If someone gave you 7 seconds to name...

(104 Posts)
Cate29 Tue 02-Apr-13 16:06:48

...a confident, successful young woman, what would you name her?
I have completely pinched this idea from an earlier thread about naming a baby girl who was handed to you - but it's easy to think of cute baby girl names!

Littlecherublegs Tue 02-Apr-13 23:39:33

Kathryn

ILikeRed Wed 03-Apr-13 00:23:47

Caroline

out2lunch Wed 03-Apr-13 00:36:03

sarah

sjupes Wed 03-Apr-13 00:42:31

Erin.

It's a lovely name it always makes me think of a strong minded confident young woman smile

Gwennan Wed 03-Apr-13 12:51:54

Caroline

ilikered and gwennan what excellent suggestions smile

Julia

BikeRunSki Wed 03-Apr-13 13:10:52

Louisa

HappyAsEyeAm Wed 03-Apr-13 13:20:23

Elizabeth
Frances
Catherine or Katherine

AphraBehn Wed 03-Apr-13 14:21:33

Another vote for Elizabeth.

Cate29 Wed 03-Apr-13 14:29:40

pigletpower we have remarkably similar tastes!

My name has appeared here, as has the middle name we have chosen. It's funny how perceptions of a name changes over time isn't it?! I love reading your suggestions!

Cate29 Wed 03-Apr-13 14:30:14

The mn will be Elizabeth, btw.

Ohmydarlin Wed 03-Apr-13 22:20:50

Rosalind

everlong Thu 04-Apr-13 09:08:26

Harriet.

ThenWeTakeBerlin Thu 04-Apr-13 09:15:41

Eleanor

Veronica

pigletpower Thu 04-Apr-13 18:52:08

Cate-Thankyou! Our DS is called Dexter Miles[named before that damn TV show!] and I also think they are both strong male names-called him Dexie when little but now he likes Dex!

reastie Thu 04-Apr-13 18:53:20

Miranda, Felicity, Elizabeth

Sophie, Caroline. Lots of names come to mind, but the thing they have in common is that they are from "my generation". Newly popular names and recently revived names don't feel like a confident adult name to me as I associate them with babies and toddlers, but by the time they are adults they will be just right too.

Pudgy2011 Thu 04-Apr-13 21:23:21

Darcy.

Cate29 Fri 05-Apr-13 14:36:23

pigletpower Dexter is a fabulous name!

I love Jennifer, Harriet, Felicity and Tabitha.
Jennifer is a lovely classic name with pretty nns, yet rarely used these days.

Blu Fri 05-Apr-13 14:37:16

Nancy
Harriet
Tabitha

racheael76 Fri 05-Apr-13 19:37:00

ELIZABETH-dont like the nickname liz so would need a few more seconds to change it to the spanish for elizabeth which is isabel/isabelle.x

VICTORIA also springs to mind.i think i picked these names as they mean something special ---a royal baby GIRL connection in july?

MARY

mymatemax Fri 05-Apr-13 19:39:36

Alicia

Mellymog Sat 06-Apr-13 21:39:20

Arrabella

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