Alice or Cara

(57 Posts)
adagio Thu 28-Jan-16 21:31:25

Expecting dd2 within the next week or so (due 31st) so we've been trying to filter down our names list.

We like Emilia, but would probably use it as a middle name with either Alice or Cara. So...

Alice Emilia
or
Cara Emilia

Which do you prefer?

BestIsWest Thu 28-Jan-16 21:32:02

Cara Emilia.

cornishglos Thu 28-Jan-16 21:34:20

Cara! Gorgeous! I wanted it but dh didn't.

Sophronia Thu 28-Jan-16 22:52:18

Alice Emilia

mrsschu Thu 28-Jan-16 22:54:16

Cara. Alice is nice also but I'm getting a tad bored of it. Cara is lovely.

Scarletforya Thu 28-Jan-16 22:56:46

Alice, by a country mile.

KoalaDownUnder Thu 28-Jan-16 22:56:57

Cara.

More punchy and underused, compare with Alice.

TheWomanInTheWall Thu 28-Jan-16 22:58:39

Cara

Brokenbiscuit Thu 28-Jan-16 23:00:12

I don't like Cara. There is a reason it's underused!

Alice is lovely. smile

Sunshine511 Thu 28-Jan-16 23:06:59

Cara Emilia - beautiful x

Coatandhat Thu 28-Jan-16 23:13:48

Cara! It's my DD 18's name - conceived on Italian honeymoon smile - so we chose it because it means dear or lovely. Like Sunshine says, Cara Emilia - it's beautiful and elegant.

BooAvenue Thu 28-Jan-16 23:15:05

Alice is lovely.

Cara is harsh and common IMO. Clara is better.

applecatchers36 Thu 28-Jan-16 23:19:08

Alice

Herrerarerra Thu 28-Jan-16 23:21:02

Cara is lovely and unusual. Alice is, well, everywhere.

PunkAssMoFo Thu 28-Jan-16 23:26:52

Cara. Simple yet pretty.

Alice is just a bit meh.

JingsAndCrivens Fri 29-Jan-16 00:12:49

BooAvenue I hope you don't shop in Boux Avenue, now that is common. Cara, not so common.

OP I like both names equally.

DixieNormas Fri 29-Jan-16 00:15:59

Cara, I would say that though as it's my name. I don't know any others which I think is nice.

Sangria Fri 29-Jan-16 00:21:34

Alice Emilia. It flows better.

Borninthe60s Fri 29-Jan-16 00:25:16

Alice popular and my preferred choice

Cara - makes me think of someone saying car with a stammer sorry.

HerdOfRhino Fri 29-Jan-16 06:14:52

I really like both. I think I prefer Cara. I think Carla is a nice name too, not sure if you'd consider it.

MissHoneyBee Fri 29-Jan-16 06:35:51

Alice, I think goes better with the second name. Two vowels together sound off to me.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Fri 29-Jan-16 06:40:57

Cara.

Thetruthfairy Fri 29-Jan-16 09:12:31

Cara is lovely. Love Clara too x

Yika Fri 29-Jan-16 09:17:46

Both lovely. Perhaps slighly prefer Cara.

marjolaine Fri 29-Jan-16 09:51:38

Cara Emilia. I love Cara and think Alice is meh sounding (also always think; Alice, Alice, who the fuck is Alice...).

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