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Indigo for a girl

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mummabug Thu 01-Nov-12 07:58:35

My mother is convinced this is the perfect name. I am not so keen. Any opinions??

squoosh Thu 01-Nov-12 08:52:54

Well if you're not keen it's irrelevant what your Mum thinks.

Cross it off the list.

JammySplodger Thu 01-Nov-12 08:53:46

Agreed. You'd be using it on a daily basis, your child your choice.

Badgerina Thu 01-Nov-12 09:34:58

Will this be your mum's baby? If not, it's irrelevant grin

FWIW I like it smile

Everlong Thu 01-Nov-12 09:36:23

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

SavoyCabbage Thu 01-Nov-12 09:41:41

Well, your mother should get to choose the name for her own baby. You might not like the name but you will have to get used to it. When you have a baby then you can choose whatever name you want and she will have to tolerate it.

I know a girl called Indigo and I always think its more a boy's name.

knittedslippersx3 Thu 01-Nov-12 09:45:14

I love it, but don't let your mum name your baby. She has already named her own, she can't name everyone else's as well!

manicinsomniac Fri 02-Nov-12 09:38:55

I like it but yeah, as everyone else said, if you're not keen don't choose it!

SecondhandRose Fri 02-Nov-12 09:53:41

Shortens to Indi, do you like that or Go Go?

yellowsubmarine53 Fri 02-Nov-12 09:54:52

Isn't there a something about 'indigo children'?

Oh, yes, it's here

I kinda like it (and know one) but wouldn't use it for this reason and others.

Violet? Viola? Scarlet? Rose? Clementine? Saffron? Jade? if you're keen for a rainbow theme?

FireOverBabylon Fri 02-Nov-12 10:06:26

I know a little Indigo and it really suits her. However it was the parents choice and took them 3 weeks to get there and her mother hated it

If you aren't convinced, then ignore MIL, no-one else should be attempting to name your child. If baby isn't here yet, just saying you're waiting to see what she looks like. I know loads of babies who didn't look like the name picked out for them, so ended up with something else.

Narked Sat 03-Nov-12 16:52:10

If it's your mother's 'perfect name' why aren't you called that?

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