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Sister for Amelia

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babygirl1989 Fri 05-Oct-12 20:53:47

I posted not too long ago asking for reviews on possible sibling names for Amelia (girls name).

After the reviews I decided Ciara would go best with Amelia.

However I have now discovered to name Alannah (pronounced a-larn-ah).

What do you think of the name Alannah? Does it go well with Amelia?

Which sibling set do you prefer? Amelia and Alannah or Amelia and Ciara?


LondonInBoots Fri 05-Oct-12 22:53:58

Ciara over Alannah personally. Also avoids confusion when you get post in 18 years for Miss A. XXXXX.

YouMayLogOut Fri 05-Oct-12 22:54:25

Both lovely names, but I prefer Alannah and think it's different enough from Amelia.

OrangeFireandGoldashes Sat 06-Oct-12 04:40:16

Amelia and Ciara.

Gwennan Sat 06-Oct-12 08:30:06

Amelia and Ciara (Keira) sound quite similar: uh-*mee-lee*-uh; kee-ruh.
Amelia and Alannah start with the same letter.

On that basis, I think you should just choose whichever one you like the most. It's all too easy to nitpick!

I read 'Ciara' as Clara when I first opened the thread. I know it's not one of your choices but I like Amelia and Clara together.

Felicitywascold Sat 06-Oct-12 08:31:50

Ciara works better than Alannah. However, both are gorgeous names.

BillyBollyBandy Sat 06-Oct-12 08:32:01


Failing that definitely Alannah

baskingseals Sat 06-Oct-12 09:24:25

prefer Alannah to Ciara, and prefer Clara to both of them! don't think that helps much really.

Nahla321 Sat 06-Oct-12 09:39:27

I would go for Ciara as I think Alannah and Amelia are a tad to similar sounding.

popsypie Sat 06-Oct-12 09:40:26

Ciara smile

Hope88 Sat 06-Oct-12 12:38:22


hedgehogpatronus Sat 06-Oct-12 12:41:06

I'm an Amelia and my sister is a Clara. It works well!

babygirl1989 Sat 06-Oct-12 13:11:41

Please could you respond to the names I asked, Clara is not an option and its not a name I would you.
The options are: Alannah or Ciara (Keira)

Cezella Sat 06-Oct-12 13:37:14

I much prefer Alannah- very pretty and not very common (around me anyway!)

MolotovBomb Sat 06-Oct-12 15:04:55

I prefer Clara to Alannah: Amelia and Alannah are too similar. Clara is beautiful, IMO. Other options could be:

Chiara (kee-yar-ah)

MolotovBomb Sat 06-Oct-12 15:06:33

Bugger, totally misread Ciara as Clara. That'll teach me to wear my glasses!

Ciara gets my vote smile

CheerfulYank Sat 06-Oct-12 15:12:20

Gabriella smile I'm just joking; I'm sitting here with a brand new (12 hours old) Amelia who has a big sister called Gabriella.

Hmmm...Alannah is very pretty but I do find it a bit too similar to Amelia. So Ciara gets my vote.

MrsJohnDeere Sat 06-Oct-12 16:04:43

Ciara works better with Alana, IMHO.

MrsJohnDeere Sat 06-Oct-12 16:05:07

Sorry, with Amelia blush

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