Girl name help

(20 Posts)
rooted Thu 17-Jul-14 09:12:17

I have two girls already and really love their names. I am expecting no.3 (sex unknown) in November and am struggling with girls names.

I have already a Sally and a Clara.
I like Eliza, Esther, Martha, Lydia, Jessica. Would prefer to avoid names beginning with R. Any ideas?

Alita7 Thu 17-Jul-14 09:20:07

I love lydia x

hlc123 Thu 17-Jul-14 10:09:17

Like all those names but my favourite is Eliza

weatherall Thu 17-Jul-14 11:44:45

I like Lydia the most out of those.

The others are trendy old lady names to me.

I like the P&P Lydia connection.

Lydia or Jessica from your list.

How about Tamsin or Belinda?

Or Juliet?

ashesandfire Thu 17-Jul-14 13:23:46

I love Eliza and Lydia
Alice, Jemima, Esme, Louisa, Hannah, Sylvie?

mojojo29 Thu 17-Jul-14 14:26:33

Out of those I like Eliza best. smile I love the name Elizabeth and Eliza is a great nickname, or even on its own! x

rooted Thu 17-Jul-14 15:16:45

Mm I do like Eliza but am scottish and lots of people say aliza rather than Eliza and that bothers me. Martha standing out more currently although like Tamsin too.

Cpt1sock Thu 17-Jul-14 15:42:29

I like all your list apart from Jessica. My favourite is probably Esther.

What about Etta or Iris?

Leeds2 Thu 17-Jul-14 16:30:01

Not as keen on Martha. My fave is Lydia.

Legionofboom Thu 17-Jul-14 17:54:06

In order of preference I would say

Martha
Eliza
Esther
Jessica

Lydia

I wouldn't choose Martha with Clara, though I love both.

Lydia
Esther
Would you consider Elizabeth/Beth, rather than Eliza? Think it works better.
Jessica
Martha

burgatroyd Thu 17-Jul-14 20:06:36

Lydia!

guineapig2014 Thu 17-Jul-14 20:12:43

Ooh what a lovely selection of names u have there! I do love Eliza!!
What about
-Jemimah
-Amelia
-Sophia
-Anna
-Annabelle
-Arabella
HTH xxx

barmybunting Thu 17-Jul-14 20:26:11

Your DDs names are gorgeous, I love Sally and Clara!

Eliza is very pretty, as is Lydia. Elise perhaps if you are concerned about it being pronounced Aliza?

HopefulHamster Sun 20-Jul-14 00:14:39

I'd go with Esther to avoid having the same sound ending as one of the other names. So many end in y or a.

Castlelough Sun 20-Jul-14 11:25:17

Lydia is lovely! I taught a 5 year-old Lydia a couple of years ago, and it was GORGEOUS on her!

But I went through a Martha phase - it is so soft and gentle and pretty and underused.

All your names are very lovely though!

Gingerjv Sun 20-Jul-14 13:02:17

Esther is a wonderful name! love it! in my top list for not Penelope, Luna, Evangeline. Ava/Eva/Eve, Gwendoline, Persephone

PomPomPingPong Sun 20-Jul-14 14:42:58

Sally Clara and Eloise

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