Please help name dd

(20 Posts)
jimblejambles Fri 22-Mar-13 03:34:24

Really appreciate all the replies. Dh quite likes Elizabeth and Charlotte so hoping we may settle on one of those smile
Thank you

raisah Fri 22-Mar-13 02:15:42

Georgina Gina / George/y
Rebecca - Becky
Alexandra - Alex or Sandra
Catherine - Cate
Margaret - Maggie/Daisy (its french fir daisy)

I have a margaret - always Maggie - sometimes Maggie moo or Maggs. Have never heard Daisy as a nickname though!

Love having longer names - mine is too and I like having a variation, I am different names to different people.

Love Francesca and Elizabeth, very traditional and would go with your boys names.

Good luck!

twinklestar2 Thu 21-Mar-13 22:10:26

Elena?

williaminajetfighter Thu 21-Mar-13 22:00:23

Tessa. Shorten to Tess. Lovely

Coffee1Sugar Thu 21-Mar-13 20:44:13

Jessica - Jess/ Jessie
Amelia - Millie
Abigail - Abi
Francesca - Frankie
Georgina - Georgie
Natalie - Tallie

Frikadellen Thu 21-Mar-13 20:37:37

Alexandra (Alex / Lex/ Lexie/ Lexa)

Cassandra (Cassi/ Sandra Sandi)

Isabelle/a (izzy bell Bella bella)

Dorothy (dot)

Nicola (Nicky/ Nic)

Jacqueline (Jacq Jackie)

Caroline (Cazi Caro)

wedontplaywithelectrics Thu 21-Mar-13 17:12:52

Charlotte (Lotty)

scotswoman Thu 21-Mar-13 17:04:40

Annabel/Annabelle shortened to Anna

jimblejambles Thu 21-Mar-13 16:57:15

You lot are amazing smile
Lots of great suggestions I hadn't even thought of.
Thank you I will bombard dh with these when he gets in

Darmont Thu 21-Mar-13 16:56:21

Was also going to say Charlotte (Charlie)

recall Thu 21-Mar-13 16:54:59

Yes, Charlotte

almostanotherday Thu 21-Mar-13 16:53:55

Charlotte

MagicBaguette Thu 21-Mar-13 16:52:00

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Margaret (Maggie/Daisy)
Rosamund/Rosalind (Ros/Rose/Rosie)
Antonia (Toni)
Francesca (Frannie/Fran/Chessie)
Penelope (Pen/Penny)
Theresa (Tess/Tessa)

Thurlow Thu 21-Mar-13 16:49:19

Alexandra/Alexandria (Alex), Elizabeth (Lizzie, Beth) , Margaret (Maggie, Peggy), Penelope (Penny) would all work. I don't think any of them are massively popular at the moment, high chance your DD would be the only one in the class.

chocoflump Thu 21-Mar-13 16:46:07

Jennifer- Jen/ Jenny
Alexandra- Alex
Katherine- Kate/ Katie
Jessica- jess/ Jessie
Isabelle- izzy/belle
Rebecca- becca/ bec

jimblejambles Thu 21-Mar-13 16:41:53

Ooh I like that with Beth as a nickname smile

BardOfBarking Thu 21-Mar-13 16:39:19

I guess Elizabeth is the obvious one;
Eliza, lily, Beth, Lizzie

jimblejambles Thu 21-Mar-13 16:33:10

I am due in 7 weeks with a dd after 2 ds. I am really struggling to find a name that I love.
Ds are called Benjamin (Ben) and Samuel (Sam).
Ideally I would like dd to have a longish traditional first name that could have a short nickname like the boys.
Then to be difficult I don't want one that's too popular ds1 is one of four Bens in his class.
Tia

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