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#1 roxy1981

Posted 19 February 2012 - 01:57 PM

So I am loving Annika, and mentioned it to DH and he didn't say no - which is a good start. I think he just thinks it's a bit weird as he's never hear it before. But he loves Annie, so he can call her that for short.

Would love some mn suggestions. Annika Rose sounds lovely, but every second person seems to use Rose for a mn lately.

Family name I could use is Isobel, but Annika Isobel is a bit of a mouthful. I think it needs something simple and short.

TIA

edited for spelling

Edited by roxy1981, 19 February 2012 - 02:08 PM.


#2 Peridot

Posted 19 February 2012 - 02:04 PM

Annika is really NMS, but if I had to pick a middle name for it, definitely Rose. Or Mae/May original.gif

#3 emca

Posted 19 February 2012 - 02:06 PM

Annika Louise is the first to come to mind.

#4 TurtleTamer

Posted 19 February 2012 - 02:11 PM

The only girl with this name that I know personally has the middle name Lily which flows nicely.

#5 Angelot

Posted 19 February 2012 - 02:19 PM

What about...

Annika Sage
Annika Zoƫ
Annika Joy

#6 Steph.R

Posted 19 February 2012 - 02:58 PM

Annika Mae/May
Annika Lily (as a pp said is beautiful)
Annika Grace
Annika Dawn

^ my votes  original.gif
BTW that's a lovely name choice glad your DP didn't say no!

#7 3littlechix

Posted 19 February 2012 - 03:14 PM

Annika Clare
Annika Eve
Annika Faith


#8 ali27

Posted 19 February 2012 - 03:30 PM

Annika Jane
Annika Pearl
Annika Ruth

#9 roxy1981

Posted 19 February 2012 - 06:26 PM

Some gorgeous suggestions! I am liking Annika Lily and Annika Eve

#10 PinkSurvivor

Posted 19 February 2012 - 06:31 PM

First thing that came to my mind was Marie original.gif

Good luck choosing OP

#11 BadgerBasher

Posted 19 February 2012 - 06:37 PM

Annika Paige

#12 aurora sleeping

Posted 19 February 2012 - 06:39 PM

What about Annika Belle? Kind of uses the family name but in a way that flows a bit better. How many syllables does your last name have? If it has a few (like Robertson), a one syllable MN might be a good idea.

Btw I quite like Rose -  if I have a girl I will definitely be using it as it was part of my maiden name. I think if you don't like anything else, I'd go with it, especially as Annika is a bit different (but gorgeous).  yyes.gif

#13 irises

Posted 19 February 2012 - 06:44 PM

Annika is gorgeous. How about Annika Jean?

#14 Freddie'sMum

Posted 19 February 2012 - 08:34 PM

I know every second baby girl has the following as middle names - but they are gorgeous:

Annika Grace
Annika Rose

Or what about:

Annika Elizabeth
Annika Sophie / Sophia
Annika Mary
Annika Joy
Annika Marie / Maree
Annika Emily

Good luck deciding.  Annika is a beautiful name !!



#15 ManyHats

Posted 19 February 2012 - 08:39 PM

Annika Alexandra original.gif

#16 Lainskii

Posted 19 February 2012 - 08:51 PM

QUOTE (PinkSurvivor @ 19/02/2012, 07:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
First thing that came to my mind was Marie original.gif

Good luck choosing OP



This is the name I had picked for my dd, except spelt Anneka Marie.
I did get the Anneka but DH and I agreed on a different middle name of Theora.


#17 la di dah

Posted 20 February 2012 - 09:25 AM

Short and sweet:
Annika Faith
Annika Fern
Annika Wren
Annika Rae
Annika Pearl
Annika Rain

Less short, still sweet:
Annika Penelope (Okay I just love this, carry on)
Annika Vivienne
Annika Jessamine
Annika Violet
Annika Rosemary (If I wanted to use Rose, I would probably use Rosemary, Rosemarie, or Rosamund)


#18 Cat's Pyjamas

Posted 20 February 2012 - 07:48 PM

We have an Annika Mary original.gif




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