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Clara or Ada

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Papyrus Tue 20-Sep-11 09:48:41

Had DD3 on Saturday and she is still nameless. DH and I can't decide between Clara or Ada. Clara is his choice and Ada mine.

Middle names will be Emmeline Rose.

Help us decide please!

sailorsgal Tue 20-Sep-11 10:00:43

Clara is very pretty and I have only come across one in the last few years.

iskra Tue 20-Sep-11 10:05:57

I had DD2 on Saturday, and she is nameless too grin

Unhelpfully I love both your names. Clara is probably a tad more popular if that bothers you? What are the sibling names?

sailorsgal Tue 20-Sep-11 10:17:39

But you have had nine months to think of names. grin

HandsOffOurLand Tue 20-Sep-11 10:18:06

Clara.

thisisyesterday Tue 20-Sep-11 10:19:19

i prefer Clara

Meteorite Tue 20-Sep-11 10:20:43

Clara

RedRubyBlue Tue 20-Sep-11 10:22:01

Clara.

Ada makes me think of Les Dawson in drag. Cissie and Ada!

andthisisme Tue 20-Sep-11 10:23:03

Also voting for Clara, it's prettier I think, without being too baby/girl ish IYKWIM

Congratulations smile

ja9 Tue 20-Sep-11 10:26:58

Definitely Clara

Kyrie Tue 20-Sep-11 10:50:35

My DD is Adelaide and is Ada for short. I am biased but obv. prefer Ada, I think it's a strong but feminine name.

Purplebuns Tue 20-Sep-11 10:55:19

Clara I love, (The book Heidi anyone?)
I think Ada as a nn for a longer name like poster above would be a good option also.

anewmotivatedme Tue 20-Sep-11 12:20:03

Clara

Ephiny Tue 20-Sep-11 12:23:33

I like Ada better, agree it's a good strong but feminine name, though both are nice!

Ihavewelliesbutitssunny Tue 20-Sep-11 12:34:46

Both really lovely names as are the mns. Clara is more popular I think and perhaps more classic while Ada is old-ladyish but still really pretty. Its a tough one. How would you pronounce Clara? would it rhyme with Sarah or Lara iyswim? What are your other DC names?

Papyrus Tue 20-Sep-11 16:27:15

Thanks for all the comments. Clara would be pronouced to rhyme with Lara.

Other DC are Eliza, Henry and Annie.

Purplebuns Tue 20-Sep-11 16:30:54

Seeing your DCs names I feel Clara would go the best. Hard choice for you though! Also, I have yet to meet a Clara so fail to see how it is popular.

pilates Tue 20-Sep-11 17:05:54

Def Clara and adore your middle names.

Your other childrens' names are lovely too.

Ihavewelliesbutitssunny Tue 20-Sep-11 17:16:21

I think that Clara goes better with your other DCs names than Ada.

Papyrus Tue 20-Sep-11 17:19:47

Right we've decided she's Clara Emmeline Rose

Thanks for all your imput grin

Purplebuns Tue 20-Sep-11 17:34:18

Hooray! Beautiful name smile

sailorsgal Tue 20-Sep-11 19:04:44

Fabulous choice! We have similiar taste as I have one of your other dc's names.

ByThePowerOfGreyskull Tue 20-Sep-11 19:05:57

Yay, was about to post Clara delighted to see you rlittle bundle has a name!

SheCutOffTheirTails Tue 20-Sep-11 19:07:19

Congratulations to you all. Beautiful name smile

RedRubyBlue Tue 20-Sep-11 19:21:09

Welcome to your beautiful name Clara.

You will be complimented on it for the rest of your life smile

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