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What are your thoughts on Marianne...

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KatyAnn28 Sun 25-Nov-12 20:50:24


Graceparkhill Mon 26-Nov-12 09:33:09

I know a lovely grown up Marianne so the name has positive vibes for me.
I think it is elegant and graceful and unusual without being wacky.
If you get my drift...

aprilrain Mon 26-Nov-12 09:33:39

Gorgeous name. Apparently my parents considered if for me, but in the end they chose s much more popular 1970s girl's name. Always been a bit envy that they didn't go with Marianne.

ditzydrawers Mon 26-Nov-12 09:37:59

Just realised I sound a bit of a div describing my daughter's name as 'edgy' word I could think of. Anyway, use it, it's gorgeous!

mayihaveaboxofchoculaits Mon 26-Nov-12 09:46:54

Really like it, Marian is a bit old fashioned but maybe due for a resurgence,but Marianne is lovely.

Theas18 Mon 26-Nov-12 09:48:26

Love it. Prefer Marianne with the "a" sound at the end though in the continental way to the "ann" ending that the UK tends to give it.

shepherdsdelight Mon 26-Nov-12 10:03:19

love it, love it, love it. I'm too old for more dds so you can use it instead of me!

chocolateicecream Mon 26-Nov-12 10:33:44

A very feminine, pretty name.

Frikadellen Mon 26-Nov-12 10:48:08

Its a pretty classic name

Cahooots Mon 26-Nov-12 10:52:27

I love this name, it is really pretty. It is perfect smile

RosannaBanana Mon 26-Nov-12 10:55:07

Told you it was a Mumsnet fave! wink

RooneyMara Mon 26-Nov-12 10:55:40

This was on my girl list but I'm having another boy.

I was going to use Manon for short.

TessOfTheBaublevilles Mon 26-Nov-12 11:45:37

I absolutely love it.

If we ever had a fourth, we'd consider it for a girl, even though it's similar to DD's middle name.

Djembe Mon 26-Nov-12 12:29:34

I am the only person on the thread who dislikes it! grin

On that basis OP, go for it!

baskingseals Mon 26-Nov-12 16:27:03

agree with everybody - Marianne is gorgeous.

kerala Mon 26-Nov-12 16:34:07

Twee and precious. Sorry.

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