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Would it be weird to call a baby girl Autumn if... (opinions pls)

(15 Posts)
Pinkflipflop Fri 08-Jul-11 20:42:41

She was born in July?

And it is a middle name (not that that matters!!)

Just wondering what you think?

Bluebell99 Fri 08-Jul-11 20:47:20

It's pretty but a little odd, for a summer born child.

DriverDan Fri 08-Jul-11 20:50:20

I don't think so, but then I have an August born Holly grin I think it's fine if it's a name you love, others will probably disagree!

SloganLogan Fri 08-Jul-11 20:50:34

No, not odd at all smile If you like it, use it. There are many names where the meaning is not to be taken literally.

Oakmaiden Fri 08-Jul-11 20:51:13

Well, you could say it is because she was conceived in the (late) autumn?

AnaisB Fri 08-Jul-11 20:52:55

was just about to say the same Oakmaiden!

HSMM Fri 08-Jul-11 20:55:05

I have a July baby with a middle name Summer, but Autumn is a lovely name.

LetThereBeRock Fri 08-Jul-11 20:56:45

Not at all odd imho.

Rhubarbgarden Fri 08-Jul-11 21:05:46

I don't think it matters for a middle name.

JambalayaCodfishPie Fri 08-Jul-11 21:19:12

I know an Autumn, born in April. smile

MelinaM Fri 08-Jul-11 21:20:00

Autumn is lovely, no I don't think it matterssmile

Jezabelle Fri 08-Jul-11 21:48:01

I love Autumn, do it!

hollyw Sat 09-Jul-11 00:50:12

No , especially not for a middle name. I'm considering Holly for an August baby though!

lisianthus Sun 10-Jul-11 20:45:34

I don't understand why Holly has to be a Christmas name. After all, holly is around all year. People don't get funny if your daughter Rose wasn't born in June, or Daisy wasn't a spring baby.

Autumn is a lovely name.

PrincessScrumpy Sun 10-Jul-11 21:10:17

Not at all - I like Autumn (dh vetoed it but I like it and it's my favourite season - all the colours). I wanted Blossom as a middle name but dh didn't like that either - he's a bit more traditional. Never mind - you go for it!

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