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Middle name to go with Francesca-suggestions please.

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lucamom Fri 26-Aug-11 22:30:29

We've decided on Francesca for our third child, we have 2 sons who also have Italian-ish names (we're not Italian, just love Italian names). We need suggestions for a middle name to go with Francesca.

I absolutely love Francesca Lucia (and am hoping hubby might cave for his lack of an alternative!), but he insists he doesn't like it, so we need other (preferably Italian) names to go with Francesca.

Also, what are your thoughts on using Lucia when our eldest is Luca (hubby's main objection). Granted, they're spelt similarly but in my opinion don;t sound too alike, and as a middle name I don't think it would cause a problem.

Your thoughts and suggestions on both would be most welcome

LynetteScavo Fri 26-Aug-11 22:34:28

Lucia is lovely. Sounds nothing like Luca.

Louisa?

Maria?

Antonia?

Definitely something ending in a.

naughtaless Fri 26-Aug-11 22:36:46

Stephanie although I do love Lucia

AlwaysTimeForWine Fri 26-Aug-11 22:55:47

I don't know if I would chose an Italian name for the middle as it is more likely to end in an A (female) and I think having 2 names ending in an A is a bit of a mouthful. ie Francesca Lucia is quite a lot to say.

What about a shorted simpler name to complement Francesca.
Francesca Rose
Francesca Chloe
Francesca Alice
Francesca May

Popbiscuit Fri 26-Aug-11 22:56:36

Louise.

Purplefan Fri 26-Aug-11 23:15:40

I also think a short middle name would be good...

Francesca Eva
Francesca Ruth

also depends on what your surname is...

Cereal Sat 27-Aug-11 09:43:32

Francesca Sofia
Francesca Lia
Francesca Gabriella
Francesca Serena
Francesca Gianna
Francesca Marina
Francesca Natalia

MelinaM Sat 27-Aug-11 18:59:34

Allegra
Alessandra
Arabella
Chiara
Cosima
Gisella
Giulietta
Ines
Luisa
Renata
Rosina
Serafina

thegauntlet Sat 27-Aug-11 22:59:35

Brilliant choice popbiscuit. All the best, deliciously rich and successful people are called Francesca Louise wink

AnnMarie82 Sat 27-Aug-11 23:04:10

There not Italian but

Francesca Eloise
Francesca Elise
Francesca Marie

Italiangreyhound Sun 28-Aug-11 00:13:05

Totally up to you (despite my name, I am not Italian), I would go for a simpler middle name.

I love Francesca Grace.

wotabouttheworkers Sun 28-Aug-11 00:14:25

Emilia

DoMeDon Sun 28-Aug-11 12:41:34

Francesca Arrabiata
Francesca Ravioli
Francesca Neopolitana

wink

Francesca Lucia is lovely, also like Sofia

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