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Josephine, Frances, Harriet or Lydia?

(40 Posts)
AlexanderS Fri 23-Nov-12 16:13:21

Which do you like best and why? And if you have a serious dislike of any of these names why?

YoullScreamAboutItOneDay Fri 23-Nov-12 17:45:16

Like it as a boy's name

jan2013 Fri 23-Nov-12 17:59:44

i love Lydia sounds nice

exoticfruits Fri 23-Nov-12 18:06:16

Harriet but not Hattie or Hetty.

Mylittlepuds Fri 23-Nov-12 18:36:39

We're having a Hattie is this DC is a girl. Sunday name Harriet. Love it!

StrawberryMojito Fri 23-Nov-12 18:40:53

Harriet is lovely. The shortened version is Hattie which I like less. Not keen on your other choices though I'm sorry.

scarlettbrooke Fri 23-Nov-12 23:24:38

Harriet is my favourite.

Gugglebum Sat 24-Nov-12 06:26:57

Harriet for me too. Josephine next, and then not keen on the other two.

Bearwantsmore Sat 24-Nov-12 06:51:54

Harriet is my favourite by far.

Can I throw another name into the mix... Francesca??

mathanxiety Sat 24-Nov-12 17:42:00

I like Josephine and Frances, not so keen on Lydia and Harriet.

Rhubarbgarden Sat 24-Nov-12 20:52:22

I like them all. I'd put them in this order:
Lydia. I've met quite a lot of small Lydias recently.

Rhubarbgarden Sat 24-Nov-12 20:52:53

Gah - where did that rogue apostrophe come from??

RarelyUnreasonable Tue 27-Nov-12 09:27:36

I have a baby Josephine and also love Lydia.
Not keen on Harriet/Hatty or Frances/Fran.

hatsybatsy Tue 27-Nov-12 09:47:19

OP -Harriet was a surprise choice for us too -wasn't even on my radar until she was born

She is Hats for short - don't like hattie personally

Of your other names - I also love Lydia.....

Anonymumous Tue 27-Nov-12 18:41:23

Lydia - pretty, until you start thinking that it sounds remarkably like Chlamydia...

Josephine - lovely, this is my favourite out of your choices. And I love the nickname Sephie.

Frances - OK, but I prefer Francesca.

Harriet - Makes me think of Harriet Harman / Harperson / Harridan - yuck!

Rutietootie Tue 27-Nov-12 18:49:21

Lydia is my middle name and I have always loved it and wished it was my first name. If my baby is a girl we are going to call her Lydia Belle. smile

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