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scottishmummy911 Sat 04-Dec-10 08:28:46


Finding it impossible to chose, but was the same with DS1

NorthernLurker Sat 04-Dec-10 08:32:23

Thea, Juliet or Louisa

Definately NOT Lara, Cleo or Elena

Rosa or Cara are ok - but I like the other three best.

By the way - you may want to consider a namechange for yourself. There is a very well known poster called scottishmummy - and she has a very definate personality! grin

Imarriedafrog Sat 04-Dec-10 08:45:47

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LaTristesse Sat 04-Dec-10 08:52:48

Lara and Louisa are my favourites... Thea wouldn't be good round my way as people don't pronounce their th's well....

thisisyesterday Sat 04-Dec-10 08:56:41

my faves are

Juliet, Cara and Thea

purepurple Sat 04-Dec-10 08:59:23

I love the name Thea.
Of the rest, I like Juliet and Louisa.

darleneconnor Sat 04-Dec-10 10:36:35

Rosa ok, but sounds like a nn
Lara ppl might say Dr Zhivago but I like it
Juliet nice, solid
Cara lovely
Thea don't like this, sounds like a nn
Louisa very traditional, bit boring
Cleo a bit chavvy
Elena I like it but it might cause pronounciation probs

scottishmummy911 Sat 04-Dec-10 10:51:34

Thanks for all your feedback smile Darle whats nn?

Really liking thea but also like names that can be shortened (eg lulu for louisa) to give a bit more choice as baby grows up.

Hedwig3 Sat 04-Dec-10 10:57:36

LOVE Rosa!

BubbaAndBump Sat 04-Dec-10 11:12:13

nn = nickname

how are you pronouncing Elena (is it eh-lay-na or ell-eh-na?)

Really like Thea actually, and Cleo is a bit more unusual.

Not so keen on Juliet

Do they all 'go' with your DS's name? (and have you considered middle names and therefore initials?)

Violet5 Sat 04-Dec-10 11:19:00

I really like Lara (and i liked Larissa) and i also really like Elena, both were on our list until we found out baby was a boy smile

ShoppingDays Sat 04-Dec-10 13:24:04

Rosa - like
Lara - like if short for Larissa
Juliet - like
Cara - like
Thea - dislike
Louisa - like
Cleo - OK
Elena - not keen

Komondor Sat 04-Dec-10 13:34:48

Rosa - like
Lara - like
Juliet - like
Cara - like
Thea - dislike
Louisa - like
Cleo - dislike
Elena - dislike

Favourite is Lousia (nn Lou).

HelenaRose Sat 04-Dec-10 19:10:47

Rosa - gorgeous
Lara - love it
Juliet - beautiful
Cara - not so keen
Thea - gorgeous
Louisa - not keen
Cleo - lovely
Elena - one of my favourite names

It depends on the surname, really. My partner's surname begins with a 'R', which means that I can't have R-names or anything like Laura, Lara, Clara, Thea, etc. because the speaker trips over the last syllable. This isn't his surname, but for instance: LAU-ruh-RUH-kit.

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