Can you suggest some girls names with these criteria?!

(46 Posts)
SevenOhTwo Wed 10-Feb-16 20:10:32

Thinking of girls names for DC3 (don't know sex but thinking of boys' names is harder and less fun). I seem to be stuck on three syllable names that end in 'ee', but haven't found one that really works...

These are all names that I really like but have ruled out for one reason or another. So, if I like these, what else will I like???

Emmeline - too close to Emma for me, and we have a baby niece Emma
Cecily - hanging on in on the longlist, but slightly puts me off that it means 'blind', and also sounds a bit too close to cesspit for my liking
Valerie - don't like potential for nn 'Val'
Magalie - we have no French connection so I would feel weird using and uglifying with an English accent
Romily - friend has a baby Romily already, and think it would be odd to 'copy'
Amelie - know too many little ones around at the moment

Similar sounding names that I don't like - Kimberly, Emily, Beverley, Natalie, Stephanie - most of those for being too popular in the era of my school days.

Just realised all these names have an 'L' sound in too, so open to suggestions of three syllable names with Ls in that don't end in 'ee' too.

TIA!

Tootsieglitterballs Wed 10-Feb-16 20:27:19

Persephone (per-Sef-ony - just read it on another thread!)
Penelope (penny)
Eliza (Ellie)
Melody

Tinkalinka Wed 10-Feb-16 20:28:51

Elodie

SilverHawk Wed 10-Feb-16 20:30:48

Does Philippa fit? no 'ee ending.

cherrypez Wed 10-Feb-16 20:31:45

I have a Polly and a Felicity.

QuietWhenReading Wed 10-Feb-16 20:32:34

Anneli

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Wed 10-Feb-16 20:32:54

Alternatives for Emmeline
Elena
Erica
Erin
Esme
Eloise
Elise

Alternatives to Cecily
Cassandra
Clarice
Clarica
Claudia
Catherine
Carolina
Cee-Cee
Catrin
Catrina
Corrinne

Alternatives to Valerie.
Viola
Vivienne
Varrah
Violet
Victoria
Vienna

Alternatives for Magalie.
Martha
Magda
Madeleine
Mara
Maria
Maya
Melissa
Marianna
Marina
Maricia
Marcie
Marcia
Morena
Moira
Marnie
Monet

Alternatives to Romily
Romy
Remy
Rosa
Rosalie
Raya
Raylene
Reagan
Rhiannon

Alternatives to Amelie.
Ana
Amy
Alicia
Annabella
Aria
Ariadne
Arras
Aaliyah
Ashleigh
Astrid
Anya
Amity
Alissa
Amiera
Amber
Aileen
Arelene
Anastasia
Acacia
Abigail
Ava

SolsburyHell Wed 10-Feb-16 20:33:11

Ottalie
Melody
Hermione
Penelope
Kerry

Xmasbaby11 Wed 10-Feb-16 20:33:12

Dd is Eliza! I love it obviously.

QuietWhenReading Wed 10-Feb-16 20:33:13

Natalie

Out2pasture Wed 10-Feb-16 20:33:34

I have a brand new grand daughter named;
Everly ( like Beverly with no B) smile

FanSpamTastic Wed 10-Feb-16 20:33:39

Felicity
Briony
Jocelyn

QuietWhenReading Wed 10-Feb-16 20:34:01

Meriel
Marilie

SugarDiabetes Wed 10-Feb-16 20:35:23

Liberty
Melody
Elodie
Rosemary
Mallory

BikeRunSki Wed 10-Feb-16 20:35:48

Coralie
Harmony
Melanie

Dogadviceneeded Wed 10-Feb-16 20:44:31

Ottile
Verity

SevenOhTwo Wed 10-Feb-16 20:47:03

Ooh - internet went down and back to loads of replies! I knew you guys would have some good ideas. Thanks! grin

Persephone, Penelope and Felicity and Hermione - four syllables too long for me (other DC have 2 syllables each)
Eliza and Elodie - I really like both of these, but hate Ellie!
Melody - like but hate Mel (I know, I am hard to please!)
Philippa - just not keen
Polly - hmm, hadn't considered this, and I'm quite liking it - think I might have one to add to the list!
Anneli - is pretty, but not sure. I really like the sound of it, might look for a different spelling though as not keen on 'i' at end.
Ottilie - I forgot this, is on my list but I don't think DH likes it unfortunately
Everly - I really like - another one for the list I think
Briony, Jocelyn and Kerry - went to school with objectionable examples of all of these unfortunately

Lighthouse - wow! I like Astrid and Amity best from all those, but there's an Amity in the family already unfortunately. Astrid is a possible. I toyed with Vivienne, but for some reason it doesn't sound as nice out loud in my accent as it does in my head.

Mouthfulofquiz Wed 10-Feb-16 20:47:39

Can I put my vote in for Valerie? I think it's gorgeous!

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Wed 10-Feb-16 20:51:20

Amity is the name we've chosen for a girl.

SevenOhTwo Wed 10-Feb-16 20:53:10

Meriel - there's one I hadn't thought of at all and really like. Like Merry as a nn too.

Coralie is gorgeous but I know an adult one who is too close for it not to be weird.

Verity - is pretty actually, although I always have a theory that with virtue names you are tempting fate that you'd get the opposite - a clumsy Grace, alcoholic Temperance, compulsively lying Verity etc...

OhTinky Wed 10-Feb-16 20:54:20

Verity or Evangeline

Wordsaremything Wed 10-Feb-16 20:57:11

Re the syllables- I have a beautiful four syllable name but it's easy to contract to three or even two. I will brook no nicknames. So for example don't think fell is it ee but f'lisstee - that's how it will sound mainly.

There's an Enid blyton school story thing going on here with Malory and felicity ! Am thinking Darrell and Gwendoline !

I also know a truly poisonous briony . Does ' yours ' have a double barrelled but not hyphenated surname?

Sophronia Wed 10-Feb-16 20:57:48

Coralie
Eliza
Tallulah
Alyssa
Julia
Annalise/Annelise
Cateline
Gisela
Caroline
Matilda
Ottilie
Fenella
Talitha
Lilia
Juliet
Lorelei
Noella
Philippa
Thalia
Rosalie
Selena
Adeline
Rosalind

Sophronia Wed 10-Feb-16 21:00:04

Also Mirabel/Mirabelle

tinofbiscuits Wed 10-Feb-16 21:02:48

Olivia
Louisa
Larissa
Christina
Delilah
Elspeth
Florence
Leonie
Talia
Isobel
Mirabel
Camilla
Clementine
Juliet
Juliana
Julia
Lianna
Caroline
Serena
Selina
Talitha
Alexandra
Lillian
Imogen
Evelina
Anneliese
Sylvia

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