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Help on girls name required!

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Sarane33 Thu 18-Oct-12 19:14:11

I think we're down to a shortlist of two girls names - Eliza or Lydia, 2 syllable surname. Hubby's favourite is Eliza but I'm concerned that it's getting too popular / trendy and although Lydia is higher up the charts, it feels slightly more classic to me.

We're at a bit of a standoff on this at the moment, so please let me know your preference between the two!

Thanking you.

schplappo Thu 18-Oct-12 19:16:13

I prefer Eliza but love Lydia too. Whichever you go with is beautiful.

lisaro Thu 18-Oct-12 19:16:34

Both are nice, but I prefer Lydia. Which goes best with your surname?

MoonHare Thu 18-Oct-12 19:22:06

I LOVE Eliza, Lydia is OK but just hasn't got quite the same feel. Choose Eliza!

Both names are rising in popularity but I doubt either will ever trouble the top 20 so I wouldn't worry about being too popular.

eBook Thu 18-Oct-12 19:23:26

Lydia is much nicer, it's a classic Biblical name.

Eliza is too nicknamey and faddy.

nilbyname Thu 18-Oct-12 19:23:53

Love them both.

Why not go for Elizabeth and use Eliza as the nn?

eBook Thu 18-Oct-12 19:24:08

If you must go for Eliza, have Elizabeth as full name.

BikeRunSki Thu 18-Oct-12 19:25:02

I prefer Eliza, Lydia is too Old Lady for me, but not in a good way.

Prefer Lydia.

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