Girls' names ending in "ia"

(49 Posts)
longestlurkerever Fri 01-May-15 16:09:29

Writing my long/short list I seem to be drawn to this ending for girls' names but for whatever reason haven't hit on the perfect one (dh is vetoeing almost everything). Might I have overlooked any?

I quite like:
Sophia (but it's dd's middle name)
Katia (totally love but dh doesn't)
Alicia (I really like but dh hates)
Olivia (Taken in family and also a bit posh)
Sylvia (Bit dated?)
Julia (Also a bit dated?)
Aria (Bit made up)

Any suggestions greatly appreciated!

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Fri 01-May-15 16:11:09

I love Sylvia and Julia smile

Esko Fri 01-May-15 16:11:16

Saskia
Cordelia
Alexia

Why is Olivia 'posh'?

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Fri 01-May-15 16:11:25

Natalia
Emilia
Maria
Lucia

StayGoldPonyBoy Fri 01-May-15 16:13:04

Aria isn't made up, it's a musical term!

Alexia
Saskia
Lia
Mia
Amelia/Emilia

FreckledLeopard Fri 01-May-15 16:14:59

Lydia
Aurelia

Bonsoir Fri 01-May-15 16:15:45

Pia

SomewhereIBelong Fri 01-May-15 16:15:51

Amelia
Daria
Mia
Maia
Georgia
Lydia
Nadia
Talia

(all were in reception class 3 years ago when I was still a dinner lady)

Esko Fri 01-May-15 16:16:17

Nadia!

MrsMcColl Fri 01-May-15 16:16:30

I love the name Julia.

CaptainZoot Fri 01-May-15 16:16:42

Elaria is one of my favourite girls names.

Bonsoir Fri 01-May-15 16:17:17

Delia

MonstrousRatbag Fri 01-May-15 16:22:26

Daria
Cordelia/Delia
Amelia
Gaia
Pia
Cynthia
Cecilia
Talia
Xenia
Malia
Zenobia
Claudia
Emilia
Honoria
Davinia
Rania
Gloria
Livia
Georgia
Sonia
Lavinia
Ophelia
Virginia
Dahlia
Zinnia
Felicia
Olympia/Olimpia
Aglaia
Nadia
Octavia
Portia
Valeria

longestlurkerever Fri 01-May-15 17:03:37

Ooh thanks everyone! I really like some of these, esp Claudia, Saskia, Lucia. Will be dh that is the difficult one to persuade he is so fussy.

I love the way Ophelia and Octavia sound but think they would be difficult to pull off!

I don't know esko but a lot of thesr names do sound a little upper middle class aspirational (eg lydia, aurelia) and I think that's why I am struggling a bit as I love the sound but don't really want dd stamped with any particular class connotations if I can find something a bit more neutral. Fully aware there is a lot of subjectivity involved though, especially as fashions change.

Aria is a musical term yes. I have heard it as a name but not sure how established it is. Arya is lovely but too Game of Thrones.

Gah, it's w responsibility this naming lark isn't it? Thanks again for your help.

eachtigertires Fri 01-May-15 17:22:09

Kassia. Or kasia (like Kasha)

longestlurkerever Fri 01-May-15 17:24:11

Yes that's pretty too tiger, thanks

areyoutheregoditsmemargaret Fri 01-May-15 17:25:24

I don't think Olivia is particularly posh and I don't think Sylvia or Julia are dated.

WhiteConverseSkinnyJeans Fri 01-May-15 17:29:53

I love the name Alexia

may be biased

IvoryMadonna Fri 01-May-15 17:32:22

Julia is classic, and does not date. Julie, on the other hand, is dated.

BikeRunSki Fri 01-May-15 17:33:13

Gloria
Ophelia
Maria
Katya

Patatas Fri 01-May-15 17:35:07

I know an Ania, I think it's really pretty.

123Jump Fri 01-May-15 17:37:06

Maria!

Hoodedmoron Fri 01-May-15 17:39:13

I love Antonia - have a fabulous friend called this

JulyKit Fri 01-May-15 17:42:07

Dahlia
Julia
Camelia
Olivia
Venetia
Zenobia

Jackieharris Fri 01-May-15 17:42:15

Alexandria
Kezia
Natalia
Portia
Lecia
Virginia
Ophelia
Tania
Anastasia
Malia
Leia
Marcia
Venetia
Tia
Maria
Delia
Flavia
Guilia
Kalia
Xenia

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