What are your thoughts on Verity...

(23 Posts)
KatyAnn28 Fri 23-Nov-12 17:45:49

...and do you know of any potential nns?

Really dislike.

But I don't like any Virtue names. Think it's the religious connotations.

YoullScreamAboutItOneDay Fri 23-Nov-12 17:49:03

I love it. Don't think it needs a nickname.

mercibucket Fri 23-Nov-12 18:00:46

Truthfully? smile prim and proper virgin type who likes horses and tennis

mercibucket Fri 23-Nov-12 18:00:47

Truthfully? smile prim and proper virgin type who likes horses and tennis

RosannaBanana Fri 23-Nov-12 18:02:16

It's a very mumsnet name! I like it, like the idea of shortening to V.

thegreylady Fri 23-Nov-12 18:03:08

I absolutely love it.The nicest of the 'virtue' names by miles imho'

ConfusedandBemused Fri 23-Nov-12 18:10:11

Reminds me of the pcos forum....bu then I have pcos and use it, but I imagine a lot of people may associate it with that. Apart from that its just ok.

Beachcomber Fri 23-Nov-12 18:14:35

Makes me think of The Crow Road - which isn't a bad thing.

Ash was cooler though really.

Fannychanel Fri 23-Nov-12 18:24:09

I knew a Verity, lovely person, lovely name.

moggle Fri 23-Nov-12 18:29:22

I love it, one of my cousins 19yo has this name, she is lovely, hence I love the name :-) My aunt got the idea for the name from a character in Miss Marple apparently!
She is usually just called Verity but occasionally I hear "Ver" pronounced "Vair" or simply "V" / "Vee" but only from her siblings and close friends.

Themumsnot Fri 23-Nov-12 18:33:53

I love it, reminds me of the Chalet School books.

HappyTurquoise Fri 23-Nov-12 19:31:15

love it. A friend's dd has that name.

dashoflime Fri 23-Nov-12 19:34:11

Really pretty. Love it

SneezySnatcher Fri 23-Nov-12 19:36:08

Love it!

Waswondering Fri 23-Nov-12 19:49:50

I know one lovely Verity whose family call her "Veri"

smile

goralka Fri 23-Nov-12 19:51:05

pretty but dated

lljkk Fri 23-Nov-12 19:59:27

Poncetastic. Upper MC. Dull. Uptight. Just not pretty.

SoulTrain Fri 23-Nov-12 20:01:15

I have a friend called Verity, she's Veri, V, Vegs...

I like it, it means The Truth in Latin I think.

MoonHare Sat 24-Nov-12 20:18:58

I love it. I knew a grown up one years ago, she was a great laugh.

BuntyPenfold Sat 24-Nov-12 20:35:15

I used to really like it, until someone on here said Ferrety. Sorry.

Rhubarbgarden Sat 24-Nov-12 20:43:51

I just think of Verity Treacle, so I think it's horrible. But I may be alone in that <old gimmer>

Teapot13 Sun 25-Nov-12 09:46:38

I don't have a problem with virtue names, but it isn't a particularly nice-sounding word to my ears.

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