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Anne for a girl

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Katydive Fri 02-Nov-12 21:12:04

I already have two DS's called Archie and Harry, I am expecting a third and if it is a boy I really like Bertie (it doesnt bother me about Bertie the bus!) I am struggling to find a name for a girl that is not everywhere and is not to 'posh'. At risk of upsetting my MIL, I am starting to really love the name Anne (after my Mum) I have never heard it yet for a little girl and it would actually mean something. My Mum would be thrilled of course! Just thinking now of Annes I like - Anne of Green Gables, Anne Hathaway, what does anyone else think?

ZZZenAgain Fri 02-Nov-12 21:14:00

I quite like it. It is a bit short for me, I like longer names I think but Anne is a nice name

TwinsMum5 Fri 02-Nov-12 21:14:29

Lovely idea and has a meaning which i think makes it less of an issue if you all of a sudden you hear of lots of little ones with the same name , my lo school does not have any Anne's yet smile

Ilovecake1 Fri 02-Nov-12 21:14:46

I love it...also my mums name! Could you use MIL name as a middle name?

dashoflime Fri 02-Nov-12 21:16:00

Really like it smile Classic with a nice sound to it.

Rhubarbgarden Fri 02-Nov-12 21:17:04

I love it. Classy, elegant and strong.

Pleasenomorepeppa Fri 02-Nov-12 21:17:14

I love it. DH veoted it for DD, but I used it as her middle name. Gratifyingly people often say that she looks an Ann or Annie!

louisianablue2000 Fri 02-Nov-12 21:18:48

Love it, it's one of the DDs middle names. We also considered Anna.

Ham69 Fri 02-Nov-12 21:46:49

It's a bit bland to me but maybe that's because I know several mums at the school gate with that name. I love Annie though.

Katydive Fri 02-Nov-12 22:02:52

Great reactions, it's funny I just like Anne and not so much the other interpretations, I think you summed it up Rhubarb - Classy, Elegant and Strong, Love it!

CanIHaveAPetGiraffePlease Fri 02-Nov-12 22:06:50

I love it but we decided against having siblings with the same initial. I don't know if that would bother you for post, labelling etc.

amck5700 Fri 02-Nov-12 22:12:27

It's my name - It's carried me through life thus far perfectly happily - It means Grace I think.

Alisvolatpropiis Fri 02-Nov-12 23:26:26

I like it! It's my mum's name though so I am a bit bias.

GRW Sat 03-Nov-12 00:21:37

It's lovely and makes a nice change from the longer girls names that are currently fashionable.

echidnakid Sat 03-Nov-12 04:04:53

Not bad!

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