Astrid or Cassia?

(37 Posts)
PreciousPeach Mon 17-Mar-14 14:00:54

Which do you prefer? smile and its Cassia pronounced Cass ee ah!

BlueStarsAtNight Mon 17-Mar-14 14:02:59

Astrid, by a long way

Astrid for me too

OscarWinningActress Mon 17-Mar-14 14:14:32

Cassia. I LOVE it.

outtheothersidefinally Mon 17-Mar-14 14:15:24

Astrid by miles!

CPtart Mon 17-Mar-14 14:24:07

Cassia, although Cassandra is nicer.

BlackberryandNettle Mon 17-Mar-14 14:37:13

Cassia for me.

Pinkandwhite Mon 17-Mar-14 14:40:30

Definitely Astrid.

DiamondsAndRust Mon 17-Mar-14 14:46:36

Astrid, definitely. I do like Cassia do - it has a very pretty sound - but it feels somehow flimsy and insubsta

Sundaedelight Mon 17-Mar-14 14:48:51

Cassia! I know one and it is a really pretty grown up name.

DiamondsAndRust Mon 17-Mar-14 14:49:03

Whoops, posted too soon! Meant to say there's something insubstantial about Cassia. I can see it being pounced on as a 'trendy' name a la Sienna and then dating quite quickly. Astrid is more of a solid choice.

Mireio Mon 17-Mar-14 15:52:04

Astrid. I do like Cassia too, but I prefer Kezia (which means Cassia).

DramaAlpaca Mon 17-Mar-14 15:53:00

Astrid

LadyPeterWimsey Mon 17-Mar-14 15:54:04

Cassia

Ilikepancakes Mon 17-Mar-14 16:39:53

Astrid

Magpieblue Mon 17-Mar-14 16:49:21

Astrid. It would be very high on my list, except I once knew an Astrid who was quite up herself and I didn't like her much, although I loved her name.

hunreeeal Mon 17-Mar-14 18:37:49

Cassia, by far. Lovely name.

Astrid is harsh and faddy.

Perchance2dream Mon 17-Mar-14 19:51:32

Cassia how pretty

LargeBustedMamma Mon 17-Mar-14 20:22:12

Think Cassia is one of those name which is becoming increasingly popular and imagine it being like Sharon was when I was younger. Pretty name which I prefer over Astrid though

Benchmark Mon 17-Mar-14 20:53:04

Cassia!

alita7 Mon 17-Mar-14 21:43:55

See when she's born. Both are nice but would suit very different people.

squoosh Tue 18-Mar-14 00:38:20

Astrid is all over MN at the moment. Awful name.

Cezella Tue 18-Mar-14 00:52:29

Cassia- don't like Astrid at all!

williaminajetfighter Tue 18-Mar-14 01:08:58

Sorry OP I really dislike Astrid. Makes me think of a German camp counsellor who has stringy blonde hair, wears Birkenstocks and does 1000 laps in the pool each day.

Cassia seems a bit incomplete and it does make me think of Casio electronics.

Why not name her Cassiopeia? A lovely name, Greek origin and very romantic. Then you can shorten to Cass or Cassia etc.

aGirlDownUnder1 Tue 18-Mar-14 06:03:56

Cassia is a lovely name. Astrid sounds like a name of a space station

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