A sister for Alexandra should be called....

(82 Posts)
language Fri 30-Aug-13 19:50:35

Isabelle
Sophie
Estelle
Helena
Florence
Alice

or something else?

forehead Fri 30-Aug-13 19:51:30

Victoria

ScrambledSmegs Fri 30-Aug-13 19:53:00

Francesca?

Zoe900 Fri 30-Aug-13 19:53:18

Caroline
Stephanie
Catherine
Juliet
Eleanor

Not Alice, but that'd be two A names and Alex and Alice are too similar.

Yonionekanobe Fri 30-Aug-13 19:53:43

Hi language. Great thread! I'm wondering exactly the same!

DD1 was Alexandra from day dot. We are struggling with a name for DD2 (but have plenty of time, due at Christmas).

dubaipieeye Fri 30-Aug-13 19:53:53

Lyra

I am certain of this

orangepudding Fri 30-Aug-13 19:54:18

Olivia

scanaldo Fri 30-Aug-13 19:55:35

Grace

I like Helena and Isabelle too.

wallpaperaddict Fri 30-Aug-13 19:55:36

Mariella.

I thought Francesca, too!

LickleLemon Fri 30-Aug-13 19:57:58

Jessica
Georgina
Sophie
Gabrielle/a
Clementine
Juliet
Phillipa
Theodora

charitygirl Fri 30-Aug-13 20:01:02

Haha - was coming on to say Helena or Elena. Or even just Helen.

Victoria would also work, and is unusual these days.

Or how about Isolde?

orangepudding Fri 30-Aug-13 20:02:05

Verity goes well too.

language Fri 30-Aug-13 20:02:34

Yonionekanobe, just out of interest - what nickname (if any) do you use for your Alexandra?

Love Eleanor and Clementine!

monkeymax58 Fri 30-Aug-13 20:03:47

Romilly

Lexi and Romy smilesmilesmile

olivo Fri 30-Aug-13 20:10:15

Elizabeth or Sophie.

Ruby came to my mind when I read the title.

SoftSheen Fri 30-Aug-13 20:11:07

Louisa

onlysettleforbutterflies Fri 30-Aug-13 20:15:16

I know an alexandra and anastasia.

Yonionekanobe Fri 30-Aug-13 20:16:13

She is known as Lexie or Lex. She is only two at the moment so may have other ideas when older. That was one of the appeals if the name for me. My name is similarly malleable and I liked that growing up.

AmandaCooper Fri 30-Aug-13 20:16:50

Elizabeth

Yonionekanobe Fri 30-Aug-13 20:18:29

Interesting that a few people have suggested Elizabeth. That is DH's favourite for dD2.

DalmationDots Fri 30-Aug-13 20:23:53

Theadora or Millicent are my current favourites and go well

Isabelle - nice, lots around but declining in popularity
Sophie - love
Estelle - not for me
Helena - quite nice
Florence - like Flo but not florence
Alice - love but not sure it goes with Alexandra, if in time Alexandra becomes Alex or Ali then Alice and Alex would sound similar.

LittleNoona Fri 30-Aug-13 20:27:24

Isabelle - or Isobel smile

Still18atheart Fri 30-Aug-13 20:27:40

Roberta
Philippa
Elizabeth
Victoria

Still18atheart Fri 30-Aug-13 20:28:01

Georgina

GreenEggsAndNaiceHam Fri 30-Aug-13 20:28:41

Francesca

catinboots Fri 30-Aug-13 20:29:46

I am Alexandra and my sister is Anna

Lydia

Foxred10 Fri 30-Aug-13 20:37:27

Octavia

Thurlow Fri 30-Aug-13 20:46:15

Have an Alexandria who is always known as Alex or Allie (I know you didn't ask me but you asked someone else, so I'm chipping in grin)

Off your list I'd go for Helena, though would you pronounce it He-lay-na or Helen-a?

Our potential Alexandra siblings would be Margaret (Maggie), Madeleine, Elizabeth (arguments over Libby/Lizzie), Penelope (Penny), Robyn (currently in love with this but worried about two seemingly unisex names), or Harriet.

nancerama Fri 30-Aug-13 20:52:57

Beatrice.

Lexie & Bea.

WhoNickedMyName Fri 30-Aug-13 20:53:51

Eleanor

HappyAsASandboy Fri 30-Aug-13 20:55:10

Cecily

Love Lexie and Bea!!

geologygirl Fri 30-Aug-13 20:57:50

Olympia!

Helovesmehelovesmenot Fri 30-Aug-13 20:59:01

Grace or Gracie

StainlessSteelBegonia Fri 30-Aug-13 20:59:47

Claudia.

