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Unicorn007 Fri 02-Nov-12 17:13:50

Hi, DH and I found out yesterday that we are having a girl. I had lots of name ideas for boys but I am finding girls names really difficult for some reason.

Can you help with the plus points / negatives on these names? Our surname rhymes with Curphey so want to avoid any rhyming 'ie/y' ending names. Here goes (need 1st and middle names):

Francesca
Charlotte
Sophia
Genevieve
Georgina
Annabel

We like classic timeless kind of names and nothing too cutesy! What do you think?
Thanks!!

JammySplodger Fri 02-Nov-12 17:20:33

I like all of them but think those with three syllabils might sound a bit of a mouthful.

JammySplodger Fri 02-Nov-12 17:23:49

Congratulations by the way! We have two boys so never got to use our girls names.

nelly83 Fri 02-Nov-12 17:30:21

Francesca - I like with nn Frankie
Charlotte - I love with nn Charlie
Sophia - I love this name but DH hates it sad
Genevieve - Its ok
Georgina - I prefer Georgia
Annabel - I love but cant really use as my niece is called Isabelle!

In order of preference
Sophia
Annabel
Charlotte
Francesca
Georgina
Genevieve

hope this helps x

winkle2 Sat 03-Nov-12 13:15:15

I think annabel works best with your surname.

AThingInYourLife Sat 03-Nov-12 13:17:49

grin @ rhymes with Curphey grin

I love Francesca.

And Frances.

Plokahontas Sat 03-Nov-12 13:41:57

Josephine, Abigail, Susannah, Juliet, Emma, Catherine, Victoria and Elizabeth are all beautiful timeless non-cutesy names :-) x

Gwennan Sat 03-Nov-12 15:04:55

Great list - my style exactly! Annabel and Genevieve are gorgeous on paper but I think I find them a bit too flouncy to actually use. I'd be disappointed if my Annabel turned into an Annie and my Genevieve into a Gen/Evie too. Don't think you can go far wrong with any of the names on your list though, if I'm honest. Charlotte and Sophia are quite popular, which may or may not bother you, and Francesca seems to be growing in popularity - I've seen it mentioned on here quite a lot recently.

Would also add Alexandra, Caroline, Catherine, Celia, Cordelia, Elizabeth, Georgia, Helen, Helena, Jane, Josephine, Julia, Juliet, Lucy, Margaret, Rosa, Susannah, and Victoria to your list of contenders. Maybe Matilda, Martha, Tabitha and Augusta too.

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