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Please vote for your favourite girls name on my list.

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heartsandflowers2009 Mon 19-Nov-12 15:07:00

I have narrowed my list down to a final 6 for potential girls names for a sibling for my DD Lily. Please tell me your favourite! (And least favourite too!!) And If you have any other suggestions please add as I just cannot find a name that I have fallen in love with like I did with Lily when I was pregnant.


Beamur Mon 19-Nov-12 16:22:40

I like Jasmine the least, but it does 'go' well with Lily - if you wanted 2 flower named girls.
Like Ava and Emilia the best.
They are all nice, sweet names though.

manicinsomniac Mon 19-Nov-12 16:22:59


I like all these names but that would be my order of preference, with the first 4 a long way ahead of the last 2.

PandaNot Mon 19-Nov-12 16:23:02


ksrwr Mon 19-Nov-12 16:23:30

here are some more suggestions - they are on my list in case i ever have a dd2:
beth, candace, yasmin, nancy, jemima

Jojay Mon 19-Nov-12 16:24:54

Favourite - Jasmine.
Least favourite - Maisie

MrsBungleBear Mon 19-Nov-12 16:27:02

I quite like all of your names except Maisie (too twee for me).

I like Isla best but also like Emilia and Jasmine.

Katydive Mon 19-Nov-12 17:55:24

Goodness me, be prepared for at least two other children you know to have these names they are very popular (and dare I say common in the nicest sense) at the moment

googlyeyes Mon 19-Nov-12 17:56:20

I think Isabel is the best. That's the name I would have chosen if my Lily had had a sister instead of 2 brothers.

I would personally have discounted Emilia completely as it's too similar to Lily, or at least it would be if, as is likely, it's ever shortened. I know 2 Emilias and one is known as Milly and one as Lily

Timetoask Mon 19-Nov-12 17:58:44

I like Jasmine the most.
I don't like Isla.

chocolateistheenemy Mon 19-Nov-12 18:17:28


Beaditsback Mon 19-Nov-12 18:43:11

Jasmine is lovely and nn Minnie is nice too.
Ava and Isabel are very popular here unlike Isla like someone posted above. Think it depends where you are? Scotland?
Isla and Maisie are second
Also like Marcie

Anonymumous Mon 19-Nov-12 20:20:49

Emilia - too popular (taking into account all the Emilys and Amelias out there.)
Jasmine - <whispers lest someone gets self-righteous> Bit chavvy.
Isabel - too popular.
Maisie - a name for a guinea pig, not a child. Too 'nicknamey'.
Isla - I don't like this. I would worry about my daughter marrying a Mr. White.
Ava - I like this best with Lily. I gather it's become more popular in recent years, but I haven't met any.

In order of preference I would pick:


Lionsntigersnbears Mon 19-Nov-12 20:26:37

Maisie is my favourite, though as anonymumous says maybe this works better as a nickname (though technically its a nickname for Margaret). Isla is my next favourite. Where I live you can't move for Isabel's so I've taken against it. Also Lily and Isabel doesn't really go too well together for some reason.

CrapBag Mon 19-Nov-12 21:18:12

Emilia - Amelia fine, don't like this spelling
Jasmine - ok, not hugely common
Isabel - Ok but loads and loads around
Maisie - twee, worse choice for me
Isla - nice name have a friend who has an Isla
Ava - my favourite from this list

WaterBiscuit Mon 19-Nov-12 21:22:09

Emilia's nice. Old-fashioned but pretty and not over-used.
I know an Isla, gets lots of jokes about marrying someone called Mr Wight, or Mann, etc.

SuperGaGa Tue 20-Nov-12 17:13:04

I really like Emilia. It rolls off the tongue: "Lily and Emilia" (Although I also prefer Amelia :-)

SuperGaGa Tue 20-Nov-12 17:14:19

Although was Amelia Lily not a contestant on x-factor? ARGH!

Rhubarbgarden Tue 20-Nov-12 21:01:40

Jasmine is my favourite. Maisie I can't bear.

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