Rosanna or Susannah/Suzanna?

(12 Posts)
DessieLou Sat 19-Jan-13 19:51:31

My friend is currently contemplating these for her pink bump. Any thoughts or similar suggestions? I think Suzy is rather cute. She likes fairly classical names I think. If I hadn't beaten her to it Apparantly Madeleine would've been on the list too!

Whyriskit Sat 19-Jan-13 19:55:17

Like both but prefer Susannah. Rosanna sounds a bit like Hosanna to me!

ZooAnimals Sat 19-Jan-13 19:57:49

I like them both, but if you look through the threads on here from the last week or so there are about 50 posters considering Rose/Rosie/Rosemary/Rosealie/Rosanna. I think it's going to have a popularity surge, maybe be the next Lily. Suzanna is much less used and lovely imo. Prefer Suzy to Rosie as well.

DessieLou Sat 19-Jan-13 20:46:03

That's interesting zoo, I didn't realise Rosanna was on the up. My poor friend thought she was being original! I forgot to say, she's also considering Carys/Charis/Caris...

maddiemostmerry Sat 19-Jan-13 20:47:27

Rosanna is lovely.

HoratiaWinwood Sat 19-Jan-13 20:50:05

ooh, I like both.

Susannah nn Sukey just edges it though.

Rhubarbgarden Sat 19-Jan-13 20:56:17

Susannah would be my choice.

nooka Sat 19-Jan-13 21:01:18

I like both, but would probably go for Susannah/Suzanna because I like Suzie better than Rosie (and suspect it's probably more likely to be unusual as Susan hasn't yet got back into circulation).

Blanketsandpillows Sat 19-Jan-13 22:35:53

I really like both-not as mad about Carys etc. If going for Susannah/Suzannah I'd definitely go with Sus...not z.... Nn can still be Suzy (although i prefer Susie) but I think the 's' is a nicer spelling. But that's just a little thing!

wannabestressfree Sat 19-Jan-13 22:41:24

my sister is a susanna..... no Z :}

I'm Suzanne and was meant to be Susannah but it didn't go with my surname sad. My dd is Madeleine. I think Susannah is a beautiful, timeless name.

LadyLetch Sun 20-Jan-13 10:30:40

Definitely Susannah. A much nicer name IMHO (although I am biased as it is my DDs middle name).

To me, Susannah is much prettier and a softer name. For some reason I think Rosanna has a harshness about it that isn't very nice. Also agree that all the little Rosies around is becoming too much. I know loads in the school playground. If she does want Rosie though, I think there are nicer ways to get to that nickname.

And good luck to your friend

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