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So, if I were to have another I would need inspiration - hit me with your suggestions, please.

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Have three girls already, so if we were to have another it would prob be a girl. Have got Stella, Lois and Astrid already, am looking for suggestions, please.

No FB mentions if you recognise me please!

casma Tue 20-Nov-12 19:20:41

Josephine
Cora
Juliet
Delilah
Maya
Lorelei
Penelope
Isadora
Valentina
Myra
Athena

baskingseals Tue 20-Nov-12 20:08:39

Saskia

Hero

Ines

Juno

Leila

Iona

Maud

Hmm, can't have Josephine, Lorelei, Isadora or Cora (already in use, in a way). I do like Valentina, but think it would sound daft with our accents.

I love Juno (tried to persuade DH previously but he wasn't feeling the love and may have put me off a bit by saying "D'you know this, D'you know that?). I quite like Hero, but think it might be a bit too "far" for me.

Any thoughts on Nova?

SilentMammoth Tue 20-Nov-12 21:02:50

Nova is lovely! But an biased as have a lovely friend called that. Unusual but not waaaay out there.

COCKadoodledooo Tue 20-Nov-12 21:09:06

I love Martha and growing up I always wanted a Stephanie. Dh likes Eleanor. Not sure any of them go with the ones you already have though!

baskingseals Tue 20-Nov-12 21:14:04

Nova is pretty but reminds me of a car. is it a car?

what about Allegra?

baskingseals Tue 20-Nov-12 22:03:56

also thought of

Margot

Zara

Greta

Pearl

Marta

manicinsomniac Tue 20-Nov-12 23:36:38

Stella, Lois, Astrid and ...

Brooke, Bethan, Bonnie, Bridget, Cerys, Cara, Claire, Clara, Connie, Claudia, Celeste, Dana, Daphne, Erin, Elise, Esme, Faith, Flora, Giselle, Hannah, Harper, Ivy, Joanna, Karen, Morgan, Melody, Mallory, Miriam, Nicole, Nadine, Nina, Naomi, Nancy, Orla, Pippa, Polly, Quinn, Rosa, Rowan, Rowena, Tara, Tessa, Thea, Una, Verity, Wanda, Xanthe, Yvette, Zara.

Popumpkin Tue 20-Nov-12 23:43:10

Cara? As the only Astrid I have ever met in RL has a sister called Cara grin.

Don't be too sure you wouldn't have a boy though, I had only boys & assumed the baby would be a boy too - she isn't grin.

Popumpkin Tue 20-Nov-12 23:45:29

Oh, and I went to school with a Nova - her nn was Vauxhall sad. Although, I don't think they are made anymore so may be a non-issue.

SilentMammoth Wed 21-Nov-12 12:35:34

See, I didn't think of a car, I thought if the (also possibly defunct) fashion magazine. Now I just think it's a beautiful name.

ChestnutsRoastingonaWitchesTit Wed 21-Nov-12 12:43:05

Nina.
Magdalena (nn Maggie)
Celeste
Hermione
Phaedre (take no notice of silly Peaches Geldof)
Nancy

singaporeswing Wed 21-Nov-12 13:16:11

Luna?

Everlong Wed 21-Nov-12 14:21:08

Nova? As in vauxhall?
No way.

I give you Seraphina or Henrietta.

wigglesrock Wed 21-Nov-12 14:25:26

What about Nola?

Everlong Wed 21-Nov-12 14:32:45

Too similar to Enola Gay.

Some interesting thoughts, can't have Luna (Lois and Luna doesn't sound right).

Already have Celeste in use for dd3, so Seraphina is knocked out for that reason. Henrietta, um no, not really to my taste (and would sound foul with a Scottish and Cumbrian accent).

Cara is too similar to Cora, which is in use by a close family member. Allegra is nice, but first three letters of surname are Gra, which means it sounds a bit odd.

Stephanie is a no, as my brother is Steven and dad is Ellie. Nola is nice, although my iPad auto corrected to Nolan grin.

Don't want anything to frilly, maybe something ending in a consonant as not overly keen on names ending in a/y/ie.

Thanks for input so far!

Dsd is Ellie...not dad!

3isthemagicnumber Wed 21-Nov-12 18:15:37

Iona ??? Francesca,,Elspeth

baskingseals Wed 21-Nov-12 18:30:15

what about a bit of french influence

Fabienne

Agnes - the french way

Sabine

Dominique

Marguerite
or what about something like Christabel? i love that name. or Joy? Honor?

baskingseals Wed 21-Nov-12 18:31:27

Kim?

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