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Girls' names meaning "dawn" - Aubeline?

(66 Posts)
BackInMetropolis Sat 08-Dec-12 21:07:48

Looking for a girl's name that means dawn.

I actually quite like Dawn.

Don't want to use Aurora, just not for me.

I do like Ayelet, "dawn hind/gazelle" in Hebrew.

Stumbled across Aubeline, which allegedly means dawn in French but is potentially way too much like aubergine.


mathanxiety Sun 09-Dec-12 04:52:52

I like Gloria too.

cuillereasoupe Sun 09-Dec-12 07:13:30

Aube is French for dawn, and a lovely name in its own right. Otherwise, on the Lucy theme, I used to know a Lucina (Loo-chee-na).

seeker Sun 09-Dec-12 08:00:01

Go for Gloria Joy.

KenDoddsDadsDog Sun 09-Dec-12 08:13:34

Oriana is dawn I think?
And Zara means to blossom .

BackInMetropolis Sun 09-Dec-12 09:24:32

I've woken up feeling really positive and excited about Gloria!

GinSoakedMu1berryLush Sun 09-Dec-12 09:27:20

I like Gloria Joy too

iamabadger Sun 09-Dec-12 09:32:16

Do not call your child Gloria. The poor thing.

GinSoakedMu1berryLush Sun 09-Dec-12 09:38:04

I think the Gloria on Modern Family will make the name a little bit more mainstream.

Smeggnog Sun 09-Dec-12 09:56:03

Oriana - sunrise
Danica - morning star (think it's pron. Dan-eesha)
Lux - light

NotChristmasCarol Sun 09-Dec-12 14:41:39

I like Gloria Joy. It's different but not faddy, and it's got a lovely fresh feel. I'd do it.

sparklechops Sun 09-Dec-12 19:01:15

Gloria Joy is beautiful. Maggie Gyllenhaal has a baby daughter called Gloria so it's probably back in fashion!

EyeoftheStorm Sun 09-Dec-12 22:16:21

One of the meanings of Zara is 'radiant dawn'.

FriggFRIGG Sun 09-Dec-12 22:46:34

Gloria is lovely.

Vita is one of my favorite names though grin

BackInMetropolis Mon 10-Dec-12 14:21:42

I still like Gloria Joy!

I like Vita as well but for some reason it's not grabbing me for this baby.

Zara - I like, but I've got a very good friend with a 4yo Zara which feels a bit close to home

Lux - I feel I should like but, having grown up in Australia where I think the brand might have been bigger, it's still a soap to me

Oriana - love the look and sound, but there's the cruise ship dimension

Danica - not keen on this one; not sure why....

There have been some really great suggestions on this thread but Gloria Joy just has something about it, even though it's not remotely what I started off wanting!!

MoelFammau Mon 10-Dec-12 17:34:59

I like Gloria too.

So you're sorted! grin

BackInMetropolis Mon 10-Dec-12 23:32:39

Now all I need to do is push the baby out. Simples grin

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