girls name: which one of these 2 do you prefer?

(38 Posts)
Karen2012 Sun 30-Dec-12 18:43:14

I already have a son Elliott and we have a potential boys name but unsure for a girl (due in 2 weeks!). I love both for different reasons so your opinions would be helpful!:

Phoebe Hope (worried a bit common) or.....
Colette Hope (worried a bit similar sounding to Elliott?)

Thanks :-)

GalaxyDisaStar Sun 30-Dec-12 22:10:05

I agree with others. I like Colette, but too similar to Elliot I think. Phoebe for me.

ChippingInLovesChristmasLights Sun 30-Dec-12 22:13:04

I see you have pretty much settled on Phoebe - good choice smile

Though I like Hope a wee bit more.

Colette an awful lot less!

Elliot is very cute smile

nooka Sun 30-Dec-12 22:16:00

My grandmother was a Nicolette, which I think is a bit softer than Colette and wouldn't sound so much like Elliott.

I'm not personally keen on Phoebe, but really you need to chooe the name you love the best.

Viviennemary Sun 30-Dec-12 22:16:04

I'm not overkeen on either. Cecilia is lovely.

elsabel Mon 31-Dec-12 22:44:24

Phoebe is lovely and nice for all ages, not so keen on Colette, sorry

scarecrow22 Tue 01-Jan-13 22:07:40

Colette
Both lovely, but love Colette: feminine, elegant, strong. And some pretty potential nicknames.

Ficidy Tue 01-Jan-13 22:41:21

Really don't like Phoebe, but Colette is lovely. A classic name that would be good at any stage of her life. Phoebe is not an old woman's name.

Bessie123 Tue 01-Jan-13 22:46:44

I was expecting horrible names on this thread as per most of them, but your 2 options are both lovely. If it makes a difference to you, Phoebe is quite a Christian name, are you a Christian? That was the only thing that took Phoebe off my list. I used to love a book when I was a child about a little girl called Phoebe who had a hot water bottle. And Colette sounds very stylish.

3smellysocks Tue 01-Jan-13 22:54:57

pheobe but only because the other is too similar.

lockets Tue 01-Jan-13 22:55:02

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Karen2012 Sat 05-Jan-13 20:51:42

Thanks so much for ur replies. Now 39 weeks so really need to make our minds up now. Really I just need to have 2 girls so I can use both! grin

mija1 Sun 06-Jan-13 19:10:41

Colette just because I knew a Chihuahua named Phoebe once

Phoebe

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