Cast your eye over these please

(34 Posts)
AndFanjoWasHisNameO Fri 22-Feb-13 21:42:46

Casper Henry
Miles Henry
Jemima Elizabeth
Susannah Elizabeth
Obv don't know the flavour yet grin
Thank you my lovelies

tilder Fri 22-Feb-13 21:45:05

I love love love the middle names, not such a huge fan of the first names. Sorry!

Love Miles Henry.

Not too keen on the others to be honest, if i had to pick one of your girls it would be Jemima Elizabeth.

AndFanjoWasHisNameO Fri 22-Feb-13 21:47:28

No-I want honesty smile can I ask is it anything in particular or just a general 'meh' about them?

Beatrixpotty Fri 22-Feb-13 21:48:18

Miles Henry
Susannah Elizabeth

Hassled Fri 22-Feb-13 21:49:32

Miles or Susannah.
Casper is nice, but I do always think friendly ghost.
Jemima - again, lovely but I think old-school rag dolls.

AGreenie Fri 22-Feb-13 21:50:34

I love jemima and Casper.... Though not sure about Casper with Henry, but how often do people say while names is probably shouldn't be an issue !

johnnycomelurky Fri 22-Feb-13 21:52:24

I really like all of them and they are very similar to ones on my short list for imaginary DC2! I think both boys names are great, probably prefer Miles Henry by a smidgen. Prefer Jemima to Susannah but only because Susannah reminds me of Trinny and Susannah, but really it is a very nice name smile

libertyflip Fri 22-Feb-13 21:52:33

Casper Henry is lovely, not so keen on Miles.

Really like Elizabeth as a middle name but not really keen on Susannah or Jemima, though like Jem but not Sue as nn's.

YummyMummyFeelingFunny Fri 22-Feb-13 21:53:04

Caspar and Jemima without a doubt!

tilder Fri 22-Feb-13 21:56:01

Tbo its probably a reflection of my taste in names. I tend not to say why i don't like a name as I just offend people. However what I like about the middle names is that they aren't faddy, they don't lend themselves to odd nicknames, they aren't of a particular era. Strong, classic beautiful names with lots of potential for nicknames. They also work well on babies, children and adults.

Does that help or make sense? FWIW my preferred first name is Susannah but it wouldn't be my first choice.

But I'm a random stranger on the internet so what do I know!

I am similar to tidler, just say the ones I love and the ones I don't so not to offend, the others on your list are ok but not for me.

If you love them what does it really matter what I think really, as tidler says I am just a random person on the Internet!

AndFanjoWasHisNameO Fri 22-Feb-13 22:08:04

Tilder thanks for explaining. Fully appreciate that we are t'interweb randomers but it's great to hear some impartial opinions iyswim?
I love Elizabeth but already have an Elodie so I think they'd be too similar together.
Thanks to everyone for your comments.

FelicityWasCold Fri 22-Feb-13 22:10:30

Like them all. Especially the girls names.

Casper- does scream friendly ghost at me though, I like it, but I can't get past it. Sorry.

jollygoose Fri 22-Feb-13 22:17:09

love susannah also Jemima, suzy for short sounds so cute

tilder Fri 22-Feb-13 22:19:17

I completely understand. Baby names are very personal though and I its tricky being honest without causing offense sometimes. For me anyway.

I did the same thing when choosing names for dc3 and really good advice.

Zaphiro Fri 22-Feb-13 23:35:09

Miles & Jemima smile

lilibet Fri 22-Feb-13 23:44:08

Miles and Susannah

Jemima is my beautiful old cat!

Startail Fri 22-Feb-13 23:53:53

Miles/Myles (I've know both) and susannah
Jemima is a duck or a rag doll.

Susannah Elizabeth is gorgeous.
Don't like the boys' names or Jemima, sorry.

OkayHazel Sat 23-Feb-13 15:31:02

Hate Susannah. You've got all these elegant, quirky names picked out, and Sue tagged on the end.

She will be just called Sue. Plain, dated Sue.

williaminajetfighter Sat 23-Feb-13 15:48:38

Jemima lovely. Ditto Casper. Susannah will get shortened and some quite dull options.

FriggFRIGGisPoorlySick Sat 23-Feb-13 20:49:36

Casper Henry and Jemima Elizabeth are lovely smile

Leafmould Sat 23-Feb-13 20:51:37

Like susannah.

Not keen on the others though

Bowlersarm Sat 23-Feb-13 20:53:13

Love every one but Caspar

EssieW Sat 23-Feb-13 20:57:20

Love the girls names! Jemima Elizabeth would be top.

Not keen on the boys name although miles is ok. They seem quite different to the girls names

brambleking Sat 23-Feb-13 21:04:09

Jemima is beautiful and I love the nns 'Mima' and 'Mimi'!

I have a gorgeous nephew called Miles and I adore it. It means solider - a real strong man's name!

To me, Susannah and Elizabeth are quite dated - It was a popular combo for people who are how in their 40s. Classic but a bit 'vanilla' if you know what I mean? And personally I don't think Elodie and Susannah 'go'...

Henry is great too.

suspiria Sat 23-Feb-13 22:45:53

Casper Henry and Jemima Elizabeth are my favourites

WormCanner Sun 24-Feb-13 02:43:44

Miles Henry is an excellent name.

Susannah is lovely and surprisingly underused, but I think Elizabeth is a bit of a mouthful with it. Doesn't really matter much.

Susannah will only get shortened if she wants it to be. I've known lots of people with longer names who were never known by short forms. Several Elizabeths, for a start. Amandas, Margarets, Katherines. It's not inevitable.

squoosh Sun 24-Feb-13 02:47:04

Miles and Susannah. Definitely. They sound more classic.

Casper and Jemima seem too current.

lovethesun1 Mon 25-Feb-13 19:28:57

Jemima Elizabeth is beautiful. Not keen on the others tbh, Casper reminds me of the friendly ghost & Susannah is a bit nothingy & likely to get shortened for me. But its all personal taste,go with what you love smile

Rhubarbgarden Mon 25-Feb-13 20:10:17

Casper and Susannah. I don't like the others.

ZolaBuddleia Tue 26-Feb-13 09:46:32

I like Casper (also Caspar) but the others are all a bit meh for me. I'm not generally into 'classic' names, they feel quite dull IMO.

Elodie is beautiful, and would go with Casper.

TWinklyLittleStar Tue 26-Feb-13 09:51:40

I've known two Susannahs, both went by their full name, both were friendly, intelligent and charming people - one an adult, one a teenager when I knew her, so I love the name.

I like Miles too, though it reminds me of a Star Trek Deep Space Nine character...

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