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Ophelia, Felicity or Mirabelle....

(25 Posts)
Duffstuff Sat 06-Nov-10 08:29:26

Hi ladies, can I get your views on these names. I really like the name Ophelia but for obvious reasons (it's very morbid background) don't feel 100% confident about using the name. I also like the names Felicity and Mirabelle. Out of the 3, which do you like the best? Other suggestions are welcome smile

GirlWithTheMouseyHair Sat 06-Nov-10 08:51:50

I prefer Felicity. Love Ophelia as a name but could never use it for same reasons as you (very uperstitious and work in theatre). Nor personally keen on Mirabelle, a bit old fashioned for me

Ishouldhavechosenagoldfish Sat 06-Nov-10 08:53:05

Felicity - its such a 'happy' name. smile

quechelle Sat 06-Nov-10 08:58:50

aww felicity is my sisters lil girl name....i really like it...it not common and sounds pretty. ive never herd mirabelle before, i like that aswell

quechelle Sat 06-Nov-10 08:58:50

aww felicity is my sisters lil girl name....i really like it...it not common and sounds pretty. ive never herd mirabelle before, i like that aswell

MrsvWoolf Sat 06-Nov-10 13:53:58

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Cortina Sat 06-Nov-10 14:25:23

Shouldn't Mirabelle be Mirabel? As in Mirabel from Malory Towers? Or was it St Claire's?

MrsvWoolf Sat 06-Nov-10 14:31:31

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MrsvWoolf Sat 06-Nov-10 14:34:52

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Cortina Sat 06-Nov-10 15:02:47

MrsvWoolf have you read 'A Childhood at Greehedges'? By Imogen Smallwood. Fascinating, if you're a fan. Do you know Anita etc?

MrsvWoolf Sat 06-Nov-10 15:25:42

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Cortina Sat 06-Nov-10 15:40:06

I've read Finding Enid, and wish I had the idea first! Lots of soul searching and fish and chip eating by the sea but not a lot of particular revelation IMO. .

MissFlick Sat 06-Nov-10 15:45:37

Another vote for Felicity

greaseistheword Sat 06-Nov-10 15:48:58

my dd2 (3) middle name is ophelia.

AnnieBeansMum Sat 06-Nov-10 15:50:55

Felicity is beautiful!

edam Sat 06-Nov-10 15:52:04

Felicity. Ophelia not good for the reasons the OP mentions. And dislike girls' names ending in Bel or Belle - not sure why just feel too ickle girly.

LetThereBeRock Sat 06-Nov-10 19:29:55

Felicity is lovely. I love Ophelia too,but I don't like Mirabelle at all.

florilegia Sat 06-Nov-10 20:42:12

I think Felicity is lovely too smile

MrsvWoolf Sat 06-Nov-10 20:44:10

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Cicatrice Sat 06-Nov-10 20:47:46

I like Felicity or Mirabelle.

Ophelia sounds a bit like "feeble". Have the same problem with Phoebe.

Duffstuff Sat 06-Nov-10 21:06:37

Thankyou so much for all your comments. Im loving Felicity at the moment but struggling to convince my DH. He likes Hannah, which although I dont mind, would much prefer one of the above grin

MerryMarigold Sat 06-Nov-10 22:44:25

Not really any, though Felicity far and away the best of the bunch. Prefer Hannah. How about Miriam?

lumplard Sun 07-Nov-10 12:13:59

Ophelia is a beautiful name. I am pregnant with DC 2 and considering it but I know DP will probably not be keen. The tragedy of Ophelia doesn't sway me at all. I used to love Helena Bonham Carter's Ophelia when I was younger, so beautiful and enchanting. But I shouldn't go on like this... as I say DP is bound to veto it!

ellesabe Sun 07-Nov-10 20:28:12

I like Felicity the best and would put it in the same category as Penelope and Dorothy - also lovely imo!

NormanNorris Sun 07-Nov-10 21:17:44

I like Mirabel but spelt this way.

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