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(15 Posts)
Hope88 Mon 30-May-11 23:54:25

What do you think of this name? Is it popular?

BuntyPenfold Tue 31-May-11 00:21:44

I don't know any under 40. It has a pretty sound to it.

MrsRhettButler Tue 31-May-11 00:36:34

I like it smile I trying to find a girls name too and I'm finding it hard but I like Vanessa

MrsRhettButler Tue 31-May-11 00:38:37

My cousins just told me she pictures Vanessa feltz angry
I stil like it though, simone is my top choice right now but dp won't have it sad

BuntyPenfold Tue 31-May-11 00:43:25

Oh, love Simone.

MrsRhettButler Tue 31-May-11 00:48:04

Me too bunty. It came to me one night and I was convinced dp would love it and I got all excited picturing my little simone and then dp came home and gave it an outright no! I'm still sad about it

HerRoyalNotness Tue 31-May-11 01:27:51

My ss is Vanessa (40s), and I know 1 4yo.'
Pretty name

5DollarShake Tue 31-May-11 02:13:04

i'm thinking it's maybe too soon for a revival, but the only one I ever knew was a trouble-maker so that clouds my judgement.

I really like Simone. Very chic.

mathanxiety Tue 31-May-11 05:51:31

Lovely name.

I would put Simone in the same categories as Danielle -- 'unimaginative French', 'wanted a boy', and '80s/90s'.

valiumbandwitch Tue 31-May-11 15:30:12

YUCK! I really dislike it! it's harsh. The 'essa' sound is ugly. I also dislike Melissa though. Some of those 'our age' names are nice though. I like Melanie (pretty) and Jillian and Lindsay.

chocolateyclur Tue 31-May-11 15:44:06

I don't like it particularly - but I do like Nessie.

Vanessa reminds me of a bitch with whom I had the misfortune of working.

oohlaalaa Tue 31-May-11 16:39:01

No, I dislike the name, but its probably influenced by name association, as I was bullied in school by a girl called Vanessa. Her nn was Nessie.

Youcantaffordme Tue 31-May-11 17:12:29

Vanessa is a name for a beautiful woman, and is most unfortunate if the child turns out to be a minger. grin

Sylvaniasandwich Tue 31-May-11 20:02:46

I like Vanessa. And Venetia.

Hope88 Wed 01-Jun-11 09:15:04

Thanks everyone.

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