help with girls names

(22 Posts)
twinkletash Fri 06-May-16 15:47:37

Hiya, my first baby is due in 5 days a me and DH can't decide on a name, we have a few floating around but can't decide on any solidly. So far we have:
Rosie Mae
Evie Rose
Lara Mae
Eden Rose
Evelyn Rose

Any other names along those lines? I feel like all I do is look for names but nothing is jumping out at me confused

LadyAntonella Fri 06-May-16 16:10:07

Eden Rose and Evelyn Rose are my favourites - both gorgeous! I'm not all that keen on the rest.

butteredmuffin Fri 06-May-16 16:37:20

Evelyn Rose (Evie for short if you like)

PunkAssMoFo Fri 06-May-16 18:23:49

Lara Eden.

Unless you have a personal reason for the ubiquitous Mae/Rose mn, i find them a bit dull.

mrsschu Fri 06-May-16 18:57:49

Lara is by far the nicest on your list. Rosie, Evie and Evelyn are all fine. Although I would also suggest using Evelyn and having Evie as a nn. I don't like Eden at all. I would also avoid using Rose or Mae as a middle name as they are so ubiquitous now - every second girl seems to have one or the other as a middle name. I also really dislike the spelling Mae, May is much better.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Fri 06-May-16 19:02:05

Lara Mae
Rosie Mae.
Don't like any of the other names. I don't get why everyone raves over the name Evelyn. It's horrible.

Victoria212 Fri 06-May-16 19:14:16

Did anyone try this psychology-based app that is supposed to tell you what your favorite baby name is?
I'm having a hard time deciding between options and this app might help.. What do you think?

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scrivette Fri 06-May-16 19:18:35

Eden Rose is my favourite from your list.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Fri 06-May-16 19:19:17

Other suggestions.
First name ideas.
Rosa
Rachel
Reagan
Ruth
Laura
Lilia
Laila
Lou-lou
Lucia
Alicia
Lacy
Ellena
Ellie
Elsa
Esme
Estelle
Ava
Avril
Anna
Aveline
Isadora
Innes
Isobelle
Isla
Lyla
Astrid
Olivia
Leah
Mia

Middle name suggestions
Ann
Sophia
Belle
Monet
Grace
Kate
Brook
Willow
Paige
Pearl
Sian
June
Nicole

1horatio Fri 06-May-16 19:26:19

Eden Rose is lovely.
And I absolutely love Evelyn Rose (and Evie or Rosie are cute nn options smile)

Sophronia Sat 07-May-16 01:32:07

I love Lara but not with Mae

BoboBunnyH0p Sat 07-May-16 06:36:52

How about Evangeline Rose nn Evie, it sounds more complete and grown up.

ButtfaceMiscreant Sat 07-May-16 06:43:53

How are you pronouncing Evelyn? Eve-lyn or Ev-e-lyn?

Personally I prefer the latter pronunciation (and traditionally that is the feminine pronunciation with Eve-lyn being the male version e.g. Evelyn Waugh).

I don't like Mae, and think the names you have paired with it would go with Rose as well (except Rosie!). I know they are both as popular as each other for middle names but I personally feel Rose is more classic and prettier than Mae/May/Mai. Plus Mae makes me think of Maeve Binchy confused

KoalaDownUnder Sat 07-May-16 07:03:36

Out of that lot, I'd go for Eden or Rosie as first name, I think.

Evelynnis horrible and Lara is dated and harsh.

KoalaDownUnder Sat 07-May-16 07:03:49

*evelyn!

SerenaVanDerWoodsen Sat 07-May-16 08:55:37

I love the name Lara and it was almost Dd2's name. I like Rosie too but not keen on the others. I agree with other posters that Mae and Rose as middle names are very common and a bit dull. Why not choose another name from your 'first name' list?
If it helps, these were names we considered for DD2:
Amber
Holly
Lana
Lara
Serena
Summer
Talia
Lily
Beth
Lottie
Isla
Amelie
Ava
Mia
Lorna
Stephanie
Jasmine
Emily
Daisy

ABitAsleep Tue 10-May-16 13:58:33

a second vote for Lara Eden!

For first names I also like;
Lara (maybe Lara Lily)
Tora (maybe Tora Samantha)
Eden (maybe Eden Abigail)
Eliza (maybe Eliza Megan)
Rosie (maybe Rosie Joanna)
Ginny (maybe Ginny Jemima)
Keira (maybe Keira Katrina)
Maia (maybe Maia Emilia)
Hazel (maybe Hazel Matilda)
Honor (maybe Honor Leona)

I don't like either of your middle names really. Rose is just the 'go to' middle name for little girls these days (along with Grace) and Mae is a bit meh and just not very nice imo. I don't know why people don't choose another 'unique' name for the middle name, rather than family members or the standard niddle name at the time.

pilates Tue 10-May-16 15:39:21

Eden Rose is lovely

NoncommittalToSparkleMotion Tue 10-May-16 15:55:05

Eden or Evie Rose. Though I love your taste! Best wishes flowers

Dinosaursdontgrowontrees Tue 10-May-16 15:58:36

I have an Evelyn Rose (nn Evie) so obviously I think it's a wonderful name.

cecilelliott Tue 10-May-16 22:30:27

Lara is a gorgeous underused name- please go for that!

Good luck whatever you decide

ems942 Wed 11-May-16 22:40:15

all of these are fab. i was considering almost your exact list before settling on Emilia. great names!

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