links to Annabel but don’t want it as the first name). We’re really struggling to think of other first names we like, but if you have any classic/feminine suggestions that work with Darcy, feel free to let me know!

This is my first post, thanks for reading!

#2 Odd-1-Out

Posted 20 August 2019 - 11:28 AM

I like Sophie but also...

Emma
Anna
Charlotte
Lydia
Rose

#3 steppy

Posted 20 August 2019 - 11:29 AM

All I can think of is Elizabeth.

#4 Astrocyte

Posted 20 August 2019 - 11:37 AM

I don’t mind when names end in the same sound. For example my name ends in an ‘ee’ sound and I love the name Sophie Ottilie.

I really like Annabel. I follow a family on Instagram who have a daughter named Darcie and then quad girls named Isla, Milla, Alyce, and Demi.

Other names: Eleanor, Amelia, Emily, Charlotte, Clare, Hannah, Alice, Matilda and Arabella.

#5 doubledelight

Posted 20 August 2019 - 11:57 AM

I have a friend who has a Darcy.  His sisters' name is Lola

#6 opethmum

Posted 20 August 2019 - 12:25 PM

Thea Annabel
Kasia Annabel
Maisie Annabel
Leah Annabel
Lucille Annabel
Nora Annabel
Lois Annabel
Aurelia Annabel
Xenia Annabel
Tilde/Mathilde Annabel
Zara Annabel

#7 28 Barbary Lane

Posted 20 August 2019 - 12:28 PM

I know a Darcy and Veronica

#8 born.a.girl

Posted 20 August 2019 - 12:43 PM

I think they're fine together and it would never even occur to me to think they were a bit matchy matchy.


If your son was Brophy, it might be a bit, but who cares anyway.


Your son is an 'Dahhhhhh' sound and your daughter will be a 'Sooooo' sound.

#9 Sweet.Pea

Posted 20 August 2019 - 01:06 PM

I think Darcy and Sophie sound great together:)

#10 SplashingRainbows

Posted 20 August 2019 - 01:14 PM

Sophie Annabel - swoon.

Love it.

#11 Threetwoone

Posted 20 August 2019 - 01:22 PM

I like Darcy and Sophie. I like matchy names though.

#12 CMB_0810

Posted 20 August 2019 - 01:41 PM

View PostOdd-1-Out, on 20 August 2019 - 11:28 AM, said:

I like Sophie but also...

Emma
Anna
Charlotte
Lydia
Rose


#13 CMB_0810

Posted 20 August 2019 - 01:45 PM

Thanks everyone, there are some really lovely suggestions  and the consensus does seem to be that they aren’t too similar, which is reassuring!

I was too embarrassed to mention this initially, but I’ll throw it out there... our dog’s name is actually Alfie!

So that probably clashes more. Has anyone ever been worried about their baby’s name clashing with their dog’s name? I was thinking we could get away with it, We call him Alfred a fair bit, so I think we’ll just use this more now!

#14 born.a.girl

Posted 20 August 2019 - 01:59 PM

View PostCMB_0810, on 20 August 2019 - 01:45 PM, said:

Thanks everyone, there are some really lovely suggestions  and the consensus does seem to be that they aren’t too similar, which is reassuring!

I was too embarrassed to mention this initially, but I’ll throw it out there... our dog’s name is actually Alfie!

So that probably clashes more. Has anyone ever been worried about their baby’s name clashing with their dog’s name? I was thinking we could get away with it, We call him Alfred a fair bit, so I think we’ll just use this more now!


I took over care of a ten year old cat called Oscar.  I thought it was the perfect name for a boy. Fortunately we had a girl.

Alfred is great for a dog.  Our daughter calls ours 'Charles' which sounds pretty funny, given his name is Charlie - much to my mother's disgust as it was my father's name (dead for over fifty years, mind you).

#15 eponee

Posted 20 August 2019 - 02:02 PM

Claire was the first name that came into my mind

#16 AliasMater

Posted 20 August 2019 - 02:08 PM

I think they are a bit similar.

#17 Pooks Combusted

Posted 20 August 2019 - 02:17 PM

I think they’re too similar sounding for my taste too, but if Sophie is the stand out name then go for it.

Other suggestions

Olivia
Juliet
Hazel
Ava

#18 Gudrun

Posted 20 August 2019 - 02:24 PM

Tully
Luna
Eden
Leah
Fleur
Paige
Maeve
Verity
Naomi
Esther
Soleil
Echo
Molly
Simone
Coco

Edited by Gudrun, 20 August 2019 - 02:26 PM.


#19 Ollie83

Posted 20 August 2019 - 06:24 PM

I love Darcy, I do think Sophie as a sibling is ok but also love

Claire
Adelaide
Jane
Emma

#20 CMB_0810

Posted 20 August 2019 - 07:00 PM

View PostOllie83, on 20 August 2019 - 06:24 PM, said:

I love Darcy, I do think Sophie as a sibling is ok but also love

Claire
Adelaide
Jane
Emma


#21 Sarzie

Posted 20 August 2019 - 07:09 PM

I think Darcy and Sophie are nice together but I really like PP suggestion of Darcy and Thea

#22 kerilyntaryn

Posted 20 August 2019 - 09:41 PM

I think they sound ok together, but the names to be of different styles.  I just re-read post and missed the part DS Darcy, so I dont think it matters on style between genders.  I love the name Sophie,  it was on my list if we had twins or a 2nd girl.  Sophie Annabel is great

Thea is a good suggestion, others Stella,Paige, Austyn, Alana, Briana, Bree, Bridget, Casey, Erin, Quinn, Regan, Makenna, Makenzie, Makayla, Taryn, Tegan, Finella, Neve, Finola, Orla, Fiona, Tierney, Ashlea, Bronte, Blair, Cassidy, Rihanna, Tenille, Astrid, Ashlyn, Kira, Riley, Adelyn, Arielle, Brielle, Camille, Elise, Celeste, Calista, Arwen, Arden, Blake, Charlize, Peta, Brenna, Harper, Vivienne, Imogen, Freya, Alexia, Aria, Finlay, Emersyn, Alexis, Layney, Lexi, Peyton, Rowan, Reese, Paris, Tatum, Tamsyn, Amber, Ember, Katelyn, Eden, Calanthe, Calla, Halle, Chantal, Lauren, Megan, Miranda, Samara, Tamara, Zara

Edited by kerilyntaryn, 20 August 2019 - 10:57 PM.


#23 MsLaurie

Posted 20 August 2019 - 10:11 PM

What about Sophia/Sofia instead of Sophie?

Sophia Annabel works.

They’ll probably still end up as Darce and Soph :)

#24 Ellie bean

Posted 20 August 2019 - 10:14 PM

I just wanted to say that Alfred is a truly fantastic name for a dog!

#25 majirlo

Posted 21 August 2019 - 09:47 AM

I think Darcy and Sophie are fine together and Sophie Annabel is beautiful.

Also like;

Darcy & Morgan
Darcy & Grace
Darcy & Elyse




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