What names don't you like but you do like something similar?

(33 Posts)
IsleOfRight Wed 25-Sep-13 21:17:56

I love Leo don't like Lee or Leon

Like Ellie not sure on Ella

Keen on Isabella but not Isobel

Love Sophie but not Sophia

Totally inconsistent and weird but hey ho

stopprocrastinating Sun 29-Sep-13 20:58:36

Love Ava, not keen on Eva

Alisvolatpropiis Sun 29-Sep-13 20:24:28

Like Lucas hate Luke/Luca
Like Isabel (or any spelling of it) hate Isabella
Like Catherine dislike all other variants
Love Sophia hate Sophie
Like Anne hate Anna
Like Hana hate Hannah
Like Eloise hate Louise
Like Alys dislike Alice
Love Clara hate Claire/Clare
Love Lara hate Laura
Love Aurelia dislike Olivia
Like Megan dislike Tegan (not least because everybody pronounces it incorrectly)
Like Seren dislike Serena
Like Estelle hate Stella
Like India hate Paris (he was an arsehole ok!)
Like Rowan not so much Rohan
Like Phoebe dislike Hebe

ToffeeCaramel Sun 29-Sep-13 09:28:42

I like Harry but not Barry. I like Keira but not Vera

Dylemma Sat 28-Sep-13 20:02:53

Love Clara, don't like Clare.
Love Anna, don't like Ann/e.

Wombmates Sat 28-Sep-13 19:50:51

Love Polly not keen Poppy
Love Alice not keen Alison or Alicia
Love Cate not keen Catherine
Love Penelope not keen Penny
Love Lola not keen Leila or Lila
Love Marta (hard T) not keen Martha
Love Elia not Ella
Love Lilia but not Lily
Love Eloise, not Louise (crazy for them being the same name practically)
Love Elspeth not Elizabeth
Love Mila not Mia
Love Amelie not Emily
Love love love Romilly not Romany
Love Clemency not Clementine

and I think that's enough for now smile

FloraMcFarquhar Sat 28-Sep-13 17:38:16

Leon but not Lee
Lucas but not Luke
Eli but not Elijah
Julia and Juliet but not Julie
Callum but not Kaelum
Flora but not Norah, Cora or Dora!

miffybun73 Fri 27-Sep-13 18:10:37

Like Isabel, not keen on Isabelle.

Katy is ok, don't like Katie at all.

Like Louisa, but not Louise.

Love Laura, but hate Lorna

Like Sophia and Louise, but not Sophie or Louise.

Like Alice, but not Alison.

Love Emily, but don't really like Emma.

looki Thu 26-Sep-13 23:13:08

Like Maria, dislike Marie and Mia
Like Kate, dislike Katie, Kathy, Cathy etc
Like Victoria, dislike Tori, Vicky etc
Like Eleanor, dislike Ellen, Ellie, Ella etc etc
Like Eden, dislike Edel
Like Leon, dislike Lee, Noel
Like Lucinda, dislike Lucia
Like Jen (ish), dislike Jan
Like Saul, dislike Paul

I could go on and on..........

SprinkleLiberally Thu 26-Sep-13 22:54:09

Love Alice. Not keen on Alicia.
Love Anna. Not Hannah
Love Kate. Not Katie
Like Sofia. Not Sophie
Like Lenny Not Leonard
Like Kerry but less keen on Kelly

Spongingbobsunderpants Thu 26-Sep-13 22:49:22

I can imagine a baby called Stan...mine! He was a cute pudgy little bundle and it suited him. Even my mum, who disliked the name before he was born, thought it really suited him.

Love Ida, not keen on Isla

Love Beth, Lizzie and Eliza but not Elizabeth so much

Love Meg and Peggy but not Margaret

BikeRunSki Thu 26-Sep-13 22:40:06

Don' t like Amelia, but dd is Amy
Don' t like Alison, do like Alice
No to Louise, yes to Louisa and Eloise
No to Helena,yes to Helen and Eleanor

Love Aidan, Adrian and Hayden ok, hate Hayden, Kayden etc
Adam good, Alan bad
Eric good,Erica and Derek - not keen

nocheeseplease Thu 26-Sep-13 22:30:08

I love my dd's name, Leah but I don't like any name that rhymes with it such as Mia, Tia, Ria etc. I also love Megan but don't like Tegan.

I also love Aiden but hate Jayden and Caiden

Caitycat Thu 26-Sep-13 22:27:02

Hate Alison but love Alice
Hate Hannah but love Anna and Annie

Retroformica Thu 26-Sep-13 22:25:06

Hate Scarlett but love violet.

Iwaswatchingthat Thu 26-Sep-13 22:22:51

Love Emily, not keen on Emma

Iwaswatchingthat Thu 26-Sep-13 22:22:12

yankee I think baby Stan is so cute. In fact I know one and he is gorgeous!

Sadie204 Thu 26-Sep-13 22:19:38

Love Kelsie, hate Chelsea
Love Hannah, dislike Savannah
Love Theo, hate Theodore, Leo
Love Phoebe, hate Hebe
Love Aiden/Caiden, hate Jaiden
Love Caitlyn, dislike Kate
Love Nate, dislike Nathan
Love Zack, dislike Zachary/Isaac
Like Mia, dislike Mya
Like Elise/Eliza, dislike Ella/Ellie
Like Juliet, dislike Julie/Julia
Love Georgia, dislike Georgina
Like Louisa/Elouise, dislike Louise

Probably loads more but that's all I can think of!

MarianneBrandon Thu 26-Sep-13 21:44:19

Love Lucas and Luke hate Luca
Love Archie hate Archibald
Love Phoebe hate Hebe (Heebie Jeebies)

AllBellyandBoobs Thu 26-Sep-13 15:21:37

Some mentioned above:
Like Saul not Paul
Like Anna not Hannah

I like Emilia but not Amelia and they are not derivatives of the same name. They have different origins.

Like Hebe,don't like Phoebe

Like Mabel,don't like May

LOVE Arlo,don't like Harlow

Like Eliza,don't like Elizabeth

I could go on and on

Yankeedoodlenic Thu 26-Sep-13 13:37:39

I'm the same as a few MNers above. I like some of the full versions of names but hate the shortened and sometimes visa versa.

Like Stanley - HATE Stan.
Like Leo - not a fan of Leonardo or Leon
Love Luke - dislike Lucas.

I can't risk naming my unborn boy Stanley on the off chance that people will call him Stan - yuk! Can you imagine a baby called Stan?!?!

onlysettleforbutterflies Thu 26-Sep-13 13:20:50

Love Luca, hate Lucas

Thisisanoutrage Thu 26-Sep-13 13:07:01

Love Saul, hate Paul.

mumslife Thu 26-Sep-13 12:56:27

Love ROsa or Rose hate rosie
Love Eva or Ella hate evie evelyn ellie elanor etc
Love Lily hate lillian lilla etc
Love teddy or theo dont like edward or theodore
Love Maddison dont like maddie or Madeline
Love Poppy dont like Daisy bluebell pansy etc
Love scarlett and amber hate jade
Love Maya dont like may or maisie
Love lucia dont like lucy

kiwik Thu 26-Sep-13 03:33:06

Oh, I also love Juliet, but not Julia or Julie

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