Desperate. Naming my baby girl.

(28 Posts)
Emilythornesbff Wed 20-Feb-13 13:52:14

OMG!
Please,please help and give your opinions on these names.
Eleanor
Eloise
Phoebe
Olivia

Thank you.

HappyJoyful Wed 20-Feb-13 13:53:08

Phoebe is my favourite out of your list.

Beckett3 Wed 20-Feb-13 13:53:41

Love Phoebe

newpup Wed 20-Feb-13 13:55:33

All lovely! I would choose Phoebe too. :-)

WeAreSix Wed 20-Feb-13 13:58:38

I have an Eloise - it is often misspelt, but I do love it still. A couple of people have tried to shorten it to Ellie, but we've never called her that.

Eleanor is pretty, but another one to potentially become Ellie.

Phoebe is lovely, my DD has 2 in her class and there are several Olivias in her school. They're all Livvy though, or Livs. No one seems to stick to the original given name!!!

cookielove Wed 20-Feb-13 14:31:37

The only name i like is Phoebe smile

The others are nice just a bit meh

Coconutty Costa Rica Wed 20-Feb-13 14:33:19

Eloise is okay, dislike phoebe.

Pudgy2011 Wed 20-Feb-13 17:09:27

Phoebe - cutest name

My 2DD's names are both on your list and I very much like the others (but had to discount due to family! )

They are all popular as they are nice names, (my DD's are each one of 2 in their school) I like the fact you can various nn's of them as u can suit their personality and then they can choose as they are older, both use full names at school though (their choice!)

So I really unhelpfully like all of them grin

ZolaBuddleia Wed 20-Feb-13 18:00:49

The only one I like is Eloise.

Ficidy Wed 20-Feb-13 19:43:51

I don't like Phoebe at all. I always think it looks like an oddly-spelt name. Your other three names are fine, but I wouldn't be crazy about them and Olivia is far too popular at the moment in my opinion.

HorseDNAinJellyAndIcecream Wed 20-Feb-13 19:47:35

I like Phoebe best, it's lovely.

MERLYPUSS Wed 20-Feb-13 19:52:53

I like Eleanor best. I know loads of Olivias BTW

Emilythornesbff Wed 20-Feb-13 19:53:16

Thanks for the replies.
For those who aren't keen on these names, what girl names do you like?

iclaudius Wed 20-Feb-13 19:55:50

Phoebe by far - love it

MrsJamin Wed 20-Feb-13 19:57:13

Love Eleanor, I'd choose the nn Nell.

Gingerbreadlatte Wed 20-Feb-13 19:59:06

Love that idea of a nn for Eleanor. Nell is great.

HorseDNAinJellyAndIcecream Wed 20-Feb-13 20:00:47

I like stronger names. Ella, lily, olivia, Emma, they are all so pretty but i think stronger names are starting to appeal to me now. think i'm just influenced by a fashion for stronger names, even since I named my own dd whose name would be more along the lines of Eleanor / Olivia. I like names like Nancy, Lois, Honor, Hazel.. Names I woudn't have liked ten years ago. Although, Phoebe i did like. I also like Juliet, Claudia, Clara, Maggie, Greta, Christabel, Rachel....

jaffajiffy Wed 20-Feb-13 20:03:58

My vote is for Eleanor. Good luck!

staverton Wed 20-Feb-13 20:07:02

All lovely. Eleanor popular.
How about
Louisa
Marianne
Nancy
Thea

shoppingtrolley Wed 20-Feb-13 20:08:04

Eleanor!

NappiesandGladrags Wed 20-Feb-13 20:56:36

Eloise all the way

My niece is a Phoebe, people call her Fifi instead :/ x

Willow36 Thu 21-Feb-13 13:48:48

Eloise
Phoebe
Eleanor
Olivia
in that order

Other names I like are Camille, Freya, Beatrice, Hazel (just gorgeous), Harriet, Hannah, Emma, Hayley and Scarlett smile

eachtigertires Thu 21-Feb-13 15:33:25

I like Olivia best of those.

CheeseStrawWars Thu 21-Feb-13 15:35:32

Alana?

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