Makingmama Fri 30-Aug-13 21:00:24

I love Estelle and Florence

VerySmallSqueak Fri 30-Aug-13 21:00:36

Sophie was the name I thought before I saw your list.
So,yes,Sophie.

januarysnowdrop Fri 30-Aug-13 21:01:15

Charlotte. Definitely.

reup Fri 30-Aug-13 21:01:46

Eloise. They would have been my two girls if I hadnt had boys.

brightnearly Fri 30-Aug-13 21:02:33

Uma
Vivian
Florence
Lorena

Murtette Fri 30-Aug-13 21:03:17

Elizabeth
Charlotte

Wafflenose Fri 30-Aug-13 21:03:45

Katherine
Jennifer
Victoria

I know sisters called Alexandra and Grace.

brightnearly Fri 30-Aug-13 21:04:51

Barbara
Melanie
Ada

brightnearly Fri 30-Aug-13 21:05:42

It's nice to have a one-syllable name with the four syllables of Alexandra, I think

RnB Fri 30-Aug-13 21:06:52

Artemis (obviously)

language Fri 30-Aug-13 21:54:00

Love Beatrice!
RnB Artemis? Why obviously?

Penelope shortened to Penny.

Sanjifair Sat 31-Aug-13 06:12:43

Victoria

WinkyWinkola Sat 31-Aug-13 06:23:11

Beatrix.

Isadora

Katherine grin

Both lovely Russian princess names.

absolutely nothing to do with my name being Katherine Alexandra nothing at all

baskingseals Sat 31-Aug-13 08:00:34

I have an Alexandra. Her sister would have been Honor.

Out of your list my favourite is Helena.

Shredded Sat 31-Aug-13 08:20:34

I have an Alexandra and her little sister is called Elizabeth.

outs oneself they are known as Lexie and Ellie

forevergreek Sat 31-Aug-13 08:21:45

Seraphine
Delpine
Eliza
Cecilia

Boosiehs Sat 31-Aug-13 09:00:31

Victoria. Obvs. smile

I have a Matilda and am considering Alexandra for sibling on the way!

everlong Sat 31-Aug-13 10:10:30

Esme
Helena
Florence
Matha
Jess
Felicity
Juliet
Rebecca
Ottilie
Lisette

ElizaCBennett Sat 31-Aug-13 11:06:05

Francesca! I know an Alexandra whose sister is Francesca. They go really well together.

Olivia, Caroline or Fancesca

goingdownhill Sat 31-Aug-13 20:41:33

I have an Alexandra and her sister is Honor. smile

Witco Sat 31-Aug-13 20:43:06

Sophie!

baskingseals Sat 31-Aug-13 20:59:59

Going down hill, you have excellent taste grin

UnicornsNotRiddenByGrownUps Sat 31-Aug-13 21:00:41

Olivia was my first reaction

karinmaria Sat 31-Aug-13 21:08:47

Chloe.

brightnearly Sat 31-Aug-13 21:31:25

Silvia
Bianca
Marion

goingdownhill Sat 31-Aug-13 22:01:29

grin

looki Sat 31-Aug-13 22:11:20

Francesca is great, but I know two who are known by the nn Frankie which turns me off it so much!

Jbck Sat 31-Aug-13 22:26:27

Oh Shredded, I have an Alex and Ellie smile

ScrambledSmegs Sun 01-Sep-13 09:26:47

Aw, I like the nn Frankie. Reminds me of the song.

Tattva Sun 01-Sep-13 09:33:50

Rowan.

hawkmcqueen Sun 01-Sep-13 10:13:11

Susanna, nn Zanna
Thalia
Helena is lovely too but for some unknown reason peeps around here pronounce it 'Hel-eena', as if the second e was an i!
Victoria nn Tori or Toria
Your names and the suggestions are lovely!

TidyDancer Sun 01-Sep-13 11:17:06

Your whole list is lovely, but Helena is the nicest IMO. Only pronounced Helen-a though, can't stand the Hell-ay-ner version.

littlestgirlguide Sun 01-Sep-13 21:22:52

Charlotte.

LeoandBoosmum Sun 01-Sep-13 22:40:36

Francesca, Victoria or Elizabeth

EnjoyEverySandwich Sun 01-Sep-13 22:42:58

Marina

emmelinelucas Sun 01-Sep-13 22:59:23

Sophie

sparkle3232 Wed 04-Sep-13 15:31:05

Harriet
Madeline
Scarlet

smile

RussianBlu Wed 04-Sep-13 22:59:19

Zandra

Frangepani Wed 04-Sep-13 23:07:35

My first thought was Isabelle; I also like Julia, Eleanor, Katherine, Elizabeth, Charlotte and Naomi.

hatsybatsy Thu 05-Sep-13 11:08:13

Victoria, Katherine, Charlotte or Elizabeth- they are all quite traditional, long names but have the same nickname options as Alexandra

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