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So here it is, my girls' list ...

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georgee Wed 14-Nov-12 11:49:44

What do you think? Good and bad comments please!

Elizabeth (but known as Libby)
Georgina (known as Georgie).

Thank you!

nickelrocketgoBooooooom Thu 15-Nov-12 13:44:56

Georgina could be nn Nina as well, then you've got a twofer grin

MustafaCake Thu 15-Nov-12 13:43:53

You have lovely taste in names!

Nina is the best!

TheBeanAndTheBee Thu 15-Nov-12 13:37:54

Good taste in names! Maggie and Elsa are both great, I think of them as cool girl names... Anna and Maggie go particularly well. Lovely.

WitchesTit Thu 15-Nov-12 13:31:49

They are all lovely. I absolutely adore Nina.
My mum had a lovely friend when I was little called Nina, she was a singer and would pick me up and sing to me in a lovely throaty voice.

HolyBrrrrrrBatman Thu 15-Nov-12 13:30:46

Nina can be a nn for names ending in 'ina', so you could go for Georgina and then you have the choice of Nina or Georgie.

HolyBrrrrrrBatman Thu 15-Nov-12 13:26:49

I love Anna as well, but I think Anna and Nina might be too similar. If you're talking about both of them Anna and Nina is a real mouthful, sounds like 'annanina'.

delilah88 Thu 15-Nov-12 12:56:29

I like Georgina best. Or Nina.

TenthMuse Thu 15-Nov-12 11:56:23

Nina and Elsa are my favourites - both are lovely, but I'm not sure about Anna and Nina - think you might have too many n and a sounds going on there! Anna and Elsa sound better together imo.

Anna and Iris sound good together too, but Iris is one of those names I can't warm to - love the meaning and background, but it always sounds harsh to me.

georgee Thu 15-Nov-12 09:06:57

grin wonderwoman - Maggie's actually my sister's name (born Margaret) but I'm sure she wouldn't take offence at that! (I won't tell her!)

One more question everyone then as Nina seems to be quite a popular one - my other DD is Anna - does Anna and Nina sound ridiculous as a set of sisters or OK? I can't decide!

FuckingWonderwoman Thu 15-Nov-12 07:28:03

All fine, except Maggie. I've never met one I've liked - one I knew was small and sour and known as Slaggy Maggie to her work colleagues. Another was Baggy Maggie as she got a bit graphic regarding her vagina post childbirth.

pumpkinsweetie Thu 15-Nov-12 06:47:24

Nina is the nicest smile

emmyloo2 Thu 15-Nov-12 06:45:30

I adore most of these names. Good taste!

Maggie - love this but would have Margaret on BC and I would go with Meg as nn. This is currently on my list
Iris - love this although it is probably a little more "now" with all the flower names and old-fashioned names. Lovely though.
Nina - adore this. Absolutely lovely and is on my list
Elsa - I like this but it is my least favourite as it sort of blends with the Ella, Lila, Lola, Eva type names for me
Elizabeth (but known as Libby) - classic but perhaps a little boring? I love Libby and also Beth
Georgina (known as Georgie). - I do love this.

So my favourites would be Nina and Maggie I think.

HolyBrrrrrrBatman Thu 15-Nov-12 00:19:42

Maggie - not keen on this, makes me think of The Simpsons.
Iris - don't like this either
Nina - lovely, it's on my list for a future dd
Elsa - it's fine, but nothing special imo
Elizabeth (but known as Libby) - love, also on my list, not sure about Libby, quite sweet for a baby I suppose
Georgina (known as Georgie). - I like Georgie as a nn, but much prefer Georgia than Georgina as a BC name.

louisianablue2000 Wed 14-Nov-12 23:49:32

Love Iris, DD2 was almost Elsa so like that (you know that's a short form of Elizabeth, nicer than Libby IMHO). Elizabeth and Georgina both good names as well.

telsa Wed 14-Nov-12 23:42:45

Maggie is a bit casual. Iris is too abrasive, clinical. Nina is so cool, really compact but sassy and shiny. Georgina is my other favourite from your list. Lots of potential for shortening, Georgy, George, Gina.

georgee Wed 14-Nov-12 19:12:12

Thanks everyone, lots of food for thought there!

B1ueberryMuff1n Wed 14-Nov-12 15:16:27

Maggie - love my favourite
Iris - dislike it, very harsh
Nina - lovely but girlier than Maggie
Elsa - lovely but very now. Lots of names a bit similar. Ella, Eliza
Elizabeth (but known as Libby) - I like this
Georgina (known as Georgie). - ok I guess

HullyEastergully Wed 14-Nov-12 15:12:08


Ephiny Wed 14-Nov-12 15:08:52

I like Iris best. Elsa is pretty - and so is Nina but it doesn't seem a strong name to me somehow.

Not keen on Maggie, it's too much of a nickname and a bit of an old-fashioned and frumpy one at that.

The others are OK. Elizabeth and Georgina are classic names so technically you can't go wrong, but just a bit ordinary and unimaginative to me.

FeuDeRussie Wed 14-Nov-12 15:07:56

Maggie - lovely, though everyone will assume her 'real' name is Margaret (fine if that's what you would put on the bc, or if you don't care what people think grin)
Iris - gorgeous
Nina - not a fan
Elsa - nice
Elizabeth (but known as Libby) - LOVE Elizabeth but not Libby. Prefer Lizzie and Beth as nn's.
Georgina (known as Georgie) - love it, though not quite as much as Iris. Love Georgie and George as nn's.

flossy101 Wed 14-Nov-12 15:01:13

I LOVE Iris smile

BonaDea Wed 14-Nov-12 14:59:37

Maggie - my dad's dog's name (sorry!), cute for a child, but not so keen for an adult
Iris - lovely
Nina - nice
Elsa - not so keen
Elizabeth (but known as Libby) - on my list (known as Lizzy or Libby)
Georgina (known as Georgie) - lovely

bigkidsdidit Wed 14-Nov-12 14:52:41

Iris and nina are lovely smile

Maggie is a sweet name but it is still 'thatcher' only to me

CPtart Wed 14-Nov-12 13:49:03

Nina is nice.
Elizabeth (known as Elizabeth) is nicer!

Pasiphae Wed 14-Nov-12 13:45:40

Maggie : Really lovely. Would keep at as Maggie as Margaret feels more dowdy.
Iris: I like that one too. Elegant and sparkling.
Nina: that one get my vote. Simple, but very chic.
Elsa: Yes, it's nice, less "sophisticated" than the Iris and Nina, but nice enough.
Elizabeth : I like it, but I am not keen on Libby.
Georgina : I'd prefer Georgia with Georgie, Georgina is too "frilly" for me.

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