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Florence's sister needs a name!

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Pleasenomorepeppa Thu 06-Dec-12 17:30:04

I need some help. I'm 36 weeks pg with DD2 & we can't think/agree on a name.
DD1 is called Florence & we're pretty uninspired for this one.
So far we quite like:
Eliza (DH is not keen on this one).
Any comments on these or suggestions would be gratefully received!

MyDingaling Fri 07-Dec-12 09:52:45

Florence and Esther

SmallKindnesses Fri 07-Dec-12 09:54:08

Martha, Beatrice, Iris.

And I LOVE Margot.

GW297 Fri 07-Dec-12 09:55:58


redshoes Fri 07-Dec-12 09:56:13

Francesca. Flossie and Frankie

HelpOneAnother Fri 07-Dec-12 10:03:22

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legalalien Fri 07-Dec-12 10:13:04

HelpOneAnother - I like all those names. Jean always reminds me of watching the prime of miss jean Brodie as a child.

forgetmenots Fri 07-Dec-12 10:47:35

Ooh I love Margo/Margot. Definitely time for bringing that back (I can't with my surname but I think it's beautiful)

telsa Fri 07-Dec-12 11:50:43


Ebb Fri 07-Dec-12 12:34:17

I love:

Florence and Matilda
Florence and Beatrice
Florence and Georgia
Florence and Elizabeth
Florence and Isabelle
Florence and Helena

Startail Fri 07-Dec-12 14:38:22

Resisting saying Ermentrude (and showing my age) I think any of the classic similar length names would work. Florence is actually avery pretty name, but coming from a house that only owned a VCR so as to record The Magic Roundabout leaves it's scars.

Eugenie springs to mind and Jenni is a cute NN.

I love Rosalind Rosamund and similar.

Harriet, Ottilie, Rebecca, Isabella, Beatrice, Charlotte, Elizabeth or Bryony spring to mind.

Pleasenomorepeppa Fri 07-Dec-12 15:05:14

Thanks Mumsnet! I really like Margot & Rose. DD's suggestion was Rosie Hermione Grainger!!

amck5700 Fri 07-Dec-12 20:31:15


Clary Sat 08-Dec-12 00:24:06

I like your three names OP.

Florence was set to be DS2's name (if a girl!)

I also like
Mabel, Agnes, Edith, Constance, Cecily, Harriet.

soundevenfruity Sat 08-Dec-12 00:34:38


LulaBear Sat 08-Dec-12 01:56:00

I think Matilda is a beautiful name

zippey Sat 08-Dec-12 02:28:08


sashh Sat 08-Dec-12 03:36:15

Paris, or another place name?

BellaOfTheBalls Sat 08-Dec-12 04:26:16

There are sisters Florence and Hermione at DS2's nursery.

I am actually a Florence but telling you my sisters name would completely out me. grin

zipzap Sat 08-Dec-12 06:17:41


Or if you want to keepan Italianate place name theme - how about:

There's also Sienna but I don't like that as much.

LittlePandaBear Sat 08-Dec-12 08:36:55

I know of sisters Florence and Hadley, if you were after a completely different vibe!

Hulababy Sat 08-Dec-12 08:38:36

I really like Martha and Matilda and think both sound nice with Florence.

I know a child called Florence and her sister is Ophelia.

toomuchchristmaspudding Sat 08-Dec-12 08:38:38

How about Florence & Fleur? I guess they mean the same thing, but I think they sound nice together.

mummyloveslucy Sat 08-Dec-12 21:26:29


GinSoakedMu1berryLush Sat 08-Dec-12 21:27:58

My great aunts were Florence, Mabel and Edith!

juule Sat 08-Dec-12 21:29:53

Love Lavinia smile

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