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Sapphire and .....!!!!!

(114 Posts)
Soli81 Thu 06-Jan-11 12:34:32

I need help and fast! I am due a week today, I am pregnant with fraternal twins, two girls
But here is where my problems begin.
I have always always loved the name Sapphire, I just love everything about and there is nothing anyone can say to put me off. My imaginary DD was always going to be Sapphire but now I'm having 2 !!!
I just can't find another girls name I like equally and don't want to do with second best as whichever child is named Sapphire seems favouritism. I have considered discounting Sapphire all together but I can't bring myself to do it.
I have two DS's called Sol and Flint... if that helps.

Please help me time is running out!!

coffeeicing Thu 06-Jan-11 12:37:34


sorry couldn't resist

theagedparent Thu 06-Jan-11 12:38:32


ChessyEvans Thu 06-Jan-11 12:38:48

Ruby? Or is that Cheese-tastic?! smile

Soli81 Thu 06-Jan-11 12:40:09

No I just have an irrational dislike to the name Ruby and its far too popular now anyway!

ShoppingDays Thu 06-Jan-11 12:43:05

Another gemstone name would be too matchy IMO but how about another nature name?


Pinner35 Thu 06-Jan-11 12:43:20


ShoppingDays Thu 06-Jan-11 12:43:50

Oops, Amber is a gemstone!

Hedwig3 Thu 06-Jan-11 12:48:38

Sol, Flint, Sapphire and...


It definitely needs to be something pretty and with the same amount of oomph as Sapphire!

pinkstinks Thu 06-Jan-11 12:56:27

omg! when i was young my DP's split up and my mum changed her name back from my dads surname, she asked me if i wanted to change my name too and i said yes... but only to..
"Sapphire Emerald Ruby Diamond."
she said no, so I decided to keep my dads surname! LOL.

Abbicob Thu 06-Jan-11 12:56:43

If you love it to so much I would probably not use it or give it to them both as a middle name smile

Soli81 Thu 06-Jan-11 12:57:14

Shoppingdays - I completely agree about not having another gem stone name its too cliche, ideally I would like another natural type name something more like sol, to balance all the names.

Highlandgirl Thu 06-Jan-11 12:57:44


BuntyPenfold Thu 06-Jan-11 13:01:30

I like Skye. Sapphire and Skye, lovely.

I know a Sapphire, and (she is really sweet) her name when spoken is always heard as 'Sophia'. It is only when seen written that people realise her name is not Sophia, so the glamour has gone a bit for me.

CointreauVersial Thu 06-Jan-11 13:02:16


BuntyPenfold Thu 06-Jan-11 13:04:03


BuntyPenfold Thu 06-Jan-11 13:04:46

love Sol and Flint btw

Soli81 Thu 06-Jan-11 13:14:01

I really like Pearl and probably would be the solution to my problem except my step daughter is called Pearl!

BuntyPenfold- I was wondering about Sapphire/Sophia getting mixed up but it doesn't bother me too much. Thanks my DH actually chose their names, but he did such a good job they are perfect for them!

Bumperlicious Thu 06-Jan-11 13:34:34

Dd1 was very nearly Sapphire! Can I offer an 'out there' suggestion of Lilac, seeing as you like unusual names?

belgo Thu 06-Jan-11 13:36:11

Sapphire and Sylvia.

Bumperlicious Thu 06-Jan-11 13:37:21

Or I would go for an unusual flower name like Columbine or Camelia. I think you need to go for a nature type name given the others.

Deciduousblonde Thu 06-Jan-11 13:37:45


Love your sons names too

BuntyPenfold Thu 06-Jan-11 13:50:37

I like Halcyon, but maybe I am the only one.

Amaryllis? (It's a beautiful blue flower to go with Sapphire)

mrsweasleyismyalterego Thu 06-Jan-11 14:02:13

love the name emerald nn em couldn't use it as dp vetoed it sad .it goes well with sapphire imo

amethyst nn amy also might be worth considering

TwinklePants Thu 06-Jan-11 14:18:57

Opal? or how about Eden?

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