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#1 *~lotusflower~*

Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:54 AM

Hi,
Heard a name I havent heard before.

I little girl called Clover.

It really suited her and made me think what a cute name.
Anyone know of a Clover?

#2 EsmeLennox

Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:57 AM

We had a cow called Clover once...

#3 PrincessPeach

Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:00 AM

One of my secretaries was called clover & she would have been in her 40's.

Very lovely, softly spoken lady & the name suited her to a tea!

#4 kboomba

Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:05 AM

Clover is a lovely old fashioned name. The sister in the What Katy Did books was named Clover (from the 1800's).

I know a Charissa, and she gets all the cow jokes behind her back too.  shrug.gif

#5 PatG

Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:10 AM

I think of Clover Moore - Lord Mayor of Sydney and state member for Sydney.  Not a huge fan of the name, but I don't think it's terrible.

#6 PixieVee

Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:21 AM

I think it's quite sweet. I don't think it works on an older woman as well as a little girl though.

#7 ali27

Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:27 AM

Personally, not a name I would choose...mentally I think Clover the cow, but it's the not the worst. Anyway I have a daughter called Lucy which is a popular cat/dog name

#8 debut dad

Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:29 AM

QUOTE (PatG @ 13/04/2012, 09:10 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think of Clover Moore - Lord Mayor of Sydney and state member for Sydney.  Not a huge fan of the name, but I don't think it's terrible.


Same, I straight away thought of Sydney's Lord Mayor... here's a photo of her...



I'm not a fan of the name only because it always reminds me of her.

It is however a very cute name though.

#9 la di dah

Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:31 AM

To me cow names are Bessie and Clara/Clarabelle.

Clover isn't my favourite of botanical/nature names but its perky and cute. It's funny, though, PP said a "sweet, soft-spoken" woman suited it, and when I picture a girl named Clover I picture a pigtailed little fireball. It's just a very spritely, active name, or so it sounds in my head, compared to say Daisy or Lily or other flower names.

#10 blenheim

Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:58 AM

Love it - desperately wish I could use it.

#11 Etcetera

Posted 13 April 2012 - 10:30 AM

I think its pretty awful.

#12 *Chyloe*

Posted 13 April 2012 - 10:35 AM

Definitely NMS.  Reminds me of a cow name as well.

#13 wilding

Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:03 AM

I don't mind it, I liked it so much I named my guinea pig it   happy.gif

#14 Mamabug

Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:10 AM

QUOTE (kboomba @ 13/04/2012, 09:05 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Clover is a lovely old fashioned name. The sister in the What Katy Did books was named Clover (from the 1800's).


Was my first thought. She even got her own book later in the series, titled, oddly enough, 'Clover'.

I don't like the link to Clover Moore, however! She's one scary broad.

#15 ThatsNotMyName

Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:12 AM

I like it. To me it's soft and pretty without being frilly, also a bit quirky & fun but not so outlandish it's weird.

#16 Z-girls rock

Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:16 AM

I would think of Clover Moore. who does not scare me. I think she is  a respected profesional woman. But definatley the name association is there.

Other then that I would just think "nature name'

#17 vanessa71

Posted 13 April 2012 - 12:19 PM

I don't like it.



#18 countrymel

Posted 13 April 2012 - 12:27 PM

Our bees LOVE it!

I have also known more than one cow named Clover..

However in spite of that, and in spite of hearing DP use the most unpleasant adjectives prefixing the word clover all through the mowing season...

I do still like it!


It is in the Lily, Violet, Daisy camp for me.... cow names but lovely names all the same.




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