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My not-so-short shortlist (so far!)

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DessieLou Mon 22-Oct-12 15:26:21

Here's the shortlist of baby names I'm considering that I generated with Mumsnet's Baby Name Finder. Let me know what you think.

Girls
Ava
Ellena
Francesca
Jasmine
Leila
Lucy
Madeleine
Natalia
Natalie
Zara

rubyslippers Mon 22-Oct-12 15:28:04

I like them all but particularly natalia

eBook Mon 22-Oct-12 16:00:47

Ava - like, though very popular
Ellena - OK
Francesca - OK, prefer Frances
Jasmine - like smile
Leila - not keen
Lucy - like smile
Madeleine - OK
Natalia - quite nice
Natalie - quite like
Zara - like smile

Plokahontas Mon 22-Oct-12 21:06:52

Ava - Beautiful but too popular for my liking
Ellena - Not keen
Francesca - Like a lot, was on out shortlist for DD
Jasmine - Not keen, can't imagine a blonde haired girl called Jasmine (thanks to Aladdin!)
Leila - prefer Layla, but essentially I like it
Lucy - DD's name. Biased. Love.
Madeleine - Beautiful
Natalia - Not keen
Natalie - Not Keen
Zara - Not keen

ruby22 Mon 22-Oct-12 21:09:10

lucy and Natalie -yes like
the rest- not keen

Selenium Mon 22-Oct-12 21:19:20

I like Jasmine, Natalie and Zara best. Don't dislike any of the names on your list though.

DessieLou Tue 23-Oct-12 12:30:21

Thanks guys. I agree that Ava is getting too popular (although I don't actually know any!) which is a shame as I've always loved it. Having said that, myself and OH's names both start with 'A' so probably best avoided!
And I think I'm going off Jasmine (although I may love it tomorrow!). Our current favourite is Natalie which is actually a surprise to me.
Thanks for your thoughts, it's always interesting to get the opinion of others in different areas of the UK. smile

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