Amabel?

(78 Posts)
212VIP Wed 14-Aug-13 22:23:43

Thoughts please!

capitola Wed 14-Aug-13 22:24:46

Is that a spelling mistake?

nilbyname Wed 14-Aug-13 22:25:29

Beat me to it capitola!!

I am a bell?

CoteDAzur Wed 14-Aug-13 22:30:03

Behind grin

212VIP Wed 14-Aug-13 22:30:22

Not a spelling mistake.
Annabel but with an 'm'.
Am-a-bel. Maybe belle for short.

BronaghT Wed 14-Aug-13 22:32:18

Not good. Sounds like a mistake. Too much like Annabel.

KirstyJC Wed 14-Aug-13 22:33:27

Nope, sorry - a lifetime of getting it spelled wrong and mispronounced. Annabel is lovely though.

CoteDAzur Wed 14-Aug-13 22:33:31

Seriously? It was funny as a spelling mistake.

nilbyname Wed 14-Aug-13 22:34:23

Forever having to explain that it is not a spelling error? Rubbish.

CruCru Wed 14-Aug-13 22:35:01

If said in my hometown accent, it would sound like lazy speaking - particularly as it would go Ama - bewl.

Are you on the south coast? What accent would it be said in?

nilbyname Wed 14-Aug-13 22:35:13

I mean that would be rubbish. It's a silly choice I think. What's up with Anabelle?

212VIP Wed 14-Aug-13 22:35:52

But say it out loud?
Confusion aside it sounds very pretty?

everlong Wed 14-Aug-13 22:35:55

It would sound like you had a speech impediment sadly.

Stokes Wed 14-Aug-13 22:37:18

It looks like a misspelling and sounds like someone asking if they're pretty (Am I Bell?).

FluffedUpFerretOnSteroids Wed 14-Aug-13 22:38:18

I love unusual names my name is and I love that no one else i know has the same name, i think its a good name smile

Nope, sorry, does not sound pretty. Not in any way, shape or form.

Stick with Annabel, Belle for short...

Nope, sorry, does not sound pretty. Not in any way, shape or form.

Stick with Annabel, Belle for short...

Soo good I said it twice!! (sorry)

Slainte Wed 14-Aug-13 22:39:26

What everlong said.

212VIP Wed 14-Aug-13 22:40:34

Down south (Berkshire) accent.
Boo.
General consensus not good sad

I know an Ama and I love the name. But the family are Ghanaian and it's a traditional name there for a girl born on a certain day of the week.

Amabel....hmmm. Don't think so, sorry.

LatinForTelly Wed 14-Aug-13 22:44:18

I knew an Amabel who would now be about 40. I think it's pretty. Once we were corrected the first time, we never forgot it grin.

FluffedUpFerretOnSteroids Wed 14-Aug-13 22:45:14

I think its really pretty I always think an unusual name is better smile go with what you prefer

Kikibee Wed 14-Aug-13 22:48:07

There is a lady amabel Lindsay who lives just outside hungerford, I think it is a pretty name but I guess i am in the minority

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