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Help with girls names!

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BeautifulBlondePineapple Fri 24-Jun-11 11:39:28

Hello. I'm kind of hoping this baby will be a boy as we have a name sorted. However....best to be prepared for a girl! We've narrowed it down to the following shortlist and I can't decide:

Cara - Our surname has an "a" sound in it, so it sound a bit repetitive
Celia - a bit too old fashioned?
Ines - my fav, but is it too Spanish? (we're Scottish)
Penny - DH's fave, but sounds like a nickname and don't like Penelope
Rosa - similar to DH's name

Surname has 2 syllables and begins with an M.

What do you think of those? Any other suggestions of names (not top 20 popular ones though...) would be most welcome!

thanks.

BeautifulBlondePineapple Fri 24-Jun-11 11:42:13

Oh, I also like Annika, but does it make you think of Rice?

Bandwitch Fri 24-Jun-11 12:17:25

I like them all except Rosa, which I don't think would sound great with your sur name.

I prefer Clara to Cara but Cara means friend in irish, think it means the same in scots gaelic?
I love Celia (and Delia actually, but - cumunnnnnnnnnnletssssssssssssssbeee avinya) I sstill like Delia though. Due a come back definitely.

poppydaisy Fri 24-Jun-11 12:18:59

I like Cara and Celia very much - lovely.

Penny is money to me.

pilates Fri 24-Jun-11 12:26:05

Rosa is my favourite out of your list.

I prefer Clara to Cara.

How about, Violet, Cerys, Esme?

ellesabe Fri 24-Jun-11 13:05:41

I love Celia smile

SloganLogan Fri 24-Jun-11 13:42:16

I like Penny (but only with Penelope as full name and know you're not keen). Also like Cara (but not sure about it with your surname) and Rosa. Not keen on Ines or Celia, although I like Cecilia.

How about Serena, Lara, Elise, Juliet, Ivy, Coralie, Iona, Lydia?

SloganLogan Fri 24-Jun-11 13:43:05

Yes, Annika/Anneka = Rice. How about Adela, Annette, Anneliese?

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